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End of Summer 2018 Newsletter #1 (Oct 2018)
DONATE Hungry for Music Notes End of Summer 2018 Newsletter #1 Music-filled Summer! Where did the summer go?  It’s hard to believe that fall is already here.  It will take two newsletters to catch you up with all the Hungry for Music news since our last report in early July.    With Big Bertha on the mend, myself and Hungry for Music graphic artist, Sam Tyler, made an epic trip across the country to pick up and deliver music instruments fr

End of Summer 2018 Newsletter #1 (Oct 2018)
DONATE Hungry for Music Notes End of Summer 2018 Newsletter #1 Music-filled Summer! Where did the summer go?  It’s hard to believe that fall is already here.  It will take two newsletters to catch you up with all the Hungry for Music news since our last report in early July.    With Big Bertha on the mend, myself and Hungry for Music graphic artist, Sam Tyler, made an epic trip across the country to pick up and deliver music instruments fr

HFM Summer Newsletter (Jul 2018)
DONATE Hungry for Music Notes Summer 2018 Notes from Off the Road After the recent music instrument drive event in Pittsburgh with Ace Hotel and the D’Addario Foundation, Big Bertha was loaded up with over a hundred instruments and struggling through the rolling mountains in Western Maryland.  She finally had enough, and I had her towed 100 miles to a mechanic in Strasburg, VA that has been working on her recently.  She was heading there anyway to have h

March 2018 Hungry for Music Newsletter (Mar 2018)
Hungry for Music Notes | March 2018 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. DONATE A Positive Start to 2018! With a delivery of a drum sets and marching drums on New Year’s Day to the River City Drum Corp in Louisville, it has been full steam ahead for Hungry for Music’s outreach in 2018

January 2018 Newsletter (Dec 2017)
Hungry for Music Notes Milestones, Memories and Moving Forward Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. DONATE Another Record-Breaking Year! It was truly a magical year for Hungry for Music and our outreach in 2017. For the first time in our 23-year history, we topped 1,000 music

December 2017 Newsletter (Nov 2017)
Hungry for Music Notes | December 2017 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. DONATE Music Instrument Donations Hits Annual Record Two weeks ago, Hungry for Music donated over two dozen music instruments to the Feel Good Tour, a group based in Roanoke, VA; to help them kick o

Fall 2017 Newsletter (Nov 2017)
Hungry for Music Notes | Fall 2017 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. DONATE D’Addario Partnership Kicks Off in Long Island We are very excited to be partnering on a Music Instrument Drive that is being sponsored by D’Addario Foundation. Two other awesome organizations, Spiri

End of Summer/Early Fall 2017 Newsletter (Oct 2017)
Hungry for Music Notes | Early Fall 2017 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. DONATE Big Bertha discovered evidence in 47 states that music does heal Notes from the Road Well, I did it. It was a grueling schedule at times, but very much worth the effort to expand Hungry f

June 2017 Newsletter New (Jul 2017)
Hungry for Music Notes | Summer 2017 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. DONATE From the Road Magic Music Bus Tour 2017 Sometimes you get a hug that's so energized it can carry you. Last month I received such a hug. One of the planned stops on the Magic Music Bus

April 2017 Newsletter New (May 2017)
Hungry for Music Notes | April/May 2017 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. DONATE Our Magic Music Mission I am about one fourth of the way through the Magic Music Bus Tour promoting Hungry for Music's outreach and music education across the United States. There have been many s

March 2017 Newsletter (Mar 2017)
Hungry for Music Notes March 2017 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Our Magic Music Mission by Jeff Campbell This week, I am going to begin a musical journey promoting the importance of music education in our schools and Hungry for Music's

February 2017 Newsletter (Feb 2017)
Hungry for Music Notes February 2017 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate 2016 Recap by Jeff Campbell It's been a whirlwind since our last newsletter in December. Hungry for Music ended the year with a flurry of donations that put us over 700, a new ann

December 2016 Newsletter (Dec 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes December 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Remembering Amy We are on our way to Austin, Texas to deliver six violins to the Austin Independent School District. Since 2009, violin and viola donations have been made

November 2016 Newsletter (Nov 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes November 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Charity eBay Auction Ends 4:00PM Thursday! Deering Goodtime Banjo Autographed by the Avett Brothers Proceeds Benefit Hungry for Music BID NOW We are so grateful

October 2016 Newsletter (Oct 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes October 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Squeezebox Mania Instrument Drive Squeezebox Mania Instrument Drive happening now in Austin, Texas! Drop off instruments at Strait Music store locations through October 8. Th

September 2016 Newsletter (Sep 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes September 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell, Hungry for Music Executive Director August 2016 was a record-breaking month for Hungry for Music. We distributed over 200 instruments to mus

August 2016 Newsletter (Aug 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes August 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell The travel miles pile up and the instrument donations increase! Over the next two weeks I will be traveling the midwestern and southern states,

July 2016 Newsletter (Jul 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes July 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell For the last six weeks I’ve been working from the DC area, preparing for a Midwest trip with Big Bertha, the Magic Music Bus. When I arrived back

Hall of Fame Newsletter (Jul 2016)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Benefit Was a Success! Please enjoy some sights and sounds from a very special day at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland for Hungry for Music and six organizations that we supply with instruments. The instrument drive and Saturday performances could not have happened without the support of Hall of Fame President, Greg Harris, and his staff. Our liaison with the Hall was Kathryn Metz, who did a fantastic job of orchestrating the event. Thank you for your

June 2016 Newsletter (Jun 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes June 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell It has been a productive time on the road, laying the groundwork for establishing Hungry for Music volunteer teams in other cities. The stops that Big B

April 2016 Newsletter (Apr 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes April 2016 Hungry for Music is an organization that supports music education and cultural enrichment by acquiring and distributing quality musical instruments to underserved children with willing instructors and a hunger to play. Donate Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell As the Hungry for Music (HFM) bus travels the country, I often think about all the friends we’ve made along the way. Music teachers in Texas; music org

March 2016 Newsletter (Mar 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes March 2016 Thank you to graphic artist extraordinaire Gina Cocco of Snap2Promos for putting together the new collage above from 2015 photos! Notes from the Road by Jeff Campbell After a long-overdue visit to my hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana, the Magic Music Bus Tour began with my arrival in New Orleans on March 4. In Shreveport, I actually kicked things off with a meeting with Greg LeGrand of the Ark-La-Tex Heritage Foundat

February 2016 Newsletter (Feb 2016)
Hungry for Music Notes February 2016 The Magic Music Bus Hits the Road! We're making final preparations for a two-year RV tour that will take us to dozens of cities across the United States. Hungry for Music founder and executive director, Jeff Campbell, plans to spend enough time in each city to set up the infrastructure for a local, volunteer-driven Hungry for Music chapter that will collect, repair, and distribute musical instruments. New Orl

December 2015 Newsletter (Dec 2015)
Hungry for Music Notes December 2015 Hungry for Music Set to Launch Tour to Spread the Joy of Music Hungry for Music will launch a nationwide tour of U.S. cities in 2016 -- spreading the joy and inspiration of music and multiplying the good we can do. The tour will launch in New Orleans in January with a major partnership announcement and a plan to spread HFM's magic. The tour includes stops at more than 24 cities in two years, planting music seeds that will grow

Giving Tuesday (Dec 2015)
We ♥ Giving – Your Support Makes It All Possible! "Since 2009, Hungry for Music has played a crucial role in bringing IMW's mission to fruition through annual instrument donations. As IMW has grown from serving six to six hundred students annually, Hungry for Music has been there every step of the way. We are deeply grateful for the dedication and generosity of Jeff Campbell and his team, and literally could not do what we do without the instruments and equipment they provide."

Fall 2015 Newsletter (Oct 2015)
We Couldn't Do It Without You! We've had a strong few months of instrument donations and the instruments shown below were delivered and shipped to school and after-school programs across the United States in recent weeks. A heartfelt Hungry for Music thanks to Commonwealth Roofing & Siding for generously providing warehouse space to flow instruments through. We Love Our Luthiers Hungry for Music is grateful for luthiers Marc Glickman and Kelly Cri

July 2015 Newsletter (Jul 2015)
Hungry for Music Notes - Spring/Summer 2015 We have so much information for our latest newsletter we’ve decided to split it into two separate editions! This edition will feature EVENTS which will include recaps of past HFM events, including the 20th Hungry for Crawfish; and info on upcoming attractions like the DOAH Fest and the Summer Hoot. The soon-to-follow second edition will feature Hungry for Music’s latest outreach stories and information. HFM Presents Documentar

April 2015 Newsletter (Apr 2015)
Walt Fales: A Full-Time Champion for Music in Baltimore Walt Fales: A Full-Time Champion for Music in Baltimore  By BRIAN McNICOLL  Walt Fales’ Super Bowl takes place the first Saturday of December.  That’s the Night of 100 ELVISes, a fundraiser/concert/cultural event that takes place in Baltimore each year, the 1st weekend in December. And not for nothing is Fales known as "the Band Man". The event benefits the Johns Hopkins Children's Center & other local non-profits.

December Newsletter 2 (Dec 2014)
Key Music, Newburgh N.Y.We are proud to feature one our partners this month, Key Music.  Last August, the Hungry for Music van pulled into the parking lot of Key Music, a small music shop in Newburgh, N.Y. Out came the proprietor, Ken Sickinger, and his assistant, Colin Baxter, to inspect the donated musical instruments in the van. The nearly 40 instruments all needed repairs, ranging from minor to major. And Sickinger, through a mutual friend—Julian Baker, who runs New Paltz Rocks, an afte

December Newsletter (Dec 2014)
The Pick Me Up FoundationWe are proud to feature one our partners this month, The Pick Me Up Foundation. Recently they held an instrument drive in Aaron's honor. They were able to collect 171 intruments & music related items. We are ecstatic that they have chosen to partner with Hungry for Music to distribute those instruments to children who need them.The PMU Foundation is named after the last song Aaron was working on, Pick Me Up, with his band mates in Buffalo. Our hope is that every time a c




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