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You Can Still Support The Benefit Concert

Charlotte Holliday

Did the weather keep you away from the Tacy Foundation benefit concert on Sunday? Well, take heart! You can still support the foundation and hear the volunteers perform their beautiful music. Yes, the December 13 concert at United Church of Christ of Seneca Valley has passed, but the opportunity never ends. You can contribute to the Tacy Foundation by clicking on our website donation page at: https://www.tacyfoundation.org/collections/donate-support.You can also help us through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/tacyfoundation/ And as for the music you missed, never fear—we have recordings!  They will soon be posted on our website and sent out via Facebook. We’d...


Spending the Holidays with The Tacy Foundation

Charlotte Holliday

The holiday season is my favorite time with the Tacy Foundation.  I am Richard Pedersen, a longtime site supervisor and active member of the Tacy Foundation. I keep busy by helping the foundation meet its mission of sharing music with people in hospitals and senior residences. Our music also benefits those who care for them. If fact, everyone involved gains from the experience of live performance music. I’m reminded of that especially during our holiday concerts. When our volunteers perform at residences around the county, the seniors flock to the social halls to enjoy the music. I know that patients...


A December Diary From Charlotte Holliday

Charlotte Holliday

  Tacy Foundation Founder and President Charlotte Holliday shares her reflections on the 2018 holiday concert season. The holiday season brought fantastic moments from so many Tacy Foundation volunteers! Beginning with Thanksgiving weekend, our young healers volunteered at area hospitals, seniors’ facilities, and with the foundation’s Piano Pals® afterschool programs. The foundation brought joy though patriotic music at Thanksgiving and seasonal songs for Christmas, Chanukah, and winter celebrations from November through  first day of the New Year, 2019. This was all thanks to the talents of our young volunteers whose skills at reading music were complemented by their talents as...


Tacy Foundation Benefit Concert January 13

Charlotte Holliday

Dear Volunteers, Come to the extraordinary BENEFIT concert for The Tacy Foundation next Sunday, January 13, at 7 p.m. The concert will be held at the United Church of Christ of Seneca Valley located at 13421 Clopper Rd, Germantown, MD 20874. Evan Hu and three of his friends from Montgomery County and Northern Virginia will offer a stunning display of artistry of Piano and Clarinet masterworks. Don't miss this moment! Evan sought out the foundation in sixth grade, when he was looking for a way to give back charitably to others through his music.  He is now a junior at...


Tacy Foundation Thanks TerpSys

Charlotte Holliday

The spotlight on Corporate Philanthropy for December is TerpSys, an award-winning technology solutions company in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Shanthala Somasheker, Vice President of Internet Business Solutions and her two sons are past volunteers and musicians with The Tacy Foundation. In addition to their award-winning services and company culture, TerpSys strives to be leaders in the community through generous giving of time, talent and treasure. TerpSys chose The Tacy Foundation as a beneficiary of their corporate philanthropy bestowing a gift of $3,333. Thank you for your generosity in support of the mission of healing through music; Inspiring Hope, Note by Note.