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September 2020 Newsletter

Michael Tacy

Inspiring Hope In September 2020 Thank you to these teens who have served the Foundation’s charitable music performance, educational mentoring programs, and community bridge-building through their teen years.               Watch for their testimonials in the October Newsletter!  Matthew RothmanApurva ChoudharyPranav HegdeJason DanielsCandace Moore  During the past five months, as the entire planet reeled with the effects of COVID-19, the youth here in the Nation’s Capital Area have continued to rally energetically from their homes.  They have continued to beam hope through music, story, and art.  Some of their Quarantine projects are these:  Art Work for seniors’ facilities.  See the work of Denny Tsitsiwu,...


August Newsletter Pt. 2

Michael Tacy

August Newsletter Pt. 2

Inspiring Hope in August 2020 August, 2020 Newsletter Sequel dedicated to:   These Rising High School Seniors, brave hearts among us through the healing and empowering elements of their MUSIC.  We share these stories of courage, perseverance, and hope to embolden you. Share these as well as your own stories of courage and personal victory over uncertainty of the unknown. George Frisbie Hi, my name is George Frisbie from the Holy Cross Hospital location of the Tacy Foundation in Germantown.  When I was waiting in the lobby of the Shady Grove hospital waiting for my first turn to play the piano, I...


August Newsletter

Michael Tacy

August, 2020  Pianist Leon Fleisher A most remarkable life, a story for you and your children                 Pianist and Professor Leon Fleisher was a true hero of mine.  He was at the pinnacle of his concert career as one of the world’s greatest pianists when his right hand deteriorated from neurological complications. For decades he could not play the piano with both hands. As a youth, I watched Mr. Fleisher continue through the storms of great disappointment.  He tried every treatment known to the medical community to bring back the use of his right hand. In the face...


July Newsletter part 2 - Teens' Inspiring Stories

Charlotte Holliday

July Newsletter part 2 - Teens' Inspiring Stories

Teens' Inspiring Stories Thanks to Montgomery County Public Schools Student Service Learning staff!  MCPS has expedited approval for Tacy Foundation to facilitate Student Service Learning Hours at home during Quarantine. More than 85 new volunteers have joined the already busy veteran volunteers engaged in summer projects at home.  For a list of these, go to the website www.tacyfoundation.org. and contact Anika Seth at volunteer.thetacyfoundation@gmail.com.  Soon children and teens will be preparing packets of  USBs to go to area hospitals:  Walter Reed, Holy Cross (3 hospitals), Shady Grove Adventist Healthcare, University of MD St. Joseph Medical Center, Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Frederick Memorial, Children’s National, and  Children’s Cancer Recovery...


July Newsletter part 2 - Teens' Inspiring Stories

Charlotte Holliday

July Newsletter part 2 - Teens' Inspiring Stories

Teens' Inspiring Stories Thanks to Montgomery County Public Schools Student Service Learning staff!  MCPS has expedited approval for Tacy Foundation to facilitate Student Service Learning Hours at home during Quarantine. More than 85 new volunteers have joined the already busy veteran volunteers engaged in summer projects at home.  For a list of these, go to the website www.tacyfoundation.org. and contact Anika Seth at volunteer.thetacyfoundation@gmail.com.  Soon children and teens will be preparing packets of  USBs to go to area hospitals:  Walter Reed, Holy Cross (3 hospitals), Shady Grove Adventist Healthcare, University of MD St. Joseph Medical Center, Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, Frederick Memorial, Children’s National, and  Children’s Cancer Recovery...