News — Youth

My Story: Healing Through Music

Charlotte Holliday

Comments 1 Tags Music, Volunteer, Youth

Alexandra is one of many students who donate their time and talents to the Tacy Foundation.  She knows about the healing power of music firsthand. The Tacy Foundation provides opportunities for children to give the gift of music to those in pain or in need. I myself am very grateful for this opportunity, because in the spring of 2014, I was the one in the hospital with a broken femur, and music came to the rescue. When I found out that my leg was broken, the first thought that went through my head was, “How will I be able to...

Donation Alert--New School Year, New Opportunities to Help

Tacy Holliday

Tags Donation, Music, Volunteer, Youth

        It's a new school year in Montgomery County.  Families are shopping for supplies to start a new year of learning.  It's also time to support the students learning music through the Tacy Foundation!  Even a small gift can make a big difference. For just $7 you can provide a music book for a young musician in the Guitar Pals program. This initiative allows children from Title I Schools to learn to play music. For some students, the Piano and Guitar Pals may be their one chance to learn to play an instrument, something that rewards an entire lifetime. In addition, the Tacy Foundation is looking for support...

Inspiring Hope in April

Charlotte Holliday

Tags Music, Newsletter, Volunteer, Youth

Guitar Pals begins at a second school! Building on the success with Guitar Pals at Rocky Hill Middle School, we are pleased to announce that Guitar Pals will begin at Roberto Clemente Middle School. While many children can and do study guitar with private teachers or through community programs, Guitar Pals is intended to serve children whose families cannot afford these opportunities. Guitar Pals pairs an elementary or middle school student with a supportive mentor, usually a late middle school or high school guitar student, to begin study. The Tacy Foundation's 35th music album will be recorded on April 26th...