Musical Instruments for Foster Children

Together We Rise is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of motivated young adults and former foster youth. Our vision is to improve the lives of foster children in America, who often find themselves forgotten and neglected by the public. With the current rate of over two out of three foster children dying, going to jail, or going homeless within one year of turning 18, our job is more important than ever.

My name is Jason Rosa and I have been given the wonderful opportunity to intern for this amazing company. As an intern, I will be responsible for organizing a fundraising event for the company over the duration of the semester. For my fundraiser I will be working with the local community to raise money that will go towards the donation of musical instruments to foster homes throughout Rhode Island. As an amateur musician, I know first-hand the tremendous benefits that playing a musical instrument can have on a person. With over 80% of foster children having serious emotional problems, I believe that music could give them a way to cope with their problems through a positive form of self-expression. This is why I am asking for your support towards this amazing cause. I am looking for money donations, new or used musical instruments, or gift cards that will go directly towards foster children in Rhode Island. Every little bit helps tremendously!

My goal is to raise upwards of $3,000 by mid-December towards the purchase of starter guitars and basic equipment for over 50 foster children throughout Rhode Island. To donate, you can use this site, or mail the donation to me in a letter. My mailing address is as follows:

Jason Rosa
Roger Williams University Box #8159
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809

For more information on the cause, or if you would just like to contact me personally, you can check out our website http://www.togetherwerise.org/, my Facebook page for the event https://www.facebook.com/musicforfosterhomes?ref=hl, or you can reach me at my cell phone number (401)-654-9843 (If I don't pick up leave me a voice mail and I will call back that same day), at my email address jrosa838@g.rwu.edu, or at my mailing address listed above.

Thank you all for your time and consideration!

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