creating positive change through
music & arts education

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Get to Know the Students, Teachers and Stories of PFCF's Music Programs

Stand By Me Scholarship Program

Stand By Me Scholarships provide funding for students to attend PFCF music programs for 1 year


Dec 17, 2014

Curitiba, Brazil: Hundreds of Musicians, Thousands of People, One Dream

by Elizabeth Hunter

PFCF is launching its first music program in South America—in Curitiba, Brazil—thanks to the amazing work of a community that decided to take action through the power of music. Having hosted a record-breaking Playing For Change Day extravaganza boasting over 100 performances throughout the city, as well as a sold-out PFC Band concert for over 1,400, the Curitiba team inspires all of us and has

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Featured Volunteer

A Time to #GiveThanks on PFC Day Mikuak Rai, PFC Day Event Creator

On the 4th Annual Playing For Change Day, Project Blue Hands’ #GiveThanks!: Music, Art & Outreach event took place in Victory Square, an outdoor park space in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver, BC.

Project Blue Hands Society is a registered non-profit started by Coco Rosario, who became deeply inspired to do something proactive in response to the dire conditions and air of hopelessness prevalent in DTES, an area of the city noted for a high incidence of poverty, drug use, and homelessness.


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Repairs two instruments

Repairs two instruments

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Madal drum

Provides a madal drum, benefiting a child and local craftsman

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