NEWS

Nov
20

2014 PROGRAM UPDATES ARE HERE: THANK YOU FOR MAKING IT A WONDERFUL YEAR!

by Playing For Change Foundation Team

This year, because of people like you, the world is a better place.
There is more love, joy, pride, inspiration, compassion, and hope.
There is music that fills the days—and hearts—of strong, powerful, resilient children who have new opportunities to express themselves and to lift their voices.
This year we have been so privileged to be a part of their lives and to share your love and support through the music programs of the Playing For Change Foundation.  Thank you so much for caring for these precious kids.

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Nov
19

#GivingTuesday is December 2, 2014 - Mark Your Calendar!

by Playing For Change Foundation

Giving Tuesday is a day of giving that came out of the consumerism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s a call to action to celebrate giving and encourage more, better and smarter giving during the Holiday Season. It’s a movement to encourage the creativity and energy of people all over the world to work together for GOOD.

The third annual #GivingTuesday is on December 2, 2014. We hope you’ll remember PFCF on #givingtuesday and Give the Gift of Music so together we can create positive change. Donate at http://bit.ly/GiveMusicTuesday, and help spread the word to your family and friends this holiday season!

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Nov
12

A Time to #GiveThanks on PFC Day

by 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. A few years ago, Coco would often take her two young children to DTES, walk the streets and give food to the hungry and impoverished, sometimes spending her last dollar. She wanted to instill a deep sense of compassion and gratitude in her children from a young age.

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