Can’d Aid Partners with Steep Canyon Rangers to Donate Instruments to Salt Lake City Youth


Can’d Aid and Steep Canyon Rangers to donate instruments to Mary W. Jackson Elementary


WHAT: GRAMMY Award-winning Bluegrass Band, Steep Canyon Rangers, surprises students with brand new instruments. The band, Can’d Aid TUNES Ambassadors, will also perform a few songs, provide a hands-on music workshop and answer questions for the students.

WHEN: 12:30 - 1 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 3

WHERE: Mary W. Jackson Elementary School (750 W 200 N, Salt Lake City, UT 84116)

MEDIA OPP: Media are invited to attend the donation event. A representative from the Can’d Aid and Steep Canyon Rangers will be available for interviews.

WHY: Can’d Aid is a national nonprofit that has created a movement which rallies people to become catalysts for change in their communities. To date, they have donated nearly 3,000 instruments and hosted 65 educational music workshops at underserved public schools across the country. To donate, join the movement or find out more, please visit candaid.org.

CONTACT: Diana Ralston, 970-275-5156, diana@candaid.org


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About Can’d Aid

Can’d Aid is a nationally recognized nonprofit that rallies volunteers from all walks of life to build thriving communities. Through their unique integrated approach, they distribute water, increase access and opportunities for underserved youth to experience music, arts and the outdoors; and protect and restore the environment. Since inception in 2013, more than 2 million cans of water have been distributed, over 6,700 skateboards and bikes have been built for underprivileged youth, more than 3,000 instruments have been donated and the equivalent of 73 million aluminum cans have been recycled. To donate, volunteer or learn more, please visit candaid.org.