WHAT: GRAMMY-nominated musician Tyler Childers and his band The Food Stamps to donate brand new guitars to Phoenix’s Kenilworth Elementary School on Monday, April 24! The band will donate instruments, answer questions, and host an intimate in-person performance for the students during the donation.
WHEN: Monday, April 24 - 9:45-10:30 am
WHERE: Kenilworth Elementary (1210 N 5th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003)
MEDIA OPP: Media are invited to attend the donation event. A representative from the Can’d Aid and The Food Stamps will be available for interviews. Please RSVP to Diana Ralston, Can’d Aid founder and executive director
WHY: Can’d Aid’s Music + Arts programs help combat the growing mental health crisis among American children by offering a truly unique opportunity to play a brand new instrument and interact with award-winning artists.
Can’d Aid is a national nonprofit that has created a movement which rallies people to become catalysts for change in their communities. Can’d Aid’s TUNES Ambassadors are a group of nationally touring musicians that host one-of-a-kind music workshops and live performances at underserved schools across the country. To date, they have donated nearly 3,000 instruments and hosted more than 165 educational music workshops at underserved public schools across the country. To donate, join the movement or find out more, please visit candaid.org.
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 3 million cans of water have been distributed, over 13,000 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.