MusiCares Coalition Announces Founding Members
The MusiCares Coalition has announced its founding members, a group of individual donors and corporate philanthropies that have committed to supporting MusiCares year-round to ensure that the music keeps playing. The Coalition is a new level of annual donors, who will fuel and engage with MusiCares' mission to foster a deeper connection to the music community.
The founding members include Amazon Music, ASCAP, David Civiero, Concord, Dr. David Cooper, Country Music Association, Facebook, Hipgnosis Songs Fund, Proskauer Rose, LLP, the Recording Academy, SoundCloud and Starbucks.
"We are so thankful to this founding group of organizational supporters who recognize that MusiCares is a shared service of the entire music community. It takes an industry-wide commitment to take care of those amongst us in most need" Laura Segura, Executive Director of MusiCares, said. "The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us how quickly life can change and how much MusiCares is relied upon. Annual support from these donors allow us to be prepared to scale in times of crisis, but also expand our current services to reach more industry professionals and support early intervention."
MusiCares is the leading music charity that provides music professionals a support system of health and human services across a spectrum of needs, including physical and mental health, addiction recovery, preventative clinics, unforeseen personal emergencies, and disaster relief, including COVID-19 relief. Since it was founded in 1989, MusiCares has provided assistance to more than 200,000 people and distributed more than $93 million in aid, including more than $24 million to help more than 30,000 music people as part of their COVID-19 relief work.
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