Kids in a New Groove provides Texas youth in foster care with a committed one-on-one mentoring relationship through weekly private music instruction, giving students the ability to build concrete strategies for life-long success.
PPF’s mission is to provide encouragement and support for youth and young people at the beginning of their musical career; and help provide care and safety for elderly musicians at the twilight of their career.
Anthropos Arts was founded in 1998 to provide high-quality music education for low-income and at-risk students. Anthropos Arts brings top professional musicians from diverse music genres to give free music lessons, workshops, and performance opportunities to students in middle and high schools that have high rates of poverty.
The SIMS Foundation was founded in 1995 by the friends and family of Sims Ellison, a young Austin musician who lost his long battle with depression. The SIMS mission is the same after 21 years: to provide affordable counseling, psychiatric, and addiction recovery services, tailored specifically to the needs of Austin musicians and their families.
MyMusicRX provides bedside and online music medicine programs that engage hospitalized kids of all ages and diagnoses, relieving stress, anxiety, and perception of pain. MyMusicRx.org empowers seriously ill kids and teens to shift, plan, and grow – through music. Patients can select from exclusive videos, games, and music lessons based on how they want to feel.
Austin Recovery has offered compassionate treatment to individuals and families since 1967. The organization is a community based, nonprofit provider of substance use disorder treatment for adult men, women, and parents with small children. Rehab services include 30 and 90 day residential treatment, outpatient care, aftercare, and an alumni association network. Family support and intervention referrals available upon request.