“Sau-da-de”. “Saudade is a deep emotional state of nostalgic or profound melancholic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. Moreover, it often carries a repressed knowledge that the object of longing might never return.”
The question is, where does one go with the love that remains?”
“Music Is Where the Love Remains”.
Liam’s Christmas Guitars ™
Liam’s Christmas Guitars ™ mission is to provide brand new Acoustic Guitars to teenagers who currently reside within Foster Care programs. Too often, these young teens from 12 – 18 are often overlooked during the Christmas gift season. Liam’s Christmas Guitars ™ aims to focus our intentions specifically on these children. Each child, boys and girls will receive a brand new beginners acoustic guitar. Each guitar will come with a case, guitar strap, picks and extra strings and a workbook. Each child will also receive a personal card from Liam’s parents, Tom and Kelly Terrio.
Supporting teens with music and music therapy is a life changing experience for these children, some of which don’t have much to call their own. Gifting and influencing children with new acoustic guitars also gives them a sense of pride and ownership. Together, with your pledge, we will provide, guitars, straps, picks, strings, cases, and workbooks to make Liam’s Christmas Guitars ™ a huge success by honoring Liam’s musical legacy and knowing that…
“Music Is Where The Love Remains.”
Play It Forward Foundation is a 501c3 based out of St. Louis Mo. Our mission is to provide musical instruments to under-funded music programs. Our charity was established 2006 and we became an Federal non- for- profit in 2014. Our reputation is solid within our community with educators, music programs, students, parents and within social service agencies. We are requesting your financial support and we are encouraged by your generosity. Picture these children Christmas morning, while you’re with your family and friends, take a moment and imagine them receiving their new guitars. Now, smile.
The beauty of giving is just knowing you’ve made a difference.
All sponsors and donors will have placement on our website, our social media marketing and multimedia tags when available.
Play It Forward is working with four nfp organizations:
Angel Arms St. Louis, Mo
Families First Network, Pensacola Florida,
One Hope United, St. Louis Mo, Chicago Illinois,
Children’s Home and Aid Society, St. Louis, Mo and Illinois.
We currently have, 75 children on deck to receive guitars and we expect that number to rise in the next few weeks!!!
Our campaign will begin on Nov 1st 2018 and will run until Dec 15th 2018 the latest. This gives us time for shipping and distribution.
Thank you for your time, consideration and donation!!
Let’s do this!!
Samantha St. Raymond
Play It Forward.
PLAY IT FORWARD
Play It Forward Musical Foundation.
St. Louis, Mo 63128
EIN- 47-2440610 .
One Hope United
Children’s Home and Aid Society
Families First Network