Diane Knox via Crowdrise
May 09, 2015
BENEFITING: Find Your Light Foundation
EVENT DATE: May 10, 2016
Josh Groban's Find Your Light Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that every child has the opportunity to experience a quality arts education. We believe that is best achieved through direct support of exceptional arts programs combined with education, advocacy and outreach. We focus support where the need is greatest to inform and inspire others in recognizing arts education as a critical component of a young person's development.
Since I was a kid I have always enjoyed giving gifts FAR MORE than receiving them. This birthday I have chosen to give back with a fundraiser for "Find Your Light Foundation," an organization founded by Singer/Musician/Songwriter Josh Groban, which helps to enrich the lives of young people through arts, education, and cultural awareness.
In celebration of my Birthday, and in Honor of my Mom (Dec. 22, 1928 - July 30, 2009) who was an avid supporter of the arts and passed that love to all her kids! It's my Birthday, but let's face it, Mom did all the work on that day! :) Hope you'll support me in this effort - May 10, 2016!
Founded by Singer/Musician/Songwriter Josh Groban, this foundation will help to enrich the lives of young people through arts, education, and cultural awareness.
***In memory of my Mom who had a passion for the arts that passed to all of her children. She was the best arts education teacher we could ever ask for! ***
"The combination of my personal experience and belief that the arts in children’s and young adult’s lives help shape and change them for the better, and the sobering reality that these are the exact programs that are being cut from our schools and society at a drastic rate, make me more attuned than ever to the need for this focus.
It is my hope that Find Your Light will cover a wide array of possibilities, from providing instruments and funding for arts programs in schools, to introducing people to the arts and culture around them and even around the world through the use of technology.
I have seen these opportunities change lives. It is my honor and privilege to be able to give back in this way and expand with all of your help. I look forward to the journey ahead and thank you in advance for helping give countless students the chance to find their light."
I have experienced, first hand, the powerful impact the arts have on young lives. As a child I was exposed early to the joys of music, art, and theatre, a joy that I carried through my young life and which continued to blossom into my adulthood.
I grew up in a time when the schools fostered the arts and the funding was provided to do so. I grew up in a time when the arts were realized as an important component of my education.
Today, funding for the arts is at risk and I feel it's time for me to join the effort to ensure that children now are afforded the same arts education that I had. I want every child to know the joy and fulfillment the arts brought, and continues to bring, to my life.
Join me in supporting arts education for all young adults.
Click here Find Your Light Foundation to learn more