Crazy 8, the newest brand to Gymboree is saving the music by donating $30,000 in support of the VH1 Save the Music Foundation! We are glad to see such a great brand helping the community!
Crazy 8 will make a donation of $30,000 to support the Foundation and its work to ensure that no child be deprived of the opportunity to participate in instrumental music education programs.
The brand kicked off the back-to-school shopping season with their exciting online sweepstakes in celebration of music education for all students. On July 27th, the brand began promoting the chance to win one of 8 prize packages that includes a $1,000 back-to-school gift card, plus a kid’s electric Squier® by Fender® guitar and a rocker accessories kit valued at over $300 dollars. But hurry -- the sweepstakes end this Sunday, August 29th.
This October, the Crazy 8 partnership will culminate with an in school instrument delivery event and check presentation in Nashville, TN. Since 1999, the VH1 Save The Music Foundation has worked with the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools to benefit students. To date, the Foundation has granted more than $950,000 worth of new musical instruments to 36 schools in Nashville. Crazy 8’s donation of $30,000 will maximize the VH1 Save The Music Foundation’s effort to restore instrumental music education programs in public schools.
“We are so pleased to partner with Crazy 8. It is important for people to recognize the central role music education has in a student’s life and thanks to the generosity of Gymboree and the Crazy 8 brand we are one step closer to ensuring that no child goes without music education,” says Paul Cothran, Executive Director of the VH1’S Save The Music Foundation.
To enter the sweepstakes please visit: http://www.crazy8.com/
rocknsweeps and for more information about the foundation, visit: www.vh1savethemusic.com.
While you help Save the Music & enter the Crazy 8 sweepstakes - Crazy 8 has given us a giveaway of our own to help with your back-to-school shopping with a $30 gift card! Ready to get shopping? Read on for more details and to enter now!
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Here is a little bit more info on both Gymboree & Save the Music!
About The VH1 Save the Music Foundation:
The VH1 Save The Music Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring instrumental music education programs in America’s public schools, and raising awareness about the importance of music as part of each child’s complete education. To date, VH1 Save The Music has provided more than $45 million in new musical instruments to 1,700 public schools in more than 100 cities around the country, impacting the lives of over 1.4 million children. With the support of people across the country and the 2010-2011 Ambassador Class including: OneRepublic, Chrisette Michele, Nick Lachey, Mandy Moore, Kelly Clarkson, Jason Mraz, Fall Out Boy, Colbie Caillat, it is The Foundation’s renewed commitment to donate one hundred million dollars worth of new musical instruments to ensure that even a greater number of students receive a comprehensive music education in the coming decade. Get involved and learn more at www.vh1savethemusic.com.
About The Gymboree Corporation:
The Gymboree Corporation's specialty retail brands offer unique, high-quality products delivered with personalized customer service. As of July 3, 2010, the Company operated a total of 1,002 retail stores: 630 Gymboree® stores (593 in the United States, 34 in Canada, 2 in Puerto Rico and 1 in Australia), 146 Gymboree Outlet stores, 118 Janie and Jack® shops and 108 Crazy 8® stores in the United States. The Company also operates online stores at www.gymboree.com, www.janieandjack.com andwww.crazy8.com, and offers directed parent-child developmental play programs at 667 franchised and Company-operated Gymboree Play & Music® centers in the United States and 33 other countries.