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June 21, 2011

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June 21, 2011

An astounding thing happened when our sheriff had an idea to turn a kids love of music into a place of support and educational pursuit. Armed with this vision, partners were sought to bring things into fruition. One of the organizations that responded was Tipitina's. Through the relationship, kids in our band have played on stage and before professional musicians and the public taking away a real sense of self worth and pride. These experiences have been priceless, but the care and concern for the band's ability to grow and florish surpasses any expectation or reality I had about the Tipitina's Foundation. Their generosity and genuine desire to help musicians makes them a community anchor that we are proud to know.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Sunday workshops and Instruments A Comin.

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This does not apply to our relationship with Tipitina's

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How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

A lot

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

How did you find this group?

The relationship was developed outside of my range of knowledge.

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

A tremendous change has occurred with kids participating in the workshops. Confidence and courage as well as a sense of self has been strengthened in the kids.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

June 10, 2011

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June 10, 2011

These guys are great- after the tsunami they organized benefits for Japaense school children who lost their instruments-they did this to honor the Japanese who gave them instruments after Katrina- they even fronted the money before the benefits so that the kids could play concerts in shelters without delay! Really great organization.

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No just a donator

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They need public visibility

March 9, 2011
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Review from Guidestar
March 9, 2011
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One of the best Foundations in the city of New Orleans, if not the country. Tips has done more for the betterment of the music community than any celebrity or large corporation could dream of doing. The best part is that they give back to music professional and kids, providing uniforms and instruments alike.

If you are looking to donate, I strongly suggest you look at The Tipitina's Foundation!

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I personally experienced the results by working side by side with the folks that run the organization.

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I would not change a thing!

March 6, 2011

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Review from Guidestar
March 6, 2011

The Foundation definitely supports childhood music education, the professional development of adult musicians, and the increased profile and viability of Louisiana music as a cultural, educational, and economic resource.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

* Music Office Co-Op, a statewide network of workforce development and job skills training centers for musicians, filmmakers and other media workers. * Instruments A' Comin' is an annual band instrument fundraiser. * Tipitina's Internship Program, which teaches young musicians all aspects of the music industry. * Sunday Music Workshops in which students of all ages play and learn from some of the region's best musicians

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I would increase the community outreach efforts in support of the Music Co-Ops.

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