My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Music for a Cure, Irvine, CA, USA
Working with Music for a Cure is an honor. This organization possesses a genuinely, dignified vision and heart for the community of children with medical needs in hospitals and the music therapists working with these children. It takes a special person to make it their life goal to reach out to individuals with needs, and in this case, using music to benefit children's lives. In addition, this organization has a solid foundation, a reliable team, and excellent organizational and leadership skills. They are active in the community, looking for ways to make a positive impression on others, educating others and seeking to be more educated in related fields, to continue refining their own vision, and ultimately make a difference in the lives of children battling medical issues.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Seeing the impact their funds and vision has provided an opportunity for hope and healing when a music therapist they hired at CHOC played guitar and sang with a patient who was still battling a life-threatening illness. This child was a miracle. He was smiling, engaged in the music, personable, and a voice for children with similar struggles. It truly is a story of triumph over trials. By the way, this patient could not play guitar before beginning music therapy.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Just keep doing what you are doing: it is working!