The HMMA proudly supports the following charities and non-profit organizations:
The HMMA is very proud to have Education Through Music – Los Angeles as our benefitting 501(c)3 non-profit. A portion of HMMA proceeds go to this fantastic organization. (www.etmla.org)
Education Through Music-Los Angeles partners with inner-city schools with the mission to provide and promote music in disadvantaged schools as part of the core curriculum for every child to enhance students’ academic achievement and creative and overall development.In-School Music Education Programs primary activity is forming long-term partnerships with Los Angeles County schools to help districts and school principals establish and sustain school-wide music education programs steeped in Common Core Standards that serve every student. ETM-LA is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization and a licensed affiliate implementing the ETM model in Los Angeles County.
The Seany Foundation’s (TSF) mission is to fund meaningful projects that enhance the lives of kids, teens, and young adults affected by cancer. TSF does this mainly through Seany’s Camp Reach for the Sky, a safe-haven for local kids coping with cancer. The magic of this program cannot be summed up in words. See for yourself. Meet Vanessa: CLICK HERE Mitchell and Amy Robins founded The Seany Foundation in 2006 to honor the life and legacy of their son Sean, a young man who battled Ewing sarcoma (a rare bone cancer) for nearly 7 years, until his death in 2006. He was just 22. The Seany Foundation continues to work to improve the quality of life for kids coping with cancer and their families. For more information, visit theseanyfoundation.org
Daniel Pearl World Music Days is an international network of concerts that use the power of music to reaffirm our commitment to tolerance and humanity. Since 2002, Daniel Pearl World Music Days has grown to include the participation of more than 13,300 performances in 129 countries. World Music Days is an awareness-raising program, not a fundraiser. There is no financial obligation to participate and all musicians are welcome. For more info to participate, visit: http://www.danielpearlmusicdays.org
About Autism Speaks – Autism Speaks is the World’s largest autism science and advocacy organization. Since its inception in 2005, Autism Speaks has made enormous strides, committing over $142.5 million to research through 2014 and developing innovative new resources for families.The organization is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. In addition to funding research, Autism Speaks has created resources and programs including the Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network, Autism Speaks’ Autism Genetic Resource Exchange and several other scientific and clinical programs. Notable awareness initiatives include the establishment of the annual United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, which Autism Speaks celebrates through its Light it Up Blue initiative. Also, Autism Speaks award-winning “Learn the Signs” campaign with the Ad Council has received over $249 million in donated media. Autism Speaks’ family resources include the Autism Video Glossary, a 100 Day Kit for newly-diagnosed families, a School Community Tool Kit and a community grant program. Autism Speaks has played a critical role in securing federal legislation to advance the government’s response to autism, and has successfully advocated for insurance reform to cover behavioral treatments in 23 states thus far, with bills pending in an additional 14 states. Each year Walk Now for Autism Speaks events are held in more than 80 cities across North America. To learn more about Autism Speaks, please visit www.autismspeaks.org.