Bringing Music to Life: One Keyboard at a Time

Feb. 15, 2024
| by:
Heather Callis, Housing & Redevelopment Program Coordinator, Neighborhood Resources Department

I am thrilled to share the heartwarming result of our recent fundraising effort! Thanks to the incredible generosity and support from our community, we successfully raised enough funds to purchase an electric piano for a musically talented teen in our program.

Music has the power to uplift, inspire and empower. Yet for many children facing economic challenges, access to musical instruments can feel like an unattainable dream.

Our collective effort has transformed a simple wish into a reality, providing a young aspiring musician with the tool they need to explore their passion and unlock their potential.

This accomplishment is a testament to the incredible impact we can achieve when we come together with a shared purpose. It's a reminder that even the smallest acts of kindness can ripple outwards, creating waves of positivity and change in our community.

To each and every one of you who donated, shared our campaign, or offered words of encouragement thank you. Your kindness has made a meaningful difference in the life of an aspirational teen, and for that, we are endlessly grateful. None of this would have been possible without the support of our #TeamChandler family, Adam D. & Michelle at Mad Music, the Scott Detherage Foundation and Chandler Firefighters Charities.

As we celebrate this milestone, let us continue to strive towards creating a world where every child has the opportunity to pursue their passions and dreams, regardless of their circumstances.

Together, we are making a difference, one note at a time.

Surprising Maximiliano “MAX”
Performance by Maximiliano “MAX”
Heather Callis
Heather Callis
Housing & Redevelopment Program Coordinator