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Goals
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$2,062.09 of $5,000

Reaching a goal of $5,000 will pay for a quartet in residency for one year to help our advanced chamber students prepare to audition for the college or conservatory of their choice.

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GivingTuesday Now: Join the Global Movement of Good!

GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

Do you remember...

Do you remember how you felt when you first heard the music of your favorite artist. No matter if your a fan of the Beatles, Joan Baez, or Stevie Wonder, their is a shared experience that we all feel through music we listen to. These shared experiences are even more impactful when the music that we listen to becomes the music that we in return make ourselves. Music has the power to transform lives. What happens when a child's ability to listen to, create, and experience diverse forms of music is taken away? In the town of Wake Forest, there are no public school orchestra programs for students to participate in. The Wake Forest Community Youth Orchestra is the only after-school program in our town where youth can receive expert orchestral instruction and access to free instruments. No child is ever turned away for inability to pay or lack of an instrument. Give to Wake Forest Community Youth Orchestra Wake Forest Community Youth Orchestra is also the ONLY after-school program where the teachers look like the students that they serve. This is important as we serve Pre-K through 12th grade youth who are recognized as historically marginalized populations.

Here are a few fun facts about our organization:

  • We serve 350 youth across three counties (Wake, Franklin, and Vance)
  • 100% of all WFCYO high school seniors graduate with scholarships to college
  • We celebrated and embrace the diversity, which is reflected in our staff demographics AND the repertoire students perform.
  • We provide tuition assistance and free instruments to every family in need.
  • Parents may to take lessons with their children at no additional charge
  • Every child's gifts and talents are welcome, including students with mental or physical disabilities.

Wake Forest Community Youth Orchestra has been serving families in our community since August 2014. Your gift will help us in our mission of serving families in communities where orchestra is limited or does not exist. Every act of generosity counts. All donations made to the Wake Forest Community Youth Orchestra, no matter the size, are tax-deductible. Thank you for making a difference with your donation today.

Wake Forest Community Youth Orchestra is a tax-exempt public charity (federal tax ID #47-1783414). All contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for your generous financial donation.