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COVID-19 Support for Kiwi Music People

Cause page created in the Creative category by MusicHelps

$79,495 of $2,000,000 goal
Given by 1009 generous donors in around 5 months

Donate to MusicHelps to help the charity provide vital support to kiwi music people affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Coronavirus COVID-19 is having a devastating effect on the music industry and kiwi music people.

Tours have been cancelled, international showcases years in the planning called off, with virtually no notice.

Venues have already closed with no sign of bookings for the future.

Music events have been indefinitely postponed and abandoned entirely.

At the heart of this are kiwi music people who rely on this activity completely for their livelihood. They and their dependents are facing levels of distress and hardship never seen before.

We urgently need your support to provide hope, advice and practical support to the music people most affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

We need funds for counselling practitioners to help those affected to navigate the extreme emotional and psychological impact of this crisis.

We need funds to be able to provide emergency financial assistance to music people experiencing extreme hardship.

We need resources we to provide targeted emergency support for the environment and infrastructure that makes music possible in our country.

Will you help us keep the music alive?

About us

MusicHelps develops and supports projects that use the power of music to help & heal New Zealanders in need. MusicHelps also provides vital support and hardship assistance to kiwi music people and their families in times of crisis.

Use of funds

Funds raised will be used to provide emergency financial assistance packages and professional counselling to kiwi music people.

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Crisis relief tops $500k, funds raised now at $760k!  22 July 2020

Posted by: MusicHelps

Thank you so much for your support for our MusicHelpsLive campaign and our Give A Little emergency appeal for kiwi music workers whose livelihoods have been shattered by Covid-19.

Although NZ has moved to Level 1, the damage wrought by the total suspension of live music for an extended period is still very real and present.

We're incredibly proud to announce that our fundraising efforts have now topped the $760,000 mark, which has allowed us to deploy $520,000 in crisis relief funds to those in the NZ music community experiencing distress and hardship as a result of the pandemic.

We can't stop there. We want to raise $2,000,000 to make a real and positive difference to the kiwi music community and to keep the music alive.

Thank you so much for your help, and if you see or hear some kiwi music music that makes you smile or tap your feet, you can text "MUSIC" to 2448 to make a $3 donation to our appeal! You can also let other music lovers know about our Give A Little appeal to keep the music alive.

Thank you and kia kaha Aotearoa New Zealand!

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