My Voice Music 2011 Annual Report

February 29, 2012
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My Voice Music students and staff with Bibi McGill (Guitarist for Beyonce, Pink and more!) at MVM’s 3rd Anniversary Celebration!

2011 ANNUAL REPORT IS OUT – Learn how your support is making a huge differance in the lives of youth!  Click the link to download the full report:  2011 Annual Report


Important Stats!

  • Worked with 550 youth teaching them to play music, sing, perform, write their own songs and record;
  • Recorded more than 350 original songs written by our students;
  • Released Our First Student Compilation CD, “Today Is A New Day” with introductions by Mayor Sam Adams, Storm Large, Dave Dahl, Bibi McGill and many others;
  • Hired two part time Program Instructors;
  • Organized 22 student concerts;
  • Brought 25 music programs to 15 local youth organizations that previously had no programs; and
  • Launched a year-round Music Mentorship program serving five youth;
  • Our Executive Director, Ian Mouser, was awarded a 2011 Skidmore Prize for outstanding non-profit leadership.

Who We Served:

  • 260 youth in mental health Treatment Programs;
  • 40 children living in foster care;
  • 20 homeless and transitional youth;
  • 25 youth by private referral;
  • 20 youth attending alternative schools;
  • 145 youth in public schools; and
  • 35 youth experiencing other circumstances.

Financials & Support:

We raised over $130,000 in support including;  $63,000 in cash, and  $69,000 of in-kind donations.

Significant Corporate Sponsors:  Regence BlueCross Blueshield of Oregon, Radio Room, Bheestie, Parsons Farnell & Grein, LLPWaggener Edstrom, KZME, Portland Music Company, Caffe Mingo, Lakeside Industries

Visit our Donor page to view a list of all of great supporters!

We had over 60 amazing volunteers who helped us run programs and events, served on committees and much more!

Press:

Oregon Music News Featured Article (Voted one of OMN’s best stories of 2011)

OPB Think Out Loud Interview – listen to this 30 minute interview with MVM’s Executive Director Ian Mouser

Willamette Week Cover & Feature Story on MVM’s Executive Director, Ian Mouser for receiving a 2011 Skidmore Prize.

KGW News Feature interviewing MVM youth as they prepare to perform at MVM’s 3rd Anniversary Celebration.

 

 

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