News - 2010

Thank you Worldfirst

Posted in Fundraising Events on 8th December 2010

We are really grateful to the fantastic foreign exchange company Worldfirst who nominated us to be their Charity of the Month and beneficiary of the tombola held at their recent Christmas Fair. I've just paid in a very welcome cheque for £120. Thank you to everyone... Read on

Battle of the Law Firms

Posted in Fundraising Events on 2nd December 2010

Royal London Group are brilliant! On Monday night they organised a fiercely competitive Pub Quiz with half the proceeds pledged to us (the other half went to the Spitalfields Crypt Trust, an equally deserving cause). The evening sounded great fun and the funds... Read on

Charity of the Year!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 2nd December 2010

We are delighted to announce that, with over 500 votes, Music as Therapy International has been successful in becoming Charity of the Year 2011 for the company Paritor. Thank you all - and Paritor's clients too - for voting and to Paritor for pledging their support... Read on

Soroptimist International (Epsom)

Posted in Fundraising Events on 23rd November 2010

I was made very welcome by the Epsom and District branch of Soroptimist International last week, when I attended one of their meetings to talk about our work. The kind donation they made will be a great help towards the Distance Learning Course for Romanian Care... Read on

Project Rwanda - positive feedback!

Posted in Projects on 18th November 2010

As we tie up the recent Project in Rwanda it was heartening to receive this feedback from David Chaplin of Rwanda Aid, who generously provided accommodation and much more for Nicky and Caroline while they were delivering the project: "It was a pure pleasure having... Read on

News from Rwanda 5

Posted in Blog on 20th October 2010

We can hardly believe it, but we have reached the final week of the project. Most of our time outside the centres was spent putting together the resource booklet for staff. We had intended to include illustrations depicting group activities, however our artistic... Read on

Volunteers from Rwanda return home!

Posted in Projects on 15th October 2010

We are delighted to report that Music Therapists, Nicky Haire and Caroline Anderson arrived home safely after delivering a skill sharing project to Local Partners in Rwanda. They spent 7 weeks working closely with staff at 2 care settings in the Cyangugu district... Read on

Beatboxer backing our cause!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 13th October 2010

Brilliant Beatboxer, Shlomo, is rallying support for Music as Therapy International's quest to be Paritor's Charity of the Year 2011. See us mentioned in his blog here and find out more about him and his incredible skills at http://www.shlo.co.uk/ Read on

We need your vote!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 10th October 2010

We are very excited to have been nominated as a possible Charity of the Year for the software company, Paritor. If we are successful, it will mean they pledge to raise money for us throughout 2011... this would have quite a significant impact on our fundraising... Read on

News from Rwanda 4

Posted in Blog on 5th October 2010

This week we have moved on to the last stage of the project with the staff planning and leading sessions whilst we observe. This has been very exciting for us as we have been able to see how much of the Interactive Music Making principles the staff have taken... Read on

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