The Gift of Music places musical instruments in the hands of deserving school children and provides them with lifelong positive tools of change.

 

Help us make this a major success for our Columbus area youth.

Learn How to Help

How to Help

We need gently used or new instruments, amplifiers, and other music accessories (strings, stands, etc.).
  • Drop-off dates 2022: August 27th-September 4th
  • Drop off at any of our 12 locations listed below
  • All donations are tax deductible
  • Use the hashtag #giftofmusic to promote on social media
  • If you don’t have an instrument, you can donate via our GoFundMe page

Calendar

2022 Drop-Off Dates: 

27

August

Saturday, August 27th

10am-5pm

 

28

August

Sunday, August 28th

10am-5pm

 

03

September

Saturday, September 3rd

10am-5pm

 

04

September

Sunday, September 4th

10am-5pm

 

*Some locations will be accepting instruments all week long. See below for more details.

2022 Drop-Off Locations 

Music Go Round (Gahanna)

August 27-September 4:
12-7pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5pm Sunday
1329 Stoneridge Dr, Gahanna, OH 43230

Music Go Round (Bethel)

August 27-September 4:
11am-7pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5pm Sunday
2630 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220

 

Music Royale

August 27-September 4: 
12-8pm Mon-Thursday, 12-6pm Friday, 10am-5pm Saturday, 12-5pm Sunday

480 W Olentangy St, Powell, OH 43065

School of Rock (Dublin)

August 27-September 4: 
1-8:30pm Mon-Thursday, 4-7:30pm Friday

6727 Dublin Center Dr, Dublin, OH 43017

Vaughan Music Studio

August 22-28:  
12-8pm Monday-Thursday, 8am-2pm Saturday, 1-4pm Sunday

3280 Riverside Drive, Upper Arlington, OH 43221

Columbus Radio Group

August 27-September 4: 
9-5pm Monday-Friday

4401 Carriage Hill Lane, Columbus, 43220

Easton Town Center

August 27 ONLY:
11am-4pm Saturday
Drop off area in parking lot located near 3950 Regents St, Columbus, OH 43219, accessible from Regents St. at Easton Town Center, across from the West Garage.

Musicologie Grandview

August 27-28 & September 3-4:
10am-5pm Saturday, 12:30-4pm Sunday
1400 W 3rd Ave, Columbus, OH 43212, USA

 

WCBE

August 27-September 4:
10am-6pm Monday-Friday
540 Jack Gibbs Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215
Located on Fort Hayes Campus

 

Shadowbox Live

August 28th ONLY:
11am-2pm Sunday
503 S Front St #260, Columbus, OH 43215
Drop-off location will be in the Up Front Performance Space at the front of the Shadowbox Live building. When you arrive, enter through the double doors off the alley of the theater by the box office and the parking lot.

Columbus Clippers (Huntington Park)

8/28 (Away Game)
2-4pm Sunday
Drop off location on Huntington Park Lane on the far west side of the ballpark. Located between Nationwide and Brodbelt in the small parking plaza.
9/4 (Home Game)
12-1:30pm Sunday
Drop off location at the centerfield gate.
*see special drop of details below

CD92.9FM

August 29-September 4:
11-5pm Monday-Sunday
Ring Door bell!
1036 S Front St, Columbus, OH 43206

Drop offs week/weekend (8/27-9/4):

CD92.9FM (drop offs begin 8/29): 

11-5pm Monday-Sunday
Ring Door bell!
1036 S Front St, Columbus, OH 43206

Columbus Radio Group:

9-5pm Monday-Friday
4401 Carriage Hill Lane, Columbus, 43220

Music Go Round (Bethel):

11am-7pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5pm Sunday
2630 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43220

Music Go Round (Gahanna):

August 27-September 4:
12-7pm Monday-Saturday, 12-5pm Sunday
1329 Stoneridge Dr, Gahanna, OH 43230
Musicologie (Grandview):

10am-5pm Saturday, 12:30-4pm Sunday

1400 W 3rd Ave, Columbus, OH 43212, USA
Music Royale:
12-8pm Mon-Thursday, 12-6pm Friday, 10am-5pm Saturday, 12-5pm Sunday
480 W Olentangy St, Powell, OH 43065
School of Rock (Dublin):

1-8:30pm Mon-Thursday, 4-7:30pm Friday

6727 Dublin Center Dr, Dublin, OH 43017
WCBE: 
10am-6pm Monday-Friday
540 Jack Gibbs Blvd, Columbus, OH 43215

Early drop offs/first weekend only drop offs:

Vaughan Music Studio (8/22-8/28):

12-8pm Monday-Thursday, 8am-2pm Saturday, 1-4pm Sunday
3280 Riverside Drive, Upper Arlington, OH 43221

Easton Town Center (8/27 ONLY):

11am-4pm Saturday
Drop off area in parking lot located near 3950 Regents St, Columbus, OH
43219, accessible from Regents St. at Easton Town Center, across from the
West Garage.

Shadowbox Live (8/28 ONLY):

11am-2pm Sunday
503 S Front St #260, Columbus, OH 43215
Drop off location will be in the Up Front Performance Space at the front of
the Shadowbox Live building. When you arrive, enter through the double
doors off the alley of the theater by the box office and the parking lot.

Special Columbus Clippers game day drop offs:

8/28 (Away Game)

2-4pm Sunday

Donate an instrument and get a discounted ticket voucher for a Columbus Clippers game to be used from 8/31-9/3 and a $5 Donatos pizza giftcard! 

Drop off location on Huntington Park Lane on the far west side of the ballpark. Located between Nationwide and Brodbelt in the small parking plaza.

9/4 (Home Game)

12-1:30pm Sunday

Donate an instrument and get 50% off admission to the game that day!

First 100 people to donate receive a coupon for a free Donatos Pizza at the ballpark that day!

Drop off location at the centerfield gate.

FAQ

 Q: Is my donation tax deductible?
A: Yes. You will receive an email receipt of your contribution, which you can use to complete 2022 tax filing to the IRS for a tax deduction.
Q: Who will be the recipients of the donated instruments?
A: Columbus area schools, after school programs, and other affiliate non-profits.
Q: I don’t have any spare instruments; how can I help?
A: You can donate to our Gofundme account! 
Q: Will you accept instruments in need of repair?
A: Instruments that require simple repairs like broken guitar strings, broken drum heads, and horns in need of new pads are fine. We also need amplifiers, reeds, saxophone and guitar straps.

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