Gift of Music Partner Tools: Communications & Marketing Materials
Gift of Music partner,
Thank you for your willingness to help us promote an incredibly important initiative. We are confident that with the help of our community, we’ll be able to get instruments into the hands of hundreds of children throughout central Ohio. We know that giving these students access to music and music equipment encourages intellectual and emotional development, especially during this time of uncertainty. Thank you for helping us make a life-changing impact for these children.
Below are various assets and scripts depending on the type of communications you’re able to amplify to your various audiences.
Lydia Weyrich, Irvin PR
(740) 398-4377 mobile
(614) 225-9100 office
Audrey Adair, Irvin PR
(614) 225-9100 office
Logos & Images: GOM 2022 Graphics
News Release: Press Release
Website URL: http://www.giftofmusic.info
Hashtag – #GiftofMusic
IG – @music_columbus
FB — @ColumbusMusicCommission
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 make a monetary donation by going to the GoFundMe page!
Q: Will you accept instruments in need of repair?
A: Instruments that require simple repairs like broken guitar strings, broken drumheads, and horns in need of new pads are fine. We also need amplifiers, reeds, saxophone and guitar straps.
Social Media Verbiage:
We’re joining forces with the Columbus Music Commission (@ColumbusMusicCommission or @music_columbus) by participating in the 4th annual #GiftofMusic student instrument drive, which spans August 27th to September 4th. This drive will place musical instruments and accessories into the hands of local students! So grab that instrument that’s been collecting dust in your garage or attic and give the gift of music. There are 12 conveniently located drop-off centers. For info on locations and collection hours go to: www.giftofmusic.info
Internal Communications (e.g., email, meetings) & Written External Communications (e.g., blog, website, newsletter, e-blast):
This summer we are partnering with the Columbus Music Commission to help promote the 4th annual Gift of Music student instrument drive and encourage everyone we know to come together and support this movement!
The Gift of Music is a Music Columbus initiative that collects gently used musical instruments and accessories for local City and Charter school students. The campaign ensures students’ access to music education and early childhood development. No instrument? No problem! You can make a donation to help purchase new ones . Just visit www.giftofmusic.info (or here: Gift of Music Go Fund Me)
We (company name) are hosting our own student instrument drive on [day, date] at [time and location]. We’ll be working to place instruments in the hands of school students throughout the region. So take that instrument that’s been collecting dust in your garage and put it to better use. Visit www.giftofmusic.info for details on hours and drop-off locations All donations are tax deductible.
If you don’t have an instrument to donate, no problem. You can make a contribution towards the purchase of new ones, by visiting the Gift Of Music Go Fund Me. For more information about the Gift of Music campaign, visit the website at: www.giftofmusic.info
On-Air Promo Script (:30)/Copy Points to cover:
When: August 27th through September 4th
Where: 12 convenient drop-off locations… all info at www.giftofmusic.info
“If you have a musical instrument that’s just been sitting in your garage or attic collecting dust, now’s the time you can put it to better use and place it in the hands of a deserving youngster! The Columbus Music Commission’s Gift of Music student instrument drive is back and the need for instruments in schools is now greater than ever.
Your donated instrument will ensure access to music education, development of skills, and improve the lives of so many youngsters.
The Gift of Music music instrument drive spans from August 27th to September 4th.
For hours and drop-off locations visit http://www.giftofmusic.info
ALL Donations are tax-deductible