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Music Minds Matter

Music Minds Matter

Why we need your help

 

Help Musicians, the largest provider of health and welfare support for the British music industry, has announced MUSIC MINDS MATTER - a new campaign for music industry-wide support of the world's first dedicated 24/7 mental health service for people working in music.

Help Musicians is Britain’s largest leading independent music charity, serving the music industry for almost 100 years. It has identified a mental health crisis’ in the industry, which has led the charity to initiate a unique Mental Health Fund with an investment starting at £100,000.

The announcement of the campaign sees Help Musicians call for ‘arm in arm’ support from the industry and philanthropists to match its investment pound for pound, as a response to the tragic, untimely death of Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington.

MUSIC MINDS MATTER will fund the ground-breaking 24/7 mental health helpline and service, launching late 2017, that will combine listening, advice and signposting with clinical, medical, therapeutic and welfare support for those who need it. The charity remains committed to campaigning, educating, and encouraging conversations about mental and emotional wellbeing.

Just doubling the Help Musicians investment, with a minimum of £200k, will allow the mental health service to be sustainable beyond 2018.  The charity can then continue to proactively raise money for the new fund, with ambitions for roll out with global partners in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.


Let's join forces and make a difference. Thank you for your support. 

 

Music Minds Matter

 


101,321.58

raised towards 200,000.00 target

101321.58
200000.00

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Supporters

Lucy Desborough

Charity Gig for Help Musicians UK

305.00

May 08, 2018

Anonymous

Money donated from charity Memorial Gig for Dee Boyle who was the drummer for The Longpigs and also played with Cabaret Voltaire and Chakk.

100.00

Dec 24, 2017

Gill

In memory of Chester and others who gave us so much happiness but couldn't find it themselves xxx

20.00
(plus 5.00 giftaid)

Oct 31, 2017

Anonymous


Oct 18, 2017

Adriana


Oct 12, 2017

Anonymous

5.00

Oct 11, 2017

Anonymous

305.08
(plus 76.27 giftaid)

Oct 06, 2017

Janet Devlin

Thank you so much to everyone who helped raise the money for this donation. It?s so heartwarming to see love and support for those who're struggling with mental health issues in the music industry! Thank you so much again. - Janet Devlin

195.00

Aug 27, 2017

Anonymous

5.00
(plus 1.25 giftaid)

Aug 19, 2017

Maxi

5.00

Aug 17, 2017

Sazdz Art

I have recently set up an etsy page where I am selling prints of my art work. One of them being a portrait of Chester Bennington. For every print sold of Chester I will donate 10 percent of profits. This the first donation made thanks to Fiona Mhairi!

1.50


50

Donation summary

Total raised so far

101,321.58

Total plus Gift Aid 101,472.85
Direct donations

1,016.58

Fundraising pages

305.00

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