Board Members, Donors, Volunteers, Friends, Family and Beyond,

Thank you so much for the love and support that you have shown us this, our first, year. It’s hard to believe that in March of 2015 Strings in Need was nothing more than a sparkle in the eye of our founder, Rebeccah Lipson. Now, just 10 months later, we have so much to be thankful for:

  • Our Online Presence Created – Find Us On FB & Twitter As Well
  • Our First Benefactor Event (September 2015 – $3460 Raised + 6 New Volunteers)
  • Our Board of Directors (Ana Lipson, Holly Parrish, Mark Thielen, Arthur Pranno, Robert Phillips, David Hallock)
  • Our Program Development Advisory Committee (Rebeccah Lipson, Mark Thielen, Arthur Pranno, Robert Phillips)
  • Our Founder’s Youth In Philanthropy Nomination (The Association of Fundraising Professionals)
  • Our First Beginner Lesson (Rebeccah Lipson)
  • Our First Beginner Student (Camryn Eisenberg)
  • Our First Group Instructor (Janet Beutel)
  • Our First Group Lessons (7 Students from Solutions Academy)
  • An Additional 18 Students (Boys & Girls Club onMartin Luther King) Waiting for Violins and Waiting for Instructors
  • Our First Interview with a Local Magazine (To Be Released in January/February)

We are filled with so much gratitude for 2015 and excitement for 2016.