Local youths from [Croydon] held an [event] for Music Relief Foundation
[Music Relief Foundation], from [Croydon] held a [showcase and awards ceremony] for the young people and members of the community on [Saturday 15th July 2017]. Music Relief Foundation, a youth organisation that uses music as therapy to unleash the creative spirits of young people.
With support from [youths/police/friends/family/members of the community], the event, which took place on [15th of July] featured [a powerful play from the young people ‘Don’t Judge Me’ depicting the misconception that society has when people are judged based on their appearance. It also showed the growing distance between the youths and the police due to lack of understanding and wrong generalisation of all youths].
[Jonathan Bob Amara, Chair of the board of directors - Music Relief Foundation] said: “On behalf of the Board of directors as Chair, I would want to say a big thank you to all those who made it possible to make this August occasion a possibility. To the Deputy Mayor of Croydon Councillor Mike Selva, Borough Commander Jeff Boothe, Councillor Alisa Hemmings, CEO BME forum Croydon Nero Ughwujabo, Pastor Damien Luke of Praise House, Chris Preddie OBE, George and the NCS team, Parents, family, friends and well-wishers, board directors Music Relief and the support team at the Croydon town hall, we are grateful and look forward to your continuous support In giving the young people a better chance to realise their purpose and achieve their set goals. Magdalene Adenaike keep the fire burning. It was a very productive day for the young people”.
Music Relief Foundation is a youth organisation which offers relief to young people through music as therapy workshops. Using music as the vehicle they address issues that are affecting the young person. Issues such as teenage pregnancy, mental health, gang activities and youth crime, domestic abuse, trafficking and many more. Music Relief, currently a not for profit organisation is now in a transitional process on its journey to becoming a charity.
Magdalene Adenaike FRSA, Founder and Chief Executive of Music Relief Foundation says: “It was really great to see local [the young people, the borough commander Superintendent Jeff Boothe and colleagues, community and church leaders, Deputy Mayor Mike Selva, special guest Chris Preddie OBE and parents] and a wonderful young man [from NCS _ The Challenge (our Social Partner) who coordinated the event on the day.
We want to thank them and all the people who attended and supported us. We are also very grateful to Tesco superstore for the donation of food and drinks and UK Health online Radio program for promoting the event for us.
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4th from the right Music Relief Founder & CEO – Magdalene Adenaike
On the far right Special guest – Chris Preddie OBE
NOTES TO EDITORS:
- Music Relief Foundation provides experiential music as therapy workshops to young people aged 11-19 years, working with them within or outside of the school set up to unleash their creative spirits and build confidence. Working and improving their self-esteem thus developing a balanced wellbeing. Offering emotional and practical support, assistance with an added qualification that will be gained from the Open College Network (OCN) with bespoke courses that are directly linked to music and peer mentoring. We will continue to work and support the young and their families for as long as we are needed.
- Music Relief Foundation is on a transitional journey on becoming a charity, and so rely heavily on grants and voluntary donations to help us continue our work and reach out to more young people and transform lives. Our vision is a world where young people can be equipped with the tools to advance their creativity, so therefore we pride ourselves in building positive and strong foundations for them to unleash their creative spirits through our workshops.
For more press information or opportunities please contact:
Magdalene Adenaike – Founder & Chief Executive
Tel: 020 3633 0560
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