GIFT OF MUSIC
In celebration of 2019 International Children’s Day, Life Essenz wanted to give the gift of music to children around the US.
One of the co-founder of Life Essenz never learned to play any instruments as a child and therefore was unable to help teach his own children to learn music. It was a desire to honor his children and give others the opportunity to learn music that the Violin Kit Giveaway was thought up!
With our limited budget, we decided to start small. We invested in 5 Violin Starter Kits that were an affordable price with the goal of gifting them to a variety of school music programs. School officials can be difficult to get in touch with so we reached out multiple times to the National Association for Music Education in hopes that they would help spread the word to schools. To our dismay, we were unable to reach anyone over there!
So we took matters into our own hands. Despite our limited budget and relatively small social media following, we opened up a contest on our Facebook page and encourage parents, home schooler and music enthusiasts to tag a school that would benefit from one of these kits. We got over 25 entries!
After selecting 5 winners at random, we shipped off the Violin Starter Kits to the lucky winners and received overwhelming gratitude and excitement from the homeschools, music programs and parents that were touched.
While just a small offering, it will always be a part of the Life Essenz mission to give back however we can.
“There is music in every child. The teacher’s job is to find it and nurture it.” – Frances Clark
Violin Giveaway Winners are:
1. Henry Homeschool Academy, Houston, TX (Nominated by Ms. Veya H.)
2. Model Secondary School For The Deaf, Washington, DC (Nominated by Ms. Arathy M.)
3. Art City Elementary School, Springville, UT (Nominated by Mr. Randy C.)
4. Journey Christian School Klas, Kelso, WA (Nominated by Mrs. Lisa C.)
5. Midland Trail Elementary School, Belle, WV (Nominated by Ms. Elizabeth V.)