Rochester Academy of Music & Arts raises thouands at fundraiser for local pet rescue
On March 28th, 2014, the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts held its first annual Spring Fling Fundraiser. All money raised was donated to Nuts for Mutts Rescue Inc., a certified nonprofit rescue organization that aids homeless & abused pets in Rochester. The event, organized, funded, and hosted by RAMA, was a huge success. Notable local musicians performed, free food was provided by Amiel's, Salvatore's, Wegmans, & Abbott's, and dozens of raffle prizes were awarded.
RAMA owner Brannon Hungness presents a check to Nicole of Nuts for Mutts. The event raised $1,385.00, and Hungness added a personal donation of $1,000.00. For a total of $2,385.00
RAMA partnered with the best in local businesses for the event. Sponsors included:
You can find out more about Nuts for Mutts at their website: http://www.nutsformuttsrescue.com/
You can read a newspaper article about our fundraiser by clicking here.
Rochester Academy of Music & Arts Raises 679 Pounds of Food for Foodlink
This fall, RAMA hosted and facilitated a food drive for local non-profit Foodlink. In addition to making a personal cash donatipon, RAMA collected donated items from students, families, & community members, totalling a massive 679 pounds! You can read a Parent Magazine article about the event HERE.
Rochester Academy of Music & Arts Supports the Community Place
The Community Place of Greater Rochester, Inc. is a nonprofit agency founded on the belief that everyone should enjoy the same health, economic, and social opportunities no matter who they are or where they live. The Rochester Academy of Music & Arts partnered with The Community Place in a joint effort to introduce local children to high-quality music education. The program culminated in a showcase performance wherein students presented what they learned, all in front of an audience of their peers and teachers.
RAMA was proud an honored to be able to partner with an esteemed organization that has been a part of Rochester for over 100 years. Watching the children from The Community Place learn and grow was extremely inspiring!
You can discover more about the Community Place at their website: http://www.communityplace.org/
RAMA is a Proud Sponsor of Public Broadcasting
Every year, the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts makes a donation to WXXI, Rochester's top local provider of public radio and television. We are proud to support the culture, education, art, and especially music provided by WXXI.
Since opening, RAMA has provided music lessons to WXXI for use in their annual auctions. All of the proceeds from the auctions go towards helping WXXI continue their dedication to quality programming.
To find out more about the WXXI auctions, visit http://interactive.wxxi.org/auction
RAMA Supports Clubhouse Fun Center's Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Benefitting Local Families in Need
Every year, the Clubhouse Fun Center in Rochester holds a charity Easter Egg Hunt. All proceeds are given to local families in need of food & shelter. RAMA owner Brannon Hungness proudly makes a personal donation to this event.
You can learn more about the Easter Egg Charity here.