Music and all of the arts are such an important part of our children's education and growth. Sadly when budgets are tight, the art's are usually the first things to get cut in our public schools. We saw it first hand last year in our Connecticut town when the music program at our intermediate school was significantly cut. The VH1 Save the Music Foundation is dedicated to restoring instrumental music education in America's public schools, while also raising awareness about the importance of music as part of a complete education. The Foundation has provided more than $47 million in new musical instruments to 1,750 public schools in over 100 cities around the United States.
This summer Energizer is teaming up with VH1 Save the Music Ambassador Jordin Sparks. On July 28, Grammy®-nominated platinum-recording artist Jordin Sparks will perform at a surprise location in New York City to raise awareness for Energizer’s partnership with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation. The venue will be announced July 28 and it is free and open to the public. Sparks’ “pop-up” performance will kick off the series of grants Energizer and the VH1 Save The Music Foundation will make to schools around the country in need of musical instruments.
You do not have to wait till then to get involved. Now through August 12, 2011 for every new “LIKE” on the Energizer Bunny® Facebook page Energizer will donate $1 to help restore instrumental music education through the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.
In addition to powering music education in America’s public schools, Energizer is also powering Americans’ playlists. Right now in stores, specially-marked Energizer products contain a special code so when someone buys three participating products, he or she can go online to www.nowthatspositivenergy.com/music and redeem the codes for a $10 iTunes Gift Card.
For more information on Energizer’s partnership with VH1 Save The Music, visit www.nowthatspositivenergy.com/music or www.facebook.com/energizerbunny and click on the VH1 Save The Music tab. You can also follow @EnergizerBunny or #EnergizerSTM on Twitter for the latest news and hints about Jordin's secret location.
One (1) winner will receive a $10 iTunes Gift Card
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