Posts by wendy

2014: “Rex Jam” Fundraiser for Kid’s Music Education at Gathering of the Vibes

Posted on Dec 30, 2014

2014: “Rex Jam” Fundraiser for Kid’s Music Education at Gathering of the Vibes

We teamed up with the Rex Foundation during moe.’s set for a “Rex Jam” at Gathering of the Vibes this year. Terrapin Foundation volunteers, under the leadership of  Terrapin Foundation President Wendy Gniady, served as money collectors amongst the crowd, and the total amount collected was matched by both Vibes and the Rex Foundation. When all was said and done, $4,500 was raised to benefit local non-profit KEYS (Kids Empowered By Your Support) who provides music...

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2014: Annual “Toys for Tots Holiday Spectacular” to Benefit Yale Children’s Hospital – New Haven, CT

Posted on Dec 30, 2014

2014: Annual “Toys for Tots Holiday Spectacular” to Benefit Yale Children’s Hospital               – New Haven, CT

Terrapin Foundation joined forces with the kind and generous band Kung Fu once again to coordinate the toy collection for the 4th Annual Toys for Tots Holiday Spectacular at Toad’s Place in New Haven, CT. This year, the bands performed two sold-out shows on Dec 19th and 20th, and toys rolled into the Terrapin Foundation toy collection table! Fans bringing toys received both half-price admission and a raffle ticket for a chance at tickets to three different music festivals! Kudos to...

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2013 – 2014: Mike Potashnick School of Rock Scholarship Distribution – Bridgeport, CT

Posted on May 31, 2014

2013 – 2014: Mike Potashnick School of Rock Scholarship Distribution – Bridgeport, CT

In partnership with the School of Rock, Terrapin Foundation instituted the Michael J. Potashnick School of Rock Scholarship in late June of 2013.  We’re thrilled to have  awarded music education scholarships to deserving young students in our community over the past year.  These students received music camp scholarships or music lessons at the School of Rock in Fairfield, CT.  We’re very excited to continue this scholarship program and look forward to identifying area students...

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