Music Feeds Us, led by Artistic Director and violist, Fitz Gary, is a concert series originating in Charlottesville, Virginia designed to promote hunger relief. Our concerts, where audience members are encouraged to make free-will monetary or non-perishable food donations to our partner food banks, have raised over 140,000 meals for the hungry in Virginia. In addition to chamber music benefit concerts that we host every year, we have also collaborated with arts organizations, libraries, and schools to promote both classical music and hunger awareness.
Through children’s concerts, we are not only educating the next generation on the joys of chamber music and the wonderful repertoire it brings, but also instilling in them the responsibility to fight for the often forgotten humanitarian issues, specifically hunger, which is still a major problem in the United States.
The goal is to inspire audiences, through music, to give to their local food bank. By guiding the generation of tomorrow on these issues, we can hopefully make a lasting difference in our community.
Help support Music Feeds Us!
Music Feeds Us is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the purposes of Music Feeds Us must be made payable to Fractured Atlas and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Help support the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank! Every $1 provides 4 meals to those in need.
Click on the donate button to be redirected to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank donate page. With your support they will provide healthy, nutritious food to more than 119,000 children, families and individuals every month.
Thanks to the following organizations for their continued support!
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give."