All donations help to further Jump Street’s mission to connect artists to the community for social, educational, and economic development.
Ways to donate to Jump Street:
Any contribution you can make benefits youth, adult and community arts based programming throughout Central Pennsylvania.
Jump Street created the Gift of Music program to combat the lack of resources available to schools and organizations to be able to provide music training to their students. Even with the resources available, many students cannot afford the cost of buying or renting an instrument to participate. This is where the Gift of Music comes in.
Since 2001, Gift of Music has collected and distributed hundreds of instruments in the Capital Region. Additionally, Jump Street has incubated the Gift of Music in three other cities: Philadelphia, Allentown and Lancaster. In all, the four sites have supplied thousands of instruments to youth throughout Pennsylvania.
Volunteers are an important part of Jump Street’s success.
Here are a few suggestions of how your participation can continue that success:
By providing area high school and postsecondary students with internships, Jump Street aims to enhance educational backgrounds of students by providing opportunities for career exploration and development of specific industry skills while encouraging personal development.
Internship opportunities to gain career related experience can vary in many ways at Jump Street:
Benefits to the student: