Music for Relief has joined with the UN Foundation to bring aid to Haiti through Download to Donate v2.0. Specifically, the United Nations Foundation connects people, ideas, and resources, to help the UN solve global problems. By connecting to UN Foundation campaigns, supporters help reduce child mortality, empower women and girls, create a new energy future, secure peace and human rights, and promote technology innovation to improve health outcomes. Download To Donate users will help keep the women and children of Haiti safe at night by providing solar-powered lights in the tent camps through UN agency partners.
Oxfam’s mission is carved in stone: to end the manmade injustice of poverty. We uphold human rights and help people engage directly in the key decisions that affect their lives. Our mission doesn’t change with political campaigns, criticism, or changing public opinion.
WILDCOAST is an international group that conserves coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife. WILDCOAST meets its conservation mission through: Establishing public and private protected areas, implementing stewardship and management activities, building community conservation capacity, developing and advocating conservation policy; and carrying out communications campaigns. WILDCOAST envisions a society in which ecologically sensitive and globally significant coastal and marine ecosystems and wildlife are conserved, restored and sustained for future generations.
Save The Children
The world’s leading independent organization for children, is the beneficiary of Music for Relief’s fundraising efforts for Japan earthquake & relief, including Download to Donate: Tsunami Relief, Secret Show for Japan and several other initiatives. All funds raised by Music for Relief for Japan will support Save the Children’s work to address the immediate and long term needs of affected children and families.In the US and across the globe, Save the Children seeks to save lives with food, medical care and education, and remains to help rebuild communities through long-term recovery programs. They strive to improve the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Click here to support the Children’s Emergency Fund.
World Wildlife Fund
For 50 years, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has been protecting the future of nature. The world’s leading conservation organization, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF’s unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature.
International Medical Corps
For nearly 30 years, International Medical Corps has worked to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster and disease by delivering vital health care services that focus on training, helping devastated populations return to self-reliance. International Medical Corps. and MFR are working together to bring relief to Hurricane Sandy relief victims in Haiti.
Global Alliance For Clean Cookstoves
Music For Relief is a partner of the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a public-private initiative led by the United Nations Foundation to save lives, improve livelihoods, empower women and preserve the environment by creating a thriving global market for clean cooking solutions. Learn more at www.cleancookstoves.org.
WE CARE Solar
WE CARE Solar promotes safe motherhood and reduces maternal mortality in developing regions by providing health workers with reliable lighting, mobile communication, and blood bank refrigeration using solar electricity. We Care Solar designs portable, cost-effective Solar Suitcases that power critical lighting, mobile communication devices and medical devices in low resource areas without reliable electricity.They work in mobile settings or can be easily installed in existing hospitals and clinics lacking reliable source of power. We Care Solar facilitates timely and appropriate emergency care and is improving the quality of care in Africa, Haiti and other regions.
EarthSpark is a non-profit working as an incubator for clean energy enterprises that can deliver sustainable energy services in off-grid Haiti.They work with communities to expand access to high-quality low cost solutions for Haiti’s unelectrified population through a) energy retail activity, creating a sustainable infrastructure of dedicated local entrepreneurs selling solar products and improved cookstoves and b) innovative pre-pay micro-grid systems.
Aid Still Required
Aid Still Required (ASR) champions people left behind after natural disasters and human crises through expansive outreach campaigns and custom-designed field programs. ASR awareness campaigns for Haiti, Darfur, New Orleans, and the region affected by the 2004 tsunami have reached millions worldwide. Aid Still Required field programs develop self-sufficiency in the world’s most desperate communities through education, healing and livelihood training.
Music for Relief partners with ASR on two important initiatives in Haiti: 1. bringing trauma relief, literacy, and a full range of new possibilities to survivors of sexual assault in Haiti’s shantytowns where 90% of women and 50% of girls are attacked and, 2. preparing marginalized children to become leaders and contributing members of Haitian society through the creation of the Aid Still Required school in the Deuxieme Plaine farming community.
MFR partners with Tree People to plant trees in Sylmar, CA following the 2008 Sylmar wildfires and to care for these trees for the long term. Together, these organizations have planted over 100 trees in Stetson Ranch Park. TreePeople gives Music for Relief volunteers the unique opportunity to personally plant the trees, unlike other organizations that plant trees themselves.
Direct Relief International
MFR joined with Direct Relief International to help transport critically needed medical supplies and pharmaceuticals to Harare Hospital Zimbabwe during the cholera outbreak in January of 2009. We are currently partnering to support small Haiti-based nonprofit organizations working in education and reconstruction in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake as part of Download to Donate for Haiti v2.0.
Partners In Health
MFR has also teamed up with PIH in the Download to Donate campaign; together, these organizations are raising funds to bring medical relief to devastated areas in Haiti. PIH works in 12 countries around the world to provide quality health care to people and communities devastated by joint burdens of poverty and disease. PIH has been providing vital health care services in Haiti for more than 20 years and is the largest health care provider in the country.
Shanghai Roots and Shoots
MFR worked with Shanghai Roots and Shoots in 2008, planting trees in the Inner Mongolian desert. Roots & Shoots was founded in 1991 by Jane Goodall, who desired to educate youths about environmental issues and humanitarian values. Their Mission: To foster respect and compassion for all living things, to promote understanding of all cultures and beliefs, and to inspire each individual to take action to make the world a better place for animals, the environment, and the human community.
Habitat for Humanity
Music for Relief has an ongoing partnership with Habitat for Humanity that began in 2005 for tsunami recovery and continues today with the MFR Green Home in Los Angeles. During the last 5 years we’ve worked together to build countless homes in the U.S. Gulf Coast, as well as Chile and Haiti following the 2010 earthquakes
American Forests is a Nonprofit conservation organization, aiming to protect, restore and enhance the natural capital of trees and forests. MFR has partnered with this organization for multiple philanthropic events in recent years. In 2007, 2008, 2009, MFR donated funds raised from Linkin Park ticket sales to plant trees in North America.
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