Posts Tagged ‘charity’

It was almost a month ago that the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge went viral. From my understanding, if you were tagged by a friend, you had 24 hours to dump a bucket of ice on your head, or you had to donate $100 to the ALS Society. (“had to” donate. Yeah.) After the first round […]

In just over 2 months, my band and I will be hosting the second annual Dance MS! Last year’s Dance MS raised over $1600 for the MS Society… great, considering it was a first-time event! This year, I’m working on getting auction items to raise even more. (Setting the bar high!) It’s been a tough […]

The more I go through life making change, the more I realize the influence of a simple positive attitude. One of my high school friends–who will remain unnamed–talks about big changes he wants to make, all sorts of big talk, on Facebook. He hasn’t directly mentioned the charities he’d like to support, but based on […]

Talkin’ ’bout my FUNDRAISER! Whoa–successful beyond my wildest dreams! Last Saturday night, we took over the West Seattle Senior Center and played three hours of music to a crowd of about 100 attendees. I had no idea that so many were going to come! But thanks to wonderful publicity such as this piece, published in […]

We finished the flyer a few nights ago! Come see me and my band, and help raise funds for the MS Society! Every dollar helps get us toward a cure. If you’re not in Seattle, pass it on! Come say hi to me—I’ll be behind the keyboard!

why i do this.


People have all sorts of reasons for blogging… (fame and fortune? You’d be surprised how many articles there are out there telling you how to make millions off of your blog…) My motivation for this blog has certainly changed over time. But I keep going. Initially, it was a collection of anecdotes regarding how I […]

Yes, it’s happening! On Saturday, November 2nd, the West Seattle Big Band will be performing a fundraising show for the MS Society. I have been the band’s piano player almost 10 years, and the rest of the group is kindly supporting me with this show. The event will last from 7-10pm (despite what the website […]