It's a beautiful spring day. You meet your friends for a short, 2-mile walk in one of Boston's most beautiful parks, Piers Park on the East Boston waterfront -- what a view of Boston! You are surrounded by musicians and dancers, artists and actors, children and seniors. There is music in the air and happiness in your heart because you know that your are making a difference. You are helping to keep the arts alive in your community!
And of course, we will raise ~$250,000 for school arts programs and small arts organizations throughout Greater Boston. And you will raise money for the arts organization of your choice.
The location in East Boston includes PLENTY OF PARKING and easy access to the MBTA.
Why join the Walk for Music and the Arts
1. You can support ANY arts program you choose -- a school arts program, community organization, professional ensemble.
2. Each arts program keeps 100% of its pledges, so everything you raise supports your organization.
3. There is NO cost to your organization, a VERY LOW ($5) registration fee per family, and NO pledge commitments.
4. You don't have to plan a fundraising event.
Raising money for the arts has never been easier. Since it's founding in 2003, the Walk for Music and the Arts has raised almost $2,000,000 for over 100 arts programs throughout Greater Boston. So what are you waiting for? Join the Walk and raise money for the programs YOU care about.
Presented in partnership with Zumix, an East Boston youth arts non-profit
From the Boston Phoenix:
"...an imaginative, innovative approach to community-based fundraising for the arts."
"...65 individual fundraising campaigns, with the visibility that comes from presenting a united front."
"...destined to grow into an annual event that will prove vital to enhancing the well-being of the region’s cultural community."