DrumsForCures presents drumSTRONG :: rhythm : from : the : heart
DrumsForCures promotes cancer awareness and education, supports survivorship and raises funds for research.
Our event, drumSTRONG is a unique charity; a multicultural, musical, educational experience.
We showcase the local cancer health resources so that you can get an idea of what’s available in the region to address cancer concerns :: medical and integrative health organizations, many other important private practices and cancer societies.
It's a gathering to rhythm. Music universally engages all ages, wages and stages of health.
¡¡ It’s the planet's longest continuous rhythm DRUM-A-THON !!
People make donations and/or solicit per hour drumming sponsorships.
Amazing local and celebrity artists play with us drumming non-stop for 24 + hours, BEATing cancer!
Full stage with lights & sound and a magnificent drum circle (unlike any other!). We are registered with The Guinness World Records organization. World class facilitators and players attend. Drum lessons, Camping, Dancing, Massage, Children’s activities, Vendors (food & drums) and More. We webcast! Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta, London & Tokyo drummed with us this year.
Fun, Uplifting Survivorship Support.
DrumsForCures also provides Community services which include appropriate programming for cancer health education in schools so that children learn about cancer without being afraid, laying the foundations for prevention and early detection. DrumsForCures organizes community drum circles and brings percussionists into Pediatric Clinics.
Funds raised support local cancer initiatives.
Many local and national cancer initiatives have benefited from our efforts including :: The Levine Children’s Hospital, Carolinas Breast Friends, The Lymphoma/Leukemia Society, The Health Guidance Center, Blume Cancer Center, The Lance Armstrong Foundation, i’m too young for this, and The Ulman Cancer Fund. Countless individuals and families have received uplifting support.
People can make donations and/or solicit per hour drumming sponsors. Many sponsorship opportunities are available: individual and corporate.
drumSTRONG’09 is May 16th & 17th.
Visit www.drumstrong.org for details
DrumsForCures is a 501 (c)(3) and is the producer of drumSTRONG.