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Written by Melinda Steffy   
Published on Monday, 30 November 2015 10:30


Want to help Philly kids make a hit song? Support a student-created album this Giving Tuesday.

NPR once estimated it costs over ONE MILLION DOLLARS to make a hit song.

It would take lots of Giving Tuesdays to get a hit that way!

LiveConnections is making a different kind of hit. We’re making an album with a Philadelphia elementary school, joining K-8th-grade kids with professional musicians, producers and poets. It’s original. It’s challenging. It’s fun. And it costs a lot less than a million dollars!

But it costs something. We’re hoping you can help.

Want to make a hit song with a group of kids? Want to be inspired by the students at Henry Houston Elementary School and the songs they’re writing based on the theme “A Day in My Life”?

Can you become a Giving Tuesday Producer and give these kids a song? ($250)

How ‘bout just the chorus ($100)…

The guitar solo ($50)…

A funky groove ($25)…

...or whatever you want!

Donate online at

We love the learning that's happening. THAT’s the biggest hit!

Thanks for giving kids the gift of music!


P.S. We’ll be sure to send you a link to the finished album in the spring!

Giving Tuesday

[Image: Conrad Erb Photography]


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