This press release comes to FOX 7 from The Recording Academy Texas Chapter
Central Texans have undergone extreme weather conditions over the past few days with flooding and tornados declaring disaster areas in 37 counties so far. Many Texas families and business owners have been severely affected by the unfortunate torrential weather conditions in our area, as well as in parts of Oklahoma.
MusiCares®—one of The Recording Academy's two charitable arms -is here to help provide financial assistance to those that have experienced any recent property damage, instrument loss or additional personal-loss due to the inclement weather conditions. Music industry professionals may contact MusiCares at the office listed below. MusiCares and The Recording Academy Texas Chapter are here to support and serve the Texasa music community, in times of need. A music industry professional does not need to be a Recording Academy member to be eligible for financial assistance.
Established by The Recording Academy in 1988, MusiCares is dedicated to providing confidential emergency health and human services and addiction recovery programs to music people in need. We offer a wide range of resources from financial assistance for basic living costs and medical expenses, and proactive healthcare screenings, clinics and information workshops to addiction recovery treatment and sober living care, and services for seniors. We are here 365 days a year to care for the health of the music community.
Mission: MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.
If you wish to make a donation to support your Texas music community in their time of need, please visit www.grammy.org/musicares/donate. On the dropdown box, select MusiCares General Donation, and choose ‘Tribute' as Donation Type, and note that this is a Tribute to ‘Texas Flood Relief'.