Music In the Gardens 2019 5th – 7th July

Music in the Gardens gives 100% of the event’s profits to charity. Each year, six main charities are selected from applications to receive a split of 50% of the profits plus the income derived from nightly bucket collection and programme sales. The remainder is donated in various directions. In 2018 Music in the Gardens distributed £58,000 both directly to charities and in-directly through “rewards” to Rotary Clubs for helping organise Music in the Gardens conditional that the money is allocated to charities. The “trickle-down” effect of where the money raised by Music in the Gardens ends up is impressive.

2018’s Main Beneficiaries

  • Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind
  • W.O.R.K. (Worthwhile Occupational & Creational Krafts)
  • Huntingdon’s Disease Association
  • Aquabox
  • Weston Park Cancer Charity
  • Lighthouse Homes (Rotherham)

Other direct supported charities:

  • Sheffield Botanical Gardens Trust
  • Rotary International Foundation
  • Music in the Gardens Charity (working capital for 2019)

Distribution via Rotary Clubs:

Abbeydale Rotary Club:

  • Education Project – Albania
  • Aquabox

Eckington Rotary Club:

  • Blue Bell Wood
  • The Penguin Club
  • Eckington Town Team

Rotherham Sitwell Rotary Club:

  • Start a Heart 24:7
  • Maples Cancer Care
  • Headway Rotherham
  • Shiloh Rotherham

Sheffield Rotary Club:

  • Edale & Woodhead Mountain Rescue
  • Sheffield Disadvantaged Children’s Holiday Charity
  • Basket Ball Initiative for Disadvantaged Teens

Wortley Rotary Club:

  • Rotary District 1220 Sand Dams Project
  • Ghana Outlook
  • Support Dogs – Sheffield
  • Cavendish Cancer Care
  • Prostate Cancer UK

In addition Music in the Gardens supports The Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra, The Unite the Union Brass Band and many local suppliers of equipment and services for printing, design, hire, catering and security.

Join us for this year’s event 5th – 7th July.

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