Our organization is built around musicians donating their time to share what they love with kids, but not every musician is able to make that time commitment. As with any non-profit organization, Guitars Not Guns, Ohio has to raise money to operate. One of our primary fundraising events is our annual Guitars Not Guns Benefit … Continue reading Planning the 2019 Guitars Not Guns Benefit Concert
We're super excited, because our second official session in Columbus starts today! We've partnered with Boys and Girls Club Columbus again, this time at the Pheasant Run club in Reynoldsburg. I'm particularly excited about this run, because Michaela, the club director, communicated her personal passion for music education as a positive influence on at-risk youth. … Continue reading Our Second Session Starts Today: What We’re Doing Differently
The best way to understand what it's like to participate as a Guitars Not Guns volunteer is to hear it straight from those who have done it. This post is part of an interview series where we try to share the experiences of our volunteers. Meet Mark Ruf, who teaches classes and plays a leadership … Continue reading Meet the Volunteer: Mark Ruf
As of last week, we've officially signed on to offer another class in partnership with Boys and Girls Club of Columbus! We'll be offering the class at their Pheasant Run location, on the East side of Columbus, starting when BGCC programming resumes in January 2019. We learned a ton about how to run the program. … Continue reading Our next class is on the calendar!