The Christmas Appeal for Nordoff Robbins aims to raise £100,000 this festive season to transform the lives of some of the UK’s most vulnerable and isolated children and adults through music. With a UK wide campaign including an online wall of fame of celebrity supporters including Muse, Alfie Boe, and Status Quo, Nordoff Robbins is asking supporters to donate every pound they can in these tough times, to fund 50,000 vital music therapy sessions in 2012.
It is because of Annie’s passion for music and her own recognition of the unique power that music has in transforming lives that she has chosen to lend her support to the Nordoff Robbins Christmas Appeal by donating and fronting the campaign.
Annie understands the breadth and depth of the work Nordoff Robbins do in helping help people with a range of challenges including autism, dementia, mental health problems, stroke, brain injury, depression and, in some cases life-threatening or terminal illness, such as cancer. She knows that all of these people have one uniting factor – music dramatically improves their quality of life and can reach them in a way that nothing else can.
Annie says “By donating to the fantastic music charity Nordoff Robbins this Christmas you’ll be giving the gift of music and help change the lives of vulnerable children & adults across the UK.”
Pauline Etkin, CEO, Nordoff Robbins says “We are honored and delighted for Annie Lennox’s continued support to Nordoff Robbins and for our Christmas Appeal for 2011. We hope her massive public appeal will help us to raise vital awareness and funds so that we can continue our work into 2012. Annie’s support will without question directly help people with a range of challenges including autism, dementia, mental health problems, stroke, brain injury, depression and, in some cases life-threatening or terminal illness, such as cancer. We are so proud to have her supporting us.”
Please join Annie Lennox and support our Christmas Appeal this year by giving the gift of music.