ASCAP has announced that it is donating $25,000 to MusiCares® and its hurricane relief fund to support members of the music community, including the tens of thousands of ASCAP songwriter, composer and music publisher members, affected by the recent devastation of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
“Our hearts go out to our members who must now recover from these catastrophic storms,” said ASCAP President and Chairman Paul Williams. “ASCAP has always believed in harnessing the strength of our collective community to build a stronger future for music creators. In that spirit, we are pleased to join forces with our friends at MusiCares in helping to rebuild a future for those members of our community who need our help putting their lives back together.”
To donate to the fund, visit musicares.org/donate and choose “Hurricane Relief” in the gift designation drop-down menu.
“ASCAP has more than 75,000 members who live in Texas, Florida and other communities hit hard by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma,” said ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews. “In seeking the most effective and efficient way to provide assistance to our affected members, the choice was easy. As our longtime ally in supporting music creators, MusiCares has the experience, infrastructure and resources to provide essential assistance to our members. We know our donation is in good hands.”