13.5 Million Syrians
Need Humanitarian Assistance
The Album to Change the World
“Music Peace Project (MPP) is a non-profit organization that brings together local and international musicians in order to assist in humanitarian relief around the world. We do this by engaging in local, national, and international communities through the art and gift of music.”
A WORTHY CAUSE
MPP endeavors to offer support to the Syrian humanitarian crisis, the largest human catastrophe in modern times. More than two hundred and fifty thousand Syrians have lost their lives in only four-and-a-half years of armed conflict, and more than 11 million others have been forced from their homes because of civil war.
Through music, this non-profit organization focuses on raising funds that will directly aid the millions of displaced Syrian who are being raped, tortured and murdered. Access to food, water and health services have been blocked through sieges as a method of war, forcing millions of people – mostly women and children – to flee. According to the UN, 70% of the population is without access to adequate drinking water, one in three people are unable to meet their basic food needs, and more than 2 million children are out of school, and four out of five people live in poverty.
MPP was established on the tenet that each of us – no matter what our position – can and should embrace a role in the repair of the world. Founded by two musicians, Steinway Artist Esteban Alvarez and Willie Everett, both believing that because music inherently transmits a positive message, carrying with it an energy that elevates humankind, MPP would best enable them to embark in the cause of making a difference in the world by promoting peace.
The Austin for Peace album project is our first effort to assist the Syrian refugees through the art and gift of music. This altruistic endeavor is happening at the core of the Live Music Capital of the World, and we want you to be part of it!
International Rescue Committee (IRC) is the world’s leading International Organization providing systematic humanitarian assistance to the Syrian refugees. Music Peace Project will donate 50% of the purchase price of this digital album and 66% of the purchase price of this physical album to the IRC during special promotion from April 1st, 2017 to July 1st, 2018, with a minimum contribution of $25,000 per year. For more info about this organization, visit www.rescue.org
“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.”
Every Gift Counts
100% of all proceeds from net project album sales will benefit Syrians in need of humanitarian assistance.