80 kids are given guitars

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  1. circles

    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast

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    This was last year, but I found it nice:

    Watch what happens when 80 kids are given guitars at The Guitar Store!

    "Jared Dines is an absolute hero! Sunday the 15th of December he gave away 80 $750 shopping sprees to the kids at the store. We arranged some special deals from Yamaha, Jackson, PRS, Gretsch and Orange to help make the money go even farther and paid the 10.1 ptc local sales tax.

    Kids got to come in to the shop in groups of 20 and pick out whatever they wanted. A very nice guitar or bass. Maybe an amp, pedals, all the accessories they desired. Whatever. It was the most enjoyable day I could have imagined."



    The Guitar Store was a nice one, but in Northern Seattle, so I rarely went. Due to circumstances, they had to close up shop and move (even further Northwest), but still are in business.
     
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  2. thomquietwolf

    thomquietwolf Dr. Stratster Silver Member

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    Thank you for sharing
     
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  3. 3bolt79

    3bolt79 Dr. Stratster

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    Yeah, I’m having a hard time finding a worthy recipient (either a kid, or an adult that can’t afford a guitar) for my Glarry Strat. Was going to give it to the nice boy across the street. But, he moved.

    I am happy for those kids and the music store owner. Such generosity is rare these days, and he made 80 kids very happy.

    thanks for posting this...
     
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  4. T Bone Slort

    T Bone Slort "Was you ever bit by a dead bee?" Silver Member

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    So cool, thanks for sharing :thumb:
     
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    myredstrat Senior Stratmaster

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    very cool, and very timely. Two months later everybody was stuck at home
     
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    rocknrollrich Senior Stratmaster

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    For some reason, I read that as :

    "80s kids"

    Very cool
     
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    StratoMutt Senior Stratmaster

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    Groovey Dr. Stratster

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    Still very cool.
     
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    Deathray Senior Stratmaster

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    We all need to see feel good things like this! Thanks!!
     
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    sale83 Strat-Talker

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    I'M NOT CRYING YOU ARE CRYING!!!!
     
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    Awhile ago I found an organization on line that provides musical instruments to children and I gave the link to a guy on the Gretsch forum who was looking to donate a guitar. I no longer have the link.

    Do a quick search, I bet there are more than one of those organizations out there.
     
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    More likely to persist if they have top quality gear!
     
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