The Andy Vargas Foundation was created to educate through Music and engage students with Mentors.
We strive to provide students with a clear understanding of education through music.
To provide a positive music educational experience that would instill perseverance in each student and bring gratitude for the arts.
WATSONVILLE 150 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
Sharing the Soul of Music though vocals, performance and philanthropy.
The Andy Vargas Foundation mission is to enrich the lives of our youth though the development of music educational programs within existing programs and or to create new music programs through collaborations with other foundations. AVF is harnessing these efforts and turning these initiatives into reality by augmented these youth with pathways that lead to careers being mentored by industry professionals.
In 2017, we continued to build on our successes and work to build our foundation, which has impacted the lives of more youth. From San Bernardino Community College District, “Maker-Space” – a place where youth and talent can come and learn fundamental hands-on skills that lead to employable pathways and skill-sets in the music industry, whether it’s: song writing, composing, producing, arranging, marketing the Andy Vargas Foundation along with other who have like philosophies on putting music and vocational skills back into education and our communities with career outcomes realized through KVCR Media (Television and Radio content Providers), to San Diego working with “Love Thy Neighbor” and to working with Tijuana orphanages supporting children with Aids through a massive toy drive, our campaigns have provided outreach support to these outstanding organizations.
AVF present fundraising projects include the development of a musical benefit gala featuring the musical talents of the Andy Vargas Souleros band. AVF will be working in collaboration with the Infinite Hero and The Ace Foundations at this July 2018 fundraising campaign which will held in Littleton, Colorado. Also, recently AVF collaborated it’s efforts in a fundraising event which supported the Hug Alliance Foundation, held at the Agape International Spiritual Center, which has over 500,000 followers. There foundation provide support services to a broad range of audiences and causes.
Benefits Of Music Programs in Schools
Children who study music tend to have larger vocabularies and more advanced reading skills than their peers who do not participate in music lessons.
Schools that have music programs have an attendance rate of 93.3% compared to 84.9% in schools without music programs.
Students in high-quality school music education programs score higher on standardized tests compared to students in schools with deficient music education programs.
Increase participation and interest in music for at-risk youth and young adults to promote greater comprehension of music production for the under-served youth and young adults within our communities that encourages and promotes vocational certification to create pathways into the music industry.
URBAN FITNESS 911 located at King Drew High School located in Los Angeles California where Andy spoke his testimony to the youth, Urban Fitness 911 is an organization that emphasizes life long exercise, healthy cooking and nutrition, academic tutoring and inspirational experiences with amazing people and places in the community
ETMLA – Education Through Music Los Angeles, Andy along with Michael Carey and Joe Mendez, put on an exciting acoustic performance for this years ETMLA school gatherings… which partners throughout Los Angeles with inner city schools to provide music education as a core subject for all students in the school.
AVF wants to be a platform for change!
We are asking for your continued support by donating to the Andy Vargas Foundation so we can continue to support and contribute to all of the changes that we, our foundation friends, want to see in the world. Philanthropy for our Youth is where it is at!
Our Tax Deductible Non Profit 501(c)(3) donation of funds, services or merchandise can be sent to:
Sherman Oaks California 91413 USA