VH1 Save The Music Foundation Receives More Than $1 Million In Donations

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The VH1 Save The Music Foundation has reached a financial milestone… and it’s a big one. At its most recent event, the Noteworthy benefit concert, it was announced that it’s Platinum Sponsor William Hill Estate has surpassed $1 million in donations to the Foundation.

On September 18 in Napa, CA, the benefit concert took place at William Hill Estate Winery where Gavin Rossdale and Chris Traynor from Bush performed for the crowd to raise awareness and funds for music education.

Before the performance, Paul Cothran, Vice President and Executive Director for VH1 Save The Music, took the stage to commend William Hill for their commitment to improving music education in schools. Through the generosity of William Hill Estate Winery, the Foundation has restored 35 music programs in schools throughout the United States which has impacted more than 14,000 students.

Noteworthy was also sponsored by Raymond Weil, Avnet and Alex and Ani. These sponsors have collectively contributed nearly $1.2 million. To get involved, check out VH1 Save The Music and follow @VH1SaveTheMusic to help #PassTheNote.