Garden State Philharmonic is just one of 35,000+ groups listed by members at iGive. Here's a little more detail on them, as provided by members or the organization itself:
Your contributions help the Philharmonic provide Live orchestral performances, Music education programs for students, Choral concerts, Scholarships for young musicians, Musically Speaking Pre-Concert Chats, Free concerts; Transportation to and from concerts; Lecture performances throughout the community; and much more.
The MISSION of the Garden State Philharmonic Symphony Society, Inc. (GSP) is to maintain and operate a professional level symphony orchestra in Ocean County, New Jersey, to give concerts of cultural and educational value in and for the community, and to foster such related activities that will encourage interest in and appreciation of music. The core values of the GSP center around performance, education, and accessibility: to preserve classical music through public presentation, to promote arts education by introducing the children of our community to the wonders of orchestral and choral music, to make such music accessible to all residents, and to contribute vital energy to regional economic development and cultural tourism.
Total raised through iGive: $32.24
The most recent check issued to Garden State Philharmonic by iGive was sent on Feb 28, 2011 for $18.20.