Widespread Panic's Tunes For Tots, a charitable organization founded by one of Athens' own rock bands, Widespread Panic, has awarded the Clarke County School District $75,000 to further music education for students. Widespread Panic's Tunes for Tots began in 2005, and to date, has raised over $3 million (Hear the band tell the tale of Tunes for Tots.)
This donation follows a previous gift of $25,000 that CCSD received in the 2020-21 school year from the foundation. The donation will be divided among all elementary and secondary music education programs across the district.
Read the full press release here.