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IN-KIND – Looking Glass – 2011 – 2014

Over 153 million people worldwide suffer from vision problems, limiting their potential to read, learn, and work. Matter of Trust is proud to partner with Dr. Rosa Ten and her medical missions. We collect used eyeglasses for those in need, such as the people she...

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ECO-CENTER – Music Matters – 2013 – 2016

Combining music education, environmental awareness, and creativity, Music Matters gives students the tools and instruction to build their own playable instruments out of reuse materials. Since instruments can be very expensive and music classes have been victim to...

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IN-KIND – Music Team SF – 2011–2014

Matter of Trust has partnered with Music Team SF in San Francisco, California. This organization is also seeking gently used instruments of all kinds for the children in their after-school inner city youth orchestra program. Music Team SF is founded on the El Sistema...

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IN-KIND – Orchards International – 2004

Matter of Trust is the fiscal sponsor for Orchards International Projects, run by Doug Franco (James Franco's Father). Doug coordinates with many logistics partners to get goods such as rice and clothing to children in Kabul. Thanks to Doug and his team, we also...

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IN-KIND DISASTER RELIEF – Parkas for Pakistan – 2010

Matter of Trust partnered with the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse (EBDCR) to help victims of the October 2010 flooding in Pakistan. Through our program Excess Access and the community collected parkas and sleeping bags to send to those affected. Linda Levitsky (in...

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IN-KIND – Music in Schools Today (MUST) – 1999–2000

This program is a joint fundraising project between Music in Schools Today (MuST) and Matter of Trust, using our Excess Access online matching program to match gently used instruments with kids and schools that need them. The fundraising event succeeded in collecting...

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