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For people with dementia, music therapy provides a vital opportunity to express emotions and interact with others in a safe and supportive environment. MHA is committed to providing music therapy free of charge to all residents with dementia who will benefit from it, but we need your help!

A donation from you could help in the following ways:

  • £30 could pay for an individual music therapy session, giving someone with dementia the opportunity to express their feelings. £45 could pay for a group music therapy session, allowing people to interact and enjoy a shared experience.
  • £170 could pay for a set of handheld instruments, including drums, tambourines and maracas, providing the opportunity for people with dementia to experiment with different sounds and maintain their co-ordination skills.
  • £360 could pay for a 12 week course of music therapy sessions for one person, easing anxiety and improving their overall feeling of well-being.

Become a Friend of Music Therapy

If you can give a regular gift by standing order, you could become a Friend of Music Therapy.  You can choose the amount you wish to donate, and we will send you a special annual update on our music therapy work.

Make a donation

You can give a gift online on our special JustGiving appeal page.  Or if you prefer to donate offline, you can call us on 0800 085 6962 to donate by credit or debit card, or send a cheque to Music Therapy Appeal, MHA, Epworth House, Stuart Street, Derby, DE1 2EQ

Fundraise for Music Therapy

Getting together with other people is a great way to raise funds and have fun at the same time.  If your church or community group would like to organise a coffee morning or other fundraising event, contact us to see how we can help. We were delighted when Rev Nick Young cycled the length of the British Isles from Land’s End to John O’Groats  to raise funds for music therapy.  If you’d like to sponsor Nick you can visit his JustGiving page or why not organise a sponsored challenge of your own? (You don’t have to go as far as Nick!)


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