Press Release

Tennessee Alliance for Kids announces virtual singing competition fundraiser, 615 Sings

Nashville— 10/1/2020 Tennessee Alliance for Kids (TAK) is excited to announce the first-ever virtual singing competition to come to TAK. 615 Sings will celebrate and recognize great musical talent across Tennessee while bringing awareness to vulnerable children in foster care. The virtual singing competition and fundraiser is for local bands and musicians in Tennessee. All money raised during competition voting will benefit TAK’s mission to meet the emergent and ongoing needs of children in foster care, those at risk of coming into foster care, and those aging out.

Aspiring artists can enter at https://tnallianceforkids.org/615sings right now!

The Grand Prize winner of 615 Sings will receive:

  • $2,500 cash prize
  • Recording session at Oceanway Studios with multi-award-winning Music Row Producer, Steve Ivey
  • Gibson Guitar
  • an Ernie Ball String Prize Pack

AND

  • Performance at an upcoming Tennessee Alliance for Kids event

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“We are thrilled to partner with MyFanRaiser and utilize their innovative platform to leverage all that Music City has to offer, all while bringing awareness and support to vulnerable children in foster care throughout Middle Tennessee.  During these difficult times, we are looking forward to seeing what the power of music can really do!!” says TAK Board President and Williamson County resident, Kelley Campbell.

615 Sings will be organized in a single-elimination, bracket tournament organized by a selection committee. Musicians/bands must submit registration for the tournament by October 18th at 7 am. The bracket and first round match-up dates will be announced soon after. The winner of each match-up is based on the number of votes in the Tennessee Alliance for Kids fundraiser. Each $1 contributed counts as one vote! 

For eligibility requirements and to enter the competition, musicians and bands can visit https://www.tnallianceforkids.org/615sings.

About Tennessee Alliance for Kids:

Established in 2016, TAK works with community partners in Middle Tennessee to provide support to foster families and biological families working towards reunification.  TAK meets the tangible needs of children in foster care through financial contributions, monthly drives and fundraising events.  Many of these needs include beds, mattresses, hygiene products, clothing, school supplies, car seats, comfort items, food and gift cards.

TAK is located in Nashville, Tennessee and serves the Davidson County Department of Children’s Services (DCS), Mid-Cumberland DCS, Office of Independent Living and Tennessee Baptist Children’s Homes.

Tennessee Alliance for Kids

P.O. Box 40221

Nashville, TN 37204

Contact:

Fran Maynard

(954) 551-1388

franmaynard@tnallianceforkids.org

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