On October 6th, board member Sheri O’Leary and husband Dan hosted M.I.A.’s first annual OctoberFest winter clothing drive for homeless seniors. We collected multiple carloads of jackets, hoodies, blankets and other layers, delivering these to Senior Support Services last week (thank you, Sue and Mike for making the deliveries!). And we are still … More Thanks for your support with the winter clothing drive!
Too soon? Not really – you can already feel the evening chills starting to return to Colorado. M.I.A. will be conducting a full-on blanket and coat drive this August to get a jump on the winter season. If you have any items to donate, please contact us for a convenient pickup time and you’ll receive … More Winter is coming…
Musicians In Action will be supplying the music for Manny’s SummerFest this Saturday, May 19th (2pm – 6pm). This is an annual fundraiser for Senior Support Services, Denver’s only day center for seniors experiencing homelessness and hunger. This event features local breweries and vineyards, food and of course live music (The Legendary hitchhikers). For tickets, … More Manny’s SummerFest this Saturday, May 19th!
A special memorial show for Jaime at Baker Street DTC… This past Christmas, Denver lost a talented musician and kind mentor, Jaime (Blair) Preston. Jaime created various musical ensembles, including Bad Toby and Reckless Measures. He also joined the Legendary Hitchhikers on stage most of last summer and mentored members of the prog/rock band known … More Memorial show for Jaime (Blair) Preston…
A big thank you to M.I.A. Treasurer, Sue Englestad, for organizing the M.I.A. board to serve at the Aurora Ronald McDonald House in January! The Ronald McDonald House mainly provides comfortable, low-cost housing to out-of-town families needing to be near their hospitalized children. M.I.A. prepared and served a meal to about 50 people. The Ronald … More Thank you to the board of M.I.A.!
Five Schools of Rock (Aurora, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver and Littleton) will be performing in support of Musicians In Action on Sunday, December 3rd. It’s an early matinee show (11am till 2pm) – please join us for the fun!
M.I.A. would like to thank the Wendy Clark Band for playing two shows in October to support Denver homelessness agencies! You can catch them on Saturday, October 21st at Angel’s Landing and/or Saturday, October 28th at Gennaro’s for a special Halloween bash.
Can you help us with M.I.A.’s 3rd annual dental drive for Urban Peak? Please ask your dentist if they can make a donation of products and help us help teens experiencing homelessness to take care of their long-term health. We are looking for: Toothbrushes Toothpaste Floss Mouthwash Anything else that can help promote good dental … More Annual dental drive for Urban Peak
Musicians In Action return to Baker Street DTC for another matinee show on Sunday, July 16th (3-7pm). Thank you, Aurora School of Rock, for supporting M.I.A. at this event. Proceeds will be donated to the Gathering Place, a critical day shelter for women and children experiencing poverty and homelessness. Please join us!
A band called Foyl was the first to enter the studio of Sonic Conscious in support of Musicians In Action. Foyl has been around since 2012 with their current lineup, led by Shaun Foy (guitar and vocals), with Lane Argenbright (bass and vocals), and Eric Haas (drums). Shaun and Lane write the songs and have … More Thank you, Foyl, for supporting Musicians In Action!