How to Get Involved

Make a Donation!

Play On, Philly!’s students do better in school, receive higher grades, practice with renowned special Guest Artists and perform at cultural venues across the area. Donors are the catalysts behind these powerful life-changing transformations.

Play On, Philly! depends upon contributions from generous individual donors to help deliver the staff, teaching artists, and instruments that help us achieve our ambitious social mission. Your support is needed today to help shape the lives of everyone involved with the success of our program.

Continuo Club

Now donors have an even better way to support POP’s students: by joining the Continuo Club and contributing monthly.

Working with POP

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Instrument Donations

We accept donations of musical instruments in any condition. Violins, violas, cellos, basses, flutes, clarinets, bassoons, french horns, trumpets, trombones, euphoniums, tubas, harps, and percussion are always appreciated — especially tubas, bassoons, and french horns.

Please contact Vincent Rodgers with any questions or to discuss specifics of a gift at 215-398-7885 or or fill out the form below.

Kindly complete the form below to help us process your donation. Play On, Philly! does not accept piano or organ donations.

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Play On, Philly! (POP) provides intensive music education to K-12 students, who would typically lack access, as a vehicle for life skills and academic achievement

For 2½ hours every day, students enjoy instrument instruction and ensemble practice completely tuition-free