From the beginning, we wanted ReStrung© to be a force for good. We decided that a portion of our annual profits should benefit charitable organizations. We have started locally, and we currently donate 5% of our profits to The New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation, an organization that raises much needed funds for The New Orleans Musicians Clinic. We hope to expand our giving as ReStrung© grows in scope and size - and we invite you to give to NOMAF as well. You can learn more about these organizations by visiting their websites. See below.
The New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation (NOMAF) evolved from the New Orleans Musicians' Clinic following Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to expand its mission and promise to keep New Orleans music alive by sustaining New Orleans' traditional music cultures through our Gig Fund and our Emergency Fund.
Since 1998, the New Orleans Musicians' Clinic (NOMC) has been dedicated to keeping New Orleans’ performers alive in body, mind, and spirit by providing comprehensive health care and mental health/social services. As the “medical home” for more than 2,000 local musicians and tradition bearers, the NOMC's Culture of Caring Model provides cost-efficient access to high quality healthcare and wellness programs for our patients, regardless of their ability to pay.
Hear what some New Orleans musicians have to say about us: savetheclinic.org