thingamajigs - a nonprofit performing and arts education organization

music and art created with made / found materials and alternate tuning systems

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Thingamajigs is a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax exempt organization that provides arts and educational programming throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. We rely on donations from individuals, corporations and foundations. All donations are tax deductible.

We need your support
for our arts education
and performance programs

In 2014 Thingamajigs is teaching music and instrument making in East Bay schools, creating a new sound score with Robert Moran, convening with Stephen Ratcliffe to perform his fourth volume of 1,000 poems, and presenting the first-ever Aeolian Day, a free community festival dedicated to the music of the wind happening on May 17th at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park in Oakland, with live music, food trucks, and hands-on learning for families.

Any amount helps! You can donate online via PayPal to Thingamajigs by clicking the donation button below, or write a check to "Thingamajigs" and mail to:

5000 MacArthur Blvd #9826
Oakland, CA 94613

Please make sure to provide us with your mailing address so we can provide you with an acknowledgement of your tax-deductible donation.

Thingamajigs grateful acknowledges the following foundations, organizations, companies and invididuals who are supporting our programs and artists since July 1, 2013.

institutions individuals
Alameda County Arts Commission
City of Oakland Cultural Funding Program
Clorox Foundation
East Bay Community Foundation
Mechanics Bank
Puffin Foundation
Oakland Fund for Education
Sony, Corp
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Zellerbach Family Foundation

Winston Berger
Jeffrey Brick
Su Buchignani
Jean Cheng
Janey Choi
Randall Craig
Ann Daniels
Sunil Dovedy
Lawrence & Naoko Dunnigan

Ann Dyer Cervantes
Jeffrey Elman
Marco Falcioni
Farhad Farahmand
Kurt Feichtmeir
Dorian Fougeres
Marchetti Fujimoto
Judy Halebsky
Patricia Henry
Shoko Hikage
Brenda Hutchinson
Rosemary Jones
Liz Keim
Judith Kohn
Lewis Krauthamer
Sean Lee
Hyunka Lee
Leigh Lehman
Katy Luo
Suki O'Kane

Allison Ocampo
Elizabeth Olson
Adria Otte
Paul Ridgway
Rose & David
Esther Sablan
Gregory Scharpen
Jordan Schneider
Edward & Tomoko Schocker
Kelly Scott
Alexander Sigman
Lena Strayhorn
John Tenney
Tim Thompson
William Thoren
Daniel Tomasello
Alex Vittum
Alexandra Walsh
Joe Zeoli

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