Help us rock this Giving Tuesday

This Giving Tuesday, make an impact on music in Philadelphia!

On November 27, Rock to the Future staff and supporters will take over their social media feeds and play live music for donations to support our free music programs. It's called Digital Busking- message us on Facebook or email Development and Outreach Assistant Alison for more information if you are interested.

Make a huge impact on underserved Philadelphia youth using your unique skills and knowledge. If you're interested in hosting a fundraiser for Rock to the Future, contact us using the form below.

Need some ideas? Keep scrolling to see how other supporters have helped Philly youth to ROCK!

Host a Benefit

From throwing a party and donating your ticket sales to passing a bucket around during a concert, there are lots of ways to host a benefit for Rock to the Future. Here are how some of our supporters have hosted benefits for us:


Timing is everything! The Wonder Years donated ticket sales to RTTF during our year-end campaign, helping us reach a $25,000 matching goal.


It's not just musicians- trolley tour company Founding Footsteps is donating proceeds from their Beer and Band Tours to us.


You can support RTTF by selling your swag, like The Dead Milkmen who donated proceeds from their merch sales to us.

Cherry Hill East High School's Thespian Society Troop 213- raised over $900 from their 2018 production of The Music Man.

George Miller and JUMP Philly- raised over $1,400 in ticket sales.

The Music in Medicine Concert series at Thomas Jefferson University- raised over $700 in donations at their 2018 concert.

Karaoke for a Cause at Donna's Bar- raised over $500 in bar donations.

Other Ways to Help Rock to the Future


We love when supporters ask friends to donate to us in lieu of gifts for their birthday or anniversary! Just direct them to our donate page.


You can use social media to fundraise by posting on your Facebook page, or even by creating a special event like digital busking. You can also encourage your friends to give by texting PHILLYLOVE to 844-544-7171.


If music touched the life of a loved one, gifts to RTTF are a meaningful way to share their love of music with the next generation.

Why Rock to the Future?

Every year, Rock to the Future provides free and low-cost music programs to over 300 underserved Philadelphia kids and teens. At Rock to the Future, we:

  • Create an environment where kids of all ages and abilities feel confident, safe, and respected enough to perform on stage.

  • Use music education as the foundation for academic, emotional, social, and intellectual growth.

  • Encourage students to discover their own unique voice.

Read about what our students are accomplishing: