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The Jeremy Wilson Foundation 501(c)3 nonprofit is a musicians’ health and service organization.  Our mission is to support the hard working musicians of Oregon & Clark County, WA  through medical emergencies.

COVID-19 Oregon Musicians’ Relief Fund

APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE HERE

APPLICATIONS OPEN April 6th thru April 20th

Due to unprecedented venue closings and performance cancellations, our local musicians and their families are struggling to find alternative ways to pay basic bills. Their health and well-being are already at a crisis level due to the stress and knowledge that the ongoing challenges have just begun. The JWF Musicians’ Emergency Healthcare Fund wants to provide as much assistance as we can – and we need your help to do this.

DONATE HERE

We have created a special DONOR-DIRECTED FUND to be used specifically for musicians and music industry workers affected by the coronavirus. Funds raised will go toward medical expenses, lodging, food, and other vital living expenses for musicians based in Oregon and Clark County, WA impacted by sickness or loss of work.

We understand that this worldwide catastrophe is impacting all of us. If you have the means, please help our vulnerable yet vital musical community weather the storm.

To donate to the JWF Covid-19 Musicians Relief Fund, please give directly  HERE

You can also mail a donation made out to Jeremy Wilson Foundation to:

The Jeremy Wilson Foundation

1028 SE Water Ave STE 230

Portland, OR 97214

Include memo: Covid-19 Musicians Relief Fund 

APPLY HERE FOR COVID-19 Oregon Musicians’ Relief Fund

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR LOST INCOME DUE TO CANCELED GIGS FROM THE MUSICIANS EMERGENCY HEALTHCARE FUND

Applications for the COVID-19 Oregon Musicians’ Relief Fund opens April 6th.  Mark your calendar and visit us on Monday April 6th.

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JWF Musicians’ Emergency Healthcare Fund

JWF Musicians’ Emergency Healthcare Fund is a program designed to assist individual musicians, or their dependents, when faced with a medical crisis. Artists receive financial assistance through 100% Tax Deductible Donations that friends, family, and fans make to JWF Musicians Emergency Healthcare Fund.  We also provide important Social Worker Services that help identify additional state or federal assistance programs they may qualify for.

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Your Support Makes Music

    • MUSICIANS EMERGENCY HEALTHCARE FUND

      By contributing to our general fund you help sustain a vital safety net for musicians to turn to in times of medical crisis. An important part of our program includes working with a Licensed Masters Social Worker to navigate financial aid options, insurance and other potential assistance the applicant may qualify for. Your donations are tax deductible.*
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