NEWS AND VIEWS FROM KESHET

  • Highland Park, IL natives and University of Southern California students, Jonny Shorr and Burton Chaikin, both 20, announced today that their Grace For Keshet campaign raised over $20,000 to benefit the therapeutic arts programs for Chicago-based nonprofit, Keshet. They exceeded their original goal by more than $10,000 during their 10-day campaign. All proceeds will benefit Keshet's drama, dance, and additional programs for individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities. Their song and music video crowd funding campaign went viral...
  • In today's world where practically anyone with a computer can record their voice and basic instruments and try to distribute a single, it's hard for individual artists to rise to the top. The market saturation makes it impossible for masses to hear everything and unfeasible for artists to reach everyone. Accordingly, when it comes to charities, there are so many worthy causes that potential donors are often paralyzed by choice. Where is their money most appreciated and most efficiently applied? Musician Jonny Shorr and CEO/Executive...