The latter, for obvious reasons, has not happened lately.
But the organization, founded by Sara Wasserman in 2010 following Haiti’s devastating earthquake, when her countless visits to the Port-au-Prince community of Delmas 32, showed Wasserman the unmistakable impact of music as Haiti began to heal and rebuild. MHI uses music as a tool to help children cope and find joy after traumatic uprooting.
In lieu of one of its massive in-person events, Music Heals International is hosting a special virtual fundraiser on May 8 at 4pm PT. Dubbed Truffle Shuffle, the event is in honor of Mother’s Day. Virtual attendees will learn how to cook Black Truffle Risotto from Michelin-trained chefs and sip on a wine pairing from Truchard Vineyards—all while supporting Music Heals International students in Haiti and India as they engage, achieve, and thrive through the power of music.