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Carolina Spotlight: Pawnbrokers give gift of music

Posted: 12.08.2009 at 5:04 PM The halls are alive with the sound of music or they soon will be now that the students at the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind got their long-awaited wish! Students were granted the gift of music on Monday. The surprise gifts were provided by Myrtle Beach-area […]


SCSDB might start a band with these gifts

By LYNNE P. SHACKLEFORD Published: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 at 3:15 a.m. The S.C. School for the Deaf and the Blind will be a happier and much noisier place because of a generous gift from the S.C. Pawnbrokers Association and the Lions Club. Students and staff members of the school were surprised Monday afternoon with […]


Music students get their hardware for a song

Filed by Lisa Roberson December 7th, 2009 ELYRIA — Inside a back room at Steve Smith’s North Ridge Road business, Park and Pawn, musical instruments are sometimes easy to find. They are there because down-on-their-luck customers trade them in for cash, or parents of children long removed from the school band want to clear out […]


Michiana pawn shop gives guitars away

Posted: Dec 04, 2009 4:37 PM A Michiana pawn shop’s generosity is music to the ears of some local children. South Bend’s Worldwide Jewelry and Pawn joined pawn shops all over America for Musical Instrument Gift Day. The store gave six guitars out to Michiana children on Friday. The shop’s owner says it feels good […]


Local pawnbrokers donate instruments to SB Boys and Girls Club

Posted: 4:27 PM Dec 4, 2009 A group of local pawn shops are adding some music to the Boys and Girls Club of South Bend. As part of a nationwide campaign, Tom Howard of Worldwide Jewelry and Pawn donated band instruments to the Boys and Girls Club so more kids will have the chance to […]


Enterprise Pawn shop owner donates instruments to Rucker Boulevard Elementary School

By: Michelle Mann Published: December 04, 2009 Enterprise pawn shop owner Michael Welch believes music can make a difference in a child’s life and Thursday, Welch donated the gift of musical instruments to students in Hilda Hagins’ music appreciation classes at Rucker Boulevard and Harrand Creek Elementary schools. Presenting Hagins three flutes and one clarinet, […]


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Pawn Express donates instruments

Christmas came early for the Goshen High School Band. Joey Holley, owner of Pawn Express of Troy, donated 20 musical instruments to the band Wednesday as part of a nationwide effort on the part of pawnbrokers to provide musical instruments to underprivileged children. Holley said the donation was made in support of Musical Instrument Gift […]


New CLSD Foundation Provides Band Instruments to San Jose School March 25, 2009

March 25, 2009 – The Collateral Loan and Secondhand Dealers Foundation (CLSD Foundation; 501c(3) in process) is a philanthropic organization founded by the Collateral Loan and Secondhand Dealers Association of California. CLSDA encourages its extensive network of California pawnbrokers to take part in the CLSD Foundation through both donations and hands-on involvement. Recently, CLSDA members […]