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Shawn Mendes Unveils Music Therapy Program For Sick Children Called Wonder of Music – MOViN 92.5


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Shawn Mendes launched its new initiative, Wonder of Music, a music therapy program designed for sick children. The program is ongoing at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in his hometown of Toronto.

The singer’s charitable arm, the Shawn Mendes Foundation, has committed $1 million to the new effort.

“SickKids is a very special place for me and my hometown of Toronto, and I’m so honored to support such an important program,” Shawn said in a press release. “Music has had such a profound impact on my life and is definitely a form of therapy for me. I can only hope that the Wonder of Music program will also help patients, families and staff at SickKids benefit of his power.

The singer’s new initiative acts as a comprehensive music therapy program that enhances and expands the programs already in place at SickKids. Music therapists will be able to help infants, children and young adults with tailored therapy sessions – which also aim to help children and their families bond and find comfort and joy in what could be a very scary time.

Caroline MarshallCertified Music Therapist, The Hospital for Sick Children, explained the significance of Shawn’s new directive.

“For many hospitalized children and families, music therapy is an opportunity to express and process a complex range of emotions – such as anger, pain, happiness, fear or hope – in creative ways,” she said.

Kids can now enjoy a host of activities, including learning to write music, creating personalized lullabies, and even composing original songs to their own heartbeat to help them cope with hospitalization. Moreover, children can also access music education through the program.

You can support Wonder of Music by donating to The Shawn Mendes Foundation.

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