PNC Returns as Presenting Sponsor of the 2023 MANW Play It Forward
Play It Forward Supports Music Education in Washington State
SEATTLE – Music Aid Northwest (MANW) welcomes back PNC Bank as the presenting sponsor for Play It Forward 11 on Saturday, April 29, 2023. It is the second straight year PNC has underwritten this popular event.
“We are so pleased that PNC Bank will once again be the title sponsor our annual fundraising gala Play It Forward,” said Bob Tomberg, Executive Director for Music Aid Northwest. “With PNC’s support, 2022 was one of our best years ever, and we are delighted to continue this partnership that supports music education in Washington State.”
Music Aid Northwest provides needs-based grants to public school k-12 music programs throughout Washington state. As MANW’s largest fundraising event each year, Play It Forward brings together the best of Washington’s musicians, community leaders, and local fans to help support music education in Washington State. This unique event celebrates Washington and its incredible food, amazing wines, and, of course, great musicians. Contributions raised during Play It Forward directly benefit hundreds of deserving students each year by ensuring their school’s music program is adequately funded. During the Play It Forward gala, MANW also presents the Washington Music Icon Award to an individual that works to build and support the music community.
“As a national main street bank, PNC is committed to the communities we serve,” said Laura MacNeil, PNC Regional President for Washington. “Our bank has a proud history of supporting the arts, and we are thrilled to be the presenting sponsor for this important community event.”
Play It Forward takes place April 29, 2023, at the Triple Door in Seattle. Tables and sponsorship packages are now available by contacting Shelley Tomberg at Shelleytomberg@outlook.com or (425) 466-1927.
About Music Aid Northwest
Music Aid Northwest is a nonprofit organization that supports music education in Washington State’s public schools. Harnessing the power of Washington’s strong music community, a group of all volunteers raise funds throughout the year to show that Music Matters in the Northwest. Since its inception, MANW has granted over one million dollars to more than 150 schools across the state. For more information about Music Aid Northwest, visit www.musicaidnorthwest.org.
PNC Bank, National Association, is a member of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC). PNC is one of the largest diversified financial services institutions in the United States, organized around its customers and communities for strong relationships and local delivery of retail and business banking including a full range of lending products; specialized services for corporations and government entities, including corporate banking, real estate finance and asset-based lending; wealth management and asset management. For information about PNC, visit www.pnc.com.