Interning in Dar es ...

In May, Sarah Schaet (this month’s TheDonatingDrummer $100 recipient), will be leaving Tallahassee for two months while she volunteers as a medical intern at a regional hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The internship is through a program called Projects Abroad, which places interns...

Relaunching in 3 . ....

The first year of The Donating Drummer project was a . . . um . . . blast! We raised funds for the ASPCA … helped launch a website … paid off a student loan … put on a pizza party for homeless families (and drummed with the kids!) … gave someone sailing lessons …...

Tips for Tots

Drink ’em up! And don’t forget to tip your bartender . . . Especially if that bartender is my friend, Rob the Bartender (a.k.a. RobDrinkenstein)! For 14 years now, Rob has run an awesome philanthropic program, Tips for Tots, around the holidays, to give toys, food and clothing to...

It’s a bird . ...

So, it’s confession time . . . I’ve always wanted to be Batman. And by “I’ve always wanted to be,” I mean, um, I still do. Maybe that explains the move toward having a closet filled with nothing but black shirts and blue jeans. Seems like a very Bruce Wayne thing...

Talking Without Word...

Oh, now this one is right up my alley! After ten months of supporting various projects here at TheDonatingDrummer, we, for the first time, have one that involves . . . drums!! I just got off the phone with Rachel Smith in Austin, Texas, who is excited to purchase frame drums to use with...

A Penny For Your Tho...

Feelings = Art = Coffee?! If a complete stranger walked up and handed you a pencil and paper, would you be willing to take a few minutes and oblige him by drawing some vaguely artistic representation of how you happen to be feeling at that very moment? Well, if you happen to be tooling...