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Support Us

We could not accomplish all that we set out to do without your help! The support of our community ensures that GFBLA can continue its mission of promoting acceptance and celebrating diversity as we share our love of music at events across Southern California. Your generous gifts help us to expand our programs, provide for our members, and enable us to represent Los Angeles as ambassadors for equality and inclusion.

Your generosity helps with our running costs of:

  • venue rental fees

  • scholarships for band members

  • instrument repairs

  • fees to acquire new music
    and much more!

Donation Levels

    Visionary ($5,000+)
    Director's Circle ($1,000+)
    Musician's Circle ($500+)
    Champion ($250+)
    Friends with benefits ($125+)
    Friends ($100+)

We need your support!

"We want to continue to grow, to offer our audiences more exciting and engaging performances, and to show our community that the GFBLA is an important part of Los Angeles’s culture and history."

Davin Malasarn, GFBLA President 2018

Since picking up his baton ten years ago, Justin Raines has led by a key principle: to leave the band in better condition than he found it. As Artistic Director, Justin grew the band from a struggling ensemble to a successful organization, from twelve members to over 75.

As Justin retires, your donation to the Endowment will honor Justin's legacy, sustain our mission, and support the band's continued growth for many years to come.

Justin Raines Endowment


Donate Online

Donate with PayPal, Credit, or Venmo

Donate by Mail

If you prefer to make a donation by check, please make check payable to "Freedom Band Foundation of Los Angeles" and mail to:


P.O. Box 29628

Los Angeles, CA 90029-0628

Your tax-deductible donations help us fund our mission.  GFBLA is a non profit 501(c)(3) charity organization. We appreciate all donations.  If you have questions regarding donations or becoming a sponsor please contact us!

Other Ways to Give


GFBLA is an AmazonSmile program partner!  When you shop at, select "Freedom Band Foundation of Los Angeles" as your charitable organization. Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchases to GFBLA!


Donate to GFBLA through iGive.  iGive donates an average of 3% on purchases every time you shop at over 2000 stores at no cost to you. iGive will donate an extra $15 on your first purchase.  Choose the "Freedom Band Foundation of LA" as your cause to starting helping us earn money for free! 

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Add "Freedom Band Foundation of LA" as your preferred organization for Ralph's Community Rewards Program. This program makes fundraising easy by donating to local organizations based on the shopping you do every day.

Thank you for supporting GFBLA! 

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