HVGO depends on the generous support of its community far and wide to realize its mission of excellent and fearless music-making. Please join us in underwriting the 2017-2018 season.

Donate to HVGO for Valley Gives 2018!

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HVGO, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, under the IRS. Thus, your financial contribution to HVGO is fully tax-deductible. Please also consult with your employer to see if your donation is eligible for matching funds.

How much should I give? What really helps?

HVGO benefits from gifts, no matter how large or small, but here are some guidelines that may help you decide.

  • $45 pays for a 2.5 hour rehearsal.
  • $60 pays for a conductor’s score and complete set of parts, with revisions.
  • $100 pays for a day of free lessons, given by HVGO to elementary school children in the summer, as part of Holyoke Summer Strings.
  • $250 or more makes you a leader among HVGO supporters!
  • Consider a recurring gift, which greatly helps us budget and manage our seasonal activities such as Holyoke Summer Strings, our concerts at schools, community performances and  meeting requirements for matching grants which HVGO recieves. It’s easy to set up with the secure donation link!

You may mail a donation check payable to:
“The Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra, Inc.”
PO Box 1689, Northampton, MA 01061, or …
Note: RAZOO is now called MIGHTYCAUSE .
No worries; all donations are handled securely.

Donate In-Kind

-Nylon-string guitars with pickups.
-Baritone electric guitars (i.e., Danelectro Baritone, Fender Blacktop Telecaster)
-Guitar/bass amplifiers

Donate Time

Volunteers drive our organization. Help us promote and run our concerts, assist with administrative tasks, and have fun! If you would like to join our efforts in supporting live music, please give us a call at 413-259-5966, or email us at with your area of interest.