In The News – Differently Abled Drum Corps Makes History At World Championships

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The FREE Players Drum and Bugle Corps made history Labor Day weekend. The Long Island, New York-area drum corps is the first differently abled group of its kind in the world — and they were invited to compete in the drum corps world championships.

The Drum Corps Associates World Championships invited the FREE Players in April, and thanks to a viral fundraising campaign, they were able to go. In fact, they raised $4,000 more than they needed, which will go to Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc. (FREE), a non-profit organization that supports those with intellectual or developmental disabilities, mental illness and traumatic brain injuries, and the parent organization of the corps.

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Posted by on Monday, September 9th, 2019. Filed under Current News, DCA News.