thank you to Maude's Awards

Thank you to Maude’s Awards!

We are ecstatic!! Thank you to Maude’s Awards for the recognition and for shining a light on those working to enrich the lives of those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Congratulations to all of this year’s award winners. We are so grateful to be in such esteemed and inspiring company.… Read more

Giving Voice is Hiring!

We’re hiring! Come join our growing team!

Giving Voice is hiring! Come join our growing team! We currently have 2 open positions, based out of our office in Bloomington, MN with some opportunity to work remotely. We are looking for a part-time Development Manager at 20 hours a week and a part-time or freelance Bookkeeper at 20 hours a month.… Read more

Thank you to all who attended the 2021 Leadership Gathering

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2021 Giving Voice Leadership Gathering

This summer’s Giving Voice National Leadership Gathering was a great success. We are so grateful for the opportunity to gather together and learn from each other to develop new ways to grow and promote choruses for people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.… Read more

NEA Awarded to Giving Voice

Giving Voice is proud to be a National Endowment for the Arts Organization

Cue the confetti! We’re celebrating! Giving Voice is proud to announce that we are now a National Endowment for the Arts organization! This prestigious award in funding and recognition has been made possible due to the dedication and support of our Giving Voice community, our singers, volunteers, staff, and donors.… Read more

Watch our December Virtual Concert “Music in Me”

Our December 2020 concert, Giving Voice Presents “Music in Me” is not to be missed! Click here to watch the video. … Read more

It Goes Back to the Second Grade

When I was in second grade, my classroom visited a nursing home to play bingo.  The morning of the visit, my friend confided that she was nervous that the residents living with dementia or other memory loss would ask her repetitious questions. … Read more

Being Intentional this Thanksgiving

I am Edie Weinstein, a ninth grader at Visitation School, and an author of a new children’s book about dementia called Grandpa and Lucy.  I wrote this book to educate young people about dementia.  I am a Saint Paul native, and one of my favorite things in the world is spending time with my family.… Read more

Your Story is Important

We want to hear how you bring renewed purpose, learning, friendships, and just plain happiness to the lives of people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Write with stories of joy, sadness, and all the emotions in between. We would love to hear from you!… Read more

Welcome to the Giving Voice Chorus Blog: A learning community

Dear Giving Voice Chorus Singers, Family Members, Caregivers and Others,

Welcome to the new Giving Voice Chorus blog!

We live in a world of enormous possibilities.  High-speed communications, social media, news, and information challenge our capacities and senses each day.  Many important ideas, understandings, and learnings also long to be shared on a deeper level. … Read more