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What We Do

ASF brings the healing power of music to those who need it. Our current program brings group music therapy to nursing-home Veterans in partnership with the VA Medical Center of Atlanta.

ASF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Please check out this video of ASF’s Founder on NBC’s Atlanta Tech Edge talking about how ASF uses Virtual Reality to help Veterans.

News & Updates

Play The War Away

Play The War Away “I’ll print you one.” “Excuse me?” “I can print you one, Jaye.” “Dr. Croom, I’m not talking about a picture of ukulele but an actually ukulele.” “So am I.” (Pause) “Whoa.” Dr. Croom is veteran veterinarian who lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  She also...
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Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Post-Traumatic Stress

Alicia Clair discusses music therapy and their affect on patients with Alzheimer's and Post-Traumatic Stress syndrome. https://youtu.be/goIaFST2Epw A music therapy practitioner for many years, Dr. Clair has specialized in music therapy practice with persons who have...
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The World in Six Songs: How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature.

Director of McGill University's Laboratory for Musical Perception, Cognition and Expertise and best-selling author of "This is Your Brain on Music," Daniel Levitin blends cutting-edge scientific findings with his own experiences as a former record producer and...
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ASF’s Founder, Jaye Budd, on NBC

Please check out this video of ASF's Founder on NBC's Atlanta Tech Edge talking about how ASF uses Virtual Reality to help Veterans. https://youtu.be/xQyHY_rhdns
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Music Therapy for our Soldiers

I was ushered into a room, where I took a seat around a pedestal table large enough to seat ten. The top of the table was not made of wood or plastic, but was a drum head. Staff members started wheeling in these old men and sitting them around the drum table. Most...
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Whether you are in the music or mental health profession or not, we are always looking for volunteers.  You can make a difference.

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You can make a difference. Your support brings the healing power of music to those who need it. Together we can change lives.

Our partners


Our mission is to offer the most current and innovative music therapy practices to help our patients and clients achieve non-musical goals through the use of musical interventions.


ASF is partner of the Amazon Smile program. You shop, Amazon donates. Click here.


ASF is a proud partner of the VA. We fund and facilitate group music therapy for our Veterans at the VA.

ATLVR provides consulting, program development and interactive experience services for virtual reality platforms.


ASF is pleased to announce a partnership with Kroger. For those customers who shop Kroger stores, ASF will receive a donation at no cost to the customer. Click here for details.

Georgia Center for Nonprofits

GCN provides nonprofits, board members and donors with the tools they need to strengthen organizations that make a difference on important causes throughout Georgia.

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Strengthening the social sector by advancing knowledge about philanthropy.

One Hour Drummer

Our programs include a method of teaching and playing that helps you feel successful and connected in a very short amount of time at whatever level you play, from novice to experienced.

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