Just wanted to give the nod to two good organizations related to music. The first is the Rhythm and Blues Foundation, which is headed up by a number of R&B artists (including Jerry Butler, Gamble & Huff) to help out musicians and performers get by in an industry that rarely takes care of its own. For more info, see their website. Then there's (RED) which this NY Times article describes as "a nonprofit organization that arranges for companies to contribute a share of profits on certain products to fight AIDS in Africa (which) is starting a digital music service for that purpose." For more info, see (RED) at their website.