Apart from making people happy with their music, The Overtones work together with various charity organisations. Here you can find all the information you need and the links to the websites of the organisations.
» Operation Smile «
The Overtones have been working together with Operation Smile since 2013. The organisation provides free surgery to repair cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities for children around the globe. The boys were in Ruanda in September 2013 to support Operation Smile in their cause. Later the same year they also released the charity single “Smile”.
» Nordoff Robbins «
Nordoff Robbins is a music therapy charity dedicated to transforming lives of vulnerable children and adults. The Overtones visited the organisation a few times already to make some music together with the patients.
» BBC Children in Need «
Children in Need is a charity organisation of BBC, which collects donations for various projects to support children and young adults in the UK. The Overtones were performing on the yearly Children in Need gala in London for the past few years.
• Oct 25th, 2014 – Timmy wins “Great British Sewing Bee” BBCCIN Special
• Oct 5th, 2014 – BBCRadio2 “Children in Need Gala Lunch with Terry Wogan
» Great Ormond Street Hospital «
The charity raises money to support the work of Great Ormond Street Hospital so that it can help more children who need its specialist expertise. The Overtones have already visited the hospital a few times to sing to the little patients.
» Prince’s Trust «
The Prince’s Trust supports 13 to 30 year olds who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion. The Overtones have been helping the organisation since 2011 to collect donations while performing at their events.
• Sep 12th, 2014 – The Overtones at the “Lunch with an Old Bag” in Edinburgh
» Junior Achievement «
Junior Achievement is a Manx registered charity working with 5,000 young people in education to help them to develop skills that will help them to get a job or to start their own business. The Overtones performed two exclusive gigs in 2013 and 2014 on the Isle of Man to help raise money for the charity. The year the boys will return to the IOM on November 13th, 2015 for another concert.
• Oct 21th, 2014 – The Overtones raise the roof of the Villa Marina
• Sep 13th, 2014 – Junior Achievement on the Isle of Man
» The Pituitary Foundation «
Mike Crawshaw has been the ambassador of the Pituitary Foundation since 2013 to support the organisation on various events like a zip-slide, a game of charity golf and regular donations. The Pituitary Foundation promotes the relief and treatment of persons suffering from pituitary disorders and related conditions and diseases, and their families, friends and carers, and to provide information and support.
• Aug 11th, 2014 – Exclusive ebay auction to raise money for the Pituitary Foundation
» Triple ‘H’ Trust «
Mike Crawshaw also supports Triple ‘H’ Trust since 2014. The organisation is based in his home town Bristol and provides a programme of respite holidays for primary school aged children who live in areas of high deprivation in Bristol and Birmingham and who experience challenges in their lives.