Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 – Thank You!!!

Great news! The The Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 has raised £4385, smashing last year’s total and making a HUGE contribution to our ability to sustain Favela Brass. This is an ABSOLUTELY MASSIVE boost to the project! Not only that, the Stompers also managed to secure a donation of 3 plastic trumpetsContinue reading “Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Mardi Gras 2016 – Thank You!!!”

Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp 2016

To donate to the Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp 2016, please visit our Just Giving page: Following the success of last year’s event, which raised £4,064 for Favela Brass, in just 4 days’ time the Sandhouse Stompers are going to do it all over again, with the support of Lancaster-based UK charity Volunteer inContinue reading “Sandhouse Stompers Coast to Coast Stomp 2016”

Painting the New Site on Good Deeds Day

On Saturday morning, 16 volunteers arrived at the project to paint our new second home at the College of the Assunção-Cenam centre. This kind and generous act was organised as part of International Goods Deeds Day, the volunteers putting themselves forward to help via the site of a Brazilian NGO called Atados. The painting wasContinue reading “Painting the New Site on Good Deeds Day”

Favela Brass and Volunteer in Brazil

Favela Brass is very proud to announce that we are now being supported by UK-based charity Volunteer in Brazil (also known as VinB). Volunteer in Brazil was conceived by its founder, Joe Howson, whilst he served as a volunteer in North East Brazil in the early 1980′s. VinB founder Joe Howson The charity exists toContinue reading “Favela Brass and Volunteer in Brazil”