By Lynne Adkins
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A fundraiser this month in West Philadelphia is designed to help students foster a love in music.READ MORE: Delaware County Investigators Zeroing In On Person Of Interest In 32-Year-Old Cold Case Murder Of Tyra Waiters
Clark Park at 43rd and Chester is the site of a Fall Festival with ‘Rock to the Future’ on September 19th.READ MORE: Philadelphia's Mayor, Police Commissioner Host Town Hall To Address Rise In Anti-Asian Hate Crimes
Program Director Josh Craft says Rock to the Future is a nonprofit helping needy students throughout the city.
“Have an after-school program Monday through Friday 3-6. We have in-school workshops where we go into the schools and teach electric guitar classes and we also have summer camps.”MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Suspect Accused Of Assaulting Bala Cynwyd 7-Eleven Worker
He says when school budgets are cut, music and art programs are often eliminated first. He hopes the festival will raise up to a thousand dollars to fill the program gap. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and is featuring local bands, crafts, food and raffles.