Music Relief Foundation (MRF) is a registered youth organisation formed in 2011 by our founder and CEO Magdalene Adenaike FRSA, registered as a Limited by Guarantee with Companies House (09408878) in Jan. 2015 and registered as a charity (1185747) in Oct. 2019. The charity is headquartered in Thornton Heath Croydon, South London. For ten years, an organisation serving the grassroots community has firmly established itself as youth experts supporting young people and their families.
As our name suggests, we harness the power of music and the arts to address youth issues and encourage young people to explore their natural talents, creativity, curiosity and confidence.
As a result of the global pandemic Covid 19 in 2020, focusing on four stands that steer our service delivery: SCHOOLS/FAMILY AND COMMUNITIES/MUSIC SCHOOL/CHANGE-OUR SKILLS AND EMPLOYABILITY PROGRAM. We switched our services to tailored hybrid personal and social development workshops and outreach programmes within schools and the community to cultivate and develop increased motivation and aspirations. A leading voice for youth training and arts support service in the UK.
Young people influenced
Our work focuses on three main areas
Inspiring Youth Leadership
We support the development
of balanced well-being and
inspire young leadership, with
1. Giving youths a voice and empowering them to be better prepared for adulthood.
2. Ensuring government policy is geared towards the real needs of young people.
Addressing Youth Issues
We are aware of the many challenges
facing youths today. Situated in South
London, we have responded in recent
years to the prevalent issues of
violence, anti-social behaviour and
Our workshops and outreach programs are reactive, and explore growing issues such as mental health, self-esteem, and safeguarding, to name a few.
Building Strong Communities
We help connect young people to local and national
services to maximise their opportunities, encourage
responsibility and development of respected
citizens, and foster community relationships.
We have strong, support and collaboration with the Metropolitan Police, MPs, local councillors, voluntary groups, and schools.