Guitars fight Parkinson’s desease

Washburn GuitarsWe’re always pleased to see efforts to help worthwhile charitable organizations, and this is one of those times. In an effort to combat Parkinson’s desease, Washburn Guitars and Sam Ash Music have joined forces for the month of May, 2007.

The two companies have announced that ten percent of the sales price of all Washburn guitars sold through Sam Ash retail stores, and online at, during May 2007, will be donated to the Parkinson’s Unity Walk. The organization is the largest grassroots fundraiser for Parkinson’s research in the US and guarantees that 100 percent of all donations goes directly to research.

Washburn Guitars was established in 1883 and is located new Chicago, IL. They also build banjos and mandolins.

Sam Ash Music was founded in Brooklyn, NY in 1924 and now operates 45 stores nationwide.