// Our Partners

American Airlines

American Airlines proudly supports nonprofit organizations that make a difference in the communities where our employees and customers live and work. We provide assistance to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that help children, communities and military service members.

ASCAP Foundation

Founded in 1975, The ASCAP Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to supporting American music creators and encouraging their development through music education and talent development programs. Included in these are songwriting workshops, grants, scholarships, awards, recognition and community outreach programs for songwriters, composers and lyricists. The ASCAP Foundation is supported by contributions from ASCAP members and from music lovers throughout the United States.

The Barilla Foundation

The Barilla Family Foundation is dedicated to being stewards of the Austin community. They strive to enrich the lives of their neighbors in need by providing them with food, housing, education, and opportunity.

Boulder Crest Foundation

Veteran-led Boulder Crest Foundation uses the proven science of Posttraumatic Growth to heal, train, and advocate for combat veterans, first responders, and their families who have experienced trauma. They develop, deliver, and scale transformative programs to ensure these remarkable men and women transform struggle into strength and lifelong growth, so they can live the great lives they deserve.

The Heart-J Center

Heart-J Center launched in 2014 with the vision of creating a hub of learning at historic Sylvan Dale Ranch. From nature hikes to photography, writers’ retreats to cooking classes, woodworking to Native American history, the Heart-J Center offers a broad array of field trips, workshops, retreats, and scientific research, all making the most of Sylvan Dale’s unique location and beautiful setting.

Mercy Lamp Productions

Mercy Lamp Productions is owned by James Monk, a retired Combat Camera videographer with multiple tours in Iraq. He spent as much time with the US Army as he did with the Air Force. He deployed, worked, and lived with soldiers and often wore the Army uniform, participating in numerous combat missions, most notably Operation Phantom Fury; the recapture of the city of Fallujah in November of 2004. Retiring after nearly 23 years in service, together with his wife Julie and daughter Jenna, he formed Mercy Lamp Productions. Together they seek to shed a little light on genuine people, doing genuinely amazing things for their fellow man.

The NAMM Foundation

The NAMM Foundation represents the generosity and philanthropy of the music products industry. A supporting organization of NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants, the NAMM Foundation is funded through trade association activities and donations.


Since 1979, Sweetwater has helped music makers all across the world build their dreams. They are a team of gear heads who are committed to doing the right thing for their customers. SongwritingWith:Soldiers thanks them for providing a mobile studio to record our veteran’s songs and stories.

The Veterans Portrait Project

Stacy Pearsall began the Veterans Portrait Project in Charleston, SC, while recovering from her own combat injuries. While she sat for hours in waiting rooms, she couldn’t help but to notice the men and women around her. She reached out to hear the stories of veterans from every branch of service, generation and conflict and felt inspired to bring her camera and take their portraits, leading to the project that now fills the walls of a number of VA Hospitals across the United States. Today, Stacy continues her project and has photographed veterans from coast to coast. What started as Stacy’s path to recovery and healing has now grown into her personal mission to honor and thank her brothers and sisters for their service in the best way she knows how, photography. Many of the photos on our website, press materials, and gift books were taken by Stacy, and her photographer husband, Andy Dunaway. We are proud to call them friends and unbelievably fortunate to have them as partners.

Wounded Warrior Project®

WWP knows that the transition to civilian life is a journey. And for every warrior, family member, and caregiver, that journey looks different. WWP is there for the first step, and each step that follows. Because they believe that every warrior should have a positive future to look forward to.

632 Fogg Street, #8
Nashville, TN 37203

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