Wolf Van Halen Carries On His Father Eddie’s Legacy By Following His Massive Donation
In a recent Twitter post, Mammoth WVH frontman Wolf Van Halen announced that he would continue supporting his father Eddie’s partnership with The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation.
MHOF aims to support music education in schools by providing support services to young people from underprivileged districts. They help young people to discover their creativity and means of expression through music. They support music-focused programs in the public schools with day-to-day activities. They also donate musical instruments to low-income schools to facilitate their access.
Eddie Van Halen was involved in the organization before his death and gave financial support for their efforts to guide young musicians. He also made appearances at a number of the organization’s events. MHOF recently revealed that Eddie left a substantial financial contribution to support music education before his death. The organization expressed that Eddie’s huge donation will significantly increase their capacity to support music programs in public schools.
Wolfgang Van Halen announced that he would carry on his father’s legacy by following his massive donation in his recent Twitter post. Wolf contributed to the organization by donating the proceeds of his song, ‘Distance,’ to support music programs across the country and dedicate to his late father. Wolf explained that he knows how much the organization meant to his father, so he is proud to support them as he wished. He said he would continue supporting their mission to help young musicians.
The announcement of MHOF that Wolf Van Halen shared in his Twitter post:
“In addition to Eddie’s bequest, his son Wolfgang Van Halen aims to carry on his father’s partnership and legacy with MHOF. Wolfgang donated the proceeds of his hit release ‘Distance’ to MHOF in support of school music programs across the nation and as a dedication to his late father.
‘Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation and the work they do for music education was always something that was important to my father,’ said Wolfgang Van Halen. ‘I am incredibly proud to help facilitate this donation as he wished. Mr. Holland’s Opus are champions for our musicians of the future, and it is my privilege to continue supporting that mission and carrying on my pop’s legacy.'”
You can check out the Twitter posts below.
— Wolf Van Halen 🐺 🚐 🙌 (@WolfVanHalen) April 20, 2022