The UMMB turns 145 years young in 2018! Celebrate the band's birthday with a gift to the Band Alumni Scholarship Fund

Band News,

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday

UMass Band Building

As we gather this Thanksgiving with our friends and loved ones, the Minuteman Band staff and the Band Alumni Network wish you our sincere gratitude for all you to do to support the UMMB program. Each and every contribution you make, whether time or money, helps this program greatly.


Here are some fun gift (and giving) options for your Holiday Lists!

Giving TuesdayGiving Tuesday

November 28th is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

Please consider a year-end tax-deducible gift to the Band Alumni Scholarship Fundthe Band Uniform Fund, or other areas that support the Minuteman Band!

Black Friday… Cyber Monday

Why deal with the hassle of getting to the mall? We’ve partnered with Amazon and iGive so that your online purchases earn bonuses and commissions that help us support the Minuteman Band. Over $2,000 has been paid out! Learn more!

OrnamentHoliday Gifts

Buy a fun UMMB keepsake! Or give a great stocking stuffer! These ornaments and picture frames can be customized to highlight YOUR time in the Minuteman Band… and these UMMB alumni artists are donating a portion of proceeds to the Band Uniform Fund!

TIP: Buy through iGive, and the band gets an extra bonus on your purchase!

Yankee Candle

KKΨ Yankee Candle Fundraiser

Help the brothers of Kappa Kappa Psi raise money that helps UMass bands! Through January, 11, 2018 use Group # 990089759 to earn 40% for KKΨ.

Merry MapleMerry Maple

Join the Minuteman Band for the annual Merry Maple Parade and Celebration in Amherst Friday, December 1.