Dave Mason Spokesperson Announcements will be aired on Sophia’s Mission’s NEWHD Media Stations
New York— 10/19/2022 — Father Zachary Martin, Founder of Sophia’s Mission and longtime friend of Dave Mason is proud to announce that beginning in November, Dave is joining his cause to serve as National Spokesperson.
Sophia’s Mission is a registered 501©3 that advocates and creates meaningful employment for people living on the Autistic Spectrum and with Disabilities (ASD). Sophia’s Mission’s NEWHD Media, is making it possible for people with ASD and Disabilities to enter the exciting profession of Broadcasting. Radio Personalities that can achieve many amazing accomplishments that for many years were out of reach.
Mason said, “I am proud to serve as National Spokesperson for Sophia’s Mission and NEWHD Media in their quest to provide meaningful employment to people living with Autism and other Disabilities. Together we can make this a reality.”
Martin added, “I am thrilled to team up with my longtime friend Dave Mason in doing our part to stand up for those living with autism and disabilities. We can make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.”
About Sophia’s Mission:
- According to the CDC, 1 in 59 people are suffering from Autism and the unemployment rate is high for those with disabilities.
- Many people with disabilities suffer from depression, are isolated, victims of bullying, have no friends and little hope for the future.
- Sophia’s Mission trains people with Autism and other Disabilities, the Art and Science of Broadcasting as well as other job skills.
- THE GOAL: Create a network of audio streaming stations throughout the US, in which 80% of the staffing are people with special needs and trained by NEWHD Media. Stations already on the air are NEWHD-NY, NEWHD-LA and VNUE Radio (OTC: VNUE).
About Dave Mason:
Dave Mason is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist from Worcester, England, who first found fame with the rock band Traffic. Through the course of his career Mason has played and recorded with many notable pop and rock musicians, including Paul McCartney, George Harrison, the Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Michael Jackson, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Steve Winwood, Fleetwood Mac, Delaney & Bonnie, Leon Russell, and Cass Elliot. One of Mason’s best-known songs is “Feelin Alright” recorded by Traffic in 1968 and later by more than 50 other performers, including Joe Cocker, who’s version of the song was a hit in 1969 and propelling the song to one of rock and roll’s most beloved anthems. Mason has been a solo performing artist for nearly 60 years; his enduring talent still sells our audiences, and he still tours today for the love of music.
Dave’s philanthropy spans many decades: he is a proponent of music education for children. In 2005, he signed as an official supporter of Little Kids Rock, a non-profit organization that provides free musical instruments and lessons to children in American public schools.
Mason is also a founding board member of Yoga Blue a non-profit organization devoted to teaching yoga and other holistic practices to those recovering from substance abuse and other self-destructive disorders. Mason and longtime friend Ted Knapp, founded Rock Our Vets, an all-volunteer 501(c3) charity helping military veterans and the families of law enforcement and firefighters in the line of duty.
In between all this philanthropy, he always made time to show up and lend his time and talents to the annual Michael Bolton Charities (for Children and Women at Risk). He is delighted to lend his name and support to Sophia’s Mission, as he knows music is a healing force in all realms.
NEWHD Media, a dba of the foundation, Sophia’s Mission, currently operates NEWHD, NEWHD-LA and VNUE Radio (OTC: VNUE). 2019, Sophia’s Mission is a federally registered 501c3. Sophia’s Mission provides job opportunities for those living on the Autism Spectrum and other related disabilities, and provides the needed support for primary care givers and family members.