ran a story about Trey’s directing the Newport Festival Foundation to give its artist-related grant to Mockingbird, citing the press release.

“The benefits of music education in the lives of young people are countless, and yet music programs in our schools continue to be seriously underfunded,” Anastasio said in a press release sent Thursday, “Thankfully, there are organizations like The Mockingbird Foundation that are on the frontlines of this very worthy cause. The fact that this non-profit organization was founded and funded by the Phish fan community is incredibly inspiring and humbling.

The story was also picked up by WhastUpNewp, Jambase, LiveMusicBlog, LiveForLiveMusic, and others.