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About the Jenny Lin Foundation About Us

We sponsor music and safety events which benefit the East Bay communities. About Us >>

Jenny Lin Foundation Concert

Youth Music Program

Each summer, the Foundation sponsors a free music program for Bay Area youth musicians to express their musical talents while forging friendships in a safe and caring environment. Music Program enrollment starts at the end of January, and the Program opens in June for 6 weeks.

BIASeal1-transThe Jenny Lin Foundation was incorporated in 1994 after the tragic and brutal murder of Jenny Lin, a talented and well-loved fourteen-year-old girl. As a charitable organization, the foundation’s mission is to promote child safety and youth music education. The foundation sponsors many music and safety events which benefit the East Bay communities, including the free youth music camp and concert, scholarships for young musicians, safety awareness education, and more. Learn More about The Jenny Lin Foundation >>


Jenny’s Story

Jenny Lin, color photoJennifer Han-chi Lin, known as Mei-Mei, Chi-Chi, Jen-Jen, Shiao Chi, Boober, and Jenny to friends and family, lived each of her fourteen years to its fullest potential. Jenny was born in Eden Hospital in Castro Valley, California; she grew up in Castro Valley where she attended Happiness Hill Preschool, Crossroads Christian School, Vannoy Elementary School, and Canyon Middle School.

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We are very grateful to the following major donors of the Jenny Lin Youth Music Program:

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