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DUO was built to highlight the work of emerging and marginalized artists by prominently featuring those works alongside well-established voices. With your help, we'll be one step closer to realizing this goal in the Driftless Region!

The Drifless Urban Orchestra Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. EIN 84-4650524.

Where does the money go?

When you donate to DUO, that money has a direct economic impact on our local communities and goes directly to serving our mission:

  • Hiring local musicians for performances

  • Collaborating with local artists & organizations

  • Purchasing equipment to give composers high-fidelity recordings of their music 

  • Financing our inaugural concert (Over $2600)

  • Supporting community & educational outreach initiatives like DUOS

  • Expanding and diversifying our team!

Thats it! At DUO, we believe in honesty and transparency and think you deserve to know exactly where your dollar goes.

Contribute by Mail

417 West Ave South

La Crosse, WI 54601

Why Donate

Contribute Directly with your IRA

Are you:

  • Age 70½ or older?

  • Have an Individual Retirement Account (IRA)?

  • Looking to reduce your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) while supporting DUO

You may be eligible for a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) through your investment provider. Contact us below if you think this option might be right for you, and we can help you through the process. You can also find more information here.

Contribute your Clunker!


Have an old car (or boat or RV or motorcycle or other motorized vehicle) rusting away, taking up valuable driveway space? We're partnering with Charitable Adult Rides & Services (CARS) to provide this option to all our donors, so donate it to DUO here to aid us in our mission of providing accessible, exciting music to the region!

Donating a vehicle is a substantial gift and may even qualify for a tax deduction AND you can clear out the garage or driveway for FREE. 

Click here to get started or call 855-500-RIDE(7433).


Questions? Check CARS' Frequently Asked Questions or contact us directly below!

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