Sweet Relief Musicians Fund (ongoing auctions)
Sweet Relief is a non-profit charity fund for musicians, established in 1994. According to their mission statement, "Sweet Relief Musicians Fund provides financial assistance to all types of career musicians who are struggling to make ends meet while facing illness, disability, or age-related problems."
Sweet Relief are currently hosting "Music Manufacturing Hope," an auction of donated musical equipment from music manufacturers around the world, on ebay. All proceeds will go directly to helping out musicians in need. Auction items currently include Presonus audio interfaces, Mapex snare drums, Gator cases, Zildjian cymbals, and more. Check out the auction here. The auction will continue through December. Other ways to donate are here. Help if you can!