D’Addario is one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers and distributors of innovative musical instrument accessories, which now include D’Addario Strings, Evans Drumheads, RICO Reeds and Mouthpieces, Planet Waves Musical Accessories, Pro-Mark Drumsticks and Pure Sound Percussion. Since 2004, D’Addario has annually hosted food and fund drives for Long Island Cares and in 2011 helped create the “Beat an End to Hunger” campaign, featuring Evans Drumheads, which supports the Long Island Cares’ Endowment Fund. They are represented on Long Island Cares Board of Directors and have been a member of the Harry Chapin Humanitarian Awards Dinner Committee since 2008. D’Addario also serves on the Music Industry Council. The D’Addario Company received the Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award in 2012.