Justin Timberlake in Sync with Kids' Charity
09/28/2009 AT 08:25 PM EDT
Through Jon Biel, the pop star saw a newspaper story about Ten O'Clock Classics, which provides lessons and instruments, and agreed to autograph a baby grand piano to be sold at a Sept. 29 auction.
"He cares about music education and wants to make sure these kids can continue to have music lessons," says Ronen Segev, founder of the non-profit, which also received a signed piano from Billy Joel and is working with other celebrities. "They listen to his music and they connect with him. He is the inspiration for their love of music."