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Gord Bamford and Make-A-Wish recipient Abby with the Grey Cup.  Photo: Two Stones Creative
August 14, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Canadian country star's 12th Annual Charity Golf Classic in Alberta raised a phenomenal sum for his charitable foundation last week. To date, it has contributed over $4M for children’s charities across Canada. Pictured: Bamford hoisting the Grey Cup at the event.

Arkells with New Circles' Diane Gibbs at a previous drive at Union Station. Pic courtesy of MLSE
February 14, 2019
by External Source

Canadian rock band Arkells has teamed up with the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to launch a clothing drive for New Circles Community Services as part

Terra Lightfoot. Pic: Dustin Rabin Photography
February 1, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

Canadian musicians Terra Lightfoot, Lindi Ortega and Begonia are teaming up for an Ontario tour in February that will benefit multiple organization

Dan Walsh. Photo: Bryan Charles Peter
January 24, 2019
by External Source

Once a member of Fred Eaglesmith's band The Flying Squirrels, he now brings tears of joy to mothers and kids with a program that refurbishes and donates guitars to kids in Cambridge, ON.

Poster for a Simple Plan Foundation benefit concert
January 21, 2019
by FYI Staff

Justifiably lauded for their charitable endeavours, the Montreal rock band has named over 30 charitable organizations that are receiving funds raised in 2018. SPF has given out over $2.5M since it formed in 2005.

Sultans of String promo shot
November 30, 2018
by External Source

Sultans of String, a Canadian fusion music group with overseas roots, has teamed up with UNHCR, the United Nations Agency for Refugees in Canada, t

Gord Bamford (l) and Allan Reid    Twitchyfinger Photography
August 20, 2018
by FYI Staff

Last week, the country star's philanthropic foundation raised a huge amount via its annual golf classic and star-studded gala. A cheque for $100K was presented to MusiCounts head Allan Reid (pictured) at the gala.

Ed Sheeran, Roger Daltrey and David Beckham
August 17, 2018
by External Source

It's in LA tonight, the proceeds go to a great cause, and the buzz is that a marquee of others are attending and performing at this exclusive fundraiser.

Still from the clip of 1000 Italian fans playing 'Learn to Fly' in Cesena. Photo: YouTube
July 6, 2018
by Nick Krewen

If Day of 1000 Musicians all comes together as planned, Paul Lemire is hoping to raise $5000 each for a quartet of charities, including two associated with music.

Heartthrob Shawn Hook reunites with Neon Dreams again on tour this fall.
June 4, 2018
by Karen Bliss

“Reminding Me” singer Shawn Hook and “Marching Bands” EDM-pop act Neon Dreams will be touring together this fall on a 17-date Canadian tour, with a dollar from each ticket sale going to We Charity, formerly known as Free the Children.