Charity

Charity

Slaight Communications' CEO Gary Slaight
April 1, 2020
by FYI Staff

When the going gets tough it seems that the Slaight Family Foundation is there to help.

iSplash photo credit: Sebastian Irvine
March 27, 2020
by Karen Bliss

The Unison Benevolent Fund, an emergency relief charity that provides both financial and counselling services to members of the Canadian music indu

Facebook photo
March 25, 2020
by FYI Staff

Through his charitable foundation, the Canadian pop star made the hefty donation to The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.The money will assist in the purchase of equipment and supplies for coronavirus preparedness.

Pic: John Matychuk
March 22, 2020
by FYI Staff

With the generous $250K donation from the Slaight Family Foundation, the Unison Benevolent Fund has announced the Unison COVID-19 Relief Program.

March 20, 2020
by External Source

Food delivery company DoorDash has taken social distancing to the doorstep as heroic delivery personnel have agreed to place a customer's food in a

Photo: Instagram
March 12, 2020
by External Source

Halifax hip-hop artist Lance Sampson, a.k.a.

Photo supplied
March 6, 2020
by Aaron Brophy

Electronic "pow-wow-step" group A Tribe Called Red have released the new song "Land Back" to support the Wet’suwet’en nation in its ongoing conflic

March 4, 2020
by External Source

Created to mark International Women’s Day, the Initiative supports 15 international organizations working to improve human rights and opportunities for women and girls. It will impact more than 1 million women and girls at risk.

Facebook band page photo
February 28, 2020
by Aaron Brophy

Influential 1980s new wave band Chalk Circle is playing a reunion concert to raise money for the Rethink Breast Cancer organization.

McGarrigles website photo
February 20, 2020
by Aaron Brophy

A grant program has been set up in name of late Canadian music legend Kate McGarrigle to help support cancer patients and cancer survivors pursue m

Heather Wright, Jon Box's wife, at his celebration of life, Feb. 8, at the Opera House — photo credit: Stephanie Montani.
February 13, 2020
by Karen Bliss

A concert and silent auction to celebrate the life of music industry veteran Jon Box raised more than $30,000 from ticket sales and a silent auctio

Bella (centre) at her 9th bake sale. Pic provided.
February 6, 2020
by Nick Krewen

Fifteen-year-old Bella Black is not only making a difference: she’s baking a difference.