Foundations

Bob Dylan’s acceptance speech for MusiCares Person of the Year should be required reading for any neophyte songwriter or artist in general — and was fortunately transcribed in full by...
Wanna Meet Weird Al or Florida Georgia Line or are you content with a photo of the Rolling Stones and some Taylor Swift or Bruce Springsteen vinyl? Music fans looking to take home a piece of...
With the 57th Grammy Awards taking place this Sunday (Feb. 8), broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the Grammy Foundation is making today (Feb. 3) Giving Day, asking people to...
Ron Kaplan, co-founder of the Monterey International booking agency — representing such top artists as Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, David Lee Roth and Great Big Sea — would see many...
Gary Slaight and his family have helped so many causes and charities over the years that when the Toronto philanthropist and music industry benefactor offered to shave his head and match...
Shooting and scoring to help beat cancer just got a lot easier with news that Via Rail will provide free rail travel to out-of-town teams coming into Toronto to play in the fifth annual Road...
Simple Plan capped off 2014 by giving away $300,000, a record for the Montreal rock band’s Foundation and bringing its total tally since forming in 2005 to $1.5 million in donations. The 2014-...
Bryan Adams will be honoured again for his charity work and social activism. At next year’s Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards in Toronto, the musician will receive the Allan...
The concept of devoting an entire month to the celebration of pizza is fairly awesome. That one major participant in the North America-wide program leverages October’s National Pizza Month...
Facial moisturizer isn’t a typical fundraising item for an all-male rock band, but Montreal’s Simple Plan gladly teamed with cosmetic company Kiehl’s to raise money for their...

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