Etan Vlessing

Paul Simon, who last year said he intends to do charity shows after giving up concert touring,  is set to donate the proceeds from his Aug. 11 Outside Lands Festival headlining performance...
The way Cecilia Conrad of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation tells it, there are many philanthropists with untold wealth on the sidelines while worthy charitable organizations...
The third annual World Parkinson’s Program gala is putting caregivers and those in poverty who’ve been affected by Parkinson’s Disease in the spotlight at the organization’s...
Mia Farrow has called for the world to do more to tackle child malnutrition after a visit to war-torn South Sudan.  The actress and ambassador for the International Rescue Committee (IRC)...
Barenaked Ladies band member and solo artist Kevin Hearn is supporting MusiCounts with the exclusive release of his EP, Kevin Hearn and Friends Present: The Superhero Suite, on Record Store Day...
Veteran jam band Phish will be donating $104,125 USD ($139,001 CDN) from concert merchandise sales to seven non-profit agencies who aided in key flood relief efforts after the Curveball festival...
Not everyone sees beauty in a picture-perfect green lawn sprayed with pesticides or other harmful chemicals. Take Toronto filmmaker Andrew Nisker, known for his environmental docs, Garbage:...
It's still a little chilly outside so broadcaster/presenter/performer Jaymz Bee, who used to conduct jazz crawls in Toronto, has come up with a fun way to raise money for Unison Benevolent Fund,...
Feminist campaigner and writer/journalist Gloria Steinem will receive 85 tributes today (March 25) from across the world of social activism to mark her 85th birthday, including from Michael...
The Living Legacy Foundation has given the House of Blues' Music Forward Foundation $150,000 (USD) to help the youth organization kick start music industry careers for homeless and former...

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