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Music-heavy news site about charities, causes and good deeds

COVID-19

The on-going Coronavirus pandemic has forced the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to go mostly online for its slimmed down 45th edition Sept. 10 to 19.  The 2020 festival will...
Revered Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip have released a "Courage"-themed face mask with proceeds going towards the Unison Benevolent Fund. The reusable non-medical cloth masks...
The Unison Benevolent Fund's COVID-19 Relief Program, which supports music workers amid the pandemic, has to date raised over $2.1 million. The assistance program that offers discreet relief...
Björk will perform three orchestral shows in her homeland of Iceland in August that will be live-streamed to raise money for a domestic women’s charity. The former Sugarcubes frontwoman...
Alessia Cara will donated net royalties from her new EP to Save the Children for the next 21 years. The Grammy-winning Canadian singer-songwriter said the release of This Summer: Live Off the...
Rapper G-Eazy showed his support of black rights and desire to end police violence by donating all of the profits from the June merchandise sales on his website to My Brother’s Keeper Alliance...
Milwaukee, Wisc.-based singer, songwriter and musician Dean Schlabowske has been donating a portion of the tip proceeds from his live stream performances to Feeding America to this point, but Toronto...
When British singer, songwriter and musician Frank Turner isn’t touring tirelessly around the globe, he’s likely recording, writing more songs or another book, or preparing to do one...
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft donated a Super Bowl ring to be auctioned off to support food charities Feeding America, Meals On Wheels, World Central Kitchen and No Kid Hungry during the...
While many music artists have been doing sporadic live stream performances during the COVID-19 lockdown, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy and his family have been staging them on an almost nightly basis...

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