This free event celebrates the 15th anniversary of the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation. It takes place at 4:30 PDT.
The virtual concert will feature a tapestry of Canadian talent, including vocal, instrumental, dance, spoken word, storytelling and drumming artists. To register, go to www.cdngrandmothers.com
Donations are appreciated, with 100% of the funds raised go to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation
Make the event even more special
As a local fundraiser, the Glacier Grannies will deliver delicious charcuterie boxes from Runge’s European Deli to your door to enjoy with the concert.
Please visit our website, www.glaciergrannies.org for an order form, which will give details of the different platters available, and all other order information. Orders must be received by 5 pm on Wednesday, April 7. We will deliver to all addresses between Fanny Bay and Black Creek, including Cumberland. Deliveries will be made between 1 and 4 on April 15.
The concert will be hosted by award winning theatre and music artist, Jackie Richardson, and will feature Steven Page, Stratford Festival, and Sheree Fitch.
They will be joined by acclaimed Canadian talent including: Bridge Brass Quintet, the della kit, Feels Like Home, Forte, Genticorum, Joey Landreth, Kids of Note & The Notations, Kym Gouchie, Lorraine Klaasen, Mighty Popo, The Sojourners, Sya VanGeest & Nicholas Stoup, Sipheshile November, First Soloist of the National Ballet of Canada and David Myles
Jackie Richardson, The Sojourners and David Myles have all performed live in the Comox Valley in the past.
The live stream recording is accessible with registration for 72 hours.
Canadian grandmothers walk in solidarity with African grandmothers who are raising the next generation while two pandemics intersect, HIV and AIDs and COVID-19. The need is greater than ever to ensure that community-based organizations have the resources they need to support their communities.