Great people + a great cause = a great way to spend Caribana Thursday. Shouts to everyone involved. Here’s all the info:
WORDS: Fundraising Event for Literature for Life
Shining a light on a worthy cause through spoken word, live music and a party dj’d by Juno Award winning artist K-OS
July 21, 2011, Toronto, ON- On July 28th, the Gingerich Group and Literature for Life in partnership with Kobo are hosting a fundraising event and BBQ at CLounge with special guest K-OS (Dj Set), in support of the charity’ efforts in the promotion of literacy among young mothers in marginalized communities.
Of the proceeds raised, 100% of the funds will be donated to Literature for Life and their reading circle programs around the city. Amazing talents, such as Juno award winning K-OS (Dj Set), and author/poet Dwayne Morgan promises an evening of entertainment and awareness about the Literature for Life mission.
Doors open at 8:30pm with a silent auction of highly anticipated items, including: Basketball signed by the Orlando Magic, 2 return tickets from West Jet, one year membership at Flirty Girl Fitness, shoes signed by Patrick Ewing, dinner at Buca Restaurant valued at $250, Spa Pampering, and much more.
The night will feature spoken word performances by poets Dwayne Morgan, Jwyze and Rootz Kizzy, and musical guests Andria Symaniw, Mike Celia and Don Cash followed with a party dj’d by Juno- Award winning artist, K-OS (DJ Set) followed by the Gillespie Brothers.
The Gingerich Group and Literature for Life with Kobo invite Toronto to join them in raising attention, celebrating and supporting the efforts of the teams making a different within our community. Auction items will be available to take home that night and are payable by cash or credit card.
Kobo Presents WORDS - A charity event in support of Literature for Life
When: Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Time: 8:30pm – 2am
Spoken Word Artists: Dwayne Morgan, Jwyze, Rootz Kizzy
Musical Guests: Andria Symaniw, Mike Celia, Don Cash
Special DJ Set: Juno- Award winning artist K-OS!
DJs: The Gillespie Bros.
Where: CLounge, 456 Wellington Street, Toronto