A neighborhood fundraiser is boasting its most profitable occasion but in assist of kid and youth psychological well being in Chatham-Kent.
The Music for the Thoughts fundraiser held a charity live performance at The Kent on February 4, elevating greater than $15,000 — the fundraiser’s largest single-event whole since its inception.
Musical performers on the live performance included Walkin’ 47, Filth Nation, Huge Shiny Toons, Simply Us Acoustic Trio Band, and DJ Shawn L.
Organizer Elisha Banks mentioned it was a sold-out present.
“328 individuals confirmed as much as present their assist and stand by this trigger the night time of the occasion and it blew my thoughts,” mentioned Banks.
The proceeds raised by means of admissions to the live performance and its linked fundraisers will likely be directed to youngster and grownup counselling providers at Household Service Kent, in addition to the KIDS Crew Program for psychological assessments for youngsters and youth.
Since June 2022, Music For the Thoughts fundraisers have raised greater than $40,000 for Household Service Kent.
“As soon as once more, this group has continued to step up and get behind this trigger and present their assist for Music for the Thoughts and likewise for supporting individuals who battle with psychological well being in our group,” mentioned Banks.
Developing in June, Music for the Thoughts will proceed its fundraising efforts with one other occasion. The Swing into Summer time out of doors live performance has been scheduled for June 24 at Sons of Kent in Chatham. Tickets for the occasion will go on sale on Might 1.