Maestro helps raise over $250K at CBC’s Sounds of the Season charity event [News]
Toronto, ON – Canadian hip-hop legend Maestro Fresh Wes was one of several entertainers on hand to help raise more than $250,000 at CBC Toronto’s annual holiday charity event, Sounds of the Season. By 5 a.m. on December 7th, the Canadian Broadcasting Centre on Front Street West was packed with people who came out to enjoy performances by Maestro and other artists including Nelly Furtado. By Sunday, the event had raised more than $270,000 and over 10,500 pounds of food.
Gail Nyberg, the food bank spokesperson for Sounds of the Season, said the event is crucial for food banks across the Greater Toronto Area.
“Sounds of the Season is a great way for us to fight hunger and help those in need in Toronto’s diverse communities, especially during this time of year,” she said.
Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off at the CBC Toronto building entrances anytime between now and December 31st.
Maestro Fresh Wes | Photo: Tanja Tiziana