Servestock 2012 Servestock was held at a private resident in Foresthill on June 13, 2012 to support Serve!, a non-profit organization that assists vulnerable youth in Toronto. Canada’s only Balkan-Klezmer-Gypsy-Punk-SuperParty band added high energy
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The Sheepdogs who complimented the 1% crowd fired up the event. Joining the Sheepdogs, was the twice Juno-nominated, Toronto singer-songwriter Lindi Ortega. The event opened with local electro-pop group, Dubble Deez and The Outerspacerz who entertained the crowd. As hosts, Servestock welcomed comedian Colin Mochrie, Debra McGrath and radio sportscaster James Cybulski.
Servestock, the annual fundraiser for Serve and its innovative programs that help at-risk youth, featured performances in an exclusive backyard location, with wine, cocktails and gourmet BBQ, Silent and live auctions which featured a trip to New York to see a taping of The Late Show with David Letterman. “We’d like to thank the major sponsors of this year’s event, Entertainment Sponsor CTV and Talent Sponsors Bloomberg, Norton Rose, PricewaterhouseCoopers and State Street,” said Alison Caird, Serve’s Executive Director. “Their generosity combined with that of the performers, volunteers, guests and other corporate supporters will help more at-risk youth transform their lives.”
Serve! is a non-profit organizations that works with youth ages 13-24 in inner-city communities in experiential education that connects youth and the community-and positively impacts both. These youth often face personal, economic, and social obstacles that have made it difficult to achieve success and the programs at Serve! are designed to help them overcome these obstacles and achieve success!
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