Alan Doyle to share new tune at Guelph fundraiser

GUELPH – Acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Alan Doyle will be a part of native musicians and psychological well being advocates on April 30 for an intimate night of tales and songs. 

The viewers shall be among the many first to listen to a brand new tune that was cowritten by Doyle, CxViolet and The New Folks, with contributions from youth at The Grove Wellington Guelph.

The fundraiser will kick off The Oak Tree Mission’s eighth version of group fundraising and storytelling, led by The Mactaggart Hryn Household of Guelph.

“Oak Tree 8 is concentrated on youth psychological well being and sharing tales about how music is a instrument of therapeutic, connection and renewal. We’re partnering with The Superior Music Mission (AMP), a charity that explores the transformative energy of music by means of the sharing of tales, songs, and science,” stated occasion organizer and Oak Tree co-founder Will Mactaggart.

“Our purpose is to lift $30,000 so AMP can convey a full yr of its Superior Music Hour programming to each Grove location in Wellington and Guelph,” 

Additionally set to carry out and share their tales in regards to the energy of music and psychological well being are native artists Mikalyn and James Gordon, and Valentina Sarmiento from the Grove. The occasion may even embrace an public sale of unique, music-related gadgets.

Concerning the Superior Music Mission

The Superior Music Mission is a Canadian charitable basis, devoted to supporting analysis and elevating consciousness of music’s affect on psychological well being and psychological wellness. 

It does this by growing music-centred psychological wellness applications and partnering with native organizations for on-the-ground supply.  

AMP’s cost-effective and sustainable community-facing applications are designed for these aged 10 and over and might profit all kinds of individuals and teams, together with youth, seniors, long-term care residents, Indigenous communities, first responders, frontline healthcare employees, veterans, and the final inhabitants.

About The Grove Hubs

The purpose of The Grove Wellington Guelph is to construct a simpler well being and social service system, by means of integration and collaboration, to raised meet the wants of youth in Wellington County and Guelph. 

The Grove Wellington Guelph at the moment consists of seven websites the place youth have entry to applications and companies that present steerage and help for the long run. 

From schooling and profession help, to counselling and peer-to-peer applications, The Grove amenities present assist and encouragement to each youth locally.

About The Oak Tree Mission

In 2014, the Mactaggart-Hryn household had a imaginative and prescient to not solely give again however empower Guelph and Wellington charities with a platform to assemble and share tales about their affect. 

Funds raised assist to offset working prices in addition to applications to strengthen their roots and additional their long-term success and development. 

Every year focuses on a distinct space of want. To this point, greater than $250,000 has been raised for native charities.

The occasion

The occasion kicks off the Oak Tree Mission’s yr of superior music. 

Neighborhood members are inspired to go to to share songs and the way they convey them pleasure and assist them by means of tough instances. 

The Oak Tree Mission will construct and share a playlist of the songs later this yr.

The night of tales and tune shall be held April 30 at Cutten Fields in Guelph.

Tickets, at $238.75 every, are on sale at Occasion bills are being coated by The Oak Tree Mission in order that 100% of all ticket gross sales and donations will help the Superior Music Mission.