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Burlington, ON – Sound of Music Festival will donate $5 from every Kick Off ticket sold from May 26 to June 1, 2018, to support British Columbia and New Brunswick Flood Appeal via Canadian Red Cross. With flood levels in areas of British Columbia at their highest level in 70 years and no sign of receding, and the record-setting flood in New Brunswick impacting thousands of people, Sound of Music Festival has made a commitment to help the Canadian Red Cross deliver immediate and long-lasting relief for those affected.

 

Kick Off tickets are available at soundofmusic.ca.

Ticket prices will increase on June 1, 2018.

“Canadian Red Cross has been assisting families since 1896, and we’re honoured to have the opportunity to lend our support to such a worthwhile organization. We know that this donation will go a long way towards improving the lives of those impacted by the floods.” , says Dave Miller, Executive Director.

Canadian Red Cross

Here in Canada and overseas, the Red Cross stands ready to help people before, during and after a disaster. As a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – which is made up of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, the International Committee of the Red Cross and 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies – the Canadian Red Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and throughout the world.

 

“We look forward to seeing the benefits of this generous contribution to the Canadian Red Cross. Our hearts at Sound of Music Festival are with flood victims in Canada and abroad.”, says Miller.

 

The donation by the Sound of Music Festival is the first to be announced as part of the Kick Off weekend, the two-day ticketed event is on June 9-10, 2018. Proceeds from the ticketed weekend event support free performances on the following Father’s Day Weekend.

 

People can also support by donating online at www.redcross.ca, by calling 1-800-418-1111 or by contacting their local Canadian Red Cross office.