Newmarket socially conscious business hosts fundraiser for kids in Toronto Community Housing

Megan Glanfield is a gay teacher and parent. She recently started a company called Revolution Now. Oct. 26, 2021

A fundraiser at a Newmarket pub will celebrate the success of a new enterprise serving to social justice causes and guidance an right after-university software for small children residing in Toronto group housing.

Revolution Now, an eco-pleasant clothing company, was started by Newmarket resident Megan Glanfield, a gay mother or father and Quality 8 teacher and equity lead at Aurora’s Rick Hansen General public Faculty.

In the previous seven months, Revolution Now has donated much more than $5,400 to organizations these as the Newmarket African Caribbean Canadian Association’s Iris Malcolm Library, a scholarship for the Alliance of Educators for Black Pupils and The 519 Toronto local community centre serving the 2SLGBTQ+ group.

On April 23 at 7 p.m., the company is web hosting a fundraiser at Market Brewing Corporation at 17775 Leslie St. to support City Guarantee Toronto, which presents just after-faculty treatment for children in Toronto Group Housing.

Information and facts about supporting a youth mental wellness company on Manitoulin Island will be unveiled at the fundraiser.

The occasion will element music, a silent Indigenous artwork auction with parts by Don Chase, Keith Gattie, Paul Martin Kohoko and Christian Morriseau and a digital greeting from Olympian Mark Tewksbury.

The $35 tickets — with $10 from every ticket being donated to City Assure — incorporate meals from Pacos Tacos.

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