News from Big Soul Project
Ain’t no mountain high enough! This is one of BSP’s favourite songs and this year, the mountain was the pandemic. Every year, BSP holds a Christmas concert, which is a highlight of the Christmas season for many. This concert is BSP’s own annual fundraiser, and equally importantly, it’s where we raise money for the Ottawa Food Bank from donations from our audience. Did the pandemic stop us? No! We went virtual with a series of videos posted on our website and shared through social media. Through the generosity of our viewers and our anonymous donor, who every year matches all donations, we raised $11,550 for the Ottawa Food Bank. Thank you to Roxanne Goodman, our Choir Director, Robin McAteer and Karen Aston for all your work in putting together these videos. Thank you to Michael Lechasseur, BSP’s web master, who donated all his time on this project. Thank you to our anonymous donor for the years of matching donations. Thank you to our loyal viewers. We can’t wait until we can sing for you again in person.
Did you know that most of our concerts serve to fundraise for a charity, and our Christmas concert is usually dedicated to the Ottawa Food Bank? This year has been especially difficult for many, so if you can, please donate to the Ottawa Food Bank.
Each year Big Soul Project holds a Christmas concert at the Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Center and each year donations from this concert go to support the Ottawa Food Bank. This year things are different, but BSP is still the same and is offering a series of uplifting videos.
If you're planning to donate to the Ottawa Food Bank, as in past years, we have an anonymous donor who will match donations up to $5000 until Dec 21st. You can still enjoy BSP for the holiday and still support the Ottawa Food Bank with a donation. Donations $10 or more will get a charitable tax receipt from the Ottawa Food Bank.
During these unusual times BSP is still here, Lifting You Higher!