Annie Lennox, Sarah McLachlan and Angélique Kidjo perform at Hope Rising!, a benefit concert for Stephen Lewis Foundation

Grammy Award winners Angélique Kidjo, Sarah McLachlan and Annie Lennox sing Happy Birthday to Stephen Lewis at the sold-out Hope Rising! concert on November 7 at Roy Thomson Hall. The second annual event raised $250,000 for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which raises funds for community-level organizations in Africa working to turn the tide of HIV/AIDS. (Photo Credit: Kristina Laukkanen) (CNW Group/Stephen Lewis Foundation )

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2012 /CNW/ - Grammy Award winners Angélique Kidjo, Sarah McLachlan and Annie Lennox sing Happy Birthday to Stephen Lewis at the sold-out Hope Rising! concert on November 7 at Roy Thomson Hall. The second annual event raised $250,000 for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which raises funds for community-level organizations in Africa working to turn the tide of HIV/AIDS.

Image with caption: "Grammy Award winners Angélique Kidjo, Sarah McLachlan and Annie Lennox sing Happy Birthday to Stephen Lewis at the sold-out Hope Rising! concert on November 7 at Roy Thomson Hall. The second annual event raised $250,000 for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, which raises funds for community-level organizations in Africa working to turn the tide of HIV/AIDS. (Photo Credit: Kristina Laukkanen) (CNW Group/Stephen Lewis Foundation )". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121108_C6479_PHOTO_EN_20419.jpg

SOURCE: Stephen Lewis Foundation