Brian Finch is daring to do stand-up comedy to raise funds for the Stephen Lewis Foundation
TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - As part of the Stephen Lewis Foundation's Dare campaign, Brian Finch, publisher/creator of e-zine Positivelite.com and freelance contributor for Fab Magazine, is daring to take to the stage. Finch, a wordsmith by profession, is daring to step outside his comfort zone and make his comedic debut at Spirits Open Mic Night to raise money for grassroots organizations turning the tide HIV/AIDS in Africa.
Finch will take to the stage with seasoned comedians, daring to stand up and put his wit to the test at Spirits Open Mic Night, Wednesday, January 18th at 9 p.m. A fundraising goal of $750 for the Dare Campaign is motivating Finch to brave the stage and test out his comedic stylings.
What: Brian Finch does standup comedy to raise funds to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa
When: Wednesday, January 18th, 9 p.m.
Where: Spirits Bar & Grill, 642 Church Street, Toronto, Ontario
About the Dare Campaign
The Dare campaign is an initiative of the Stephen Lewis Foundation - engaging Canadians to raise funds for grassroots organizations working to turn the tide of AIDS in Africa. In powerful acts of solidarity, Canadians across the country are facing their fears, letting their creative juices flow, testing their endurance and mobilizing their communities. For more information visit www.darecampaign.ca
About the Stephen Lewis Foundation
The Stephen Lewis Foundation (SLF) supports community-based organizations that are turning the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa. They provide care to women who are ill and struggling to survive; assist orphans and other AIDS-affected children; reach heroic grandmothers who almost single-handedly care for their orphan grandchildren; and sustain associations of people living with HIV and AIDS. Since 2003, SLF has supported more than 700 community-level initiatives in 15 sub-Saharan countries. To learn more, visit www.stephenlewisfoundation.org
For further information:
Brian Finch, 416.972.6228, [email protected]
Stephen Lewis Foundation: Keely Wallace, (416), 533-9292 x252, [email protected]