An Evening with John McDermott and Guido Basso

An Evening with John McDermott, Guido Basso and friends
Friday, May 11 | 7:30pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church

Performing songs from the new CD Some Other Time as well as some other great standards. Performers include: Guido Basso, Dave Young, Jason Fowler, Robi Botos, Reg Schwager, Davide Direnzo and Tom Szczesniak.

$40.00 per person
$42.42 if purchased on 
Tickets can also be purchased at the church office, call 416-922-1167 

The concert is a fundraiser for the YPBC Refugee program.



YPBC has a long history of sponsoring refugees, whether "boat people" from Vietnam or more recently a family from Iran and two sisters from the Central African Republic. We are currently waiting for approval of sponsorship applications for the following:

• A Pakistani family, with two young daughters, attacked and persecuted because of their faith and currently taking refuge in Thailand;
• Two Syrian families, with young children, and with relatives in Toronto, taking refuge in Lebanon from the horrors of the war in Syria;
• A Syrian family of five also taking refuge in Lebanon; and
• Two young adults of Eritrean origin, persecuted because of their faith and ethnicity, takingrefuge in Ethiopia.

Sponsorship requires a one-year commitment of financial and resettlement support. Government guidelines call for support of $30,000 for a year for a family of four but living costs in Toronto, especially for housing, mean that we need to provide at least $40,000 per family. Existing and committed funds account for approximately 85% of what is required.

Your purchase of tickets for the fundraising concert on May 11 will help us to bring these families to safety - thank you for your support!

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