Fusion makes way for clear water

Sierra Noble to headline fundraising concert

WINNIPEG, MB – More than one billion people in the world do not have clean drinking water. The University of Winnipeg’s Richardson College for the Environment is hosting a Fusion Concert on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at 7:30 pm in Riddell Hall to raise money for WaterCan, a leading Canadian charity dedicated to helping the world’s poorest people gain access to clean water. Proceeds will also go to The Lake Winnipeg Foundation.

Headlining the concert is fiddle virtuoso Sierra Noble. Others on the bill include the Spiradicalz, storyteller Rebecca Hiebert and traditional hand drummers & singers.

WaterCan is a leading Canadian charity dedicated to fighting global poverty by helping the world’s poorest people gain access to clean water, basic sanitation and hygiene education. Their programs have reached more than one million people in the world’s poorest regions, breaking the cycle of poverty and disease and increasing opportunities for health, education, gender equality and economic growth. http://www.watercan.com/

The Lake Winnipeg Foundation is a grassroots organization made up of individuals who have a passion for restoring and maintaining the health of Lake Winnipeg and its Watershed. http://www.lakewinnipegfoundation.org/

Tickets are $15 ($10 for students) and are available at the UWinnipeg’s Info Booth, The Folk Festival Music Store, at the door or online at http://www.musicforjustice.com.

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