Becket Players donate proceeds of show to three WI NGOs

Just like last year's show (pictured) and for the last 44 years, the Becket Players have been

providing entertainment while raising funds for the community at large and this year, three area non-profit agencies will benefit.

The Sian Bradwell Fund, West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped and AJOI who will receive all of the funds raised during the May 11th presentation of Becket’s Hooked on A Feeling Show.

The Becket Players will be celebrating its 45th year of providing entertainment while raising funds for the community at large and this year three area non-profit agencies will benefit.

The Sian Bradwell Fund, West Island Association for the Intellectually Handicapped and AJOI who will receive all of the funds raised during the May 11th presentation of Becket’s Hooked on A Feeling Show.

The shows will run on May 3rd and 4th as well as the 10th and 11th starting at 8 p.m. as well as two matineee performances at 1 p.m. on the 4th and the 11th.

To date, the efforts of the Becket Players have raised more than $3.6 million for charities that focus on children through the past 44 years.

“The AJOI team warmly thanks The Becket Players and their spectators as each donation will make a significant difference in the lives of vulnerable youth in our community,” said Tania Charron, Director General for AJOI.

“Since 2007, AJOI aims to improve the quality of life of young people by establishing and maintaining street outreach work services for youth aged 12 to 25 years old in the West Island,” said Charron. “Through listening, support, accompaniment, distribution of harm-prevention supplies, information and referral, we aim to provide services to the youth, adults and families. We thrive for each individual to reach their full potential with a humanistic approach and values.”

The shows will take place at the Dollard Community Center and tickets for Hooked on a Feeling can be purchased by calling 514.465.3029 or online via www.becketplayers.ca.

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