Trading a Gun for a Guitar:
Innocence Lost Foundation is hosting a large benefit concert and silent auction to raise funds and awareness for former child soldiers. Our third annual “Trading a Gun for a Guitar” event will be held at the St. James Community Square in Vancouver on November 17th, at 6:30pm.
We are fundraising for our first project: a community centre to be built in Kabala, Sierra Leone, West Africa. One of our founders, Fazineh Keita, was a child soldier during that country’s civil war, and knows well the after-effects and healing that need to happen. Our goal is to provide this community with a medical clinic, a clean water well, food, education, skills training and art and sport therapy programs to give opportunities and break the cycles of violence and poverty from being passed down generationally. All money raised at this event will go to this project. Visit our website to see our progress:
Innocence Lost Foundation is a Canadian Registered Charity:
#80222 9930 RR0001
A tax receipt will be issued for all donations over $20
(tax receipts are not issued for ticket sales, silent auction items or merchandise)
Thank-you for your support!
See you there!
Places to go nearby approx. 15 minutes away
720Sweets & Etc.
Soft-serve ice cream with your choice of toppings.More info
Nuba Restaurant and Café Nuba
Authentic Lebanese food served in a casual, upbeat atmosphere.More info
Green Leaf Sushi
Traditional sushi, sashimi, tempura, and donburi.More info