On March 17th, 2017, people got lucky with Generocksity - Kingston at Trinity Social. First Capital Entertainment DJs kept the St. Patrick's Day celebrations going through the night. We are so excited to be donating 100% of this event’s proceeds directly to Ryandale Shelter for the Homeless. Ryandale Shelter is the only shelter in Kingston providing 24/7 emergency accommodation and support to men, women, and families with children, all under the same roof. Beyond the provision of a warm place to sleep, Ryandale Shelter works to build greater social inclusion and a renewed sense of hope in their residents.
Stay tuned for the amount raised!
On January 19th, 2017, Generocksity - Kingston threw a sold-out party at the Brooklyn, featuring local artists and craft beer, and most importantly, the great company of 230 young adults in attendance. The night featured the chill acoustic tunes of Relative, Steph and Sammy, and Elspeth Poulson. 100% of this event’s $2,060 in proceeds are going directly to Extra Awesome. In partnership with the Down Syndrome Association of Kingston, Extra Awesome provides academic support & physical activity for youth with exceptionalities.
On December 1st, Generocksity - Kingston partnered with Balzac Coffee to provide students with free coffee as their finals exams fast approached, brightening the day of many.
On October 20th 2016, Generocksity-Kingston held their much-anticipated event at the Brooklyn, will all proceeds directly going to Almost Home Kingston. Almost Home's mission is to provide a place of comfort and respite for families whose children are receiving medical treatment in Kingston-area hospitals. The night featured a stellar line up of local artists, including the soulful melodies and country-inspired instrumentation of Jesse Gold, the garage-rock band Bo Welland, and the jazzy tunes of Aidan Carr. The show sold out, with over 200 people in attendance, and raised a total of $2750 for Almost Home.
Generocksity & Rooted Foods Co. Present:
On March 30th 2016, Generocksity-Kingston teamed up with student-run Rooted Foods Company to host an amazing event at The Brooklyn Public House with all proceeds going directly to Loving Spoonful, a local charity that provides food to homeless shelters across Kingston. The event featured several local bands including Aidan Carr, Keith and Connor, the Tidman Sisters and Curfew. The event was completely sold out and raised over $2500.
On January 16th 2016, Generocksity Kingston hosted our second amazing event at The Underground, will all proceeds benefitting Camp Trillium. The night started with a bang with local band Listen Up Kid, kicked into full gear brilliantly with The Attic Kids, and finished with the incredible DJ MERS. The event was a massive success and raised over $1820 to help kids with cancer and their families in the local area.
On October 7th 2015, we had our first ever charity party in Kingston at The Ale House with all proceeds benefitting the Kingston Youth Shelter. This great charity party began with two awesome rock and folk bands, The Wilderness and Birds of Bellwoods and was followed by two of Kingston's most talented DJs, Kuya and DJ Dimma. The event was a huge success and raised over $2150 to help underprivileged youth in the Greater Kingston area.
February 20th, 2015 marked a big day in the young life of Generocksity. This was the first event to take place outside of Vancouver, Canada. The event was held in the bustling small student town of Leiden, Holland. 250 Dutch and International students from over 80 countries came together to raise a total of 1200 Euros for the Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland (the Dutch Council for Refugees). The Destructive Penguins, Lydia and DJ Wouter all gave amazing performances throughout the night. An international themed photo exhibition was also held upstairs showcasing some of the most talented students work. It was a very successful start to the expansion of Generocksity in Europe!
On March 23rd, 2017, join Generocksity - London and come out and see Prohibition Thursday like you never have before. 100% of Generockstiy’s profit will be donated to Unity Project, which aids against homelessness in London. They do this by providing emergency shelter, transitional housing, and promotes community values in a safe, secular and home-like environment. Helping stabilize people in their moment of crisis and to engage them in their own process toward stability.
11 philanthropists, 6 loaves of bread, 2 toasters, and 1 amazing day as the Generocksity - London team handmade and delivered sandwiches to the homeless on November 27th, 2016, bringing smiles to many faces that day.
ur first much anticipated event for Generocksity - London was an exciting DJ battle where DJ Reese, Eskay and Higgy all performed 20 minute sets. With around 90 people coming out to support the event, we raised $1000 for the South London Neighbourhood Resource Center which will go towards providing quality, healthy meals for youth in troubled situations. Although our event took place right in peak of exam season, a solid crowd of people still attended and had a blast!
On March 23rd, 2017, Generocksity - Montreal hosted Next Gen, a much-anticipated party at one of Montreal’s trendiest venues - Blvd44. We are thrilled to be donating 100% of the $3000 raised by the event to an incredible local charity - StreetSuds - a laundromat which serves the community, while offering a transitional employment program. StreetSuds employs individuals who have suffered from homelessness, addiction, and mental health, giving them the tools, guidance, and experience needed to gain autonomy and self-sustainability.
Generocksity Montreal’s first event, “The Takeoff” on November 25th, 2016 was a huge success. Hosted at a private venue in LeLivart Gallery, this event exemplified Montreal’s one-of-a-kind nightlife. The night was dedicated to a most worthwhile charity - Youth Fusion. This innovative organization supports at-risk youth who the conventional school system cannot accommodate, by ensuring their entrance into their work field of interest. As students ourselves, this cause clearly resonated with our peers, who did not hesitate to join our initiative of youth helping youth. Completely selling out, our event attracted over 300 people, who together raised $3260 for Youth Fusion! Partying until the morning hours to a mix by McGill DJ’s Cole and Scarfo, this wild night was one to remember. Get excited for what our incredible team has in store, this is only the beginning!
GALAROCKSITY was a huge success, but now we're ready to really party in the true Generocksity style--getting lit and letting loose. So, on March 29th, we're having Galarocksity: The After Party... And we're back at Trattoria so again, you don't have to go far! Come dance all night and let your hair down. Like our last Trattoria banger, we have:
- GeneRIDEsity: a ride service to and from the event at Starbucks
- FREE pizza (1 slice per guest)
- $3 draft beers and $5 mixed drinks (bring cash because the bar is cash only this time)!
BUT THIS TIME:
- $5 admission with wristbands, not pins
- We'll be having a live Latin jazz band and clearing out all the tables for space to get down.
- All proceeds go to Hudson Valley Community Coalition's immigration support services.
On March 25th, 2017, dress up with the Generocksity - NYC team and join us for a jazzy, classy night of the arts. All of Generocksity's proceeds will be donated to Hudson Valley Community Coalition's immigration support services. HVCC describes themselves as a coalition who "works to build communities that foster social justice and cultural awareness". Come out to bid on or enter to win art made by local artists and your friends at Purchase and enjoy special performances by Marcela Barry and Jessica Smith. With free admission, you don't want to miss out!
Generocksity - NYC's debut event on Wednesday, February 8th at Trattoria was a huge success with 150 young adults in attendance. Every dollar of the $1,200 in proceeds are going to My Sister's Place, a woman's shelter in White Plains working to end domestic violence and human trafficking. Stay tuned for our next event!
On March 30th, Generocksity drew a crowd to the Blarney Stone for a college-themed party celebrating some of the best years of our lives. Music from Chris Goodchild and DMO kept the party going all night long with over 150 young adults at the event. The event raised $1940, all going to the Pacific Parklands Foundation, an organization that works to enhance and protect regional parks in the Metro Vancouver area.
On January 5th, 2017, Generocksity - Vancouver threw the much-anticipated second annual (Re) New Year's Eve party at Yaletown's most popular club, Bar None, with approximately 500 young adults in attendance. The party kept going strong beyond the midnight countdown, with beats from the local Common People DJs. All of the $6275 raised from the sold-out event are going directly back into the community to help the Providence Crosstown Clinic to support relief efforts for the current fentanyl crisis in Vancouver.
Generocksity x The Street Store Vancouver Presents: The Street Store Vancouver 3.0 @ 62 East Hastings Street (12/16)
On December 18th, Generocksity partnered with The Street Store Vancouver 3.0, an initiative that provides clothes for the homeless in the Downtown Eastside. Over the past two years, The Street Store has received over 3000 donations, has had 50+ volunteers, and has had over 500 shoppers that have come in and out of the store. Many in the local community benefited from receiving warm clothing from the Street Store, just in time for an uncharacteristically snowy Vancouver winter
On October 15th 2016, Generocksity threw our biggest party up to date, filling Gastown's FIVESIXTY nightclub to capacity, with all profits raised from the event to benefit the Looking Glass Foundation for Eating Disorders. The Looking Glass Foundation is a BC-based charity founded in 2002 that provides support to individuals suffering from anorexia, bulimia, and other eating disorders through innovative programs to facilitate eating disorder prevention, early intervention, support, recovery, and sustained relapse prevention. The night opened with the much anticipated band Little India, who have quickly risen in the BC music scene. The party continued with Purple Zane of Move On Up DJs, and local DJ Brent D Mosher of d-mo brought the night to a thrilling peak. The event raised $6900 for the Looking Glass Foundation.
On September 5th 2016, Generocksity organized a fantastic and sold-out music festival with 6 incredible musical acts across two separate stages. All profits from this music festival benefitted Project Somos Children's Village; a unique Canadian charity that operates a Guatemalan orphan prevention project by managing two homes, which support six single-parent families who would otherwise face extreme poverty and separation. The event opened with a upbeat and folky performance by The Sam Tudor Band, followed by four of Vancouver's finest musicians including Jasper Sloan Yip, Matt and Sam's Brother (from JPNSGRLS), Alexandria Maillout, Smash Boom Pow. The night concluded with an awesome dance party hosted by one of Vancouver's most well known DJ duo, Common People DJ Collective. Due to our matching sponsors, this was our most successful event to date raising approximately $9500, with over 350 young adults in attendance.
On April 2nd 2016, Generocksity threw an intimate comedy event with all profits benefitting The Vancouver Native Health Society, a charitable organization that provides comprehensive medical, counselling and social services to Vancouver's Downtown Eastside Aboriginal community. The event opened with a fantastic performance by UBC's very own Improv Troupe, followed by four of Vancouver's finest comedians including Ryan Mutama, Gavin Matts, Harris Anderson and Paolo Cesar Durena. The night concluded with an upbeat dance party hosted by local favourite DJ Brent Mosher. This very successful event had over 150 young adults in attendance and raised approximately $1500 for The Vancouver Native Health Society.
On March 10th, 2016 Generocksity partnered with UBC AMS (Alma Mater Society), to throw UBC's annual Battle of the Bands with a charitable twist. After a gruelling three-stage competition spanning over a month, the top 5 bands performed before a panel of esteemed judges for the chance to win the opener spot at Block Party and share the stage with the likes of Dan Mangan, Chromeo and many others. This year Generocksity collaborated with the AMS so that for the first time ever all profits from this traditional UBC event would be going to a local charity. The event was incredibly successful and raised approximately $1500 for Music Heals, which funds music therapy for patients in hospitals, senior's centres, AIDS & HIV programs and at-risk youth.
On February 12th, 2016 Generocksity partnered with The Calendar, UBC's largest and most recognized party organization, to throw our second annual joint charity party, (Un)Lucky In Love. The successful event was held at The Biltmore Caberet and 100% of the proceeds benefitted The Wanted Children Foundation, a locally-run charity which provides at-risk children in Nigeria with a home, education, nutrition and psychosocial support through their orphanage and primary school. The event was opened by one of UBC's most exhilarating and fun indie rock bands, System Skyline, which was a finalist at this year's acclaimed Last Band Standing competition. This was followed by a hip hop centred dance party hosted by the dynamic DJ duo, Killing Time. This very successful event raised over $3500 and engaged over 300 young adults.
On January 7th, 2016, Generocksity threw another sold out charity party with all proceeds benefitting The Lipstick Project, a local charity who's mission is to serve Canadians who are facing significant health challenges by offering light, love and compassionate care through free, professional spa services. The event provided attendees with the opportunity to relive a fancy New Year's Eve party accompanied by the soulful tunes of indie-rockers Parlour Panther followed by a fun and groovy dance party hosted by DJs Adam Fink and Brian Sea. This was one of our most successful events, raising over $7600 and engaging over 400 young adults.
On November 14th, 2015, Generocksity threw their first ever comedy event with all profits benefitting The Lookout Society, a charitable organization that houses over a thousand Vancouver adults-at-risk every night and provides many social programs to help them get back onto their feet such as vocational training and drug counselling. The event opened with a hilarious performance by UBC's fantastic Improv Troupe, followed by twelve of Vancouver's finest comedians. The night concluded with an electrifying performance by local punk-rockers Cheap Flavour. This historic event completely sold out with over 200 young adults in attendance and raised over $3450 for The Lookout Society.
On October 17th, 2015, Generocksity threw another sold out charity party with all proceeds benefitting the South Sudanese International Youth Ambassadors - SSIYA, to create a resource centre to empower and educate South Sudanese child war survivors to become agents of peace and hope in their communities. The event opened with a fantastic performance by Missy D and Roya B, two up and coming hip hop and soul extrordinaires, followed by an incredible performance from the smooth rapper Cogeta. The night concluded with a 2-hour Kanye West-themed dance party hosted by DJ Flipout. This very successful event raised over $6000 and engaged over 600 young adults.
On March 14th, 2015, Generocksity threw an intimate charity party called Get Lucky 2.0. This live music centered event was held at Library Square Public House. All proceeds benefitted the Delta Youth Support Link, which works with disadvantaged teenagers to give them support, mentorship, and the means of reaching self-empowerment. The event opened with an upbeat performance by the great Brock Phillips and was headlined by one of Vancouver’s most talented and fastest growing folk/alternative rock musicians, Layten Kramer and his fantastic band. The night concluded with a 2-hour 90s dance party hosted by DJ Keith Talent. Although this was our most low key and intimate event, it still brought out approximately 175 young adults and raised over $2200 for underprivileged youth in BC.
On February 13th, 2015 Generocksity partnered with The Calendar to throw a charity party called (Un)Lucky In Love. The sold out event was held at Republic Nightclub and 100% of the proceeds benefitted Tanzania Heart Babies Fund, a UBC grassroots charity, and was responsible for singlehandedly funding life-saving heart surgeries for two children in Tanzania. The event was opened by one of UBC's most exciting and fun hip hop/rock band, 2 Doges & A Couple of Baudes. This was followed by an incredibly soulful performance by Laydy Jams, a 4 piece R & B group, and an electrifying performance by one of Vancouver's most up and coming rappers, Cogeta, who opened for Wacka Flocka Flame in Vancouver in April 2015. The night concluded with a 2 hour dance party hosted by verteran DJs Made in Arcade and Christian Flores. There were over 550 young adults in attendance, helping to raise over $5300 for the Tanzania Heart Babies Fund.
On January 16th, 2015, we organized Generocksity's Welcome Back Bash. The sold-out event was held at Joe's Apartment Nightclub and 100% of the proceeds benefitted the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre (DEWC). The event was opened by one of UBC's most reputable upcoming musicians, Sam Tudor. The energetic 6-piece funk collective, Jaguar, headlined the show. The night concluded with a 2-hour dance party hosted by veteran DJs Zeus and Sid Smooth. We organized a Karma Bar, from which all tequila shot profits went directly to DEWC. There were over 375 young adults in attendance, helping to raise over $5100 for marginalized women and their families at the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre!
On October 18th 2014, we organized Generocksity Presents: Good Deeds & Dirty Beats, which was held at Republic Nightclub and 100% of proceeds benefited Ronald McDonald House BC. This event began at 10pm with a live performance by one of UBC’s most reputable bands, Laydy Jams, a 4 piece hip hop and soul group. This was followed by an electronic dance party hosted by two of Vancouver’s formidable upcoming DJs Alex Volney and Mike Christianson. The night concluded at 1am with a set by DJ Ryan Trax, who has performed alongside world renowned DJs such as Stevie Aoki and Baauer. In addition, we organized a Karma Bar in which all sales from the purchase of Olmeca tequila shots (donated in kind) went directly to Ronald McDonald House BC. This proved to be our most successful event to date, with over 500 young adults in attendance and raising over $6300 for sick children and their families at the Ronald McDonald House BC.
On July 17th 2014, we organized an intimate charity concert with all proceeds proceeds benefitting The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre (DEWC). This event consisted of three extremely talented BC bands that included a wide array of genres from folk to alternative rock and even jazzy funk. In addition, Howe Sound Brewery generously donated beer from which all profits went to our showcase charity in addition to all ticket sales, culminating in raising over $1500 specifically to fund the food program within DEWC’s shelter for battered women.
On March 17th 2014, we organized a charity party with 100% of proceeds benefitting Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. This event began with live performances by two prominent local Vancouver bands, Rebel On A Mountain and Jaguar, followed by a short speech by a volunteer of Canuck Place, explaining the vital role which the hospice plays in the lives of many families, and concluded with a dance party hosted by the “in-house” DJ of the venue. In addition, we raffled off a Canucks Jersey signed by Henrik Sedin (donated by Canuck Place) and received all sales from the purchase of a specific beer which was donated in large supply by Phillip’s Brewery. In all we had over 400 young adults in attendance and raised over $3000 for Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.
Our first ever event was held at The Vancouver Fanclub in late November of 2013 with all proceeds benefitting Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. This event consisted of three talented local bands of which the headliners, The Oceanographers, would later be invited to perform at the prestigious Squamish Music Festival in 2014 and the openers, Rebel On A Mountain, would later perform alongside Dan Mangan and Adventure Club at UBC’s 2014 Block Party. In addition, we raffled off a hockey stick signed by the entire Canucks team and conducted a telethon leading up to our event, which in addition to ticket sales raised over $2750.
Join Generocksity - Victoria as we hit the dance floor at Upstairs Cabaret. All proceeds will be going to Our Place, an inner-city community centre serving Greater Victoria’s most vulnerable: working poor, impoverished elderly, mentally and physically challenged, addicted and the homeless. Our Place serves over 1,600 meals per day, and provides hot showers, free clothing, counselling and outreach services, plus 45 transitional housing units. Featuring DJs Tølcyø and DJ Vinnie.Bugatti, as well as 5$ KARMA (tequila) shots, with $1 from each shot going to charity, this is an event you don't want to miss.
Get your tickets at the University of Victoria Campus in front of the library from 11-3 on March 22nd, 23rd , 29th and 30th.
On March 8th, Generocksity - Victoria hosted an intimate event featuring local artists Layten Kramer, Peach Pyramids, and Bright Boy. All proceeds are going to Operation Track Shoes, a non-for-profit organization based in Victoria that hold an annual sports festival for the citizens of British Columbia who have a developmental disability.
Stay tuned for the amount raised for this amazing cause!
Generocksity - Victoria organized a very successful debut event, Uplift at Upstairs, on November 3rd, 2016, featuring DJs Sam Williams and Bright Dododza. With over 200young adults in attendance, the event raised over $1000! 100% of the proceeds went to Woodwynn Farms, a moving charity which aims to alleviate homelessness in an innovative and sustainable way. Their vision is to enfold homeless people back into the Victoria community by giving them the tools needed to reclaim their self-worth, and the Generocksity team was personally able to visit Woodwynn farms to see the amazing projects to proceeds are going to.