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Rush Dinner raises $40,000 for Amani Home for Street Kids in Moshi, Tanzania

Joe Canavan, a great supporter of Grapes for Humanity, invited eleven of his friends to join him at Barberian’s Steak House on Elm Street, Toronto, for this fund-raiser dinner. The celebrity guests were Geddy Lee and Alex Liveson of Rush who regaled the company with stories of their touring and recording. The wine flowed…like wine and Barberian’s owner, Arron Barberian pledged $2,000 to the cause: the construction of a new home for street kids in Moshi, Tanzania.

For the record, the wines were:

  • Bouchard Ursules Champagne
  • F.X. Pichler 2007 Loibner Berg Riesling
  • Hirtzberger 2007 Honivogl Gruner Veltliner
  • 1997 Guigal La Mouline Côte Rôtie
  • 1999 Jamet Côte Rôtie
  • 2000 Ogier Côte Rôtie Belle Helene
  • 2001 Jasmin Côte Rôtie
  • 2003 Jamet Côte Rôtie
  • 1997 Dows Port

From left to right: Alex Lifeson, Joe Canavan, Chuck Thomas, Geddy Lee in Barberian’s cellar).