Causes we Support

​Start the Car has supported many Charitable Events and has helped raise money for various Causes.  Here is a list of Causes that we have Supported:

 

Earthquake Relief - Red Cross - Japan

• Over $2000.00 raised on April 1, 2011 at the Crown & Pheonix

• Over $600.00 raised on May 13, 2011 at the Crown & Pheonix

The Dorothy Ley Hospice

• Performance to raise money with 'Boothworks' for the Hospice - October 2011.  

$10,000 raised.

TPWHL.COM - Toronto Power Wheelchair Hockey League

• Performance to support their major fundraising event - 

October 2010 & October 2011.

Lifewater.ca - Drilling water wells for drinking in Africa

• Over $440.00 raised on February 19th 2011 at the Rock n' Docks

An Angel in Need - Benefit for Angelina K & Family

• Performance to help support raising money for Angelina & her fight with Luekemia - March 2012

$23,000 raised at event.

Kim Harvey - Dance Like a Star Benefit

• Performance to help support raising money for their annual fundraiser - March 2012 & March 2013

 

Friends for Life
• Performance to help support raising money for Prostate Cancer - Oct. 2012
$14,000 raised at event

EPIC BBQ - An Evening of Legends (Bare Naked Ladies & Jim Cuddy Band) - May 2013

Start the Car - Opening Performance for the Evening.  

Event raised funds for :  GOLD MEDAL PLATES (Canadian Olympic Foundation) , Ride to Conquer Cancer

King/Aurora Hospice & Special Olympics.

Maximum Velocity Fundraiser - June 2014 

An evening to raise money for the Tour for Kids to support 3 camps for kids with cancer and their families – Camp Oochigeas, Camp Trillium and Camp Quality.  Hosted by Team Velocity.

Scotiabank's Rat Race for United Way - June 2015

- Performance at the 2015 Rat Race at Nathan Phillips Square - Start of the Race and After Party.

Marsh-Aid in support of Marshal Lucatch- June 2016

- Performance at Brazen Head Irish Pub - Liberty Village.  $42,000 raised at event.

The Chase - Ride for Cancer  Team Chase - September 2017

- Performance at Goodman Pub & Kitchen - Harbourfront .

The Chase - Ride for Cancer  Team Chase - September 2017

- Performance at Goodman Pub & Kitchen - Harbourfront .

The Chase - Ride for Cancer  Team Chase - September 2017

- Performance at Goodman Pub & Kitchen - Harbourfront .

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The Maddie Project - March 2019

- Performance at  Drums n' Flats - Avenue Road
$2,660.00 raised for Youth Mental Health & Depression

Ride to Conquer Cancer - to Support Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation - May 2015

An evening to help raise money for the the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation in association with A Ride to Conquer Cancer - 3030 Dundas in the Junction.