Emergency Fundraiser for COBA

$1,860 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 29 people in 12 months
Dear friends and allies,

Please check on our latest news by clicking 'updates'.

The Collective of Black Artists (COBA), based in the Regent Park neighbourhood, has been part of the Toronto's arts and culture scene for over 20 years.

Please HELP to SAVE this vital Toronto Black Cultural Institution!

We need $30,000 to cover the rent and operations in the Daniel Spectrum Studio Space.
EVERY contribution that is made (no matter the amount) will make an impact!

COBA’s mission is to preserve and promote the cultural traditions of Africa and the African diaspora through research, education and performance. The collective teaches and presents traditional West African dance, music and folklore; Caribbean indigenous folk dance, music and rituals in their purest forms possible for the theatrical stage; and contemporary work developed from an Africanist movement aesthetic.

COBA does its best to keep classes affordable for the community.  They cannot do this without financial help.
Every dollar that is donated will go towards keeping COBA affordable and accessible.

Please help us reach our fundraising goals!
COBA is too important to Toronto's cultural scene to lose!
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Dear Supporters,

Within the past four months COBA has demonstrated resilience in light of trying circumstances. With the prospect of an interrupted dance year, COBA exercised a strength that had been dormant. The parents of COBA mobilised to work diligently with the Board Members to secure continued use of the dance studios at Daniels Spectrum. Their efforts bred success assuring a smooth dance year. There is still work to do, and with this new found strength, the support from our community and a dedicated Parents Committee, COBA will undoubtedly fulfill all goals!
Thank you again each and every one of you for your donation!

And please continue to spread the word! Share our short film shining a light on our Children's Dance and Drumming Program. This was produced by one of our families.
Our goals can be reached through the generosity of the community.

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This Sunday June 25th COBA is showcasing the talents of COBA’s young dancers from the Children’s Dance and Drumming Program. Come and support the incredible dancing talent!

Family and friends will witness the talent, development and growth of COBA's young dancers.

Tickets are available at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sherehe-dance-showcase-tickets-34398517893
SHEreHE performance Sunday June 25th 3pm
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Dear Friends and Allies,

Within the past two months COBA has demonstrated resilience in light of trying circumstances. With the prospect of an interrupted dance year, COBA exercised a strength that had been dormant. The parents of COBA mobilized to work diligently with the Board Members to secure continued use of the dance studios at Daniels Spectrum. Their efforts bred success assuring a smooth dance year. There is still work to do, and with this new found strength and dedicated Parents Committee, COBA will undoubtedly fulfill all goals!

Please take a moment to watch our short film shining a light on our Children's Dance and Drumming Program. This was produced by one of our families.

And please continue to spread the word! Our goal can be reached through the generosity of the community.

COBA
Children's Dance and Drumming Program
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Created February 15, 2017
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