CDN singer/songwriter Ian Thomas' son Jake survived an almost fatal accident in Janaury that has left him paralyzed from the waist down. While he is in a rehab hospital learning how to be a paraplegic, his family is trying to raise the money necessary to make changes to his home, car - and whatever else he and his 4 children need to ease into their new life as gently as possible.
Two concerts have been organized (Burlington Centre for the Performing Arts on May 6th and Rene Caisse Theatre in Bracebridge on May 12th) featuring Lunch at Allen's. http://www.lunchatallens.ca/ is comprised of 4 Canadian songwriting icons Murray McLaughlin, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan, Jake's dad, Ian Thomas. The Bracebridge show is sold out. There will also be an online silent auction up and running on April 29 - May 15 offering some amazing items from the music community, including a pair of front row, centre seats for the Burlington show at auction.