Saturday October 19th, 2019
If you’re driving around the downtown streets of Toronto, you may notice a celebrity or two driving right next to you. Why? Because this weekend (Friday October 18th-Saturday October 19th, 2019) several celebrities are taking part in the 12th Annual Rally for Kids http://www.rallyforkids.com/Toronto/ in support of the Pinball Clemons Foundation https://www.pinballfoundation.ca/ . The Rally is a unique, exhilarating and memorable event that provides participants with two incredible days filled with fun and excitement. Described as a high-end scavenger hunt meets “Amazing Race”, this event, featuring luxury vehicles, will challenge, inspire and entertain. Since its inception in 2008, “Rally” events have raised over $20 million for children and youth. This is a testament to what can be done when philanthropic individuals come together with one united vision; the health and well-being of our children. Your commitment to fundraise a minimum of $10,000 allows you to participate in the event. Raising over $25,000 allows you the rare opportunity to draft a Celebrity Navigator. Some of this years celebrates included Kim Coates (Actor, Bad Blood, Goon, Sons of Anarch), Djimon Hounsou(Actor, Charlies Angels, Captain Marvel, Blood Diamond), John O’Hurley (Actor, Seinfeld, X-Files,Family Feud ), Billy Baldwin (Actor, Backdraft, Squid and the Whale, Dirty, Sexy, Money and Gossip Girl), Jully Black (Singer, Songwriter, Performer), Donovan Carter (Actor, Ballers, Family Time), Kardinal Offishall (Rapper. DJ. Executive. Host. Philanthropist ) & Jerome “JYD” Williams (Toronto Raptors Alumni ). Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com was at Hotel X Toronto www.hotelsone.com/Toronto/X-by-Library on the red carpet the night before the street rally to speak with many of the celebrities and participants including Mike Pinball Clemons https://twitter.com/pinball?lang=en and his wife Diane Lee Clemons https://twitter.com/Di_Clemons?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor about the foundation, becoming the General Manager for The Toronto Argonauts https://www.argonauts.ca , the secret to their successful marriage and what their favourite costumes were growing up.
(Rally For Kids 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdQzlqPy2Ek )