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Geddy Lee talks Grapes for Humanity in new interview

Thu, Jul 19, 2012@11:40AM | comments

Geddy Lee was recently interviewed for Samaritan magazine to talk about the Grapes for Humanity charity where he sits as a member of the board of directors. From the article:

... "I was very drawn to it because we did small projects. If we raised $50,000, we'd go to Honduras, build a clinic, and you saw the direct result of that money in action. And that's something, to me, that makes you feel really good because you know there's no waste there."

Along with Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson, Lee has hosted two "Excellent Adventure" events on behalf of Grapes For Humanity Canada.

"We organized these train trips to the wine country," Lee explains. "We get the generous help of a local winery - the first time we did it was in Niagara and Moray Tawse of Tawse Winery offered up his place. We bring people from the city, get a private car through the generous help of VIA Rail, and we take a train up to the winery. We spend the afternoon picking grapes; learning how that particular bit of cultural area operates, and have a fantastic lunch out at the vineyard." ...

You can read the entire article/interview at this link. Thanks to RushFanForever for the heads up.