July 14, 2017 10:30
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The residents of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, will be able to borrow instruments free of charge music in the public library of Kitchener, thanks to a donation of 150 instruments on the part of the Sun Life Financial.
The insurer, who has also contributed a donation in money, puts at the disposal of residents of guitars, ukuleles, violins, batteries, and portable keyboards., accompanied by explanatory videos that demonstrate how to use, care for and make best use of the instruments.
Promote access to the arts
«We are thrilled that our innovative program gives a greater number of Canadians the opportunity to access the music, because it fits well with our mission — to build healthy and sustainable communities for life. Music has the power to influence how we think and act and what we feel ; this is why the pleasure of playing music is an activity that all Canadians should be able to engage, » stresses Paul Joliat, assistant vice-president, Philanthropy and sponsorships, Sun Life Financial
The program loan instrument of the public library Kitchener funded by Sun Life is part of the same lineage as its program is Proud to promote access to the arts, which aims to put arts and culture in communities.