On Wednesday August 24, Svet performed a special show in Atlanta to benefit Stand Up To Cancer. The fundraising event, presented by Peek-Life was broadcast live from Ten Atlanta, one of the cities premiere spots for food, music, culture and entertainment.
Stand Up To Cancer is one of the first charities Svet has chosen to work with in his efforts to raise cancer awareness and bring change to the millions of people affected by the disease.
“Stand Up To Cancer is a groundbreaking initiative created to accelerate innovative cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives now.” To learn more about the organization, visit their website here.
Svet performed multiple sets throughout the night which featured several new tracks including his covers of “Cheap Thrills” by Sia and “Let It Be” by The Beatles. As the evening concluded, guests enjoyed special meet-and-greets with Svet as well as complimentary drinks provided by Peek-Life.
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On Friday, 6/04/15 SVET helped to kick off the United Way Campaign Celebration sponsored by Paychex. This event was held in Rochester, New York at the beautiful Strong Museum. United Way parters with more than 100 different organizations throughout the community. This campaign helped to raise $24,308,836 !
While changing the entire world may seem beyond our power, changing our community for the better is an empowering reality. We may have very different ideas of how we would change the world, but by giving to United Way’s Community Fund we’re able to make change in so many different ways, and for so many different people. Learn more about United Way’s work through the Community Fund and see how your gift makes a world of difference for thousands of local people. Let’s change the world.
WHAM 13 News Coverage of the Event: United Way Exceeds Campaign Fundraising Goal
Over the weekend on May 29th, 2015, SVET attended and performed at the Discovery Ball in Rochester, New York held in the Hyatt Hotel and Regency to benefit the Wilmot Cancer Center.
SVET performed along side DJ Naps (Rochester, New York) for the 600+ in the crowd.
The Wilmot Cancer Center Mission:
The Wilmot Cancer Center offers multidisciplinary cancer care, meaning physicians and staff from a wide range of disciplines – including surgical, medical and radiation oncology – are working together to form the best possible treatment plan for each patient based on the most recent scientific discoveries and treatments. Doctors, nurses, support staff and research scientists are all brought together, under a single roof, with a single mission: raising the bar for cancer care in Rochester and Upstate New York.
The Discovery Ball is their annual event to provide support and further the mission of the Wilmot Cancer Center.
Some of the attendees included the University of Rochester President Joe Seligman, The Rochester Institute of Technology President Bill Destler, and 13 WHAM news Sports reporter Mike Catelano.