Hopwired's Death By Donuts fundraiser for Surrey Food Bank goes virtual this weekend

Mar 5 2021, 10:35 am

A stellar lineup of entertainers are making the 4th annual Hopwired’s Death by Donuts on March 6 a virtual event not to miss.

Hopwired, Vancouver’s annual Festival of Artisan Coffee and Collaboration Beers, is a free-to-watch special pandemic fundraiser for the Surrey Food Bank. The event is being broadcasted online and features comedy, live music, craft beer, and coffee.

Canadian comedy icon Ed the Sock and Certified Cicerone Mathieu Poirier of Matter of Beer hosts the festivities via Twitch and web livestream. They will be joined by popular singer-songwriters Daniel Wesley and Tonye Aganaba, three-time Canadian Comedy Award winner Graham Clark, and more.

Tonye Aganaba. Photo by Liz Rosa Photography

Tonye Aganaba. Photo by Liz Rosa Photography

Death by Donuts will be raising funds for the Surrey Food Bank through a live silent auction during the broadcast.

Breweries and coffee roasters from across Canada and the United States will also be taking part in the event, supported by Espressotec, CFOX, and West Craft Beer Supply Company.

Graham Clark

Graham Clark

“I am hearing and seeing a lot about the cost of food going up and the cost of living going up, and everything is especially hard for so many people right now. My community is really struggling in Whalley,” said Mike Willis of West Craft. “This year, we are going to try real hard to bring some extra joy to people’s lives at no cost with the hopes of raising money and volunteer support for our Surrey Food Bank.

“It will be an entirely different event than we are used to running, but we just want to find a way to add some fun and laughs in people’s lives, while doing something meaningful for the Surrey Food Bank.”

Hopwired’s Death by Donuts 2021

When: Saturday, March 6
Time: 6 pm
Where: Online via Twitch and web livestream
Price: Free

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