Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson

Actor, singer, and lifetime philanthropist, Tom Jackson recently released his new album, Ballads Not Bullets, and announced the details of his annual Huron Carole Tour.

The 2015 Huron Carole Tour will have a new twist by presenting galas in a dozen cities across Canada this Christmas. Dates and beneficiaries can be found on the Calendar at SAY Magazine’s website (www.saymag. com/calendar).

Tom Jackson, founder of The Huron Carole Benefit Concert Series, is a musician, beloved TV personality (North of 60, Star Trek, Law and Order), and long-time champion for the marginalized. Having experienced life on the streets himself, he discovered music was his way out – and an opportunity to help others.

Tom sings in the song ‘I’m Not Saying, I’m Just Saying’ from the new album, “I’m not alone in believing that this ain’t working anymore, and I’m not saying, I’m just saying we can put an end to war.” Tom is also playing a major role in a global ‘Ballads Not Bullets’ campaign that calls for peace and the end of war and violence that raises funds for Red Cross relief eff orts and causes around the globe.

Honouring 28 years of fundraising history, Tom’s varied philanthropic national projects have generated over $200 million in combined cash/ in-kind donations for food banks and disaster relief.

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