City and Colour, acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green, has announced a special collaboration with the Nick Nurse Foundation to celebrate the foundation’s 1 year anniversary. A limited-edition, commemorative merchandise item will be available to pre-order as of 3 PM (EST) today, HERE.
The Nick Nurse Foundation supports a series of programs that aid in the academic development of children and young adults while exposing students to Music, Sports and Literacy. The merchandise celebrates the spirit of the organization with images featuring, “The Nurse’s Pill” Basketball, and depictions of these shared interests between Green and Nick Nurse, foundation founder and Toronto Raptors head coach.
“Super excited about this collaboration with Dallas and City and Colour,” says Nurse. “I’m honoured to be able to give back and support the community, it’s always been important to me.”
“It’s incredible to see what Nick has done for the community and the impact he’s had,” says Green. “I’m very happy to be able to lend some of my time to the great foundation that he and his team started.”
Over the course of six studio albums, Green has compiled a canon ripe with songs born of adoration and devotion amassing a legion of fans worldwide and garnering him 3 JUNOs, including two Songwriter of the Year awards, plus 1 Triple Platinum, 2 Double Platinum, 1 Platinum, and 1 Gold certification at home in Canada. Alongside these accomplishments, Green has been awarded Platinum-certification for all four of Alexisonfire’s full-length records. City and Colour’s last studio album A Pill For Loneliness debuted at #1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums Chart, his 4th consecutive chart-topper in Canada.
His previous #1 LP If I Should Go Before You made serious waves internationally debuting at #16 on the U.S. Billboard 200 Chart and #5 in Australia where Green’s LP Little Hell was certified GOLD. In 2014, Green collaborated with international superstar Alecia Moore (aka P!nk) on a new project titled You+Me. The duo’s acclaimed Platinum-certified first record, rose ave., debuted at #4 on the U.S. Top 200 Chart, #1 in Canada, #2 in Australia culminating in memorable performances on The Ellen Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Established in January 2020, The Nick Nurse Foundation provides a pathway to success by empowering children and young adults to achieve their full potential. We do this by creating networks of support for families and communities by motivating our youth and ensuring improved academic opportunities.
The Nick Nurse Foundation is dedicated to supporting children and young adults through exposure to resources that contribute to their ability to develop, grow, and succeed in life
Indspire is a national Indigenous charity that invests in the education of Indigenous people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. Indspire’s vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement. In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire educates, connects and invests in Indigenous people so they will achieve their highest potential.