More than $15,000 raised by Davestock 2023 for Albany Community Hospice as count continues
Davestock returned on November 25 in a resounding success that has seen more than $15,000 raised for the Albany Community Hospice in honour of Dave Morrison who died in 2020.
The money raised from the concert is still being counted, with the figure of $15,000 already surpassing the $12,000 raised during last year’s charity event.
Now in its third year, the fundraising concert featured seven bands and six artists, along with food vendors.
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Wade Morrison, leader singer of Tre Amici and Mr Morrison’s son, said he spent a fair bit of time at the hospice with his father during the final days of his life.
“Not only was he an absolute ripper of a man — he was a father, a friend and an inspiration to those who had the privilege of knowing him,” he said.
“They’ve (the hospice) got a thankless task of helping people in the last days of their life, and I’ve just felt that I really wanted to give something back because I was really, really impressed with everything that they did.
“I don’t know how anybody can do a job like that, because it takes a very special individual to do what they do.”
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