Join US for the 1st Annual UPlift Black BBQ Fundraiser in support of UPlift Black.

The Ultimate BBQ Fundraiser in support of UPlift Black. 

Join us on August 1st (Emancipation Day) for the Ultimate BBQ Party in YOUR home!

Virtual event includes:

Visual Story Telling by local Black Artists within Greater Simcoe County. 

  • Ty the Poetess
  • Jessica “Lily” Maharaj
  • Michelle Guy and Brad Hilliker
  • Gwyn Beaver and Shawn Pitre
  • Yohance Williams
  • Rihannon Hoover 

and a special performance by OMCI Emerging Artist (

Happening live with Trellis app (download the app for best event experience:

  • Auction – Raffles – 50/50 – Open Discussion
  • Kids Activity with Yaa Deane! (email to receive kids activity kit to use on event day)
  • After Party featuring music from the African Diaspora and Open Chat Forum to help keep the conversation going with attendees from across the county and nationally. 

All in support of UPlift Black ( and their vision of achieving racial equity through a conscious and UPlifted Community. 


Purchase a Spice UP your BBQ Box ($40) and support local black owned foodpreneurs in Simcoe County. 

Don’t feel like cooking? 

Why not have your BBQ catered from a local Black Owned Business! FInd a business 



This event powered by our sponsors,
Enbridge Gas Inc
Michelle Martin