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At Funky Upbeat Designs, we are dedicated to creating a positive impact in our community and beyond. We recognize the importance of giving back and we are proud to support local causes, charities and organizations. As a small business, we are committed to helping and contributing where we can and we are proud to be able to give back and do our part in making a difference.

  • The Butterfly Project in support of the NICU and PACT programs at Sick Kids Toronto.


  • In 2020, we teamed up with MusiCounts, Canada's music education charity associated with The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences and The JUNO Awards.  MusiCounts understands that music transforms the lives of young people and their mission is to build accessible and sustainable music programs across Canada by providing schools and communities with musical instruments, equipment and resources so all young Canadians have access to music education. For more information, please visit their website at  For every merchandise item sold (hat, t-shirt, crew neck or hoodie), Funky Upbeat Designs  donated $5 to MusiCounts.


  • Giving Back Canada a local, non-profit organization that has the goal of promoting unity and helping one another within the community by providing food and basic necessities to the homeless, vulnerable and low-income individuals and families in the GTA. For more information please visit their website

  • A Bradford Christmas a local, non-profit organization started by 15 and 16 year old sisters who raised over $50,000 for the 2020 Christmas Hampers Program for the Bradford Food Bank. Please visit their website at

  • The Peart Family Memorial Golf Tournament September 2021 and the Christmas Cares Auction December 2021 in support of the RVH Foundation Cancer Centre and Hospice Muskoka. For more information or to make a donation directly, please visit

  • In March 2022, we partnered with the team at Scrap Documentary for the world premiere of Scrap at the Hot Docs Film Festival in Toronto, Ontario. For more information please check out the SCRAP website

  • Raquel's Chair Annual “A Rose Given to Her” Gala, September 2022 supporting children through their grief.


  • 2112 For The Love of Rush Benefit Show & Online Auction, September, 2022 in support of Cancer Research. For more information, please visit the band's website at

  • “Exit…Stage Left” One For "The Professor" Benefit Show, October 2022 in support of The Kristen French child Advocacy Centre in Niagara. For more information, please visit the band's website at

  • 2023 partnership with the Niagara River Lions of the CEBL (Canadian Elite Basketball League) for the 2023 basketball season. Created a custom made River Lions drum for the Viking Clap at tip off during home games, part of the game day experience that will be raffled off at the end of the season, with proceeds benefiting the Stubs for Cubs program. We are also honoured to be a sponsor this year for the Stubs For Cubs program, providing children and families throughout Niagara Region the ability to attend a River Lions game who would not otherwise have the opportunity to do so. For more information please check out their website at

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At the end of the day, it's not about what you have or even what you've accomplished. It's about what you've done with those accomplishments. It's about who you've lifted up, who you've made better. It's about what you've given back"
-Denzel Washington

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