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12 Days of Kindness: He uses music to turn kids' lives around, so we crash a jam session to thank him

Joel Mackey has helped about 100 disadvantaged kids through the Sudbury Youth Rocks program
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Music is a universal language that has the power to uplift, motivate and inspire.

Today's 12 Days of Kindness recipient has dedicated his life to bring that transformative power to disadvantaged youth in our community.

Twelve years ago, Joel Mackey created a program to help at-risk youth stay on the right path. 

Through music instruction, Sudbury Youth Rocks builds self-esteem and gives kids a chance to shine both on and off stage. 

Watch as we crash a jam session to surprise the man who gives youth the confidence to succeed.

Thank you to Best Buy, Long & McQuade and the Townehouse Tavern for recognizing Joel Mackey and the Sudbury Youth Rocks program.

Remember to visit Sudbury.com each weekday morning leading up to Christmas as the 12 Days of Kindness supported by @homeENERGY continues.

Watch more Acts of Kindness here.




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