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Deadmau5 Teams Up With Nonprofit Organization For Historic Fundraiser

Joel Zimmerman my be better known by his fans as the legendary helmet-wearing producer deadmau5, but in his home province of Ontario, he's also known to be an incredibly active community member. From supporting local businesses like his favorite coffee shop Tim Horton's to participating in local events, the Canadian producer is keen on spending time and energy when it involves the betterment of his community.

Earlier today, it was announced that deadmau5 would be the special guest for a large-scale fundraiser event presented by United Way Milton, a nonprofit organization devoted to raising and distributing charitable donations to social service agencies that will benefit the community.

In addition to the musical performance, the event will feature guest speakers including union and political leaders as well as a goal presentation and a barbecue. The event, which will mark Unity Way Milton’s biggest campaign in history, will take place at the Mohawk Racetrack in Campbellville, Ontario this Friday, September 25.

CEO at United Way Milton, Kate Holmes explained to the media the importance of the event for the organization's ability to continue making an impact in the community.

“The increased funds will ensure that United Way Milton continues to keep pace with the rapid population growth. The additional funds raised will be used to reduce waitlists and fund additional services for more people in our community.”

deadmau5 promises a new album after the construction of his studio this winter, and as we wait, he's keeping us entertained by his regular trolling, twitter antics and, of course, his famous coffee runs. Most recently, he took "Sandstorm" producer Darude for a ride to Hortons. Check it out below..

[H/T insidehalton.com]

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Jamie Lamberski Senior Editor

I'm a storyteller at heart, and music makes my world go round.

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