Category Archives: Charity Gala

April 05

Tom Jackson Launches New Artist-Led Series in Aid of Music Community Affected by COVID-19

With countless members of the Canadian music community impacted by COVID-19, actor, singer, activist and philanthropic tour de force Tom Jackson is rallying fellow artists to aid peers with the launch of a new digital variety series, Almighty Voices. Certain to inspire, entertain, and inform audiences — and in support of the Unison Benevolent Fund, a […]

March 11

8th Annual Lucky Ball, Celebrating the Spirit of St. Patrick’s Day (Thu. Mar. 5, 2020)

by Sally Warburtonphotography by A.J. Lam The 8th annual Lucky Ball 2020 took place on Thursday, March 5, held at 2nd Floor Events at 461 King Street West – a beautiful venue, easy to get to by TTC near Spadina. A really fun evening with all the proceeds from ticket sales going to Fort York […]

March 05

8th Annual Laugh Out Loud Gala In Support Of Trillium Health Partners @ Toronto Congress Centre – Sat. Feb. 29, 2020

photography by Nicholas Chan. It was an evening of comedians and great live entertainment with celebrity comedian HOWIE MANDEL delivering doses of laughter to the capacity crowd at The 8th Annual Laugh Out Loud Gala In Support Of Trillium Health Partners. The “America’s Got Talent” judge headline the star studded gala on Saturday night. The […]

February 26

Polar Bear Affair @ Four Seasons Hotel – Sat. Feb. 22, 2020

A.J. Lam International Polar Bear Day is just around the corner: February 27th! Polar Bears International will commemorate the day with outreach events to raise awareness about the challenges polar bears face in Canada’s North and across the Arctic. Special programming will help you learn more about these remarkable animals, the challenges they face in […]

February 13

Motionball Toronto Gala 2020 @ Liberty Grand on Fri. Feb. 7

by A.J. Lam The sold-out 2020 Motionball Toronto Gala was again a resounding success with over 2000 young and beautiful partiers, including Olympic/World Champion Skater Tessa Virtue,  Celebrity DJ Karl Wolf, CBC’s Mr, D,  volunteers, Special Olympics Ontario athletes and entertainment acts making it an amazing night of celebration like no other all in support […]

February 11

Taste of the NFL: Party With a Purpose – Super Bowl LIV @ Diplomat Beach Resort (Sat. Feb. 1, 2020)

photography by A.J. Lam Taste of the NFL (TNFL) has now taken its place in the pantheon of elite Super Bowl events. It’s done so with the generous assistance of hundreds of the nation’s finest culinary professionals, NFL superstars, noted celebrities, entertainers and thousands of volunteers. This incredible fundraising effort has taken on new meaning through […]

February 11

POGO PJ Party @ Ricarda’s on Thu. Feb. 6, 2020

by A.J. Lam The 3rd annual POGO Pajama Party in support of kid’s cancer care, led by group of party-goers in grandma outfits with candles, took place this year at the architecturally-awarded atrium of Ricarda’s in the Entertainment District of Toronto. Those who attended were able to wear their coziest pajamas for the biggest PJ […]

February 10

15th Annual Legends for Charity Dinner @ St. Jude (Thu. Jan. 30, 2020)

by Kimberly Samnangphotography by A.J. Lam The 15th annual Legends for Charity Dinner took place on the Thursday, before Super Bowl LIV. This year raised $730,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital! Each year, the event presents the coveted Pat Summerall Award — named for the former American football player, and CBS, Fox and ESPN […]

February 08

Off The Field Players’ Wives Association Fashion Show @ Miami Design District – Jan. 31, 2020

by A.J. Lam Known as a marquee fashionable event of Super Bowl week, the Off the Field Players’ Wives Association Fashion Show is a must attend charity event. This year’s event was hosted by the haute couture Miami Design District at its beautiful Palm Court.  This 19th annual event was created to support local and […]

January 29

Dragon Ball 2020 – Jan, 25th, 2020 @ MTCC

photography by A.J. Lam Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation was proud to host the 31st Dragon Ball on the Chinese New Year Day, Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North Building). The largest Chinese New Year celebration gala in North America, and a signature fundraising event for Yee Hong, Dragon Ball 2019 was supported by […]

January 03

Andy Kim’s Christmas Special @ Burlington Performing Arts Centre

by Wayne Baggs. The Andy Kim Christmas at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre is a fundraiser for BPAC’s Golden Ticket program, an initiative that distributes FREE theatre tickets to students and families who otherwise would not have access to the performing arts. This year’s special guests included Tom Cochrane, Bif Naked, Ron Sexsmith, Sarah Slean […]

December 17

Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation kicked off the 31st annual Dragon Ball@Shangri-La Hotel-Mon.,Dec.16th,2019

Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation kicked off the 31st annual Dragon Ball, its signature annual fundraising event, with the Media Launch at the Shangri-La Hotel in downtown Toronto. Since the inaugural event in 1990, Dragon Ball has grown into the largest Chinese New Year celebration gala in North America. The 31st Dragon Ball will be […]

December 16

Together For Women – Holiday Charity Event in Support of Women’s Habitat @ Artscape Sandbox – Thu. Dec. 12, 2019

by A.J. Lam It was The joyous #TogetherForWomen holiday event which was  held on Thursday December 12, 2019. Together, they raised over $5200 and over 150+ in-kind donations for women and girls fleeing violence and injustice. The committee was overjoyed at this achievement and grateful for your contribution and generosity. All proceeds benefit Women’s Habitat […]

December 02

The 11th Annual Prosperity Ball – Night of Diamonds ll@The Royal York Hotel-Saturday November 30th, 2019

New Beginnings Support Program hosted its 11th Annual Prosperity Ball – Night of Diamonds ll on Saturday November 30th, 2019 at the Royal York Hotel.   The Host for the evening was Amanda Lang, an Internationally recognized Canadian Business Journalist, Best-Selling Author, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Amanda believes giving back is a necessity to improving the […]

November 17

LIVERight Gala 2019: A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education@Liberty Grand-Fri.,Nov.15th,2019

By A.J.Lam. Friday’s LIVERight Gala 2019 was a special celebration at the Liberty Grand for 50 years of bringing liver research to life for the benefit of Canadian children and youth affected by liver disease. This year, the LIVERight Gala was a particularly special night as they celebrated their 50th anniversary. Their forward-thinking founders established […]