Category Archives: Charity Gala

February 11

Taste of the NFL’s Party With a Purpose @ Cobb Gallery Centre, Atlanta GA (Sat. Feb. 2, 2019)

by A.J. Lam The widely anticipated Taste of the NFL’s annual food and wine event features 35+ food stations with prominent chefs from each NFL city serving their signature dish accompanied by a current or alumni NFL player, ready to autograph NFL helmets of strolling patrons.   The many foodies sample plates of fine cuisine, such […]

February 10

Dragon Ball Celebrates its 30th Anniversary During The Year of the Pig@Beanfield Centre-Sat.,Feb.9th,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam   More than 1200 guests attended the gala to welcomed the Lunar Year of the Pig and Dragon Ball, one of most premier charitable events in Toronto hosted by Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation, celebrated its 30th Anniversary on Saturday at Beanfield Centre.    Meteorologist Natasha Ramsahai and reporter Richard Southern of 680 […]

February 09

WEAR YOUR PJs IN SUPPORT OF KIDS’ CANCER CARE – THE POGO (Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario) Pajama Party @District 28 – Thu, Feb 7th, 2019

It was a fun night, with patrons wearing plaid and polka dot for the event of the season. The Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario’s annual fundraiser was a night of fabulous food, fun and pajama-chic fashion at District 28, for the pajama party that was worth staying up for! The evening started early at 6:30 […]

February 07

The Ditka & Jaws Cigars with the Stars Party@Monday Night Garage 933 Lee Street SW Atlanta GA-Thursday, January 31, 2019

This VIP Cigar Party featured premium cigars from the industry’s top brands, single-malt scotch, and many football celebrities that kept us and a bevy of  guests entertained throughout the evening. It included: Red Carpet Entrance Heavy Appetizers PREMIUM CIGARS. SINGLE-MALT SCOTCH. VIP CELEBRITIES. Indoor / Outdoor venue (smoking was not permitted in the indoor space) […]

February 03

The Pat Summerall Award Honouring Bill Cowher During Superbowl 53 in Atlanta@Atlanta Marriott Marquis-Thurs., Jan. 31st,2019

Each year, The Pat Summerall Award is presented to a person who has made a significant contribution in the sports field. Past honorees include James Brown, Greg Gumbel, Jim Nantz, Chris Berman, Cris Collinsworth, The NFL ON FOX, Al Michaels, Archie Manning, Michael Strahan, Joe Buck, John Madden and Rich Eisen. Legends for Charity was proud […]

January 29

Teen Activist & Blogger Hannah Alper Goes Back To The Streets For The Homeless With FeedTO on Feb. 11, 2019

Hannah Alper, 16-year-old blogger, author and youth activist will be hitting the streets of Toronto for the first time since her successful FeedTO launch in 2015 to give back to those in need during these cold winter months. Hannah will officially launch the 2nd edition of FeedTO with a day-long event starting in the early-morning hours on […]

January 10

The 30th Annual Dragon Ball Preview@Aga Khan-Mon.,Jan.7th,2019

On Mon., January 7th  2019,  The 30th Annual  Dragon Ball was previewed to showcase the spectacular gala, in celebration of  The Year of the Pig Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation kicked off the 30th annual Dragon Ball, one of Toronto’s premier gala events and the largest fundraising gala celebrating Chinese New Year in Canada. More […]

December 02

The LIMITLESS GALA@The Hilton Harbour Castle-Fri.,Nov.30th 2018

Photography By Sally Warburton The Special Olympics Canada Gala has been a flagship event for the Special Olympics movement for over 30 years. The Gala was created as a way to raise awareness and funds for the organization, while celebrating Special Olympics athletes and their achievements. A night to embrace the transformative power of sport, […]

November 21

8th Annual Under the Big Top for Autism @ Liberty Grand (Thu. Nov. 15, 2018)

It was a fun and successful evening at The Liberty Grand benefiting Autism Speaks Canada, with over 600 in attendance!! This is a cause that’s especially dear to everyone as autism affects 1 in 88 children and that number is growing constantly. It was an honour to be a part of an event that is trying […]

November 20

CAMH Engage Fundraiser Event – Friday, November 16, 2018 TORONTO@The Thompson Hotel

By Sally Warburton “Ignite the Conversation – Mental Health is health” The Breakthrough Challenge celebrationwas an exciting place on November 16 where the sold out CAMH Engage fundraiser was held. The CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) Engage fundraiser is the culminating event of The Breakthrough Challenge. It’s the Award evening of the $10,000 […]

November 20

Canadian LIVERight Gala@Westin Harbour Castle (Fri. Nov. 16, 2018)

Photography by A.J. Lam.   On Friday, the Canadian Liver Foundation hosted their 17th annual LIVERight Gala featuring Canadian Jazz Sensation, Tia Brazda. Also on hand, the enthusiastic “LAYNE the Auctionista” was the co-host and auctioneer for a special live auction with amazing items!   The Canadian Liver Foundation will host six LIVERight Galas across […]

November 14

Cathay Ball @ MTCC (Sat. Nov. 10, 2018)

photography by A.J. Lam. Mon Sheong Foundation’s Annual November fundraiser, The Cathay Ball took place at the Metro Convention Centre. The dazzling gala is a grand evening of spectacular entertainment, elegant dancing, and sumptuous dining. It is home to the popular special draw and silent auction filled with fine items and collectibles. There were over […]

November 13

COMMUNITY ROCKS 2018@THE QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING CNE-Sat.,Nov.10th,2018

By Sally Warburton The Queen Elizabeth Building on the CNE grounds was a happening place on Saturday, November 10 !  Community Living Toronto was having its biennial fundraising event.  With the disco theme “Celebrate good times, come on!” event throughout the venue – disco balls, disco dancers performance, guests dancing up a storm to the […]

November 12

10th Annual Prosperity Ball @ Royal York Hotel (Sat. Nov 10, 2018)

New Beginnings Support Program hosted its 10th Annual Prosperity Ball – Night of Diamonds on Saturday November 10, 2018 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 lives of […]

November 12

DX Intersection 2018 @ Design Exchange, Thurs. Nov 8

Photography by A.J. Lam. Each year, the annual Design Exchange Party celebrates individual Canadians and partnerships that demonstrates exceptional creativity, outstanding talent, and innovative vision.   On November 8, prominent Canadian talent and guests transformed the historic DX building in the heart of the Financial District to showcase the future vision of design and cultural experiences. […]