Category Archives: Charity Gala

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 […]

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 […]

November 11

NourishHope Annual Fundraiser Gala For International Justice Mission Canada(IJM)To End Human Trafficking & Slavery@The Grand Salon -Thurs., Nov 7,2019

Photography By A.J.Lam, Interview By Kimberly Samnang & Written By Sally Warburton The annual fundraiser for IJM took place November 7, 2019 at 20 Toronto Street, Toronto. The goal of International Justice Mission Canada is to end human trafficking and slavery. The evening fundraiser held in the Grand Salon at 20 Toronto Street started was […]

November 08

Taste Matters 2019 – The 25th Anniversary Fundraiser for Eva’s Initiatives For Homeless Youth-Tues., November 5, 2019

By Sally Warburton Held at the Atrium in the Queen Richmond Centre West, Toronto. A wonderful environment of people all togther to support Eva’s Initiatives. Eva’s Initiatives is not only a shelter for young people but its focus is on their physical, emotional and nutritional needs – to prepare youth for independence and to thrive […]

November 07

Help Float The Boat Gala Supporting CharterAbility@Roc’n’Docs In Port Credit-Sat.,Nov.2nd,2019

By Wayne Baggs Special is the atmosphere of an event full of people with a shared cause. Stephen Cull’s appeal for support from Oakville and beyond was understood. From what I’ve gathered, that boat will float pretty. The purpose of recreation is not to kill time but to stimulate activity, not to keep people occupied […]

October 25

EAT TO THE BEAT@ROY THOMPSON HALL-TUES.,OCT.22nd,2019

It was an evening featuring 60 female chefs for one worthy cause at the spectacular Roy Thompson Hall. Eat to the Beat was held on Thursday and foodies come to experience the top Ontario delicious culinary treats. It’s the only event in Canada that exclusively features the talent of 60 female chefs – women supporting […]

October 21

THE 7TH ANNUAL HUSH HUSH PARTY IN SUPPORT OF TORONTO PUBLIC LIBRARY@The Toronto Reference Library-Sat.,Oct.19th,2019

Photography by A.J. Lam. The Toronto Reference Library transformed into #PARTYINTHESTACKS, where guests indulged in signature beverages , gourmet food, all-night dancing, AND A NIGHT OF INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCES., all while enjoying the beautiful Library setting. Overall, it was an amazing SOLD OUT night for the Party In The Stacks! This past Saturday patrons partied and […]