Category Archives: Charity Gala

February 13

Dragon Ball 2018@MTCC-Saturday, February 10, 2018

By A.J.Lam and BK on the SCENE Dragon Ball 2018 celebrates the Chinese New Year of the Dog! 1,200 celebrants attended Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation’s sold-out 29th annual prestigious Dragon Ball at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The annual Dragon Ball is the annual signature fundraising gala for Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation. It […]

February 07

Superbowl Week: Off the Field Wives @ The Galleria Edina (Fri. Feb. 2, 2018)

One of the hottest event of Super Bowl week was the Off the Field Players’ Wives Fashion Show hosted by The Galleria Edina and produced by Grant Whittaker Style. This 17th annual event was created to support local and national charities supported by the Off the Field, an NFL Wives’ non-profit organization. This year’s beneficary […]

February 06

Wounded Warrior Amputees vs. NFL Alumni (Jan. 31, 2018)

By Bill Kwan Videos by Kim Samnang Leading health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and leading natural pet food company Blue Buffalo (Nasdaq: BUFF) co-sponsored the “Tribute to Heroes Game of Honor,” held for the First Time in the Twin Cities. The Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team (WWAFT) and its chief co-sponsors were […]

November 28

The 9th Annual Prosperity Ball-Moonlight Masquarade @The Carlu-Nov.25th,2017

This was the 9th annual gala in aid of “New Beginnings” support program and the theme this year was “Prosperity Ball/Moonlight Masquerade.” http://www.newbeginningsprogram.ca/ Guests of the event were treated to a delicious three course dinner while singing sensation Anna Cyzon wowed us with two original songs and entertained the patrons while they dined. Guests browsed […]

November 26

The 10th annual Chief of Police Gala – THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017 – Beanfield Center

By Kimberly Samnang The Chief’s Gala is an annual event hosted by Chief Mark Saunders in support of Victim Services Toronto. It is a celebration that highlights a highly valued and respected volunteer organization that is essential not only to victims, but also to police officers at the scene of crimes and sudden tragedies. The […]

November 21

2017 Right To Play Tribute Dinner@Metro Toronto Convention Centre -Tuesday, November 14, 2017

BY Kimberly Samnang Right To Play hosted its fourth signature Tribute Dinner on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in Toronto — a fundraising event to celebrate the power of play, and its ability to transform the lives of children and empower youth around the world. The Dinner paid tribute to The Honourable Chantal Petitclerc, Canadian Senator, […]

November 19

The 7th Annual Under The Big Top Gala In Support Of Autism@Liberty Grand-Thurs.,Nov.16th,2017

2017 was the 7th annual gala for-Under The Big Top For Autism! This is a cause that’s especially dear to everyone, as autism affects 1 in 88 children with that number growing constantly. It was an honour to be a part of an event that is trying to help children and parents in the absence […]

November 18

Gold Medal Plates@Metro Toronto Convention Centre Thursday, November 16, 2017

By Kimberly Samnang What a grand finale to the 2017 Gold Medal Plates campaign! The event in Toronto was simply stellar, with superb food and drink, a highly successful trip-auction, great conversation between the brilliant MC, Scott Russell and the athletes – Olympian bobby-dazzlers. And of course the house band was on fire in front […]

November 17

The 5th Annual Angels Catwalk For SickKids@SteamwhistleRoundhouse-Thursday, November 16, 2017

By Nicholas Chan and BK on the SCENE Angels Catwalk for SickKids is a yearly fundraiser put on by Ashley’s Angels which helps charity raise a significant amount of funds for transplant research and awareness for organ and tissue donation. http://www.angelscatwalk.ca/ The 5th annual Angels Catwalk for SickKids is one of Toronto’s most anticipated charitable […]

November 11

The 26th Annual Mirror Ball@The Westin Harbour Castle-Fri.,Nov.10th,2017

By Nicholas Chan and BK on the SCENE The 26th annual Mirror Ball, which brought together nearly 700 Toronto-based executives, survivors and enthusiastic repeat attendees, to raise critical funds for the cause,and it took place on Friday November 10 at The Westin Harbour Castle. This was an incredible night in support of all women, facing […]

November 05

BOOMBOX-“LlVE FOREVER”@TIFF Bell Lightbox-Thurs.,Nov.2nd,2017

By BK on the SCENE The iconic movie/TV show “Fame”, featuring Irene Cara, transformed TIFF Bell Lightbox into it’s own modern school for the arts, inspired by the 1980’s prestigious performance arts high school in New York City. Patrons were transformed in a unique, multi-sensory experience, featuring Toronto’s emerging artists and performers.   Boombox installations […]

November 01

7th Annual Great Jewellery Heist@Ritz-Carlton Hotel-Friday, October 27, 2017

By Kimberly Samnang The 7th Annual Great Jewellery Heist took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in support of Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, part of Sinai Health System. The Great Jewellery Heist featured a gourmet lunch and exclusive silent and live auctions featuring fine jewels, pieces from luxury brands, vintage estate jewellery and one-of-a-kind designer pieces at […]

October 30

The 10th Anniversary-“IMAGINE”Gala In Support Of The Pinball Clemons Foundation@The Westin Harbour Castle-Tues.,Oct.24th,2017

By Kimberly Samnang The Michael “Pinball” Clemons Foundation (MPCF) 10th annual ‘Imagine Gala’ benefitting under-resourced youth, locally and around the world was held at the The Westin Harbour Castle. A sold out black tie affair, the evening was filled with some big power names that included celebrities, professional athletes, actors and politicians while the entire […]

October 23

Produce the Action’ – a Good To Be Good Foundation benefit @the Thompson rooftop on Thurs.,Oct 20, 2017 in support of the Red Door Family Shelter

Photography by A.J. Lam It was a  great night with a great view, and all for a great cause at The Thompson rooftop. “Produce  the Action” -Good To Be Good Foundation charity event, was held at the Thompson rooftop on Oct 20, 2017 in support of the Red Door Family Shelter In-Kind donations were received […]

October 19

L.A. Fashion Week – Art Hearts Fashion

Local and International Designers come together as Driving force of Los Angeles Fashion Week. Los Angeles – Over 35 designers from around the world came together at the world famous Beverly Hilton Hotel for Los Angeles Fashion Week to celebrate the art of fashion.  The event produced by Art Hearts Fashion and presented by AIDS Healthcare Foundation has become […]