Category Archives: charity

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 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 06

2019 Motion Ball Toronto Gala presented by Grand Marnier @Liberty Grand Fri., Feb 1, 2019

By Sally Warburton The Liberty Grand was the perfect location for the 2019 Motionball.  Motionball is a huge fundraising event for Special Olympics Canada Foundation.  Money raised helps Canadians with intellectual disabilities participate in programs offered by Special Olympics Provincial chapters. Over 45,000 athletes across Canada have had the chance to participate in sports organized by Special […]

February 05

The 18th Annual Off the Field Players’ Wives Association SuperBowl LIII Fashion Show @The Shops at Buckhead Atlanta 3035 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA – Friday, February 1, 2019

By Kimberly Samnang&BK on the SCENE The day was filled with gorgeous runway ensembles, sexy cocktails and a red carpet to remember. Here were some of the Talent that walked the Red Carpet   • Ericka Lassiter, Off the Field Players’ Wives Association president • Kristina Smith, Girls Who Code spokesperson • Rodney Harrison, 2x […]

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 14

Actress Vanessa Hudgens named American Cancer Society Global Ambassador; Joins Super Bowl Sweepstakes

ATLANTA, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The American Cancer Society welcomes a new ambassador, actress Vanessa Hudgens, who is participating in an exclusive Super Bowl LIII weekend package to raise critical funds to fight cancer. “We are thrilled to welcome Vanessa Hudgens as an ambassador for the American Cancer Society,” said Sharon Byers, Chief Development, […]

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 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 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 09

A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education@The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel (1 Harbour Square, Toronto,)-Fri.,Nov.16th,2018

A Fundraiser in Support of Liver Research and Education. Liver disease is often seen as an adult problem but in reality thousands of children in Canada – from newborns to teens – suffer from various forms of life-threatening liver disease. Our urgent challenge is to transform the future of these children, to offer them a […]

October 24

Eat to the Beat @ Roy Thompson Hall (Tue. Oct 23, 2018)

A night of great food and fun, for a great cause! We all love food and fine beverages, and this was the event for this week. We left with a full belly and a full heart knowing that we, along with the female chefs, played a role in ensuring no one needs to face breast cancer […]

September 16

Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation’s 13th Annual Gala – ‘Jamrock’@The Donalda Club-Friday September 14, 2018

Photography By A.J.Lam On Friday September 14th, The Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation’s 13th Annual Gala, ‘Jamrock’ was held at the prestigious Donalda Club. Guest were treated to Jamaican cuisine, culture, music and vibes when everyone came together with like-minded philanthropic individuals to support HHJF providing the gift of life-changing education to under resourced children in […]

June 23

THE 2018 CURVE BALL GALA @ROGERS CENTRE – Mon., JUNE 18th, 2018

It was the 2018 edition of The Curve Ball Gala, and the Blue Jays with their dedicated fans took to the field at the Rogers Centre in support of the Jays Care Foundation.   On Monday, the entire TORONTO BLUE JAYS roster, along with those lucky fans and more than 1300 VIP guests and media, […]

June 22

Sinai Soiree@The Globe And Mail Centre-Thurs.,June 21st,2018

By Nicholas Chan & BK on the SCENE It was a night where young professionals and  young philanthropists gathered at The Globe and Mail Centre in the heart of downtown Toronto for a Summer Solstice themed fundraiser, and Future Sinai welcomed all the guests with open arms. It  really was a night of hot beats, gourmet eats, […]