Category: charity

We were lucky to attend the grand Dragon Ball gala to celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year on February 10, 2024 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in support of the Yee Hong Foundation.

As many charity galas are coming back, so is the 34th annual Dragon Ball in support of the Yee Hong Foundation with an estimated 1,000 guests in attendance at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The event was on Saturday Jan 21, 2023, just in time for Lunar New Year. As expected, dignitiaries including Toronto Mayor John Tory and Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti were noup for the Dragon Ball. (At previous Dragon Ball galas, notable appearances came from…

Philanthropy is a major part of wealth management and one of the major reasons why entrepreneurs like Nicholas Kyriacopoulos from Montreal strive to earn the money they have. The ability to give back to the community is a meaningful incentive to become engaged in the business world. Many people like to keep their money local: here is an overview for Toronto residents of charities that they can find in their area. Youth and Education While it may be financially impossible…

On November 25, 2021 we attended a charity dinner benefitting an organization called I Love First Peoples. Of course this was timely considering the news of the horrific discovery about Canada’s history with residential schools.

As they made their grand entrance, Special Olympic Athletes – the indisputable stars of the show – were met with cheers and high-fives. Their presence undoubtedly contributed to the infectious energy that characterized this year’s motionball Toronto Gala presented by the AIRMILES Reward Program. So did a touching performance from Karl Wolf and empowering comments from everyone from motionaball founder Paul Etherington, to Olympic champion figure skater Tessa Virtue.

In celebration of Chinese New Year’s Year of the pig, the zodiac representing good luck and prosperity, Yee Hong Community Wellness Foundation hosted their 30th annual benefit gala, “Dragon Ball”. Yee Hong is a non-profit organization for geriatric care was the first residential hospice built by the Chinese community in Scarborough.

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