Children’s Aid Foundation Gala – Teddy Bear Affair

The annual Children’s Aid Foundation Gala – Teddy Bear Affair, will bring together the city’s top philanthropists and corporations for a remarkable, awe-inspiring evening. Illuminating the spirit and strength of youth in care, we will celebrate the enormous impact that this event has made in the lives of tens of thousands of kids in our community who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing abuse, abandonment and neglect.

As one of Toronto’s longest running black-tie events, Teddy Bear Affair has raised over $27 million for vulnerable children and youth.

DATE     Saturday, November 25, 2017
TIME     6:00 PM – 1:00 AM
WHERE    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front St. West
ATTIRE    Black Tie

Friends of Teddy Bear Affair Premium Tables: $15,000 | Tables: $10,000 | Tickets: $1,000

or call 416-923-0924


GALA HONORARY CHAIRS: Geoff Beattie and Amanda Lang

Gala Highlights

  • Unique storytelling and performances by children and youth
  • Menu designed by Celebrity Chef and paired with delicious wines
  • Exciting electronic Silent Auction featuring rare art, priceless experiences and exotic destinations
  • Famous Teddy Bear Raffle
  • Dancing & Entertainment
  • Opportunity to learn about the Foundation’s impact first hand through interactions with former youth in care

2016 Teddy Bear Affair Gala Highlights


The Children’s Aid Foundation is Canada’s leading charity dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth in the child welfare system. With the support of generous corporate, foundation and individual donors, we have been helping children reach their potential against all odds since 1979. Join us and help some of the most vulnerable kids in Canada overcome traumas of the past and rebuild stability, self-worth and a sense of life’s possibilities.