38th Annual Holiday Season Celebration

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Become involved in this exclusive event for kids and families involved with the child welfare system, its the only holiday celebration they may experience.

For most children the holidays are time of joy, celebration and being together with the ones they love.  Unfortunately, for many children living in care and accessing child welfare services, the holidays are a difficult time full of disappointment, confusion and frustration. The Holiday Season Celebration is the Children’s Aid Foundation’s longest standing enrichment initiative which has provided hope to tens of thousands of Toronto’s most vulnerable children and youth for over 30 years. For many of these children it is the only holiday celebration they will have.

DATE  – Sunday, December 17, 2017
VENUE – The Fairmont Royal York. This is a private invitation only event.

To support this year’s Holiday Season Celebration with a financial or gift-in-kind contribution
please contact Katharine Chen at kchen@cafdn.org or call 416-923-0924 ext. 227

THANK YOU to all of our 2016 sponsors and donors for their support.

Aggie Jenkinson
Air Canada Foundation
American Eagle Outfitters
Burt’s Bees Canada
Chapman’s
Cineplex Odeon
Culture Shock Toronto
The Diaper Bank of Toronto
DJ Kid Soul
Don Oates
Dundurn Press
Factory Shoe
Fairmont Royal York
Fluid Events
Ganz
The Gentleman’s Event
Glad®
Groundwood Books
H&M
HBC Foundation
Hoffmann-La Roche Limited (Roche Canada)
Hot Topic Inc.
Jasbir Kaur
Kernels Popcorn
Kids Can Press
KPMG
League
Lily Leung
Loblaw Companies Limited
Luminex
Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment
Mastermind Toys
Orca Book Publishers
PALETTERA
Piller’s Fine Foods
Pizzaville, Inc.
Poppys Collection
Primo Food Inc.
Reuven International Limited
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Rita Tesolin
Rogers Communications
Royal Ontario Museum
Scotiabank
Second Story Press
St. John Ambulance Peel Division
TD Bank Group
Tim Hortons
Toronto Argonauts Football Club
Ubisoft

Genesys
Malpack Ltd.
In memory of Jeff McGee

Thank you to the Corporate Teams from

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Thank you to all of our individual volunteers!

Event Highlights
• Interactive DJ dance party
• Gifting rooms for children and teens
• Photos with Santa printed on site
• Fun activities like bouncy castles, crafts, face painting and balloon artists
• Family gifts bag for each family filled with household items
• Hearty hot buffet lunch and treat-filled concession stand

Committee

Zahra Bandali | Jessica Beakbane | David Bradbeer | Jeanette Emery | Trudy Fan | Linda Nguyen | Alvin Paliuanan | Jessica Paquin | Nana Quainoo | Samantha Teves

2016 Holiday Season Celebration Photos