FIRST LIGHT GALA FUNDRAISER 2018

This year marks our 41st anniversary and we will be honouring the occasion with a fundraising gala on Friday November 9th, 2018.


The Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture (CCVT) is a non-profit organization that supports and aids survivors of torture to overcome the lasting effects of torture and war. CCVT offers several programs including settlement and mental health services, children and youth programs, and language and skills training programs.

This year marks our 41st anniversary and we will be honouring the occasion with a fundraising gala on Friday November 9th, 2018 at the Old Mill Inn in Toronto. The event’s Master of Ceremonies will be Adrienne Arsenault, who co-hosts CBC’s The National. Live auction by Olivia Chow, as well as a silent auction. Live entertainment, Keynote Speaker will be announced soon.

Cocktails at 6:30pm, followed by Dinner and Reception at 8:00pm.

First Light Gala Guest Registration

Guest Registration form and details can be submitted by visiting the guest registration page. Guests can select meal option, vegetarian or salmon/chicken, register for a free parking pass as well as seating details should you wish to sit with specific guest(s).

Interested in sponsoring the Gala event?

We have several options for supporting the First Light Gala through sponsorship. Find out more by visiting the sponsorship details page:

 

Ticket purchase Information

Ticket $125 ($60 charitable receipt), or $1000 for table ($350 charitable receipt).

MASTER OF CEREMONIES:  Adrienne Arsenault

The event’s Master of Ceremonies will be Adrienne Arsenault, who co-hosts CBC’s The National.

Adrienne Arsenault hosts The National, alongside Rosemary Barton, Andrew Chang and Ian Hanomansing.

Emmy Award-winning journalist Adrienne Arsenault has been a senior correspondent for The National since 1999, deployed to the biggest breaking news stories and investigative stories in Canada and around the world.

More information on the event coming soon!