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The Canadian Tire Snowsuit Fund Gala 2014
“Remember, no matter where you go, there you are."- Chinese Philosopher Confucius
Please join Chris & Erin Phillips, Honourary Co-Chairs of The Snowsuit Fund, and surround yourself in the beauty of an evening devoted to the Far East. The 2014 Canadian Tire Snowsuit Fund Gala, one of the city’s most anticipated charity events, will be marking 33 years of keeping children in Ottawa/Gatineau warm.
On Saturday, November 15, you are invited to the landmark Fairmont Château Laurier for an evening of inspired Asian cuisine and spectacular entertainment, surrounded by cherry blossoms! We promise a contemporary gala evening infused with elements from the vibrant, rich, and profound cultures of East Asia. Enjoy themed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres upon arrival, peruse our bountiful array of auction items in surroundings enhanced by Asian-inspired music, flowers and décor, and embark on a culinary journey as you enjoy the upscale dinner menu that harmoniously blends western style with the flavors of the Far East. Then hit the dance floor in “Gangnam Style” and move to the contemporary beats of Sway Band, all in support of The Snowsuit Fund.
In its lifetime, The Snowsuit Fund has provided a helping hand to many local families in need. Through your generous support of fundraising events like our annual Gala, over 400,000 area kids have received warm snowsuits. No child in need has ever been turned away from our doors: let’s make sure that the 2014-2015 winter season is no exception!
The evening features:
- Cocktail reception with a marvelous selection of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and feature drinks
- Spectacular dinner menu created by the Fairmont Château Laurier’s culinary team
- Dancing to popular contemporary hits performed by the energetic SWAY Orchestra
- 200 silent auction items to suit every taste and budget
- Special premium silent auction table of high-end showcase items
- Exciting live auction featuring trips and one-of-a-kind items
- Deluxe Swag Bag for every guest
- Hosted by Honourary Chairs Chris & Erin Phillips, along with CTV’s Lianne Laing and 105.3 KISS FM’s Sandra Plagakis and Carter Brown
For more details or sponsorship information, please contact The Snowsuit Fund at 613-746-5143 x202 or e-mail email@example.com
Le Gala Canadian Tire du Fonds Habineige 2014
« Où que l’on aille, c’est là que nous sommes » – Confucius, philosophe chinois
Joignez-vous à Chris et Erin Phillips, coprésidents honoraires du Fonds Habineige, et plongez dans la beauté de l’Extrême-Orient. L’édition 2014 du Gala Canadian Tire du Fonds Habineige, l’un des événements caritatifs les plus attendus de l’année, marquera 33 ans d’actions pour garder bien au chaud les enfants d’Ottawa-Gatineau.
Le samedi 15 novembre, vous êtes invités au pittoresque Fairmont Château Laurier. Une soirée de cuisine asiatique inspirée et de divertissement spectaculaire parmi les cerisiers en fleurs vous attend! Nous vous promettons une soirée de gala contemporaine infusée d’éléments provenant de la riche et vibrante culture de l’Extrême-Orient. Profitez de cocktails et de hors-d’œuvre à votre arrivée et passez en revue notre collection d’articles mis aux enchères dans un cadre enchanteur. Partez pour un voyage gastronomique en dégustant un repas haut de gamme qui mêle harmonieusement le style occidental aux saveurs de l’Extrême-Orient. Ensuite, lancez-vous sur la piste de danse « Gangnam style » et bougez au rythme du groupe Sway. Tout cela pour aider le Fonds Habineige.
Si vous avez besoin d’aide afin de commander vos billets, communiquez avec Margaret Armour au 613-745-5143, poste 202, ou par courriel à firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The Snowsuit Fund
The Snowsuit Fund is an Ottawa-based charity that raises funds for the purchase and distribution of new snowsuits to needy children, 15 years and younger, in our community. We are just one social organization working to deal with the consequences of poverty in our region. But like so many of our sister organizations, the demand for our services continues to grow. In our 2014/2015 season, we distributed over 16,000 snowsuits – an amount that increases annually. In over thirty years of operation, we have managed to meet the challenge of keeping underprivileged kids warm during our cold winters. We have also brought dignity and hope to families who simply do not have the means to provide their children with the necessities for living. The benefits of our service are far-reaching for both individuals and our community as a whole. Ultimately, one cannot put a price tag on a child’s smile. Although we hope to one day close our doors for good, we realize that in the short term, we must continue to ensure that no child is left out in the cold. To do that, we rely entirely on the dedication of our staff, volunteer Board of Directors and the countless caring groups and individuals who give their time, money and talent to The Snowsuit Fund. Thanks to their commitment, we are able to keep our administrative costs low and focus our financial resources on purchasing snowsuits. Fortunately, we have been able to establish healthy relationships with several Canadian snowsuit manufacturers. Our negotiated prices allow us to obtain warm, fashionable and safe snowsuits at prices that stretch our dollars to the maximum. We must continually, however, seek out new ways in which we may sustain our operation. Your support will help us to fulfil our mandate in the challenging years ahead. And when a child is warmed by your generosity, we are all rewarded!