7th Annual One Love Gala and Awards: Rehab

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Elite Banquet Halls and Convention Center

1850 Albion Road

Toronto, ON M9W 5S8


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One Love Gala 2019: Rehab

The One Love Gala was inspired by Bob Marley's song, One Love!

The Gala is a fundraiser for Interfaith Prision Chaplaincy. The gala was born in a moment of inspiration seven years ago when Chaplaincy was under some serious threat in Canada.

The One Love Gala serves as a keystone for the Chaplaincy community to collaborate and go beyond simply advocating for the continuation of the crucial services in Canadian Prisons to one that celebrates Chaplaincy and it's ability to rehabilitate incarcerated individuals.

This year's theme is the Rehab!

It will be an evening of speeches from chaplains and ex-inmates, award presentations, testimonies from Interfaith Chaplains and political leaders, an exquisite dinner, live entertainment, and a silent auction. Our Keynote address is an award winning Chaplain from USA Tahera Ahmed. This an event you do not want to miss.

We can only learn to love if we are prepared to forgive and be forgiven.

Dress Code: Formal Gala Wear. Color: Any

Hash tag: #Rehab19

Website: https://onelovegala.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OneLoveMedia/


6:00 p.m. Social, Appetizers and Silent Auction

6:45 p.m. Welcome Speech, MCs of the evening Tushar Unadkat-Master of Ceremony, internationally celebrated, multiple award-winning media personality and Sauliha Alli of U of T President of HOSA

Smudging Ceremony- Elder Dugie

Awards Presentation


7:45 p.m. Dmitri Kanovich Presentation and Musical Performance - Founder of Looking at the Stars- taking classical music performances in prisons.

8:00 p.m. Dinner: Indian Halal Buffet

8:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker from USA- Tahera Ahmed, Director of Interfaith Engagement and Associate University Chaplain, Northwestern University and former RIS speaker who is a graduate in Islamic Theology and first woman to recite Quran in the White House!

9:00 p.m. Silent Auction

9:30 p.m to 1:00 a.m: Entertainment

Saira Amjad- Poem- Author of Simply Saira

Mahmuda Khan- Sponsor message- Human Concern International,www.humanconcern.org

Live Perfromance - Naqi Bilgrami- Best of Mohamed Rafi

Dj Robtronics- after party all night!

Door prizes

Silent Auction: Sponsored by Silent Auctions Canada, http://www.silentauctionscanada.com/

Funds raised will go towards the registered Charity, Looking at the Stars Foundation- a charity that provides free classical music inside prisons and hospitals. http://lookingatthestars.org/

For more details about the One Love Gala, please visit https://www.onelovegala.org/

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Elite Banquet Halls and Convention Center

1850 Albion Road

Toronto, ON M9W 5S8


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