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Covenant House “Sleep Out”

December 3, 2012 by  
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Covenant House “Sleep OutDragons’ Den’s Arlene Dickinson, Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair, Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke and other well-intentioned leaders slept out on the streets of downtown Toronto to raise awareness on homeless youth. The inaugural “Sleep Out” raised $530,000 for kids at Covenant House’s youth shelter.

Stilettos for the Cure

July 25, 2012 by  
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Stilettos for the Cure On June 8, 2012, over 500 well-heeled guests were treated to a cabaret-style affair for Stilettos for the Cure in Oshawa, Ont. The fundraising event featured entertainment by Cindy Ashton and drag performers Farra N. Hyte and Savanaugh Davenport. Five hundred pairs of heels were auctioned off to support the Heather Griffith Breast Assessment Centre at Lakeridge Health Oshawa and the Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness, with nearly $10,000 being raised for each cause. Among the shoes donated were pairs from ET Canada’s Cheryl Hickey, Dragons’ Den’s Arlene Dickinson and eTalk’s Tanya Kim.

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