Global humanitarian organization War Child Canada hosted its 2023 gala, The World That’s Possible on December 6th at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto. It was for a worthy cause: supporting the millions of children and families affected by war and violence in Yemen, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Sudan, and South Sudan.
It was emceed by Canadian TV personality Sangita Patel. The great entertainment included comedian and actor Martha Chaves, and singer- songwriters Whitehorse, Donovan Woods, Aysanabee, and Aiza.
The Gala honoured three award recipients: The Tragically Hip and Jake Gold with War Child’s Founder’s Award; Victor G. Dodig, President and CEO of CIBC, with the Changemaker Award; and Peter Gilgan, Chairman and CEO of Mattamy Asset Management with the Philanthropy Award.
“We, with our manager Jake Gold, are honoured to be the 2023 recipients of War Child’s Founder’s Award,” says The Tragically Hip. “
“Given the escalation of violence throughout the world in recent years, fundraising events like The World That’s Possible are now more essential than ever to drive awareness and much-needed support for those living with war,” says Dr. Samantha Nutt, Founder and President of War Child Canada and War Child USA.
About War Child Canada:
“War Child Canada has been empowering children and their families to overcome the brutal impact of war and violence for more than 20 years. War Child delivers programs that give children access to education, protect their legal and human rights, and give their families the tools they need to escape poverty by using a model that is locally driven and led by 99% local staff.”
War Child Canada Gala 2023 – The World that’s Possible:
This Gala was a stunning fashionable event that raised over $1,263,000 for a very worthwhile cause – supporting the millions of children and families affected by war.
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