Everything is jut perfect; from food to entertainment to staff. I never knew such a large place could also have such an inclusive feeling of caring. It is the main feeling & brings the most joy to all here. Thank you!
- Canterbury Resident
Fourth Annual Promise of Home Gala Raises $55,000
On October 26, 2018, Canterbury Foundation, surrounded by a full house of Sponsors, Partners, Honored Guests, friends, and family, celebrated our Fourth Annual Promise of Home Fundraising Gala.
The event was held at the DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton, hosted by Emcee's Seanna Collins and Rob Christie! We hope you enjoy a selection of these photos from what was an absolutely wonderful evening.
A tremendous thank you from the entire Canterbury Foundation family to those that were able to join us for this fabulous evening in support of our Community Outreach Program. Because of your presence and support, we were able to successfully raise $55,000 for our Community Outreach Program; our program that aims to provide a holistic approach to care through the services offered by a Social Worker and a Spiritual Care Chaplain. The event would not have been possible without your presence and tremendous support, so we thank you.
Above (Left to Right): Wendy King, Canterbury Foundation Executive Director, provides greetings to our guests; Scott Belamisca, Chair of the Board, gives a welcome on behalf of the Board of Directors; and Grant Rae, Stuart Olson Branch Manager, Northern Alberta, provides a great introduction to our feature video of the evening while addressing our guests on behalf of the event title sponsor, Stuart Olson.
Above (Left to Right): It was a full house, guests enjoyed a very diverse Silent, Super Silent, and Live Auction Selection; the Gala Planning Committee did a great job of creating a very elegant atmosphere for guests; Rob Christie and Seanna Collins were our fantastic co-hosts for the evening.
Above (Left to Right): Canterbury Chaplain, Joanne Webster, offers a blessing prior to our four-course dinner; Robert Fernandez, Vice President at Stuart Olson, so generously donated his purchased from the Live Auction (a live-painted canvas) to Canterbury Foundation; Grant Rae (Stuart Olson) Wendy King (Canterbury Foundation) and Robert Fernandez (Stuart Olson) with the beautiful painting completed by artist Lorraine Shulba during dinner.
For more photos of this incredible evening, be sure to visit our Facebook Page!