12 Nov 2018

Mackenzie Health Foundation’s Midnight Cirque Gala

The City of Vaughan has definitely embodied the generous spirit of the approaching holiday season. On Nov. 3, the Mackenzie Health Foundation hosted its 31st annual Midnight Cirque gala, raising over $1.1 million net proceeds to help equip Mackenzie Vaughan...
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The landmark donation is the largest in the history of Hospice Vaughan. (From left to right: executive director of Hospice Vaughan, Belinda Marchese; Stefano Cortellucci; Romina Cortellucci; Mario Cortellucci; Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua; president of the Board of Directors of Hospice Vaughan, Maria Castro; and Peter Cortellucci)
09 Aug 2018

The City That Keeps Giving

Vaughan Mayor Bevilacqua unveils the Cortellucci family’s historic donation to Hospice Vaughan. At Vaughan City Hall, Hospice Vaughan and Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua revealed the Cortellucci family as Hospice Vaughan’s naming donor. The Cortellucci family’s generous donation of $3 million will...
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14 Feb 2018

HelloFresh Raises $20,000 to Fund School Gardens with Evergreen

HelloFresh made a donation of $20,000 toward the Evergreen Learning Grounds Program, funding community gardens in Canadian public schools. Raised through HelloFresh’s holiday donation box program, the funds will provide two grants to school applicants across the country, enabling students...
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06 Feb 2017

Waves of Changes for Autism Gala

On Dec. 7, the Waves of Changes for Autism Inaugural Gala Event made a splash with over 500 guests, sponsors and donors from the community in attendance. Mayor of Vaughan, Maurizio Bevilacqua was also in attendance and presented the foundation...
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22 Apr 2016

Tok Transit drives home another $40,000 for Special Olympics Ontario

The team of transportation moguls at Toronto-based Tok Transit is passionate about more than just getting their clients from point A to point B. As longtime supporters of Special Olympics Ontario (SOO), Tok Transit contributed another $40,000 to the cause...
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08 Jun 2015

Breitling Canada Donates $99,000 to Wayne Gretzky Foundation – Toronto

At an intimate dinner on May 19, 2015, Swiss watch manufacturer Breitling presented the Wayne Gretzky Foundation with a donation of $99,000. The sports icon accepted the gift on behalf of the foundation, which provides less fortunate youth with the...
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10 Oct 2014

Sarah’s Hope

How a young girl’s heroic fight against cancer has become her legacy This is a story of a child’s losing battle with cancer. It’s also a story about how I failed her. On a grey September evening, the rain softly...
By Simona Panetta-Kerr
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19 Dec 2013

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua presents cheque to Mackenzie Health Foundation

On Dec. 13, 2013, Vaughan Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua presented a cheque for $1 million to the Mackenzie Health Foundation. The generous proceeds from the Mayor’s Gala and Golf Tournament will be put forth to support the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital set...
By Rebecca Alberico
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