Events

Fundraising Events

ON GOING EVENTS:

2014 The Bingham Park Grand Re-Opening – June 8th, 2014

On June 8th (11 am – 2 pm), Chance Foundation will be hosting the Grand Re-Opening of Bingham Park! This event will celebrate the accomplishments of 0ur Revitalization Project and will also launch a new Chance fundraising initiative!

Where? Bingham Park, 145 Rue Cathcart Street, Ottawa, Ontario

When? Sunday June 8th, 2014, from 11:00AM – 2:00PM

What to expect? Face painting; Cotton Candy; Soccer, Tennis, and Yoga
in the Park; Chess/Checkers Tournament; and more!

What should you bring? Bring your kids, family, friends. Everyone/anyone is encouraged to help us celebrate community!

 

ACCOMPLISHED WITH GREAT SUCCESS:

2014 Amigas Gala – February 8th, 2014

On Saturday, February 8th at the Senhor Santo Cristo Church Hall, the Amigas (Ottawa) “Tea Time Party Gala” hosted by Women for Women was a wonderful, hugely successful event! The food was fabulous, the room and décor was beautiful, the tea was a lovely touch, the prizes were great, and the photo booth was lots of fun. A total of $11,515 was raised from this event and it will be put towards our clean water program for the children of the Emmanuel Orphanage.

We would like to send our thanks to the Amigas (Ottawa) and all those who attended the event for your generosity.

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2013 New Years Eve Fundraiser – December 31st, 2013

In support of Chance Foundation and the right for every child to play and be a kid, donors held a community event and rung in the New Year with good karma! This event raised over $3,000 and the funds from this event will be put towards the purchase of sport equipment and lessons for youth at risk and a support group for young women to build self-esteem. We would like to give special thanks to all those who attended this event for your generosity.

Click here if you would like to learn more about our Ottawa Project.

2013 CHANCE Gala – September 6th, 2013

CHANCE Foundation held our 4th Gala at the Hampton Inn Ballroom on Friday, September 6th, 2013.

Light Up A Childs Life, presented by Cornelis Grey Construction, was a formal gala with silent and live auctions, entertainment, dinner and dancing. The ballroom was decorated with all kinds of lights, along the entrance, on the tables, and around the doorways.

A huge thanks to all our supporters – Galas are Chance Foundation’s most important source of fundraising. Chance Foundation is proud to announce that we raised $35,000!

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Exhale Studio’s Yoga Teacher Training Karma Class – 2013

CHANCE Foundation was very pleased to present “Exhale Studio’s Yoga Teacher Training Karma Class.” All were invited to join us as we took care of ourselves and each other with Yoga Karma Classes! All donations were in support of CHANCE Foundation and a total of $410 was raised! Exhale Studio is located in the Yaletown Area of Downtown Vancouver.

Date/Time: The first class was held on Friday, Jan.11th from 3 pm to 4:15 pm. All subsequent classes were held on Saturdays from 3-4:15 pm.

Where: 1083 Cambie Street, Yaletown Area of Downtown Vancouver, BC, V6B 5L7. Exhale Studio directions: http://www.exhalestudio.com/contact/

Details: A minimum donation of $5 was encouraged – all donations were anonymous and greatly appreciated.

Yoga by Donation is defined as a karma class designed to promote teachers who just completed their teacher training while also providing quality yoga for people at all levels of physical and financial ability. A series of new yoga instructors were featured over the course of several fundraisers.

Tanya Skok Hobbs was our first featured yoga instructor – kicking off this fundraiser series on Friday, January 11th from 3-4:15. Nicole Boileau, Tara Grant, Karla Everitt, Candice Benson, Joeline Hackman, Hannah Lee, and Jakub Janecki were featured on subsequent Saturdays. All yoga instructors completed their teacher training with Mark Laham and Meghan Currie in Nicaragua and were excited to give back to their students and the community through yoga.

On behalf of CHANCE Foundation, we would like to send our love and thanks to all our featured yoga instructors and Exhale Studio for hosting this very special event! Also, a very special thanks to Mark Laham and Meghan Currie! We invite you to follow our partners on Twitter: @ExhaleStudio, @MarkLaham, and @MeghanCurrie.

Click here fs you would like to learn more about our Nicaragua Project

2012 Halloween Family Fundraiser – October 2012

CHANCE hosted a Halloween party on Saturday, October 27th, 2012 at the St Anthony’s Soccer Club in Ottawa. The Halloween fundraiser is aimed at attracting young adults who can contribute to charitable events without breaking the bank! It does not take much to make a difference with CHANCE! Thanks to everyone who attended!

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2011 Halloween Family Fundraiser

Our last fundraising event for the Ottawa project was a Halloween family fundraiser held at the Sandy Hill Community Center in Ottawa on October 29, 2011. The Halloween fundraiser is aimed at attracting young adults who can contribute to charitable events without breaking the bank! It does not take much to make a difference with CHANCE! Thanks to everyone who attended!

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2011 CHANCE Gala

CHANCE hosted our third CHANCE gala on Saturday September 10th at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Proceeds funded our Ottawa Project which is geared towards improving opportunities for recreational activity for under-privileged children right here in the Ottawa area. Galas our CHANCE’s most important source of fund raising and we would like to thank all those who made this magical evening possible.

CHANCE is proud to announce the gala raised $30,000.

Click here if you would like to learn more about our Ottawa Project.

2010 Halloween Family Fundraiser

Our first fundraising event for the Ottawa project was a Halloween family fundraiser held at the St Anthony’s Soccer Club in Ottawa on October 30, 2010. The Halloween family fundraiser was a smashing success! We had a wonderful turnout and everyone had lots of fun with dancing, amazing prizes, and smiles from ear to ear. Thanks to everyone who attended!

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