Diwali — A Night to Shine
Oct. 20 marked the eighth annual Diwali — A Night to Shine event. With diverse entertainment and magnificent food, the event is designed to celebrate India and educate guests. This year, the event raised more than $1.5 million, with more than $6.6 million raised for various programs at the University Health Network (UHN) since the event’s inception in 2011. A total of $1 million from this year’s funds will go toward diabetes and transplant research, while the additional half million, gifted by Richard Wachsberg, is for emergency care. Some of the other generous sponsors of this year’s event included Scotiabank, Sam and Shaila Ajmera, Ian and Kiki Delaney and Air Canada.