Annual Teddy Bear Affair: Children’s Aid Foundation
More than 1,000 guests gathered at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for a magical night of Bollywood-themed fun and philanthropy, in support of the Children’s Aid Foundation’s annual Teddy Bear Affair. Since its inception, the event has raised over $17 million to devote to abused, neglected and at-risk youth across Canada. www.cafdn.org
PHOTOS: Andrea Hopson (vice president Tiffany & Co., sponsor of the Tiffany bear raffle) and Carolyn Starshuk MacLean (president Canadian Children’s Opera Company); John Sherrington (chairman of Children’s Aid Foundation) with wife, Amanda; Michael Roach (president and CEO CGI) with wife, Deborah. Frances McCart (chair of 2008 Teddy Bear Affair Committee); Naseem Shaikh and Nadir Hirji (Partner Accenture); Joe Canavan (chairman and CEO Assante Corp.) and wife, Laurissa.