The Night to Nurture Gala celebrated their 40th anniversary this year at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre with over 3500 hundred guests attended for a dinner and finished the night whit a live concert. This year The Barenaked Ladies were first up and preforming for almost an hour of their greatest hits before Bryan Adams finished the gala with an extensive list of all his hits , one of all-time top artists in the Billboard Hot 100 50th Anniversary Charts. Bryan Adams a Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, photographer, philanthropist and activist. The Night to Nurture Gala the grocery and food industry brought the unique opportunity to come together to make a significant, positive difference to children in Canada. Funds raised through the Gala benefit organizations that nurture the whole child such as Kids Help Phone and breakfast programs in Canadian schools. The Grocery Foundation’s Night to Nurture Gala is one of the largest fundraising dinner in North America, annually raising close to $2,000,000 to help kids in need. Other features from The Gala evening also featured a cocktail reception,a Silent Auction, interactive entertainment and a chance to purchase a raffle ticket to win a new car! The highlight of the evening was the signature performance.Previous entertainers have included Bryan Adams, Michael Bublé, Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, OneRepublic and most recently Hedley & Blue Rodeo..
Funds raised through the Gala benefit organizations that nurture the whole child such as Kids Help Phone and breakfast programs in Canadian schools.
Whether ensuring kids have healthy and balanced meals, or providing youth with a compassionate and understanding ear when they need to talk, the Night to Nurture Gala has been making a difference in the lives of children for more than three decades.