Twenty-nine years ago a small group of influential Torontonians set out to transform the lives of at-risk children for the better. Their mission was to provide hope, stability and security to children in need. Together, they created a memorable evening to benefit these children. With the teddy bear as their emblem, the first Teddy Bear Affair was held.
Today, The Teddy Bear Affair is widely recognized as one of Toronto’s most highly anticipated black-tie galas. The evening attracted over 1,000 of Canada’s most influential citizens and senior executives. Revenue generated from the event is used to support the Children’s Aid Foundation’s prevention, enrichment and education programs. Whit the loyal support of sponsors. Committed to partnerships with corporate and community leaders in Canada and are proud to celebrate with them at this memorable affair every year.