Providence Healthcare Foundation
Providence Healthcare Foundation

Attendees at the 2018 Silver Ball Gala

Celebrating 25 Years of the Silver Ball! Journey Together with Providence Healthcare

Nov 30, 2018

On Saturday, November 3, 2018, Providence Healthcare Foundation hosted the 25th annual Silver Ball, in celebration of the extraordinary patients of Providence and the staff who care for them. It was an emotional evening filled with empowering stories of patients and their families overcoming insurmountable challenges to find their voice and strength. With nearly 900 guests in attendance, it was a remarkable evening to remember. Click here to watch our highlights video, and a special thanks to Jordan Dawson for creating this fantastic video!

‘Strength Is Providence’

This year, the Silver Ball was all about strength. What does the word ‘strength’ mean to you? Maybe it means running a marathon, buttoning your shirt, making a coffee or taking the first step after an injury. Maybe it means letting people into your heart when you need them the most, Strength is in all of us, and at Providence, our strength is our patients. Click here to watch a video of what strength means to Providence.

This year, we truly embarked on a Journey to celebrate Providence’s extraordinary patients, residents, clients and families who courageously continue their journey to overcome all odds in pursuit of a better future. Each and every one of our guests, truly embodied the spirit of generosity at the 25th Anniversary Silver Ball. This year’s Silver Ball raised an astounding

...for the remarkable patients of Providence Healthcare!


Some highlights of the evening included a beautiful live performance of Hallelujah by Providence’s very own CEO Dr. Tim Rutledge, a live performance with some of the brave patients of Providence, and musical guests Shawn Brady & Neon Nostalgic and CTV’s The Launch winners Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine! We also held a raffle draw and gave away 3 amazing prices – a 49” HD Smart LED TV, a Holland America cruise and a Lexus!

The evening featured an impressive silent auction, boasting over $160,000 worth of high quality items. Please click here to visit our photo gallery to ‘re-experience' our 25th Anniversary Silver Ball Gala, including all of the wonderful highlights that inspired our guests throughout the evening.

Grand Prize Fairy Tale

Our lucky grand prize winner this year is Providence staff and Silver Ball volunteer Mark Moore, who won the 2019 Lexus ES300h Premium Package! Miraculously, Mark purchased the first raffle ticket of the night, which turned out to be the winning ticket! Congratulations Mark and a special thank you to Alistair Baxter, General Manager and Partner at Lexus on the Park, who made this dream a reality!

Thank You to Our Sponsors

The premier sponsors of the 2018 Silver Ball were Lexus On The Park, Scotiabank, MNP LLP, BMO, CIBC, RBC Foundation, Sun Life Financial Canada, and TELUS Health. We are indebted to these remarkable organizations for their leadership contributions.

We encourage you to click here for a comprehensive list of Friends and Vendors - the generous companies and individuals who contributed to the memorable success of the Gala. Without their collective dedication to Providence, it would not have been possible to exceed our fundraising goal -reaching $1,250,000! A special thanks to Peninsula Ridge Winery, Lost Craft Beer, Ruffino Prosecco, Proximo Spirits, Canadiana Flowers, Divine Furniture Rental and Puzzle Creations - we are so grateful to these generous vendors for their incredible spirit of giving!

Thank you to all our sponsors and supporters for so generously supporting this year’s Silver Ball. On behalf of the thousands of individuals cared for by Providence Healthcare each year, we humbly thank you for your continuing support of their journeys as they overcome catastrophic illness and build strength to get back to life.