Providence Healthcare Foundation
Providence Healthcare Foundation

Toronto’s ‘party with a purpose’ exceeds its goal for Providence

STRENGTH IS Cuisine & Cuvée!

Jun 04, 2019


Toronto’s ‘party with a purpose’ exceeds its goal for Providence

The 19th annual Cuisine & Cuvée, presented by The Co-operators and TD Commercial Banking, was a smash hit! Attended by over 1,000 savvy foodies, we are thrilled to announce that we raised $230,000 (net expenses) for Providence Healthcare’s patients, residents and clients! The event was held Friday, May 31, 2019 at REBEL in Toronto.

For everyone who attended, sponsored, partnered, volunteered, cooked, served, poured, entertained – we thank you! Your support makes our work possible. You have helped to improve the quality of life of people who have faced despair and come to Providence Healthcare to find hope and comfort.

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A night to remember

Cameras were rolling all night! Check out the official photo gallery to view highlights of our event from start to finish. Don’t forget to check out the photo booth gallery as well for some fun and cheeky shots! Some of the evening highlights were:

  • Over 1,000 people came to enjoy the fabulous food and drink, mingle with friends and dance the night away to stellar live entertainment.
  • 50 generous corporate sponsors came together to support Providence.View the list of our dedicated event sponsors.
  • 35 exceptional food and drink purveyors – chefs, caterers, distilleries, bakeries, and breweries – rolled out their finest spreads for our attendees. Thanks to their commitment to Providence, they helped contribute to our success by donating 100 per cent of their time and goods for our guests, and their reputations drew in guests from all over the city!
  • 175 Premium VIP sponsors joined us for a pre-soirée reception featuring renowned Canadian Chef, Lynn Crawford. Complete with a cooking demonstration and food and wine tasting, this proved to be an entertaining treat for our honoured guests.
  • 55 volunteers gave their time and talents to make sure this event was a success
  • Congratulations to the winners of our exciting raffle, who went home with some incredible experiential and high-value gifts. The ticket sales raised $15,048. Thank you for all who participated! The fantastic Silent and Fine Wine Auction featuring rare fine wines, exclusive experiences, luxury and classic items, and outstanding getaway packages brought in just over $41,760!

If you haven’t attended Cuisine & Cuvée before, make sure you get there next year! The 20th annual Cuisine & Cuvée is already booked to take place in May 2020!

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This year we celebrated the strength of our patients and supporters

A huge thanks to our incredible patient and Providence ambassador Rob Hills for joining us at Cuisine & Cuvée 2019!

At just 32 years of age, Rob had a stroke and was rushed to the hospital for emergency brain surgery. When Rob arrived at Providence, he could barely stand, but with the right care, Rob regained his strength and resilience.

Rob attributes 95% of his recovery to Providence. “When you’re rebuilding from the ground up, you have to feel safe to put a broken foot forward.”

At Providence, we are redefining what the word strength means to people like Rob.

We believe that strength is ageless, limitless, genderless and both physical and mental. Strength isn’t just who can lift the most weight or win the most championships. Strength is in our ability to be vulnerable, to bounce back from adversity and have the courage to rely on others in times of weakness.

Strength is taking a first step after an accident, cooking dinner for family after a stroke, and having the power to overcome our internal saboteurs that tell us we can’t keep going.

Strength is in all of us – we just don’t know it yet.

That’s why we do what we do at Providence. We push you, motivate you and believe in you – even when you don’t – challenging you to see how much strength is really within you.

We are Providence and we exist to inspire your strongest self.

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STRENGTH IS Providence. STRENGTH IS Our Patients. STRENGTH IS You.