Can You Do Lunch? Toronto


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Once again this spring, CANFAR will unite business and philanthropic leaders in the fight against HIV and AIDS. 

Can You Do Lunch? is a fundraising and networking opportunity in support of Canadian HIV and AIDS research.

Guests are treated to a gourmet lunch, and opportunity to hear speaker Jackie Maxwell, Artistic Director of the Shaw Festival Theatre,

and the opportunity to support HIV and AIDS research through an exclusive silent auction. 




 Tuesday, April 12, 2016    |    12 noon - 1:30 p.m.



Ritz-Carlton Toronto

181 Wellington Street West



$200 individual    |    $2,000 table of 10





              Event Chair Janice O'Born,

Chairman of The Printing House, Charitable Office


Emceed by Valerie Pringle, CM

CANFAR National Spokesperson


  Curtain Call: A conversation with Jackie Maxwell

      Artistic Director, Shaw Festival Theatre


          Rupert Everett

           Special Guest



  Click here to purchase your tickets!  


Having trouble? Contact Emma Groia at

416-361-6281 or




 Sponsors and Partners



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Silver Sponsor


 Print Sponsor



Media Sponsor

                 Photography Partner           

Magazine Partner



 Thank you to the following table purchasers:

AGF Management Ltd.

Harleen Bains

Cineplex Media


Green and Spiegel LLP

Andrew Grimes of RBC Dominion Securities 

Ann Leese

Mantella Corporation

McDonalds Restaurants of Canada Ltd.


Micki Mizrahi


Patricia Olasker

Wendy Pitblado

Andrew Pringle

Valerie Pringle


RBC Dominion Securities

SickKids Foundation

Sinai Health Foundation

TD Wealth (2 signs)

The Printing House

The Printing House Charitable Office (2 signs)

Weber Shandwick




 Auction Items:

Massage, chiropractic assessment, and personal trainger package from Rosdale Wellness Centre (valued at $230)

Sport and Entertainment package from Cineplex 

Brooks Brothers Men's Shopping Experience (valued at $1,000)

Brooks Brothers Women's Shopping Experience (valued at $1,000)

Merino Wool Scarf from ça va de soi (valued at $200)

Two tickets to Judas Kiss (valued at $230)

"Decisions Decisions" by Charles Pachter (valued at $1,500)

Clarins Gift Basket and a swedish massage from Spa my Blend by Clarins (valued at $365)

Crème Brasserie Gift Certificate from Crème Brasserie

Unisex Sunglasses by Dolce & Gabanna from Eyes on Church (valued at $440)

Sunglasses by Celine from Eyes on Church (valued at $490)

Two tickets to Kinky Boots (valued at $230)

Fused Glass Pattern Platter by glass artist Violet Finvers from Arts at Work (valued at $155)

Gift Basket from Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee Inc. (valued at $250)

Gift Basket of hair care products from Dean Delmonte & Company

Failte Gift Card from Failite Irish Pub (valued at $50)

Hudson's Bay Red and Black Wool Blanket from Hudson Bay Company (valued at $400)

Light weight spring jacket from FDJ French Dressing (valued at $225)

Jeanne Beker Gift basket of hair care products from Mosaic Hair Group

Mulberry icon - Bayswater Oak Natural Leather with Brass from Mulberry  (valued at $1,430)

Pure & Simple facial plus products with Blowdry by Toni & Guy from Pure and Simple and Toni & Guy (valued at $288)

Anne Fontaine Blouse paired with Chacok Pany from Quasi Mode (valued at $850)

Haircut with Jason from Sassoon Salon (valued at $100)

Stratus winery tour for four plus two bottles of wine from Stratus Vineyards  (valued at $288)

Gift card from Black Goat Cashmere (valued at $100)

Croco Clutch & Detachable Bracelet from Jeanne Lottie Fashions  (valued at $100)

Luncheon for six at the Gardiner Museum, with an experience at the ROM from A LA CARTE at the Gardiner and Royal Ontario Museum  (valued at $320)

A custom design couture experience for men or women from Hoax Couture  (valued at $1,000)

Two tickets to Sweeney Todd (valued at $230)

T-Fal Actify Express XL (valued at $369)

Culinary Delight! from Summerhill Market & Hopson Grace

Dinner at the Keg with tickets to see Chelsea Clinton (show SOLD OUT) from The Keg and Pandora (valued at $250)

Tiffany Gift Card (valued at $100)

Trip to Sheldon Dairy, with lunch at the Rosemount General Store and visit the Dufferin Museum  (valued at $100)

A selection of different chocolates each month for a year from Purdy's Chocolatier

An assortment of vintage jewellery



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