The Gala of Grace event was a tremendous success.  We are so grateful for incredible support from BlueShore Financial and Skoah for this event, our media partners North Shore News, CTV News and Bell and fabulous Emcees, Kaitlyn Herbst and Yvonne Schalle from Global TV who ensured a seamless timeline throughout the event.  We would like thank our incredible sponsors,

Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier

Quay Property Management


Bridge Brewing Company

BC Tree Fruits Cider Company

Mondern Flash Photography

The Juicery Co.

Sugar Bowl

Davids Tea


Executive Hotels & Resorts


Whole Foods

Lonsdale Event Rentals

Bespoke Décor


River Rock Casino Resort

Creus Engineering

Elevate Me

Luciana Alvarez



Celtic Creations


We would like to give special thanks to Amanda Wood for her beautiful singing, Mary Jo Dionne for her moving keynote speech and to Amina, one of our former clients, for sharing her amazing story on how she has rebuilt her life for herself and her daughter after leaving an abusive relationship.  We are so thankful to Matt Hill for being a great live auctioneer and for providing so much energy, humor and fun to the event.  Thank you for the District of North Vancouver firefighters who showed their support at the event as well!

Pat Kelly, one of our Board of Directors is the person who inspired this great event and she organized an incredible team of volunteers in our community to ensure this event’s success.  Everyone worked so hard looking after all the details.  The event was beautiful, well-organized, incredibly inspiring and fun, thanks to:

Pat Kelly, Chair

Tammey George, Co-Chair

Yavanna Arnold, Co-Chair

Pattie Parente

Kate Sidi

Gemma Fetterley

Daria Babeshko

Carrie Barlow

Brie Kelly

Jen Parente

Janet Wynne-Edwards

Ross Forman

Thank you all again for supporting the Gala of Grace event.  We look forward to seeing you this year on April 28th, 2017!  Please visit for post event updates!