FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 25, 2022
Vancouver, B.C. – S.U.C.C.E.S.S. will be able to provide ongoing and enhanced programming thanks to the generous donations of more than $400,000 from community supporters who attended our 45th annual Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala.
The annual fundraising event, held this year on April 23 at the JW Marriott Parq Vancouver Hotel, helps maintain our community social services and programs in the areas of immigration and settlement, affordable housing and seniors care.
“We are so honoured and uplifted by this outpouring of support from our community leaders and donors,” said Queenie Choo, CEO of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation. “Coming out of the challenges of the pandemic, these funds will help us sustain our unfunded and underfunded programs and allow us to better meet the growing needs in the community.”
This year’s Gala theme was “CommUNITY & Resilience,” honouring the way our communities have come together during the pandemic, which deepened poverty, isolation and health challenges among our clients.
Building upon the event’s 45-year legacy, the 2022 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala provided a luxurious night of philanthropy, entertainment and fine dining to the city’s business and community leaders, including cocktail reception, luxurious silent and live auctions, delicious West Coast cuisine and live performances.
“We’re very grateful for the generous support,” said Brandon Hui, Chair of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation. “From local leaders, corporate sponsors and individual donors, to all three levels of government, it truly takes a community to make this event a success.”
About our sponsors
|Title Sponsor||TD Bank|
|Official Airline Sponsor||Air Canada|
|Official Jewellery Sponsor||Lugaro Jewellers|
|Program Book Sponsor||Concord Pacific Group|
|Program Support Sponsor||Fairchild Media Group|
|Special Promotions Sponsor||LS TIMES TV
Canada Taiwan Exchange Association
Canwest Taiwan Board of Trade
|Official Printing Sponsor||Horseshoe Press|
|Diamond Sponsor||Park Georgia Insurance
Ip Family Trust Fund
|Wine Sponsor||Phantom Creek|
|Live Auction Sponsor||BC Lions|
|Silent Auction Sponsor||Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.|
Patsy Hui RE/MAX Westcoast
Vancouver Coastal Health
|Bronze Sponsors||Clark Wilson LLP
CSBT and GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions
Delta Pacific Benefit Brokers Ltd.
Edward Jones Investments
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
RBC Dominion Securities Inc. (Marcus Lai & Mandy Wu Wealth Management)
Richards Buell Sutton LLP
Royal Pacific Realty – Sing Lim Yeo PREC
Sunrise Soya Foods
Vancouver Chinatown Foundation
Vanprop Investments Ltd.
|Major Media Sponsor||Fairchild TV
Fairchild Radio AM1470 / FM96.1
Ming Pao Daily News
Sing Tao Daily
|Media Sponsor||Canadian Chinese Express
Canadian City Post
|Special Thanks||Allen Lau Photography
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Founded in 1973, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is one of the largest social service agencies in Canada. Our multicultural, non-profit charitable organization offers a wide range of programs and services that promote the belonging, wellness, and independence of people at all stages of their Canadian journey. Programs and services are offered in the areas of newcomer settlement, English language training, employment and entrepreneurship, family, youth and seniors programming, health education, community development, seniors care and affordable housing. Learn more at successbc.ca.
About S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation
Incorporated in 2001, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation is a charitable organization that raises funding for S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and its affiliated organizations supporting S.U.C.C.E.S.S. mandates that focus on strengthening our diverse communities. For details, please visit successfoundation.ca.