Hong Fook Gala 2017

The Hong Fook Mental Health Foundation hosted their annual gala at the Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa, in Markham Ontario on June 10, 2017.  This year, the Foundation broke an all time fundraising record, having over 650 guests in attendance and raising over $200,000.  Every guest joined in “Taking the Mental Health Journey Together”, showing immense support in raising significant funds to support those affected by mental health illnesses.

This year’s focus is on Youth Programs and Workplace Wellness Training Programs.  According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, an estimated 1.2 million children and youth in Canada are affected by mental health illness. In addition, the Mental Health Commission of Canada also identified an alarming 500,000 Canadians on any given week are unable to work due to mental health problems or illnesses.   With these alarming numbers, the Foundation made it a goal this year to focus on supporting these groups.

This year, the keynote speaker was the Honourable Michael Wilson, Chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada. His speech stirred the emotions of guests and supporters, helping the Foundation reach new heights in their fund raising efforts. The guests were touched by his personal experience and encouraged by his sharing of the mental health research break through. Moreover, Sandra Lang, a renowned Hong Kong singer came to Toronto to show her belief and support in Hong Fook’s mission as well.


We are happy to announce the raffle draw result for our 2017 Hong Fook Gala – Raffle sales. The Winners are…..

Prize: 1st
Winning Number: #02701 He Li Yi

Description: One 18K white gold lady’s hand assemble custom made fancy cocktail ring. Sponsored by Blue Diamond Jewellers. Value $3220

Prize: 2nd
Winning Number: #03648 Sherman Hui

Description: Two round trip air ticket to New York City plus Three nights stay at the Midtown Manhattan Springhill Suites Marriott Hotel.
Sponsored by Sogo Travel Inc. and Springhill Suites Marriott Hotel. Value $2,135

Prize: 3rd
Winning Number: #03143
Kennes Lin
Description: One Set of Leather Goods Accessories Package.
Sponsored by First Creative Accessories Inc. Value $600

Prize: 4th
Winning Number: #01448
Amy Yang
Description: One Visa Gift Card
Sponsored by TD Canada Trust. Value $500

Prize: 2nd
Winning Number: #00070
E. G.
Description: One foldable Hachiko HA-04 bike
Sponsored by Pedal Motion Cycles Ltd. Value $473


Thank you to all the sponsors, guests, volunteers, and staff for an amazing night.  For more information about the event, please visit our Facebook.


Event Sponsor:





Entertainment Sponsor:

TD Canada Trust




Platinum Sponsors

Bell Canada

Qualicom Innovations LimitedRBC Royal Bank

Rez-One Student Living

Skymark Place Shopping Centre




Gold Sponsors

BDOBennett JonesCanada Computers & Electronics




Cultivated Real Investment

Grand Valley Resources Corp.

Congee WongJay & Chui Group ScotiaMcLeod, a division of Scotia Capital Inc. Scotia Wealth ManagementOcean Seafood Company

Otsuka Canada




Peter P. Chang Professional Corporation Law OfficeSing Tao Canada FoundationTorce Financial Groupwmh109 by Evan Yanagi





All proceeds will go directly to fund Hong Fook Mental Health Association programs and services.  Join us and “Take the Mental Health Journey Together.” To know how to become a sponsor of the Gala, please read our sponsorship information.