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Well Dressed for Spring Fashion Show raises over $325,000

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Passion and fashion came together on Wednesday at the annual Well Dressed for Spring Fashion show in support of Wellspring Cancer Support Foundation. The sold-out event raised more than $325,000 to help provide high-quality cancer support programs at the three Wellspring centres in the Greater Toronto Area.  In honour of the 5th anniversary of the Well Dressed for Spring Fashion Show, $40,000 will be designated to support women’s cancer programming at Wellspring and will be used to deliver the Breast Cancer Support Group, the Ovarian Cancer Support Group and the Lesbian’s Cancer Support Group and many other programs which are vital in helping women overcome the many emotional, physical and practical challenges they face every day during their cancer journey.

The event was held in collaboration with Holt Renfrew and Women in Capital Markets and was sponsored by RBC, BMO Financial Group, Scotiabank, Deloitte, PwC, EY, Mastercard, Air Canada, Elle Canada, CTV Toronto and CP24.

You can see photos from the fashion show on our flickr page.

Emceed by Gurdeep Ahluwalia, TSN Anchor and former CP24 Breakfast Host, with fashion commentary provided by vice president, exclusive services at Holt Renfrew, Lisa Tant, the evening included a display of spring fashions combined with inspiring and deeply personal stories celebrating wellness after cancer.

Celebrities and some of the biggest names in finance and media and entertainment, all of whom have experienced a personal connection to cancer, walked the runway including:

Elisaveta Bulokhova, Canadian Fashion Model

Mark Tewksbury, Olympic and Humanitarian Champion

Richard Crouse, Film Critic and Author

Sabrina Fuoco- Dunn, Elle Model Search Selectee; Cancer Advocate; Blogger; Lawyer

Janice Fukakusa, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, RBC

Jane Ulrich, Principal, Jane Ulrich & Associates

Lindsey Deluce, News Anchor, CP24 Breakfast

Diane Dupuy, Founder and President, Famous PEOPLE Players

Blake Jespersen, Managing Director and Head of Canadian Corporate Derivatives, BMO Capital Markets

Islay McGlynn, SVP, Operations, Shared Services, Scotiabank

Islay McGlynn, SVP, Operations, Shared Services, Scotiabank

Congratulations To Our Raffle Winners!

  1. Jenny P. — VIP Holt Renfrew Experience for Winner and Three Friends
  2. Annie R. — Executive Health and Wellness Package
  3. Irene D. — Air Canada Choose your Own Destination Vacation Package

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