Gala Dinner and Auction
Fundraiser for the School Children in Cap-Haïtien


Thursday, May 23, 2019

6pm (Doors open at 5:30pm)


Carmen’s Banquet Centre
1520 Stone Church Road East, Hamilton, ON

Please join us for an evening of fun and philanthropy! Highlights include a sumptuous 4 course meal with wine.

The evening features a professional live auction, large silent auction of over 400 items, all in a beautifully decorated banquet hall. Come out and meet some great people, and learn about the new projects we have planned to benefit the children of Haiti!


$80.00 per person
$800.00 per table of 10

To order tickets please email Helen:

Tax receipts will be issued where applicable.



Thank you to all our generous donors! Email us at to purchase auction tickets.

Live Auction

Our Live Auction has a over 20 items available for live bidding. Auctioneer Ron Coyne has given his time and talents to our auction for many years now, and he adds a level of excitement and humour to the proceedings! Just raise your bid number, and one of our spotters will point you out. Some of the items available for bidding include:

  • vacation properties
  • entertainment and sport packages
  • one of a kind experiences
  • larger items such as TVs, lawnmowers etc.

Silent Auction

Due to the generousity of individuals and businesses in our area, we are able to collect hundreds of beautiful donations for our silent auction. Each item is attractively displayed, and numbered, with a starting bid amount. Use your ticket/bid number to write your bid on the slip. Silent Auction bidding closes at 9 PM. Our volunteers will verify and sort all the bids, ready for you to pick up by around 9:30 PM.Take your item home with you, and enjoy! Thank you to all our generous donors who make this possible.


Pay at the Auction Bank, we accept Cash, Cheques, Visa and Mastercard. We do not accept Debit or American Express.


Draws & Games

Through the course of the evening, we also have a few draws and games. This years event includes the following:

Air Canada tickets for two

Prize: 2 round trip flight tickets for any destination in North America
Ticket price: $5.00 each, 3 for $10.00

Representatives from Air Canada will be on hand, selling tickets along with our volunteers. The winner will be drawn after the Live auction closes. Thank you to Air Canada once again for supporting our auction.

‘Heads n Tails’ Game

Prize: $500 Cash. Yours to keep
Entry price: $20.00

Place the entry fee in the envelope on your table, and wait for the game to begin. After the Live auction closes, Matt Hayes will start this quick and fun game, just stand up, place your hands on your head or your ‘Tail’. With the flip of a coin, you remain standing, or you are out!

More Information

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