Thank for making our Gala special


Image: METRAC founders and key supporters with ReAct Program team members

METRAC’s Founders and Keepers Gala, held May 27 at Casa Loma, was a success! We would like to give our sincerest thank you to all esteemed guests, presenters, performers and donors. You made this occasion a wonderful and memorable one.


Image: Host Angie Seth, Global Toronto News

The event was hosted by Angie Seth of Global Toronto News. It featured Juno winning singer Lorraine Klaasen and her ensemble, as well as the Acoustic Bounty Trio. Greetings were provided by the Honourable Minister Tracy MacCharles, Ontario Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues. The keynote address was provided by Author and Activist Jane Doe and Human Rights Lawyer Cynthia Petersen.


Image: reception in Casa Loma

There were also “intergenerational dialogues” between organizational founders and our youth program members. Many thanks to those who participated in this unique part of the night: founding Board President N. Jane Pepino, founding Executive Director Patricia Marshall, founding Board Member Mary Eberts, ReAct Youth Program Coordinator Shequita Thompson and ReAct Youth Facilitators Wendy De Souza and Stephanie Wong.


Image: Board Members Amelia Martin and Caitlin Maxwell

Many people were behind the scenes working hard to make the Gala a success. We give thanks and acknowledgement to METRAC’s dynamic team of staff, volunteers and Board of Directors.

Finally, our deep appreciations extend to our Gala donors:

  • Azans Hair
  • Branch Yoga & Wellness
  • Contempo Media
  • Elite Island Resorts
  • Ezulwini Resorts
  • Kyle Spencer, Bosley Real Estate Ltd. Brokerage
  • MAC Cosmetics
  • McManus and Campbell
  • Milan Wineries Inc.
  • Nokia
  • Rosedale Wellness Centre
  • Urban Garden