Exceptional Abilities Gala 2018

Our Thanks to everyone who made this year’s Exceptional Abilities Gala a success! To our donors and sponsors, to those who provided the items for our silent auction, to our staff and volunteers, and to all those who helped in other ways, a huge THANK YOU!

Our Sponsors Are

Presenting Sponsors

Steeles Memorial Chapel
Pace Credit Union

Foundation Sponsor

Castlepoint Investments

Raise the Roof Sponsors

True North Imaging
Paradise Developments

Wall Raiser Sponsors

Empire Communities
Fieldgate Developments
TACC Developments
McCarthy Tetrault
Phantom Developments
Tribute Communities
Vogue Development Group
Robert & Mona Sherkin

Hope Builder Sponsors

Keshen & Wolanski families
Alex Eisen
Amica Bayview Gardens
Aztrix Healthcare
Ben Arie
Spiegel & London Families
Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue
Beth Torah Congregation
Kenny & Madeline Bodenstein
Community Living Toronto
Woodbine Mall & Fantasy Fair
DASD Contracting
Diamond & Diamond Lawyers
DNA Labs
Elephas Group
Esther & Ken Tencer
Howard Mintz
Jeff and Grace Shankman
Jodal Health Care
Justein Family
K&G Oakburn Apartments
Kwality Grand Indian Buffet
Raphael & Leavens Families
Marty Lederman
Regency Limousine Service
Richmond Architects
S. Federman
Sol Budd
Stonecraft Monuments Ltd.
Sydney & Florence Cooper Foundation
Stronach & Sons
The Farm
Tom & Elain Ungar & Family
Workspace Group
Zelda Young

Dream Maker Sponsors

Gary & Melanie Gladstone
Miller Bernstein
SHS Consulting


Helen and Ian Black
Lisa and Philip Draper
Judy and David Engel
Sandy and Philip Gennis
Claire and Howard Glowinsky 
Victor Helfand
Dr. Helena Jaczek 
Lisa Lazar and Carl Mandel
Susan and Gerry Maldoff
Ellen and Shawn Marr
Sheila and Philip Meretsky
Optus Capital Corporation/Paula and Mark Silver
Karen and Harry Radomski 
Councilor Alan Shefman 
Wendy Bellack-Viner and Les Viner

Our Auction Items Provided By

Art Gallery of Ontario • Baskits • Bodenstein Family • ConDrain • David’s Tea • Gelbard Family • Hartman Family • iflyTOTO • Jérôme X. Scullino /The Definitive Portrait • Keurig Canada • Kwality Sweets & Restaurant • Maple Downs Golf & Country Club • Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment • McMichael Art Gallery • Merkur Family • Moksha/Modo Yoga – Maple • Oakdale Golf & Country Club • Petroff Gallery •  Resnick Family • Shankman Family • Soulpepper Theatre • The Keg • Toronto Symphony Orchestra • Tom & Elaine Ungar •

Event Co-Chairs

David Bodenstein, Madeleine Bodenstein, Jeffrey P. Shankman

Event Committee

Yosi Behar, Kenny Bodenstein, Alex Eisen, Gary Gladstone, Michael Kerzner, Murray Klein, Esther Mamane-Tencer, Monty S. Robbins, Rubin Susteras, Ron Taverner, Nick Tibollo & Tom Ungar

Special thanks to

The Reena Choir and Choir Director, Joanna Samuels
Dr. Kenny Bodenstein for EVERYTHING
Paul Godfrey, C.M., President and Chief Executive Officer, National Post
Mendl Schwartz and Incredible Printing
The Fontana Primavera Event Centre Team
Bernard Wexler, WPI Events, Rick Levine and Metro Big Band
Marcel Wieder, Aurora Strategy Group Inc.
Len Pearl, Historical Film Studios and Jeremy Shell, Meems Inc.