NEWS & MEDIA

The Search Is ON For Our 2018 Fight Team | Join The Fight To End Cancer

Posted: August 1, 2017

The Search Is ON For Our 2018 Fight Team | Join The Fight To End Cancer 2018 Founded in 2011, the Fight To End Cancer has donated over $700,000.00, in support of cancer research, with proceeds going directly to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. The year-long fundraising efforts of the Fight To End Cancer are celebrated each year in an event like no other. Featuring a new group of business men and women, with no prior boxing experience, Fight To End Cancer’s annual black tie gala concludes months of their intense training, in an Olympic-style sanctioned boxing...


Cancer Awareness Month Is A Year-Round Initiative

Posted: September 5, 2017

Photo Credit: Josh Rossi Photography "The Real Justice League" Cancer Awareness Month Is A Year-Round Initiative #CancerAwarenessMonth is year-round, for the Fight To End Cancer and many others.  Raising awareness and funds for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation are just a couple initiatives we've committed our lives to.  We are relentless, focusing on our mission to make the future a better place and to end cancer in our lifetime. It's important however, to take the opportunity to bring awareness to the incredible heroes, who's lives revolve around the reality...


TORONTO GUARDIAN: “A Day in the Life” with Boxing Trainer, Charity Fundraiser and Photographer Virgil Barrow

Posted: September 2, 2017

Virgil Barrow – Photo by Spencer Wynn Photography TORONTO GUARDIAN: “A Day in the Life” with Boxing Trainer, Charity Fundraiser and Photographer Virgil Barrow Article By: Jennifer Huggins View Original Article Virgil Barrow spends his days at Kingsway Boxing Club in Toronto, pouring his heart and soul into the sport of boxing. He dedicates six months of his life, each year, to coach ten men and women who have no prior boxing experience. These incredible men and women step into the ring, to literally knock out cancer, at the end of the six months! The event they are...


The "Money Fight" Redefined At The Fantasy Sports Show

Posted: August 28, 2017

Jennifer Huggins and Virgil Barrow spent the weekend sharing their passion for boxing, the community and ending cancer, at the inaugural Fantasy Sports Show at the International Centre in Toronto. The "Money Fight" Redefined At The Fantasy Sports Show Tens of millions tuned in around the world to watch one of boxing's all-time greatest pugilists (Floyd Mayweather), go head-to-head with one of UFC's best fighters (Conor McGregor).  One thing that this weekends "Money Fight" proved, unequivocally, is just how entertaining boxing is to everyone! Nearly one hundred exhibitors...


Rocked But Never Defeated In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Bobby Umar

Posted: August 18, 2017

Bobby Umar is a 4 x TEDx Speaker and a huge advocate in the Fight To End Cancer Rocked But Never Defeated In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Bobby Umar "Cancer affects us all.  Admittedly it was more removed from me because it was not a common South Asian (i.e. brown guy) thing growing up.  We mostly dealt with Diabetes and Heart Disease.  But there have been significant moments where Cancer has literally rocked me."   Everyone has a story, purpose, and a legacy. Here's Bobby's cancer story... Vincent Fazari was a student of mine at Shad Valley.  He was...


Thriving In Canada | Featuring Leigh Mitchell

Posted: August 18, 2017

Leigh Mitchell (wearing blue shirt) at a Women In Biz Network workshop she hosted earlier this year. Thriving In Canada | Featuring Leigh Mitchell Leigh Mitchell learned early in her adult life how to thrive and fight for what was important to her.  Leigh was diagnosed with pre-cancerous cervical cancer in her late twenties, which was caught just in time.  She was treated with laser surgery to remove it.  It was a quick day procedure, however, she was very emotional and exhausted post treatment.  Her encounter with cancer was a prelude to the importance she would place on...


If You Think Running Is Hard... Try Chemotherapy | Featuring Alison Gomes

Posted: August 15, 2017

Alison with her father running to Defeat Cancer! If You Think Running Is Hard... Try Chemotherapy | Featuring Alison Gomes Article By: Luis Parades Cancer can hit a person at anytime, no matter what stage in their life!  Alison Gomez found this out as she started on the first steps of achieving her career goals!  Alison had only one goal in her mind at the age of 19, to join and become a part of the US Navy.  She began on her journey by taking a huge step and moved to The Great Lakes Navel Base to begin basic training and boot camp.  It was at this navel base where she...


Tip Top Tailors Is Fighting Cancer In Style By Raising A Whopping $60,000.00

Posted: August 1, 2017

Photo Captured By: Virgil Barrow | Executive Director, Jennifer Huggins (Centre) and the team from Tip Top Tailor's Sherway location celebrate the big win as the company announces the news of raising over $60,000 in support of the Fight To End Cancer. Tip Top Tailors Is Fighting Cancer In Style By Raising A Whopping $60,000 Article By: Rebecca Weber Tip Top Tailors has been a proud partner of the Fight To End Cancer Family since 2014.  They’ve been with us for 4 years now and have helped us out in ways we could not have possibly imagined.  This year alone, Tip Top Tailors have managed...


Unstoppable In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Global Legacy Boxing

Posted: July 7, 2017

Photo by: Virgil Barrow | Main Event and hometown celebrity Phil Lo Greco earned his unanimous decision last Friday over Mexico’s Jesus Gurrola, improving his record to 28-3. Unstoppable In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Global Legacy Boxing Global Legacy Boxing guarantees that boxing is back to stay in Niagara Falls, with the announcement of their next event expected in 3 weeks, along with their Fight To End Cancer! Hometown celebrity Phil Lo Greco was celebrating a hard-earned, unanimous decision over Mexico’s Jesus Gurrola, improving his record to 28-3, while...


Celebrating Canada 150th Fight To End Cancer Style

Posted: June 28, 2017

Celebrating Canada 150th Fight To End Cancer Style Article By: Jennifer Huggins Canada will be celebrating its 150th birthday this weekend and millions of people will be finding different ways to mark this milestone across the country.  There's something special about Canadians - besides always being sorry for being sorry - we are an incredibly generous nation.  This is something that has been felt by our organization since our inaugural event 5 years ago.  Our incredible country has helped us raise over $700,000.00 in support of the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation...


PRESS RELEASE: Global Legacy Boxing Joins The Fight To End Cancer At FIGHT FOR THE FALLS | JUNE 30th Niagara Falls, ON

Posted: June 18, 2017

Global Legacy Boxing Joins The Fight To End Cancer At FIGHT FOR THE FALLS JUNE 30th Niagara Falls, ON With the return of professional boxing to Niagara Falls, the Fight to End Cancer (FTEC) is delighted to partner with Global Legacy Boxing to help bring awareness to the sport and to continue raising critical funds cancer research. This coming Canada Day, Niagara Falls will be celebrating the 150th birthday of our great Nation, in addition to the launch of Global Legacy Boxing’s inaugural event in their newly minted “Fight Series: Niagara”. Global Legacy will be partnering...


The Fight To End Cancer Through The Lens Of Toronto Photographer Eric Tavares

Posted: June 11, 2017

  The Fight To End Cancer Through The Lens Of Toronto Photographer Eric Tavares The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) has become a year round initiative carried out by hundreds of sponsors, volunteers and ambassadors.  FTEC brings together some of the most talented individuals, many of whom are completely out of their element. CEO's and top executives take on the role of amateur competitive boxers, while professional photographers hang off the ropes in a completely uncontrolled setting. Why would so many professionals push themselves so far outside of their comfort zones? They...


PRESS RELEASE: Breaking Records In The 6th Annual Fight To End Cancer! Donating over $700,000.00 To Date

Posted: May 30, 2017

Photo By Official Photographer: Laura Polischuik | The FTEC2017 Fight Team posed for one final group shot before entering the ballroom.  They laced up their gloves, stepped into the ring and made the Fight To End Cancer 2017 a knockout success. Breaking Records In The 6th Annual Fight To End Cancer!  Donating over $700,000.00 To Date Wednesday May 31, 2017 - TORONTO, ON -  The 6th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala (FTEC) was our biggest and most successful year ever!  The sold out event was hosted by Angie Seth, the Weekend anchor of Global News, at the historic...


EVENT ADVISORY: 6th ANNUAL FIGHT TO END CANCER GALA - SATURDAY MAY 27th, 2017 | OLD MILL TORONTO

Posted: May 23, 2017

EVENT ADVISORY: 6th Annual Fight To End Cancer Gala | Old Mill Toronto Saturday May 27th is Fight Night... AND Defeat Is NOT An Option! Photo By Laura Polischuik - Fight To End Cancer Photographer | This photo was captured at the Official Media Day Weigh Ins at Lavelle Rooftop Lounge in Toronto. WHAT: The 6th Annual Fight To End Cancer Charity Gala, benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Our Official Media Day last week was EPIC (View Article and Photos).  We have finally reached fight night, after nearly a year of preparation and training!  Our Las Vegas-style...


Tipping The Scales... The Final 'Stare Down' | Media Day Weigh Ins - Fight To End Cancer 2017

Posted: May 20, 2017

Photo By: Rebecca Freeman Photography | Fight To End Cancer 2017 Co-Main Event fighters, Kim Hamill (left) faces off against Allison Dellandrea one final time before the May 27th fight night! Tipping The Scales... The Final 'Stare Down' FTEC2017 Media Day Weigh Ins MEDIA INQUIRIES: Jennifer Huggins Executive Director Phone: +1.416.666.9314 Email address: jennifer@fighttoendcancer.com Media Access Accreditation: –> 2017 Charity Boxing Gala: Sat. May 27, 2017 5pm – 11 pm | Old Mill Toronto Request Media Access Support The FTEC2017 Fight Team: Donate. Initiate...


Everything You Need To Know About #FTEC2017

Posted: April 27, 2017

Everything You Need To Know About #FTEC2017 About Fight To End Cancer... The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is a year round initiative carried out by ambassadors, sponsors and volunteers worldwide. Over $600,000 has been donated to date since our inaugural year in 2012. Funds raised by FTEC are donated directly to the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Each year we celebrate the incredible hard work and dedication of our FTEC family with a black-tie charity boxing gala. This gala showcases 10 men and women who represent our Official Fight Team. More About Us or Join The Fight! The...


Words From The Founder 2017 | Featuring Jennifer Huggins

Posted: April 28, 2017

Photographed by Dan Lim (http://danlimphoto.com) Image: Jennifer Huggins (Kingsway Boxing Club). JENNIFER HUGGINS is a multi-dimensional, over achiever who has big dreams and several diverging career interests! She is an entrepreneur, a boxing coach, an international referee, a magician’s assistant and the force behind Fight To End Cancer! Jennifer began following her dreams at a young age when she devoted nearly the first half of her life to the sport of competitive figure skating. She met with an unfortunate accident that cut her skating career short, and during rehabilitation...


ANNOUNCEMENT: Canadian Pop Sensation Karl Wolf Joins The Fight To End Cancer 2017

Posted: April 19, 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: Canadian Pop Sensation Karl Wolf Joins The Fight To End Cancer 2017 Karl Wolf is one of this city’s top artists whose latest single “Amateur At Love ft. Kardinal Offishall” reached Gold in Canada & the #9 spot on the iHeart Radio charts (see official below).  His latest EP, The Export Vol. 1, debuted at #2 on the iTunes R&B charts and he has over 1,000,000 career album sales worldwide.  Karl has worked with artists  Timbaland, Snoop Dogg, Pit Bull & Kardinal Offishall, to mention just a few. Karl is extremely involved in the community and...


EVENT ADVISORY: 2017 Official Media Day Weigh Ins | Fight To End Cancer Fight Team

Posted: May 12, 2017

EVENT ADVISORY: 2017 Official Media Day Weigh Ins | Fight To End Cancer Fight Team   Thursday May 18th will be the final opportunity to get exclusive access to the FTEC2017 Fight Team before they fight on event night. WHAT: Enjoy a fun night with the 2017 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team! Interviews, photo ops and the Official Weigh-in ceremony are just a few of the elements we will be featuring at the luxurious Lavelle Rooftop Lounge.  We will have a live DJ, complimentary hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.  We will also be featuring  wine from OMT Vineyards and beer...


PRESS RELEASE: Defeat Is Not An Option - Introducing The FTEC2017 Fight Team

Posted: April 11, 2017

Media Contact: Jennifer Huggins Executive Director Phone: +1.416.666.9314 Email address: jennifer@fighttoendcancer.com Important Dates: --> Official Media Day: Thurs. May 18, 2017 6pm - 8pm | Lavelle Rooftop Lounge Request Media Access --> 2017 Charity Boxing Gala: Sat. May 27, 2017 5pm - 11 pm | Old Mill Toronto Request Media Access Defeat Is Not An Option | Introducing The 2017 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team   Thursday, April 20, 2017 -- TORONTO, ON   The Fight To End Cancer (FTEC) is thrilled to announce its official 2017 Fight Team benefiting the...


ANNOUNCEMENT: Reaching New Heights At The FTEC2017 Official Media Day | Featuring Lavelle

Posted: April 19, 2017

Reaching New Heights At The FTEC2017 Official Media Day | Featuring Lavelle Official Media Day - Thursday May 18, 2017 ... RSVP For Special Access  The 2017 Fight Team invites you to Lavelle for a rooftop experience unlike any other in Toronto’s exclusive King West neighbourhood.  Lavelle sits 16 stories above the commotion of the city and this luxurious, 16,000 square foot space, will host the Fight To End Cancer's Official Media Day Weigh-ins on Thursday May 18, 2017.  This amazing venue features a seated restaurant, lounge bar, outdoor pool and cabanas, all with...


TIPTOP TAILORS PRESS RELEASE: TIPTOP SUITS UP FOR FIGHT TO END CANCER

Posted: April 28, 2017

For Immediate Release Lance Itkoff, President 416-780-2138 litkoff@graftonfraser.com TIPTOP SUITS UP FOR FIGHT TO END CANCER Tip Top Tailors set to raise $60,000 in the 2017 Fight To End Cancer with their exclusive ‘Wear Your Support’ Campaign. Beginning this Monday, May 1 to Wednesday, May 31, 2017, Tip Top Tailors will embrace a cause we are so very proud to support for the 4th year in a row - the Fight to End Cancer Charity Gala benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Many of us have been affected by cancer in some way - a friend, a family member, a...


Canadian Olympian Mandy Bujold Joins Presenting Partners Landscape Plus At The Fight To End Cancer 2017

Posted: April 24, 2017

(Photo From Fight To End Cancer 2016) Mandy Bujold (centre) with Ben Mulroney (left) and Jennifer Huggins, Founder and Executive Director of the Fight To End Cancer (right) Canadian Olympian Mandy Bujold Joins Presenting Partners Landscape Plus At The Fight To End Cancer 2017 Representing Canada in the Rio 2016 Olympic games and working tirelessly to achieve her dreams, Mandy has a lot to fight for. Though she has her hands full with 4-6 hour training days, Mandy still finds the time to fight for the things she believes in. This year, Mandy and her fiancé, Reid McIver will be...


The Honour Of Fighting Cancer | Featuring Olympic Trophies

Posted: April 28, 2017

Olympic Trophies have been our official trophies and awards supplier for the Fight To End Cancer since the very beginning. They also created the official FTEC Belt, awarded to the main event winner each year! The Honour Of Fighting Cancer | Featuring Olympic Trophies They provide awards to all of our sponsors, as well as medals and trophies to the team of heroes who step into the ring each year.  They supply dedication plaques to those we're fighting for and quietly work to honour the world around them.  Leo Denino and his team at Olympic Trophies have been supporters of the...


TORONTO GUARDIAN: “A Day in the Life” with Boxing Trainer, Charity Fundraiser and Photographer: Virgil Barrow

Posted: May 8, 2017

TORONTO GUARDIAN: “A Day in the Life” with Boxing Trainer, Charity Fundraiser and Photographer: Virgil Barrow View Original Article Virgil Barrow spends his days at Kingsway Boxing Club in Toronto, pouring his heart and soul into the sport of boxing. He dedicates six months of his life, each year, to coach ten men and women who have no prior boxing experience. These incredible men and women step into the ring, to literally knock out cancer, at the end of the six months! The event they are participating in is called the Fight To End Cancer and happens this year on Saturday May...


Taking A Stand Against Cancer | Featuring DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Posted: April 26, 2017

Taking A Stand Against Cancer | Featuring DLA Piper (Canada) LLP The Fight to End Cancer is so proud to have DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as a sponsor this year, along with recruiting a fighter to participate in the event. Kim Hamill  helps run the practice of two labour and employment lawyers at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, and she's stepping into the ring as our 2017 Co-Main Event.  Kim is directing her personal fundraising dollars to pediatrics, because she feels that children have to fight harder to truly understand the depth of what a cancer diagnosis means.  She wants them to...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | BRANDON GLYNN

Posted: April 30, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | BRANDON GLYNN Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Blue Corner Brandon Glynn, sponsored by Make It Happen Media It’s time to meet our Bout 1, Blue Corner Fighter, Brandon ‘Payday’ Glynn.  Brandon is an Account Executive at Eagle Professional Staffing, who has supported the Fight to End Cancer since the very beginning. “Our organization sponsors FTEC every year...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | WILLIAM IAFANO

Posted: April 30, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | WILLIAM IAFANO Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Red Corner, William Iafano, sponsored by State Window Corp. Bout 1 Fighter, Will ‘The Thrill’ Iafano is yet another legacy fighter (as we like to call them), joining the ranks of #FTEC2015 fighter Sean Donovan and #FTEC2016 Main Event Fighter, Cory Raymond who both work at PLC alongside William.  PLC has yet to produce...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | MICHAEL SINANAN

Posted: April 28, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | MICHAEL SINANAN Leading up to Fight Night, we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Blue Corner, Michael Sinanan Sponsored by The Old Mill Toronto Next up in our Featured Fighter series, is our Bout 2 competitor Michael ‘The Magic’ Sinanan! Michael is a freelance designer and runs his own agency, Brainmetal Designs.  He is being sponsored by our long-time supporter and the Gala venue, The Old...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | CHRIS SMALL

Posted: April 28, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | CHRIS SMALL Leading up to Fight Night, we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Red Corner, Chris Small Sponsored by: Wolfepoint Consulting It’s time to meet our BOUT 2 Fighters, starting with Chris ‘Notorious’ Small!  Chris is the President and Principal Consultant of Wolfepoint Consulting, helping private and public sector companies optimize their IT.  So what lead him to FTEC? “I have...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | SEBASTIAN SALOLE

Posted: April 28, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | SEBASTIAN SALOLE Leading up to Fight Night, we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Blue Corner, Sebastian Salole Sponsored by Kimurawear Just over a month out from FIGHT NIGHT, we are putting the spotlight on the incredible guys and gals of #FTEC2017, starting with our Bout 3 Fighter Sebatstian ‘The Underdog’ Salole. Sebastian is a father of two little girls and celebrated his 40th birthday...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | ANDREW NOEL

Posted: April 28, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | ANDREW NOEL Leading up to Fight Night, we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer, in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Red Corner, Andrew Noel, sponsored by GALE Partners Just over a month out from FIGHT NIGHT, we are putting the spotlight on the incredible guys and gals of #FTEC2017.  Next up is our Bout 3 Fighter, Andrew "The Lion" Noel! Andrew is a husband, father of two and co-founded GALE Partners with a group of friends – a...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | KIM HAMILL

Posted: April 30, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | KIM HAMILL Leading up to Fight Night, we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Blue Corner Kim Hamill, sponsored by DLA Piper (Canada) LLP We are excited to introduce our Bout 4 Fighter and the first of our Co-Main Event feature, Kim ‘The Hammer’ Hamill!  Legal Assistant by day and currently an amateur boxer by night!  Kim’s bought has been supported by her employer DLA Piper (Canada) LLP...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | ALLISON DELLANDREA

Posted: May 1, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | ALLISON DELLANDREA Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Red Corner, Allison Dellandrea, sponsored by City Alliance Real Estate Services Ltd. Meet the second half of our Co-Main Event, Allison ‘The Protector’ Dellandrea.  Allison is a mother and has served as a Crown Attorney for 18 years.  She spends her days not only fighting for children, but as the provincial...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | RANDY WOODS

Posted: May 1, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | RANDY WOODS Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Blue Corner Randy Woods, sponsored by nonlinear AND NOW… FOR THE MAIN EVENT!  Randy ‘The Deep Dark’ Woods, in the blue corner, will be battling it out, in not his first, but his second boxing match to raise money for cancer research.  Randy is the co-founder and president of Nonlinear, a global digital agency.  He will...


FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | MARK BENOIT

Posted: April 28, 2017

FTEC2017 FEATURED FIGHTER | MARK BENOIT Leading up to Fight Night we will be featuring one of the incredible men and women who have joined the Fight to End Cancer in support of The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation. Meet our #FeaturedFighter, out of the Red Corner, Mark Benoit, sponsored by Z103.5 AND NOW…OUT OF THE RED CORNER… Meet Mark ‘The Old Man Fighting’ Benoit! Founder and the creative mind behind MBCM Inc., a boutique hospitality development company, Mark had his eyes open to a unique opportunity when he attended the 2016 Fight To End Cancer Gala. “The...


Reimagining The Future With Fight To End Cancer | Featuring GALE Partners

Posted: May 1, 2017

Reimagining The Future With Fight To End Cancer | Featuring GALE Partners The Fight to End Cancer is honoured to have GALE Partners as a sponsor this year.  Andrew Noel, Co-Founder of GALE Partners, has been training diligently, to showcase their commitment to the cause.  He is preparing to step into the ring as a fighter at this year’s gala event.  Gale Partners is the sponsor for Bout 3 on fight night. Andrew is SVP of Client Services, in his day job.  He’s compared his hungry self to Bruce Banner, so come fight night, we might just see him unleash his version...


Lights, Camera... So Much Action In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Q Productions

Posted: May 3, 2017

Lights, Camera... So Much Action In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Q Productions The Fight to End Cancer gala could not happen without awesome audio and video technical support.  Our 2017 Gala will be our first time partnering with Q Productions and we are delighted to have them on board.  Their commitment and support to the event speaks volumes about their desire to make a difference. " At Q Productions Inc, we've teamed up with Fight To End Cancer 2017 to show compassion and support for those who battle Cancer.  Each and every one of us will somehow be affected...


The Luxurious Home Of The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring The Old Mill Toronto

Posted: May 3, 2017

Packing hundreds of guests into the Brule ballrooms, the luxurious Old Mill Toronto has been the official venue of the Fight To End Cancer since 2013. The Luxurious Home Of The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring The Old Mill Toronto The Old Mill Toronto is in their fifth year of supporting the Fight to End Cancer (FTEC).   The five star venue, fabulous food and incredible staff help make our event a sought-after ticket. The Old Mill Toronto supports FTEC long before the Gala begins.  The Old Mill Toronto provides the venue for promotional photos and video, as soon as the fight...


BRING THE BEATS! Experience FTEC2017 Live From Brazen Head

Posted: April 20, 2017

  BRING THE BEATS | Experience FTEC2017 Live From Brazen Head Official Live Viewing Party - Saturday May 27, 2017 at Brazen Head... Book your tickets today! This will be our second year of partnership with Brazen Head in Liberty Village. They hosted our 2016 Official Media Day and we knew our relationship would only grow stronger.  Brazen Head has an innate desire to take care of the community and here's why they joined the fight: "Bold. Brave. Brazen. These three words are what we emulate at Brazen Head. But those who are battling cancer, they embody the words...


A Power House In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring The Printing House

Posted: May 3, 2017

A Power House In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring The Printing House Andrew O’Born, Vice-President Business Development The Printing House is in its inaugural year as a sponsor of the Fight to End Cancer.  They will provide the printed materials for the gala event on May 27th. " The Printing House Charitable Office motto is helping others help themselves.  The Printing House is delighted to be the print sponsor for The Fight to End Cancer to benefit Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.  The Printing House and its employees have been strong supporters of charities...


TORONTO SUN: Fighting To Beat A Tough Disease

Posted: April 21, 2017

Allison Dellandrea works out on March 23, 2017. (VERONICA HENRI, Toronto Sun) Fighting to beat a tough disease   BY STEVE BUFFERY, TORONTO SUN FIRST POSTED: SUNDAY, APRIL 02, 2017 04:43 PM EDT | UPDATED: SUNDAY, APRIL 02, 2017 04:52 PM EDT Toronto’s Allison Dellandrea is a Crown prosecutor with the Ministry of the Attorney General, listed as on of the Top 25 Most Influential Changemakers by Canadian Lawyer magazine. But lately Dellandrea has been on the defensive. That is, she has become a huge advocate for boxing, a sport she wholly embraced after getting...


HUBLOT CLASSIC FUSION CHRONOGRAPH 45MM MENS WATCH | LIVE AUCTION FEATURE ITEM

Posted: April 19, 2017

LIVE AUCTION FEATURE ITEM | LOT. 5 HUBLOT CLASSIC FUSION CHRONOGRAPH 45MM MENS WATCH Item Description: The timeless style in their designs makes Hublot one of the most coveted brands in the world. Don't miss your chance to take home the beautiful Hublot Classic Fusion watch generously donated by our Official Live Auction Partners, Raffi Jewellers. Watch Features: Titanium case with a black rubber strap with deployment buckle. Fixed titanium bezel. Black dial with silver-tone hands and index hour markers. Minute markers around the outer rim. Dial Type: Analog...


A Helicopter Experience and Lunch For Four | FTEC2017 LIVE AUCTION FEATURE

Posted: April 13, 2017

FTEC2017 LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 4 A Helicopter Experience and Lunch For Four Item Description: The Jim and Lina De Gasperis Foundation are delighted to donate a helicopter ride for 4 from Eagles Nest Golf Club to Vineland Estates Winery (3620 Moyer Road). When arriving at Vineland, you will enjoy a wonderful lunch at the winery. Approximate Value: $5,000.00 Notes and Restrictions: Package includes a return helicopter ride for four with pickup from Eagles Nest golf Club Package includes lunch for four at Vineland Estates Winery Package does not include...


Experience Las Vegas With A 4 Night Stay With Race Car Package | LIVE AUCTION FEATURE

Posted: April 17, 2017

LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 2 Experience Las Vegas With A 4 Night Stay With Race Car Package Item Description: Looking for a fun getaway? Stay 4-nights at one of Vegas’ famed Caesars Properties, for an incredible experience in Las Vegas, Nevada. Package Includes: 4-night stay at a Caesars Property (Sunday-Thursday) SPEEDVEGAS Race Car experience (4 laps) Machine Guns Vegas Starters Package Two free drinks at FIZZ Las Vegas Champagne Bar in the Caesars Palace hotel Approximate Value: $1,500.00 Notes and Restrictions: Travel from June 1, 2017 to May 31...


Romantic Escape For Two to Grand Bahia Principe La Romana | LIVE AUCTION FEATURE

Posted: April 19, 2017

LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 3 Romantic Escape For Two to Grand Bahia Principe La Romana Item Description: Let Air Canada Vacations take you away for a week of rest and relaxation. Nestled in a bay, on the southern coast of the Dominican Republic vacationers will find the friendly Grand Bahia Principe La Romana. Offering fantastic programs for children and activities for adults such as tennis, non-motorized watersports and games room; this property truly provides something for everyone. The four excellent restaurants, nightly entertainment including on-site casino and comfortable...


The Ultimate Weekend For 2 | FTEC2017 LIVE AUCTION FEATURE

Posted: April 17, 2017

LIVE AUCTION FEATURE | LOT. 1 The Ultimate Weekend For 2 At The Luxurious Old Mill Toronto Dressed To Impress By Tip Top Tailors And A VIP Experience At FTEC2018 Item Description: Prepare for the red carpet with a $1000.00 Gift Card From Tip Top Tailors and a gown rental from Rent Frock Repeat. Get picked up in style by black car service provided by Kuroblack and enjoy FTEC2018 as a VIP Guest. Get pampered for the entire weekend at the luxurious Old Mill Toronto, in one of their executive suites.  Enjoy nearly 1,000 sq. feet of elegance and spectacular views of the lush Humber...


World Class Cancer Care, in OUR Backyard | COREptw Grateful for all Canadian “FIGHTERS”!

Posted: April 13, 2017

World Class Cancer Care, in OUR Backyard | COREptw Grateful for all Canadian “FIGHTERS”! No stranger to providing superior health care to those in need, COREptw head up by husband and wife team Dr. Chris and Dr. Tara Michailidis, have their own mission: “To serve the community and our clients by providing healing, performance, and wellness solutions for the mind, body and soul”. When asked if they would be a part of the Fight to End Cancer event, with zero hesitation they put up their gloves. If you’re attending this years gala at The Old Mill Toronto, be sure to look...


A Little Becomes A lot In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Taïssa Klaus

Posted: April 12, 2017

We are so honoured to introduce you to Taïssa Klaus, who generously donated in support of #FTEC2017 Fighter, Allison Dellandrea. After Allison approached her for 'a little' support in our 2017 gala, Taïssa blew us away with over $2000.00 worth of clothing from her West-End Toronto boutique. If you're attending this years gala at The Old Mill Toronto, be sure to look out for her beautiful items featured in our fighter raffle and silent auctions. Here's a few words about why the Fight To End Cancer is so important to her: "We are excited to be able to help the Fight To End Cancer...


No Limits In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Kimurawear

Posted: April 3, 2017

No Limits In The Fight To End Cancer | Featuring Kimurawear Kimurawear will be sponsoring the Fight To End Cancer for the third year in a row!  They are a true power house and have made their mark in the industry by providing products for over 3,000 boxing/martial arts clubs worldwide.  The union of Fight To End Cancer and Kimurawear has been an extremely successful partnership, largely due to the fact that we both hold strong community values. Kimurawear believes that being an athlete means to exhibit many positive qualities that impact all areas of your life.  According...