Cardinal's Dinner to benefit 20 Toronto charities

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  • April 3, 2009
{mosimage}TORONTO - More than 20 charities have been given a boost from the proceeds of the annual Cardinal’s Dinner.

The dinner, held last Oct. 30 and hosted by Archbishop Thomas Collins, helped raise $125,000 for 27 organizations in the archdiocese of Toronto.

The dinner was begun in 1979 by the late Cardinal Gerald Emmett Carter and has been run in recent years by Carter’s successors, Cardinal Aloysius Ambrozic and Collins, with proceeds going to their favourite charities. Since its inception, the dinner has raised more than $5 million for local charities.

This year’s breakdown is as follows:
  • Barrett House $5,750
  • Birthright Pregnancy Service $8,000
  • Canadian Catholic Bioethics Institute $5,000
  • Cardinal Carter Breakfast Club $750
  • Caritas $3,000
  • Catholic Family Services $6,000
  • Covenant House $2,500
  • Ecuhome $500
  • Faithful Companions of Jesus 1st Four Arrows Youth Group $2,500
  • Freeing the Human Spirit $ 500
  • Friends of Dismas $2,000
  • Furniture Bank $3,000
  • Good Shepherd Refuge $11,000
  • Hope for Children Foundation $10,000
  • Knights Table Madonna House $5,000
  • Manresa Retreat House $4,500
  • Matt Talbot House $2,500
  • Nazareth House $2,000
  • Poverello Charities $5,000
  • Rosalie Hall $8,500
  • Rose of Durham $4,500
  • Rose of Sharon $4,500
  • Saint Francis Table $7,000
  • St. Felix Centre $4,000
  • Toronto Urban Native Ministry $3,000
  • Southdown $5,500
  • Vita Manor $4,000

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