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Doreen Ju – doreen.ju@occsc.org – 6132354875

Dear Jimmy the Greek Food,

The Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC) has been serving newcomers since 1975. We would like to invite Jimmy the Greek Food to participate in our 10th Annual Fundraising Gala on Thursday, November 28th, 2019, 6:00pm – 9:30pm, at St. Elias Centre, 750 Ridgewood Avenue. Gala Poster & information attached!

Objective: We are seeking to secure in-kind donations to help make our 10th Annual Fundraising Gala a success.

Who We Are and What We Do:
Established in 1975, OCCSC is a non-profit, non-partisan, charitable organization committed to advancing the full social and economic integration and participation of newcomers, immigrants, refugees, and people of Chinese descent in Canada. OCCSC started by helping Chinese immigrants only, but we now serve newcomers from over 110 different nationalities. Our one-stop service centre provides settlement services, language training, employment support, pre-arrival, refugee, volunteer and childcare services. From 2010 to 2018, we served 35,416 newcomers. Our charitable number is 130918311RR0001.

About the Gala:
Join over 300 guests, including our Diamond Sponsors, Otto’s BMW and Subaru, Urbandale Construction, as well as other sponsors, such as major banks, builders, car dealers, corporate partners, prominent political and community leaders, clients and volunteers. Expect an evening of fine dining and entertainment! The evening will begin with a reception and silent auction, where guests can mingle and bid on an array of unique items. Guests will then be seated for a full-course dinner, participate in raffles and enjoy the multicultural performances. With the support of our media partners, including CBC TV, we anticipate the media coverage will reach at least 100,000 people. Please check the link for the past coverage of OCCSC 2018 Annual Fundraising Gala CBC Live interview; http://occsc.org/2018-a-big-success-the-occsc-9th-fundraising-gala/

Why Support Us
The funds raised from this Gala will help us maintain, enhance and develop essential immigrant services that receive no or limited government funding, such as: Newcomer Youth Services; Vulnerable Women Services; Volunteer Services; Career Mentorship Programs; Chin Radio Mandarin Program; Refugee Services, etc.

Your Support:
We ask you to consider making an in-kind donation or monetary donation to support us. Your donation will greatly enhance our silent auction and give you added publicity as well. The prizes could be: gift baskets, restaurant certificates, travel/tour tickets, sports and entertainment tickets, cultural items, artwork, spa and gift coupons, etc.

Your Recognition:
Your name or company will be listed in our Gala program and Gala website, monthly newsletter and Chinese websites

Please reply as soon as possible, before November 13, 2019 to include your company name in our program book. Please contact our Community Connection/Volunteer Coordinator, Doreen Ju at 613-235-4875 ext. 144 or doreen.ju@occsc.org for detailed information. Items can be mailed to: Att: Doreen Ju – 400 Cooper Street, Suite 2000, Ottawa ON, K2P 2H8.

Thank you. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Doreen Ju

JIMMY THE GREEK

FIRST CANADIAN PLACE
100 KING STREET WEST, BOX 334,
TORONTO, ONTARIO, M5X 1E1

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Proceeds from this campaign supports SickKids Foundation.

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