CANADA’S FINANCIAL COMMUNITY GATHERS FOR TORONTO BENEFIT GALA TO FIGHT CHILD ABUSE

Toronto, Nov. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, November 14, leaders of Canada’s financial services community will gather at the Design Exchange on Bay Street for the 16th Annual Help for Children/Hedge Funds Care Canada (HFC) Toronto Benefit, ‘A Holiday Extravaganza’. This year’s gala will be a festive evening of food, cocktails and holiday cheer in support of local and national charities that are dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse in Canada. “It’s inspiring to see the continued support of HFC from our financial services community here in Toronto,” says Corey Goldman, HFC Canada President and Director and CEO of Goldman Communications. “This event is such a great way to kick off the holidays and we are incredibly grateful to the alternative investment community for coming together to protect and heal kids.”Since its founding in 2003, HFC Canada has distributed more than C$2 million in 60 grants, helping to make an impact on thousands of childrens’ lives each year. Through successful fundraising events and other initiatives, HFC Canada has taken a leadership role in reducing trauma, building individual strengths, decreasing risk and strengthening families in the Toronto area.HFC Canada would like to extend its sincere thanks to The Citco Group, the headline sponsor of the event, as well as sponsors Donville Kent Asset Management, NewGen Asset Management, and all of the other members of the Canadian financial services industry who have supported HFC Canada this year, and over the past 16 years.Watch this quick video to learn more about Help For Children / Hedge Funds Care and its mission to end child abuse worldwide: We Can End Child Abuse.About Help For Children / Hedge Funds CareHelp For Children (HFC), a not-for-profit established in 1998, is a global foundation dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse through the support of the alternative investment community.  Founded as Hedge Funds Care with deep roots in the hedge fund industry, today HFC is the alternative investment industry’s leading charity, with support from the hedge fund, private equity, venture capital, and real estate investment sectors as well as the financial services industry.  Since its inception, HFC has funded more than $53 million in grants to organizations across four major impact areas – decreasing risk, strengthening families, reducing trauma and building individual strengths – with the goal of making the world a safer place for children. For more information, visit canada.hfc.org. HFC 2019 Global Sponsors
Astonishing Heart:
Ellington Management Group, EY; Outstanding Heart: CITCO, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC; Triumphant Heart: Goldman Sachs, Wheelock Street Capital; Golden Heart: Maples Group; Grand Heart: Aspen, GlobeTax, HC Global Fund Services, Schulte Roth & Zabel; Great Heart: Agecroft Partners, Align, Beach Point Capital Management, Bloomberg Philanthropies, BNP Paribas, Cole-Frieman & Mallon, EisnerAmper, HSBC, Katten Muchin Rosenman, Marcum, Seward & Kissel
Bianca Franzone
Goldman Communications
416-322-2863
bianca@goldman-communications.com Katya Lanfant
Help For Children
212-991-9600, ext. 338
klanfant@hfc.org

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