Giving Tuesday, "the opening day of the giving season", is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday.
This Giving Tuesday, Tali’s Fund is sharing a gift of awareness, hope, and strength.
Brain tumours are the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in children and adolescents under age 20. This illness has devastated so many families, and yet childhood cancer is consistently underfunded, accounting for only 5% of all cancer research funding in Canada today.
Today, and always, we spread childhood brain cancer awareness. We also hope for strength for the individuals and families who need it to get through this or any other hardship they might be facing at this time.
We thank Kim Doron (Tali’s Mother) for performing this beautiful song ‘I Wish You Strength’ written by Jana Stanfield, and we dedicate it to all those in need of encouragement during difficult times. On Giving Tuesday, this song is our gift. We send it as a warm embrace, to let you know that you are not alone.
We invite you to share this video… to reach out and SEND it to anyone you know who may welcome a comforting message of support and strength.
Hope4ATRT Worth the Fight Virtual ATRT Rally
November 5th, 2021
Kim Doron (Tali’s Mother) joined other ATRT families on a virtual panel discussion to share her cancer experience and how she has been compelled to help others in similar situations through Tali's Fund.
She also led a breakout session entitled "The Rare Brain Tumour Consortium:
Paving the way for safer and more effective treatments through global collaboration", where parents learned more about how they can join the registry and about the benefits of doing so.
Support Tali's Fund for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge
October 1 - 31, 2021
The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is an annual event that is the grand finale of the Canada Running Series and Canada's top running event. The Scotiabank Charity Challenge unites the spirit of runners with a unique fundraising program to help support our local community by allowing participants to raise money for any of the recognized charities
Tali’s Fund was honoured to be listed as one of the official charities for this year’s Scotiabank Charity Challenge. A total of over $3M was raised from all the charities combined!! Thank you to all those who donated or participated.
3 STARS CONNECT Virtual Showcase
September 30, 2021
If you missed the showcase, you can still watch all the amazing performances on 3 Stars Connect’s YouTube channel:
Thank you to everyone who watched, donated, and participated in the 3 Stars Connect showcase. A special thank you to 3 Stars Connect for providing us with their wonderful platform and hosting a successful event. And a huge thanks to all the amazing and talented performers who not only performed and were the heart of the showcase but also supported through spreading the word about Tali’s Fund.
CONGRATULATIONS to the winner, Scarlett Lipfeld!
Facebook Live Interview with Kim Doron
September 19, 2021
Kim Doron sat down with Stefanie Tagliaferro from Hope4ATRT for a discussion about Tali, Tali’s Fund, and research advancements through the Brain Tumour Research Centre in Toronto. Watch it here:
Davis Orthodontics ran a contest with their patients, asking them to choose a charity that they would like Davis Orthodontics to support. Tali’s Fund was selected, and a generous donation was made. Thank you Davis Ortho!
Energy Karate 2019
Sunday April 14, 2019
Another successful event! Energy Karate hosted the 11th annual event for Tali's Fund - a board breaking event, as well as our annual bake sale and raffle. Thanks to everyone who came out that day and/or supported us through donations. Much gratitude to Energy Karate for their ongoing support.
Energy Karate Spar a Sensei!
Sunday May 6th, 2018
Energy Karate hosted the 10th annual event for Tali's Fund! The participants (children and adults!) had a blast sparring the sensei's, and the sensei's made it through hours of sparring with no break!! Thanks to everyone who participated and to Anna Songui, Sensei Pablo, and Sensei Elliot for organizing and hosting the event. Warm thanks to our wonderful volunteers as well as to all those who prepared items for our bake sale or donated items for our raffle and boutique! And of course we are so grateful to the many people who dropped by to support us and to enjoy the delicious treats, cotton candy, fresh samosas, games, raffle and more! We raised $13,186!
Energy Karate Board Breaking Seminar, Bake Sale and Raffle
May 6, 2017
For the 9th year in a row, Energy Karate hosted a fundraising event with all proceeds going to Tali's Fund. During this year’s event, Energy Karate students, both children and adults, participated in a Board Breaking Seminar. We also held our Annual Raffle and Bake Sale. Thanks so much to Energy Karate for their continued support, and to all those who came out to participate in the event. We raised $9850!
Thank you so much to Davis Orthodontics and their patients who generously donated their Davis Points in support of Tali's Fund! Patients donated $936, which Davis Orthodontics matched, dollar for dollar, for a total donation of $1872.
Noam's Bar Mitzvah Fundraiser for SickKids
Noam, Tali's twin brother, ran a fundraiser through Flipgive in honour of his upcoming bar mitzvah and in loving memory of his sister. FlipGive combines the convenience of online shopping with online fundraising. Users can browse hundreds of retailers and restaurants, then shop online or buy e-gift cards through the fundraising page and up to 50% of what you spend goes back to the fundraiser! Noam's goal was to purchase special equipment for the Brain Tumour Research Centre (BTRC) at SickKids. He raised $3000! Thanks to all those who supported his efforts!
Energy Karate Friendship Tournament 2016
May 7, 2016
For the 8th year in a row, Energy Karate hosted a fundraising event with all proceeds going to Tali's Fund. During this year’s event, Energy Karate students, both children and adults, participated in a Friendship Tournament. Students had the opportunity to showcase their katas and sparring skills. We held our Annual Raffle and Bake Sale. Thanks so much to Energy Karate for their continued support, and to all those who came out to participate in the event. We raised $9300!
Haim Goldenberg LIVE!
Feb 25 2016
Haim Goldenberg, world renowned mentalist, held a show at the Flato Markham Theatre. A portion of the ticket proceeds went to Tali's Fund. The show was very well attended and the audience loved Haim!
Sapphô by Kim Smiley Jewellery Trunk Show
Feb 4, 2016
Designer Kim Smiley hosted a trunk show featuring her unique and beautiful jewellery Sapphô by Kim Smiley. A portion of the proceeds was donated to Tali's Fund. Many thanks to Lorraine Fairbloom for organizing the event and to Kim Smiley for hosting and for supporting Tali's Fund!
Davis Orthodontics Street Hockey Tournament
Sept 26, 2015
Davis Orthodontics hosted its First Annual Kids Charity Street Hockey Tournament and all proceeds were donated to Tali's Fund! Kids ages 8 to 16 years took part in this exciting 4 on 4 hockey event held at the Richmond Green Park. Teams competed in a fun, family-friendly environment, and the event included cotton candy, popcorn, bouncing castles and face painting amongst other surprises.
Sept 17, 2015
An exclusive Girls' Night Out was held at the Westmount Event Centre celebrating Fashion, Art, Beauty, and Women while benefiting Tali’s Fund. The event was an amazing success! It included an incredible fashion show, live music, art auction, gourmet delights, espresso bar, raffle prizes, gift bags for each guest, and even a Fashion Extravaganza Magazine! Please see the video showing highlights of the event in the Videos section, as well as pictures from the event in the Photos section.
Leo Baeck Grade 8 Carwash Fundraiser
June 15, 2015
The Leo Baeck Day School Grade 8 graduating class held a carwash event with all proceeds going to Tali's Fund. The event was a tremendous success, raising $2317! Thank you so much to the organizers and students for their support.
The 7th Annual Energy Karate event for Tali's Fund
May 2, 2015
The board breaking seminar hosted by Energy Karate raised $13,000 for Tali's Fund! Children, teens and adults participated in this exciting board breaking event. It was a beautiful spring day and many people stopped by for our annual raffle and bake sale. Heartfelt thank you to Energy Karate for their unwavering support of Tali's Fund and for their integral role in the fight against childhood brain tumours! For more information about Energy Karate please visit their website at www.energykarate.ca
Art Raffle - 4 Women Gallery
March 10, 2015
A women's networking event was held at the 4 Women Gallery. Haia Hason lovingly created an exquisite work of art in honour of Tali. She donated this piece as a raffle prize as part of the evening's events. $700 was raised for Tali's Fund! Thank you so much to Haia, Ayala Raiter (gallery owner) and to the organizers of the evening for their help and support. To see more of Haia's work, please visit her website at www.artisreallife.com
Kids 4 Kids Art Fundraiser at the 4 Women Gallery
Students created paintings to the theme of “Live, Love, Laugh” and an auction was held at the 4 Women Gallery. $5000 was raised for Tali’s Fund. Cards depicting these beautiful paintings are now for sale with all proceeds going to Tali’s Fund.
The 6th Annual Energy Karate event for Tali's Fund
(Tali’s Fund Friendship Seminar) took place on May 3, 2014. Almost $12,000 was raised for Tali's Fund!