Deadline extended to May 8th for submissions to 
Kids 4 Kids Art Auction for Tali's Fund:

Due to feedback we received, we have decided to extend the deadline for submissions to May 8th. Also, if you would prefer to use a smaller canvas, we are accepting entries on canvasses 16″x 20″ or larger.  

Your painting can be any type of image… use your imagination and creativity!  

Please see previous blog entry for more details about the Art Auction fundraiser. 
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Upcoming Events

May 3, 2014:  

ENERGY KARATE TAL DORON FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT

Come to our annual Raffle and Bake Sale!
Win an iPad Air!
Drop by anytime between 9:00am and 4:00pm
Energy Karate
1101 Rutherford Rd.,
Vaughan, ON L6A 1S2

(in the Starbucks plaza at Rutherford and Thornhill Woods), 

rain or shine!

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND BUT WOULD LIKE TO SUPPORT THE EVENT BY MAKING AN ONLINE DONATION TO TALI'S FUND, PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK:

May 25, 2014: 
KIDS 4 KIDS ART AUCTION
Here are the details about both upcoming events:


KIDS 4 KIDS ART AUCTION

Attention Students – Grades 6 – 12!

If you love to draw and paint, then you can help support Tali's Fund. Paint a picture using acrylic paint representing the theme of LIVE, LAUGH, & LOVE on a 16″ x 20″ canvas (or larger).

Let your imagination be your guide!  
 

25 student paintings will be selected by a panel of local artists.  The lucky winners will have their paintings auctioned on May 25, 2014 at a special event to be held at the
4 Women Gallery at 7:00 pm.
All proceeds will be donated to Tali's Fund.


Please contact Kim Doron to submit your painting by May 8, 2014 ([email protected]).

 

All are invited to attend this very special event!  

Tell your friends!

Kids 4 Kids Art Auction

4 Women Gallery

May 25, 2014 at 7:00 pm

4 Women Gallery
7787 Yonge Street – 2nd floor,  
Suite 205
Yonge & Centre Street,
in the Starbucks plaza
Parking lot is located
at the back of the plaza

http://www.4womengallery.com/
 
For additional information about this event, please contact
event organizer:
Eynat Katz

[email protected]



ENERGY KARATE FRIENDSHIP TOURNAMENT 

MAY 3, 2014


For the 6th year in a row, Energy Karate will host a fundraising event with all proceeds going to Tali's Fund. During the “Tal Doron Friendship Tournament”, Energy Karate students, both children and adults, will take part in a day of friendly competition where they will perform their karate in front of others.  The goal is for each student to come out feeling like a champion! Each participant will receive a trophy.  


The tournament is open only to members of Energy Karate, but as part of the event we will also hold our

 

ANNUAL RAFFLE and BAKE SALE

with great prizes and lots of yummy home-made treats!

Please stop by anytime between 9:00 and 4:00!  


We will be outside Energy Karate
1101 Rutherford Rd.,
Vaughan, ON L6A 1S2

(in the Starbucks plaza at Rutherford and Thornhill Woods), 

rain or shine!

WIN AN IPAD AIR!

RAFFLE – Tickets are $10 each (Buy 5 get 1 free).  
Prizes will include an iPad Air 32GB, sports tickets, and more!
TO PURCHASE RAFFLE TICKETS IN ADVANCE, PLEASE CALL 905-731-9400
OR EMAIL TO [email protected]




 

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND BUT WOULD LIKE TO SUPPORT THE EVENT BY MAKING AN ONLINE DONATION TO TALI'S FUND, PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK:

For more information about Energy Karate, please visit their website at

Recent and Upcoming Events

  • Watch for a new and exciting Tali’s Fund event coming soon!  If you would like to know more or to be part of our event planning team,  please contact us at [email protected]
  • July 2013: The song “Tears of an Angel”, co-written and recorded by RyanDan (Tali’s uncles), was featured on the T.V. show “So You Think You Can Dance”.  Although the topic of the dance was bullying, it helped bring even more attention to this beautiful song, written in 2007 for Tali.    The song has received over 2.5 million views on YouTube.

 
Here’s the video of the dance from the show:


  • May 25, 2013: The 5th Energy Karate event for Tali’s Fund took place.  $12,000 was raised for Tali’s Fund from the Board Breaking Seminar!  Thanks so much to Energy Karate for organizing and hosting this amazing event, and to the sensei’s and volunteers who helped run the seminar, raffle and bake sale.  We are most appreciative of Energy Karate’s ongoing support for Tali’s Fund. We would also like to thank all those who participated in the Board Breaking Seminar and those who came by to show support.  You are all making a difference!!

 

  • We are grateful for a very special and meaningful donation to Tali’s fund from Samantha Duke. Samantha raised funds by making and selling jewellery.  She kindly donated some of the funds to Tali’s Fund in loving memory of her best friend Eden Worth who passed away on May 2, 2013 from brain cancer.  


Ongoing Fundraising Ventures

 
  • Tali’s Fund cards ($20 for package of 10) – featuring a beautiful watercolour painting by Tal Doron – see website for sample.  For orders please call 905-731-9400 or email [email protected]
 
  • Tali’s Fund place cards – Order these place cards for your next event as a way to honour your guests and help Tali’s Fund.  Each place card reads, “A contribution has been made in your honour to Tali’s Fund”.  For orders or more info please call 905-731-9400 or email [email protected]

 

  • Labels for Tali’s Fund – Order personalized labels from Oliver’s Labels through Tali’s Fund.  A portion of the proceeds from these orders will go to Tali’s Fund.  Seewww.oliverslabels.com/talisfund or call 1-800-398-2060 and specify that you are ordering through Tali’s Fund.  When ordering online, please make sure it says, “Thank you for supporting Labels for Tali’s Fund” at the top of the page.

Recent Event:

February 2013:  Amir’s Birthday Fundraiser –  Amir Doron (Tali's big brother) asked for donations to Tali’s Fund in lieu of gifts for his 12th birthday party.  He raised over $1000!


Upcoming Event:

Energy Karate 
Tali's Fund Board Breaking Seminar,
Raffle, and Bake Sale
Saturday May 25th:

   

For the 5th year in a row, Energy Karate will host a fundraising event with all proceeds going to Tali's Fund.  This year, they will hold a Board Breaking Seminar.  Energy Karate students, both children and adults, will learn how to break a wooden board using a punch, elbow, or kick. The Seminar is open only to members of Energy Karate, but as part of the event we will also hold our annual RAFFLE as well as a BAKE AND CANDY SALE with lots of yummy home-made treats.  

Please stop by anytime between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm.  We will be outside Energy Karate (in the Starbucks plaza at Rutherford and Thornhill Woods), rain or shine!  Enjoy some yummy treats and enter our raffle to win some great prizes!  

RAFFLE – Tickets are $10 each (Buy 5 get 1 free).  
First Prize:       iPad 32GB with retina display
Second Prize:    iPod nano 16GB with touch screen
Third Prize:      Sports Package:
                   Toronto Blue Jays tickets and Toronto FC tickets

TO PURCHASE RAFFLE TICKETS IN ADVANCE, PLEASE CALL 905-731-9400 OR EMAIL TO [email protected]

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND BUT WOULD LIKE TO SUPPORT THE EVENT BY MAKING AN ONLINE DONATION TO TALI'S FUND, PLEASE GO TO THE FOLLOWING LINK:



Hope to see you there!

For more information about Energy Karate, please visit their website at




Recent Events


Dec 2012:  Davis Orthodontics – This year, some patients chose to donate their reward points earned (Davis Dollars) to Tali’s Fund rather than collecting prizes.  Davis Orthodontics matched the patient donations dollar for dollar, bringing the total amount to $4542.40! 

October 2012:  Alex Giannoulis’ Birthday Fundraiser – Alex decided to ask for donations to Tali’s Fund in lieu of gifts for his 11th birthday party.  He raised $400!

June 2012: Tali’s Fund helped support the 15th International Symposium on Paediatric NeuroOncology, which took place in Toronto.  This conference is a collaborative event that assembles those within the paediatric neurooncology community—paediatric neuro oncologists, neurooncologists, oncologists, neuropathologists, psychologists, pharmacists, nurses and social workers internationally, whose expertise is particularly focused on enhancing the care of paediatric neurooncology patients.  The ISPNO brings together world leaders in paediatric and neurooncology research in order to further enhance the knowledge of the participants in helping children with neurooncologic diseases.


June 2012: Leo Baeck Grade 8 Fundraiser – Grade 8 students at the Leo Baeck Day School led a school fundraising event.  They sold popcorn and held a dance-a-thon.  Over $2000 was raised for Tali’s Fund!  

Ongoing Fundraising Ventures

  • Tali’s Fund cards ($20 for package of 10) – featuring a beautiful watercolour painting by Tal Doron – see website for sample.  For orders please call 905-731-9400 or email [email protected]

  • Tali’s Fund place cards – Order these place cards for your next event as a way to honour your guests and help Tali’s Fund.  Each place card reads, “A contribution has been made in your honour to Tali’s Fund”.  For orders or more info please call 905-731-9400 or email [email protected]

  • Labels for Tali’s Fund – Order personalized labels from Oliver’s Labels through Tali’s Fund.  A portion of the proceeds from these orders will go to Tali’s Fund.  See www.oliverslabels.com/talisfund or call 1-800-398-2060 and specify that you are ordering through Tali’s Fund.  When ordering online, please make sure it says, “Thank you for supporting Labels for Tali’s Fund” at the top of the page.

A Successful Event!

We would like to thank Energy Karate for a wonderful and successful event!  $10,600 was raised for Tali's Fund from the Energy Karate Friendship Tournament!!  This is the 4th year that Energy Karate has held an event for Tali's Fund and we are so grateful for their support.  Many thanks to all the participants, volunteers, those who donated items for our raffle and bake sale, and all who attended the event.  If you would like to be on our mailing list so you can be informed of all Tali's Fund events, please send an email to [email protected]

After attending the Friendship Tournament, Jayden and Justin Posen went home and decided to set up a lemonade stand.  They raised $55 for Tali's Fund!  Thanks so much to Jayden and Justin for their kindness and thoughtfulness.

Fundraiser this weekend!


Energy Karate 
Friendship Tournament
Saturday May 12th:
Please stop by anytime between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.  We will be in the Starbucks plaza (at Rutherford and Thornhill Woods), outside in front of Energy Karate.  Enjoy some yummy treats and enter our raffle to win some great prizes!  Hope to see you there!
Here's a list of some of the    
  RAFFLE PRIZES: 
(purchase tickets with cash or cheque)

·     Blue Jays Tickets
·     Toronto FC Tickets
·     Autographed framed Bobby Hull picture
·     Energy Fitbox – 10 sessions and a pair of gloves!
·     Nutritional Consultation from Kickstart Nutrition
·     Personal Training Sessions
·     Women’s Fitness Club – 3 month membership
·     Massage from “Hand and Stone Massage”
·     Manicure and Pedicure
·     Restaurant gift certificates
·     Keurig Platinum Coffee Brewing System
·     Black & Decker Countertop Oven
·     Kodak Easy Share Z812 IS Camera and Charger
·     1 week at Adventure Valley Day Camp
·     2 hours free tutoring sessions for your child from Qualified Tutors Inc.
·     Free educational consultation from Qualified Tutors Inc. 
·     Hand crafted jewellery
·     Hand-knit sweaters for kids
·     Dogs at Camp: Weekend stay for your dog plus grooming
·     My Choice Cleaners – $100 Gift Certificate
·     Visor Mount Speakerphone
·     Toys
·     Scrapbooking set