CAMH Foundation

CAMH Foundation

September 08, 2009 07:00 ET

Gala Tickets Go on Sale in Support of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

Strombo and Chantal Kreviazuk Among List of Celebrities Attending Unmasked

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2009) -

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Tickets are now on sale for the third annual Queen Street Unmasked, a gala fundraiser on Wednesday, Oct. 14 to benefit the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

This year's Unmasked includes private dinners held in Queen Street West area restaurants and galleries featuring some of Toronto's top chefs and caterers. Following the dinners, guests will join partygoers for the after-party at MARO nightclub in Liberty Village to celebrate and "lift the mask" on the stigma surrounding mental illness and addiction.

Up Close and Personal with Celebrities

The MARO after-party will be emceed by George Stroumboulopoulos of CBC's The Hour, and will feature a live art auction, food, and entertainment, including Canadian singer Chantal Kreviazuk and numerous celebrity supporters. Guests will soon be announced.

How to Get Involved:

1. Attend a dinner event at an award-winning restaurant or gallery with a celebrity chef. Tickets are $600 and include dinner and after-party tickets.

2. Walk the red carpet and attend this year's after-party at MARO nightclub in Liberty Village. Tickets are $150. A "Mystery Raffle" prize worth $10,000 will be held at the After Party. Doors open at MARO, 135 Liberty Street, at 8 p.m. Dress for the evening is Queen Street Chic.

Support CAMH's Redevelopment

Proceeds from Unmasked will support CAMH's redevelopment project. The redevelopment will see the transformation of the antiquated Queen Street West psychiatric institution into an inviting, contemporary urban village.

The CAMH Foundation is committed to erasing barriers, ending stigma and improving care for those with mental illness and addictions, bringing new pride to our clients and to our city.

For more information:

- For more information on sponsorship or tickets, please contact Marion Hart, MHEvent Management, 416-599-2550, info.mhevent@ca.inter.net.

- To purchase a ticket, click here.

- For more information about CAMH, please visit www.supportcamh.ca.

- For updates, follow CAMH on Twitter @endstigma

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Contact Information

  • Media Contact: CAMH
    Karen Snider
    Communications Consultant
    416 277-7907
    Karensnider@hotmail.com
    Twitter: @karensnider