2019 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala Raises $531,311


2019 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala Raises $531,311

March 17, 2019 – Vancouver, BC – The 41st annual Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala raised $531,311 on March 16, adding to the impressive $20 million raised by the event in the past 40 years. Funds raised will support S.U.C.C.E.S.S.’s programs and services that receive limited or no government funding. The fundraising focus this year was on programs supporting children and youth, such as the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Multicultural Early Childhood Development and Youth Leadership Millennium programs.

“Year after year, I’m thrilled to see such great support from the community for S.U.C.C.E.S.S.,” said Queenie Choo, CEO of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation. “I would like to thank all of our donors, sponsors, Board members and volunteers for their contributions in making tonight possible.”

The gala welcomed over 800 community and business leaders, donors and sponsors for a night of celebration and entertainment. Attending dignitaries included Hon. Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence; Senators Yonah Martin and Yuen Pau Woo; Hon. Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction; Michael Wiebe, Deputy Mayor of Vancouver; among others.

“The support shown to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. continues to amaze all of us,” said Brandon Hui, Chair of S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation. “It’s remarkable to see so many people who share S.U.C.C.E.S.S.’s mandate of supporting the most vulnerable members of our community.”

Cheryl Kwok, Modi Liu and Dr. Timothy Hsia, co-chairs of the 2019 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala added: “Children and youth are our future and it’s extremely rewarding to contribute to important S.U.C.C.E.S.S. programs that support their development. As we close the books on another outstanding gala, we are already looking forward to next year and making it bigger and even better.”

The evening was capped off with a performance from Vancouver-born-and-raised and now Hong Kong star, Joyce Cheng.

For photos of the event, visit https://bit.ly/2uaYnF4.

2019 Bridge to S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Gala Sponsors

Official Airline SponsorAir Canada
Souvenir Program SponsorConcord Pacific
Patron SponsorMr. Johnny Fong
VIP Reception SponsorVancity
Centerpiece SupporterJarislowsky Fraser Partners Foundation
Dessert SponsorHSBC
Jewelry SponsorLugaro Jewellers
Official Printing SponsorHorseshoe Press Inc.
Program Support SponsorFairchild Media Group
Special Promotions SponsorLS Times TV and Canwest Taiwan Board of Trade
Technical and Lighting SponsorTL Entertainment Production
Platinum SponsorsCIBC

Freedom 55 Financial

Kam Do Bakery

Park Georgia Insurance

Wawanesa Insurance

Gold SponsorsBCAA

Great Canadian Gaming Corporation

The Macallan

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Maxim’s Bakery

Neptune Palace Seafood

Re/MAX Westcoast – Patsy Hui

Royal Pacific Realty – Sing Lim Yeo

Sunrise Soya Foods

Silver SponsorsA2Z Capital

BC Society of Notaries Public

Clark Wilson LLP



dys architecture

Fasken Martineau

Rotary Club of Vancouver, iBank Digital Asset

Joanne Pei, CPA Inc.

King’s Auto Lease

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Landa Global Properties

Melissa Wu PREC, CKW Constructions and Mytrainer365.com

New Profession Collision

Tom Lee Music

VanMar Constructors Inc.

Win Lui Group

Major Media SponsorsFairchild TV



FM 96.1


Ming Pao Daily News

Sing Tao Daily

Media SponsorsCanada City Post

Ming Sheng Bao

Evergreen News

What’s In Magazine Media Group

Program Ad Sponsor Bodwell


About S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation

Incorporated in 2001, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation is a charitable foundation that raises funds for S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and its affiliated organizations in support of their mandate to better and enrich the community. For more details, please visit www.successfoundation.ca.   

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Established in 1973, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is one of the largest not-for-profit social service agencies in British Columbia. It provides services in settlement, language training, employment, family and youth counselling, business and economic development, seniors care and affordable housing. For more details, please visit www.success.bc.ca.  

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Minika Chu
Events Officer
S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Foundation
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Winnie Tam
Director, Strategic Communications & Marketing
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