The Gutter Gala was a corporate bowling fundraiser, as well as a student project organized by Humber College Fundraising students under the supervision and leadership of Hala Bissada who taught the special event course. The event had all the glitz and glamour of a black-tie gala, complete with red carpet, champagne reception, live music and celebrity bowlers. Over $100,000 was … Read More

hala inc. launched the North American debut of Oxfam Trailwalker, one of the greatest fundraising team endurance events held around the world, just north of Toronto, along the Ganaraska Trail. Teams of four hiked a gruelling 100 km over 48 hours. This logistically complex event required a six day installation and on-site management of over 25 suppliers for the set-up … Read More

The inaugural Amazing Raise saw 27 teams of four navigate a 124 km route through Peel Region (Mississauga, Brampton & Caledon) stopping at five different locations to complete 16 mental and physical challenges, all in support of Peel Children’s Aid Foundation. LINK TO VIDEO “Our event went from horror story into huge success thanks to Hala’s incredible talent, skill and … Read More

Three of Toronto’s most exciting chefs unleashed their culinary talents in the gastronomic ring live in front of an audience. It was a battle of style and talent as each chef competed to knock out the competition in the most creative foodie fight in town. Guests watched in awe as regular food bank staples were whipped into a frenzy of … Read More

Night Steps is a 5km walk under the stars for a fun night raising funds for people who are blind or partially sighted. Before the scenic night hike, there was a gourmet BBQ and fabulous live entertainment. hala inc. managed the walk in two locations: Toronto and Mississauga and coordinated and managed a multitude of suppliers to flawlessly execute the … Read More

On Father’s Day, families joined together to walk or run 5km to raise awareness and funds for the Prostate Cancer Research Foundation. hala inc. executed this event on the same day in four cities across Canada simultaneously. We strategically repositioned the “run” to encourage family involvement as a means to differentiate it in a very saturated run/walk marketplace. We selected … Read More

Laugh Out Loud (LOL) is the George Hull Centre’s annual comedy fundraiser to support children and youth with mental health issues and their families Guests enjoyed an evening of fun and laughter with entertainment by comedic greats Jessica Holmes, Patrick McKenna, and Deb McGrath. Guests also enjoyed improv comedy by Second City Alum, and live music from our house band … Read More