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Past Events 

50/50 ERAFFLE
June 15 - 29, 2020
Julie L. took home $3,085 as her share of the 50/50 eRaffle jackpot!  Much gratitude to all who purchased tickets.  The net proceeds will further the Award's ability to provide life-long benefits to the youth of Ontario.

SKI FOR THE DUKE 
March 5, 2020 
It was a beautiful sunny day on the slopes of Blue Mountain where our guests participated in fun outdoor activities, skiing and snowboarding.  Funds raised through our pledge-athon as well as registration fees will be used to assist the Award in removing financial barriers for youth trying to access and achieve their award.  Thank you to our guests, supporters and sponsors for their donations.

THE AWARD SOCIAL
January 30, 2020
More than 75 Award Holders, donors, board members and staff enjoyed an evening of networking at Harbour Eats by Mercantino.  As we were all entertained by JAZZ FM's Youth Big Band, many connections were renewed and made.  The silent auction was filled with incredible offerings and fun was had by all.  Thank you to everyone who attended and made this event a success.  With the net proceeds, more youth of Ontario will be able to access the Award. 

50/50 ERAFFLE
November - December 2019
Many thanks to the over 130 individuals who purchased 50/50 eRaffle tickets.  Our lucky winner, Muriel D., took home $2,457.50  The net proceeds of this initiative will be used to assist underrepresented youth with accessing our Award.

AN EVENING WITH DUKE OF ED ALUMNI
September 18, 2019
Over 75 Award Achievers, Participants, Award staff and board members along with members of the community gathered for an evening of networking and good cheer at the Duke of York Pub on September 18th. many new connections and re-connections were forged. Thank you to our event sponsor: Duke Pubs. To add to our incredible evening were amazing raffle prizes provided by: Duke Pubs, Telus, The Printing House, and Michelle Li. Net proceeds from this event go to our Endowment Fund - created to ensure the legacy of the Award in Ontario. ​
 
ANNUAL BREAKFAST
May 7, 2019
With a panel of speakers that included Laura Curtis Ferrera, SVP, Marketing at Scotiabank and Award participant parent; Teresa Kruz, TV & Radio Broadcaster and Augusta White, Bronze/Silver/Gold Award Achiever and board member, over 100 individuals attended to listen on how the Award affected not only themselves but their families. This event was once again a success raising over $30,000!

SKI FOR THE DUKE
February 1, 2019
A great day at Toronto Ski Club in Blue Mountain, with over 80 participants joining us for outdoor fun and fellowship. Together we received 277 donations valued over $45,000! ​