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Our Superheroes - Past Years

2015 SUPERHEROES

Great West Life Donation on Behalf of Rosell Abrantes - $1,000

Great West Life, London Life and Canada Life recognize and support the volunteer activities of their staff by making funds available to the qualifying charities through their National Coporate Citizenship Program. To acknowledge Rosell Abrantes' volunteerism and committment to the Sebastian's Superheroes committee, Great West Life has made a $1,000 donation to The Sebastian Oliveira Drug Discovery Project at Sick Kids Hospital.  Thank you Great West Life for your generous donation and for recognizing the efforts of our volunteers!

The Davide Melillo Golf Tournament - $6,000

Sebastian's Superheroes would like to thank the Dave Melillo Fund for donating $6,000 that was raised in this year's Golf Classic for the fourth year in a row. A big thank you to all of the golfers, sponsors, volunteers, and especially to the Dave Melillo Fund Commitee for making this day a huge success!

Sir Arthur Carty School Dress Down Day - $656

On Friday, June 19th, Sir Arthur Carty Catholic School participated in a dress down day to raise money for Sebastian's Superheroes.  Students could pay $2 to attend school out of uniform and dress either in Sebastian's Superheroes colours (red, blue or yellow) or as their favourite Superhero.  A huge thank you to Mr. Babington, the staff, the students and the families of SAC for their continued support of Sebastian's Superheroes!  Over the years they have raised a total of $2164!

Sebastian's Superheroes BBQ & Bake Sale - $2,413.05

Our 4th Annual BBQ and Bake Sale was held on June 13th and we are very happy to announce that we raised a total of $2,413.05!  It was a fun filled day with bouncy houses, face painting, children's activities, baked goodies and barbeque!  Thank you to all our patrons, donors, volunteers and committee members!   

4th Annual Let's Blast It! Golf Tournament - $21,403.72

We are pleased to announce that our 4th annual golf tournament held on June 1st, raised a total of $21,403.72.  A huge thank you to all the golfers, sponsors, volunteers, King of the Pigs, Highland Golf & Country Club, Taz, Jim Kelly and Sherrie from FM96, Paul Rodrigues from Finch, Mercedes-Benz London and especially the SSH golf committee: Luis Oliveira, Gilberto Oliveira, Miguel Piedade, Phil Abrantes and Paul Duarte!  Great Job!   

3M Canada Donation on Behalf of Diane Piedade - $1,000

Diane Piedade, a 3M employee and Sebastian's Superheroes committee member was recognized with a 3Mgives Volunteer Award.  Each year, 3M chooses ten employees that have made a difference in their community and awards a non-profit organization of their choice with $1,000. Thank you Diane for choosing Sebastian's Superheroes!  Thank you 3M Canada for your generous donation and for recognizing the efforts of our volunteers!

Shut The Front Door Improv - $6,344.66

Thank you to Shut The Front Door Improv!  They donated proceeds from their 2014/2015 Improv Season to Sebastian's Superheroes.  Thank you to everyone who attended their shows.  And to the STFD members...thank you for all the laughs and thank you for choosing us as your charity!  

The Portuguese Kids & Mike Rita - $1,367

 Thank you to The Portuguese Kids and Mike Rita!  They held a raffle and live auction at their April 10th Where's My Belt Improv show in London and donated the proceeds to Sebastian's Superheroes.  Thank you to all those who attended the show, donated the raffle prizes and purchased tickets!

Elisabete & David Moriarity - $1,000

A special thank you to Elisabete and her husband David for their generous donation.  Elisabete wanted to celebrate her birthday by making a donation in her guests honour to Sebastian's Superheroes.

The Staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports - $1,485

A BIG thank you to our first Superheroes of 2015....The staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports!  Every holiday season they collect money to donate to SSH, this year they collected $1,000 and then held a raffle for a LCBO gift card at their annual Christmas party.  The raffle raised $485 bringing their total amount to $1,485!  Thank you to all the staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports and a special thank you to Steve Johnson and family for donating the gift card!  This brings their four year total to $3,840!

2014 SUPERHEROES

Arabian Nights Fundraising Gala

We would like to thank everyone who attended our fourth annual Sebastian's Superheroes Fundraising Gala "Arabian Nights". Thank you to our committee and their families, our volunteers, those who obtained items for our silent auction, those who donated items for our silent auction, the venue, the MC's, the donors, our gala guests, the band, the entertainers and everyone else involved! 

We would especially like to thank our evening sponsors:

2014 GOLD SPONSORS

& Paul Rodrigues

Finch Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC - Paul Rodrigues - 1-866-233-4360 -www.seefinchfirst.com

ABC Cork Co. - 519-668-6160 - www.abccork.com 

Portugal Imports - 519-668-0702 - www.portugalimports.ca

Portuguese Club of London - 519-453-4330 -www.portuguesecluboflondon.com

CB-SB Masonry - 519-872-2936 - www.cbsbmasonry.com

2014 SILVER SPONSORS

Ferreira Dentistry Professional Corp. - Dr. Frank Ferreira - 519-686-9006

JNF Ready Mix - 519-951-1112 - www.jnfreadymix.com

Mondan London Company - 519-668-6160

PI Real Estate Inc. - 519-668-6160

Freedom 55 Financial - Brian Dupuis - 519-435-7905 - www.briandupuis.com

2014 BRONZE SPONSORS

Wonderland Printing - 519-681-2171 - www.wonderlandprinting.com
IDS Integrated Digital Solutions - 519-690-1501 - www.idsinc.ca
Acadia Travel Agency - 519-432-3797

SeaWay Mechanical & Plumbing - 519-686-3967 -www.seawaymechanical.ca

London's Best Rock FM96 - The Taz Show - www.fm96.com

Highview Homes - 519-860-4686

WAL Technology - 905-815-0503 - www.wal-technology.com

Dave Melillo Fund Golf Classic – $5,000.00 

Sebastian's Superheroes would liek to thank the Dave Melillo Fund for donating $5,000 that was raised in this year's Gold Classic for the third year in a row. A big thank you to all of the golfers, sponsors, volunteers, and especially to the Dave Melillo Fund Commitee for making this day a huge success!

Delaware Speedway – $280.00 

Thank you to DELAWARE SPEEDWAY for hosting a Sebastian's Superheroes night on July 4th.  Delaware Speedway was able to raise $280 for Sebastian's Superheroes! A special thank you to our supporters that joined us that evening, to the DeMelo family and to Delaware Speedway.  We had a great night!

2014 Sebastian's Superheroes BBQ & Bake Sale – $2,042.50 

Another successful event for Sebastian's Superheroes! We are pleased to announce that our Annual BBQ & Bake Sale raised a total of $2,042.50! Thank you to all of our guests donors, volunteers, and committee members! We couldn't have done it without you!

Sir Arthur Carty Catholic School – $1049.00 

A HUGE thank you to all of the students, staff and famiilies of Sir Arthur Carty Catholic School. They raised a total of $1049 for Sebastian's Superheores during their Superhero Dress Down Day and Team Jersey Day! On June 19th, the students, staff and families honoured Sebastian at their annual Sebastian Superheroes Fun Day with a family pizza lunch followed by an afternoon filled with music, games, activities and face painting.

Let's Blast It! Golf Tournament – $18,141.45

Sebastian Superheroes is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Let's Blast It! Golf Tournament raised a total of $18,141.45. A huge thank you to all the golfers, sponsors, volunteers, King of the Pigs, Highland Golf & Country Club, Taz, Jim and Sherrie (from FM96 radio) and especially the SSH golf committee (Luis Oliveira, Miguel Piedade, Gilberto Oliveira, Phil Abrantes and Paul Duarte)!

Southdale Daycare Centre – $138.25

Thank you to Southdale Daycare Centre for hosting a fundraiser in memory of Sebastian. With your help Southdale Daycare Centre was able to raise $138.25 for Sebastian's Superheroes!  A special thank you to Miss Luisa, Miss Mary Ellen and Miss Darlene, they were always so wonderful to Sebastian and he loved his day care teachers!

Anonymous Donation (Libro "Share the Future") – $50

We would like to thank an anonymous donator for asking Libro to donate $50 to Sebastian's Superheroes. Libro's "Share The Future" program sends $50 to organizations like us when opening a new bank account. These anonymous donators chose to have the money donated to Sebastian's Superheroes. The more people who join Libro, the more money is donated by Libro. Please visit www.libro.ca/share for more information.

The Staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports – $650

A BIG thank you to our first Superheroes of 2014....The staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports donated a total of $650 to Sebastian's Superheroes! Every holiday season they collect money to donate to SSH.....This donation brings their 3 year total to $2355!!! THANK YOU!!!

 

 

 

2013 SUPERHEROES

Mission Possible Fundraising Gala

We would like to thank everyone who attended our third annual Sebastian's Superheroes Fundraising Gala "Mission Possible". We would also like to thank our sponsors:

2013 GOLD SPONSORS

 

 

2013 SILVER SPONSORS

& Paul Rodrigues

2013 BRONZE SPONSORS

& Dan D'Amico

Anonymous Donation (Libro "Share the Future") – $100

We would like to thank two anonymous donators for asking Libro to donate $50 (each) to Sebastian's Superheroes. Libro's "Share The Future" program sends $50 to organizations like us when opening a new bank account. These anonymous donators chose to have the money donated to Sebastian's Superheroes. The more people who join Libro, the more money is donated by Libro. Please visit www.libro.ca/share for more information.

London Mini Stars – $1,233.10

Sebastian's Superheroes is pleased to announce that the London Mini Stars BBQ held on Saturday, August 24th, raised a total of $733.10. In addition, we would like to thank the London Mini Stars for their $500 donation from their Facebook campaign to Sebastian's Superheroes! Thank you to those who came out for lunch, to all the London Mini Stars and their families, to all of our volunteers and a special thank you to Dave and Syndi DeBenedictis for allowing us to host the BBQ!

Anonymous Donation – $500

A special thank you for the $500 anonymous donation for Sebastian's Superheroes logo to be representated on the U11 Boy's Fury soccer team jerseys at PCL!

Dave Melillo Fund Golf Classic – $7,500

Sebastian's Superheroes would like to thank the Dave Melillo Fund for donating $7,500 that was raised in this year's Golf Classic for the second year in a row. A big thank you to all of the golfers, sponsors, volunteers, and especially the Dave Melillo Fund committee for making this day a huge success!

HardKnocks 365 Inc. – $1,840

Sebastian Superheroes would like to thank HardKnocks 365 for hosting the unofficial Chive Party at Smoke-N-Bones on July 20th. A big thank you to all of the Chivers and Chivettes who attended the event and made it a great success. Through their fun contests, games and draws, HardKnocks 365 was able to raise $1,840 in which they graciously donated to Sebastian's Superheroes!

Lead's Employment Services – $932.32

Sebastian Superheroes would like to thank everyone from Lead's Employment Services for the BBQ they hosted on June 20th. A big thank you for everyone who donated supplies and baked goods and took time out of their day to make this BBQ a huge success. With your help, Lead's Employment Services was able to raise $932.32 to support Sebastian's Superheroes!

2nd Annual Let's Blast It! Golf Tournament – $22,926

Sebastian Superheroes is pleased to announce that the 2nd Annual Let's Blast It! Golf Tournament raised a total of $22,926.55. A huge thank you to all the golfers, sponsors, volunteers and especially the SSH golf committee (Luis Oliveira, Miguel Piedade, Gilberto Oliveira, Phil Abrantes and Paul Duarte)!

Lucas McKechnie (Libro "Share the Future") – $50

We would like to thank Lucas McKechnie for asking Libro to donate $50 to Sebastian's Superheroes. Libro's "Share The Future" program sends $50 to organizations like us when opening a new bank account. Lucas chose to have the money donated to Sebastian's Superheroes. The more people who join Libro, the more money is donated by Libro. Please visit www.libro.ca/share for more information.

BBQ & Bake Sale – $2110

A huge thank you to everyone that came out and supported our BBQ & Bake Sale! A beautiful day that was a huge success. Another huge thank you to our volunteers and to all the fabulous bakers that donated goodies! Together we raised $2110.10!

St. Bernadette's Catholic School – $ 128

A BIG thank you to Emily Rocha and Mrs. Medd's class at St. Bernadette's Catholic School. They had a penny drive throughout Lent and raised $128.71 for Sebastian's Superheroes!

Sir Arthur Carty School Dress Down Day – $ 459

Thank you to Sir Arthur Carty Catholic School. The staff and students held a dress down day on March 27th, 2013. Together they raised $459.10 for Sebastian's Superheroes!

 

 

 

2012 SUPERHEROES

Noite Branca Fundraising Gala

We would like to thank everyone who attended our second annual Sebastian's Superheroes Fundraising Gala "Noite Branca". We would also like to thank our sponsors:

At the Gold Level: ABC Cork Co., Ferreira Party & Wedding Centre, Portugal Imports

At the Silver Level: CB-SB Masonry, Dr. Paulo Viana and Associates, Freedom 55 A Division of London Life Insurance Company, Mondan London Co., PI Real Estate

At the Bronze Level:Acadia Travel Agency, BOLT Signs, Paul Duarte & Associates, Reliance Home Comfort, Sea-Way Plumbing & Heating, WAL Technology

A special thank you to everyone who donated a silent auction item, our guest speakers, our performers, our wonderful MC's Taz and Jim Kelly, and all of our volunteers. We couldn't have done it without your generosity and support!

With your help, Sebastian's Superheroes was able to raise $104,000 in 2012!

Ryder Cup Golf Tournament (Azoreans vs. Continentials) – $ 1400

Thank you for all the players who contributed during the Ryder Cup Golf Tournament. The on-going friendly rivalry between the Azoreans and Continentials was a huge success with all the donations raised from the tournament to benefit Sebastian's Superheroes.

Dave Melillo Golf Classic – $ 5000

Thank you the Dave Melillo Golf Classic who kindly donated funds raised from their 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament to Sebastian's Superheroes and The Tara "Boom" Houston Children's Foundation.Thank you to all the golfers, sponsors and donors for making this day a great success!

2012 Bike For a Cure – $ 3200

Thank you to everyone who supported the second annual Bike For a Cure. This year our riders rode 80kms from Grand Bend to London. A special thank you to our riders, Kelly Millson, Don Hills, Zeke Goncalves, Meghan Millson, Brad Millson and Elisabeth Millson. Great job and thank you for all your hard work and dedication!

Kelsey's Kickback Night – $759

Thank you to everyone who came out and showed their support for Sebastian's Superheroes at the Kelsey's Kickback Night. With your help, we were able to raise $759 for Neuroblastoma research. Congratulations to all the winners of the raffle prizes!

Let's Blast It Golf Tournament – $19,529

Sebastian's Superheroes is excited to annouce that we raised a grand total of $19,529 at our 1st Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday May 17, 2012. We could not have done this without the support of the sponsors, golfers and you! A big thank you to everyone who came out to support us!

In Memory of Custoda Varallo – $50

Thank you to the management and staff of Olympus Canada Inc. for your donation in memory of Custoda Varallo.

Holy Cross Parish – $742

Thank you to Holy Cross Parish for allowing us to sell T-shirts and Pins following masses on May 26th and 27th. Another big thank you to everyone who came by our booth and purchased merchandise. With your help we raised $742.20! 

Southdale Daycare Centre – $80

Thank you to Southdate Daycare Centre for hosting a fundraiser in memory of Sebastian. With your help Southdale Daycare Centre was able to raise $80 for Sebastian's Superheroes!

BBQ & Bake Sale – $2370

On Saturday May 5th Sebastian's Superheroes raised a grand total of $2370.74 at our BBQ and Bake Sale. Our first fundraising event of the year was a huge success we could not have done it without you. A big thank you to everyone who came out to support us and to everyone who brought us baked goods.

 
 
 

2011 SUPERHEROES

A Taste of Portugal Fundraising Gala

We would like to thank everyone who attended the first annual Sebastian's Superheroes Fundraising Gala "A Taste of Portugal". We would also like to thank our sponsors:

At the Gold Level: ABC Cork Co., Ellis Don, Oxford Builders, Portugal Imports

At the Silver Level: Brown Beattie O'Donovan, CB-SB Masonry, Cello Supper Club, Leads Employment Services, London Life, Mondan London Co., Pine Tree Homes, PI Real Estate

At the Bronze Level: A&A Automotive Sales and Services, Dr. Paulo Viana/White Oaks Dentristry, Pro Stair & Railing Inc., Rico Distributing, Sea-Way Plumbing & Mechanical and Select-Path Benefits & Financial Inc.

A special thank you to everyone who donated a silent auction item, our guest speakers, Diana Birrell and Paulo DeGouveia and all of our volunteers. We couldn't have done it without your generosity and support!

With your help, Sebastian's Superheroes was able to raise $104,591.20 in 2011!

Sir Arthur Carty School London Ontario – $ 3368

Throughout the months of May and June 2011, the staff and students at Sir Arthur Carty School participated in a Sebastian's Superheroes T-shirt drive. Thank you to everyone who showed their support during the t-shirt drive!

Portuguese School London, Ontario – $ 266

During the month of June students purchased pins and t-shirts to show their support as Sebastian's Superheroes. Thank you to everyone who participated during the t-shirt drive!

Cello Supper Club London, Ontario – $ 602

Cello Supper Club hosted a Facebook fundraiser during the month of June where they donated 50¢ for every "Like" they had on their Facebook page. After receiving 602 "likes", Cello generously changed their contribution from 50¢ to $1.00 for a grand total of $602.00 donated to Sebastian's Superheroes!

After School Program at Lord Roberts School London, Ontario – $ 340

Thank you to all the students and teachers from the After School Program at Lord Roberts School who organized and participated at the car wash on May 30 and 31, 2011. You did a wonderful job and the car wash was a great success!

Employees from Leads Employment Services London, Ontario – $ 1000

On June 15, 2011, the employees from Leads Employment Services took time out of their day to organize and run a BBQ fundraiser. The employees continued their fundraising initiative with office Dress Down Days to support Sebastian's Superheroes.

Bakers for a Cause London, Ontario – $ 835

Bakers for a Cause hosted a bake sale fundraiser on Monday June 20, 2011 at the Prescription Centre at London Health Sciences Centre. Thank you to all the wonderful bakers and to everyone who came out and made the bake sale a great success!

Noah Sansait – $ 86.65

A big thank you to Noah Sansait and his family for organizing Noah’s Lemonade Stand during his family’s garage sale on June 25 and 26, 2011. All the proceeds Noah raised during his lemonade stand were kindly donated to Sebastian's Superheroes.

Coroa de São João Committee Members – $ 864

Thank you to the Coroa de São João Committee Members who allowed us to sell T-shirts and Pins during the festival at The Portuguese Club of London on June 25 and 26, 2011. Another big thank you to everyone who came by our booth and purchased merchandise.

Portuguese Club of London House League Soccer – $ 539

Thank you to everyone who purchased pins and t-shirts at our booth during the Portuguese Club of London House League Soccer games.

Ryder Cup Golf Tournament (Azoreans vs. Continentials) – $ 1700

Thank you for all the players who contributed during the Ryder Cup Golf Tournament. The on-going friendly rivalry between the Azoreans and Continentials was a huge success with all the donations raised from the tournament to benefit Sebastian's Superheroes.

Carolina Oliveira – $ 865.64

Carolina Oliveira honoured her brother, Sebastian, by hosting Carolina's Bake Sale on her birthday to support Sebastian's Superheroes. Thank you to everyone who came out to support her and who also contributed baked goods. Be sure to check out pictures in our photo gallery. Great job Carolina!

Ellis Don Employees – $ 265

The employees of Ellis Don generously donated the proceeds raised during their 50/50 draw. A big thank you to everyone who organized the draw and who showed their support!

Meagan and Elvis Medeiros – $ 500

In lieu of a traditional wedding favour, Meagan and Elvis Medeiros made a donation in their guest's honour to Sebastian Superheroes. Thank you for donation and for raising awareness for our cause.

Liliana and Srdan Krezo – $ 500

In lieu of a traditional wedding favour, Liliana and Srdan Krezo made a donation in their guest's honour to Sebastian Superheroes. Thank you for donation and for raising awareness for our cause.

Sunlife Financial London, Ontario – $ 270

Thank you to Aaron Lauterbach from Sunlife Financial who ran a vendor booth at Henderson Memorial Soccer Tournament, held in London. Another big thank you to Agent Realty who donated a Caribbean Cruise for 2. In order to qualify participants had 3 shots at a target in a goal net. All the money raised at the booth was generously donated to Sebastian's Superheroes.

Staff of Express Employment Professionals London, Ontario – $ 150

Thank you to the staff of Express Employment Professionals who held Summer Dress Down Fridays. The money raised was donated to Sebastian Superheroes.

2011 Ride For a Cure – $ 1462

Thank you to Kelly and Don from Express Employment Professionals who cycled 75 km from London to St. Joseph's (just outside of Grand Bend) to support Sebastian's Superheroes on October 1, 2011. They cycled mostly uphill against the wind with gusts up to 60 km/hr, and after a 5.5 hour journey, they arrived at their destination. Pictures available in our photo gallery. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication!

Staff of the TD Canada Trust Yorkview Office – $ 176.9

Thank you to the staff of the TD Canada Trust Yorkview Office who held Dress Down Days. The money raised was donated to Sebastian Superheroes.

Staff of Libro Offices – $ 1270

Thank you to the staff of the Libro Offices in London and area who held Dress Down Days. The money raised was donated to Sebastian Superheroes.

The Staff of Harrison Pensa LLP – $ 130

Thank you to the staff of Harrison Pensa LLP who held a dress down day. The money raised was donated to Sebastian Superheroes.

In Memory of Ray Agro – $ 535

Ray Agro (April 23, 1949 – November 14, 2011) was diagnosed with Sarcoma cancer in December 2010.  Ray and his wife Patricia were so inspired by Sebastian’s courage and determination that when Ray passed his family decided that in lieu of flowers they preferred to have their family and friends donate to Sebastian’s Superheroes.  Thank you for your donations.