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Our Superheroes

2017 SUPERHEROES

Monica Mendes & Phil Domingues - $1000

In lieu of a traditional wedding favour, Monica and Phil made a donation in their guest's honour to Sebastian Superheroes. Monica has been a volunteer with Sebastian's Superheroes since the beginning. This wonderful couple were married on August 5th, Sebastian's Superheroes wishes you both a lifetime of happiness.  Thank you for donation and for raising awareness for our cause.

The Davide Melillo Golf Classic - $8,500

Sebastian's Superheroes would like to thank the Dave Melillo Fund for donating $8,500 that was raised in this year's Golf Classic. A big thank you to all of the golfers, sponsors, volunteers, and especially to the Dave Melillo Fund Commitee and Melillo family for making this day a huge success!

Southdale Day Care Centre - $117.55

Thank you to Southdale Daycare Centre for hosting a fundraiser in memory of Sebastian. Southdale Daycare Centre was able to raise $117.55 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!

6th Annual Let's Blast It! Golf Tournament - $26,208.90

We are pleased to announce that our 6th annual golf tournament held on June 1st, raised a total of $26,208.90.  A huge thank you to all the golfers, sponsors, volunteers, King of the Pigs, Highland Golf & Country Club, Taz and Jim Kelly from FM96, Paul Rodrigues from Finch, and especially the SSH golf committee: Luis Oliveira, Gilberto Oliveira, Miguel Piedade, Phil Abrantes, Paul Duarte and Val Bolieiro!  Great Job!   

Sebastian's Superheroes BBQ & Bake Sale - $2,267.65

Our 6th Annual BBQ and Bake Sale was held on June 11th and we are very happy to announce that we raised a total of $2,267.65!  It was a fun filled day with bouncy houses, face painting, children's activities, baked goodies and barbeque!  Thank you to all our guests, donors, volunteers and committee members!   

Sir Arthur Carty School Dress Down Day - $892

Sir Arthur Carty Catholic School participated in two dress down days 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 $3,378!

Songs For Superheroes - $500

On April 26th, Marlene Mato-Jones organized a classical concert featuring Gwyndaf Jones, Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh and Alde Calongcagong! It was a wonderful evening of musical favourites from opera, old standards, classical, folk and musical theatre.  They raised $500.00 for Sebastian's Superheroes and Neuroblastoma research. Thank you Marlene and Gwyndaf!

2nd Annual Walk The Red Carpet Pre-Oscars Gala - $2726.74

On February 25th Friends of Sebastian's Superheroes held a Walk The Red Carpet Pre-Oscars gala.  The event was held at The Western Grad Club, where guests got to Walk the Red Carpet, dine on an Oscar movie inspired Menu, laugh with a comedian and dance the night away.  Awards were given in many categories including best dressed.  Guests also had a chance to purchase Oscar Ballots (and guess who the winners were in all Oscar categories).  The grand prize, an overnight accomodation with dinner and breakfast at the Elm Hurst Inn & Spa, was awarded Sunday night (after the Oscars) to the person who chose the most Oscar winners.  Sebastian's Superheroes would like to thank Raquel Rodrigues and friends for organizing, volunteering and running the event.  They raised $2,726.74 for Sebastian's Superheroes making this event a huge success!  

Lucas McKechnie Birthday Donation - $125

Lucas McKechnie was Sebastian's best friend in elementary school.  This year for his 13th birthday Lucas asked his friends to donate money to Sebastian's Superheroes instead of bringing gifts.  Lucas and his friends raised a total of $125!  Happy Birthday Lucas and thank you for honouring Sebastian!

The Staff of EllisDon Corporation - $210

On Tuesdays the employees of EllisDon Corporation have the option to wear jeans to work for "Toonie Tuesday".  EllisDon draws the charity of employees choice every couple of weeks and Sebastian's Superheroes was chosen in January.  Thank you to Katherine Simas-Rocha for submitting our name, thank you to all the EllisDon staff for participating in Toonie Tuesdays and thank you to EllisDon for your continued support!  

Shrove Tuesday at Rei Dos Leitoes - King of The Pigs - $669.50

A BIG thank you to Rui & Sandi Vieira and the staff of Rei Dos Leitoes - King of the Pigs for supporting SSH.  On February 28th, Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day), Rui and Sandi served pancake breakfast from 7am - 3pm at their Hamilton Road location in London.  They donated 50% of the proceeds to Sebastian's Superheroes for a grand total of $669.50.  Sebastian's Superheroes is pleased to announce that this fundraiser will officially become an annual event for Shrove Tuesday at King of the Pigs (Hamilton Road location)! Thank you!

The Staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports - $800

A BIG thank you to our first Superheroes of 2017....The staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports!  Every holiday season they collect money to donate to SSH, this year they collected $800!  Thank you to all the staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports This brings their five year total to $5,440!

 

2016 SUPERHEROES

Celebrating The Superhero In All Of Us Gala Sponsors

Our gala could not be as successful as it is without the help of our wonderful sponsors!  THANK YOU! Please support our sponsors!!!

ABC CORK

BOLT SIGNS

BRIAN DUPUIS - LONDON LIFE/QUADRUS INVESTMENTS

CB-SB MASONRY

FM96 - THE MORNING SHOW WITH TAZ, JIM KELLY AND SHERRIE

HIGHVIEW HOMES

IDS INC.

IPEX CONTRACTING

JNF READY MIX

L82 CONSTRUCTION

LEVEL CONTRACTING

LIUNA 1059 - LABOURER'S UNION

MONDAN LONDON

PACHECO'S CONTRACTORS

PAUL RODRIGUES - FINCH CHEVROLET CADILLAC BUICK GMC

PI REAL ESTATE

PORTUGAL IMPORTS

WAL TECHNOLOGY

Chantel DaSilva & Ashton Travers-Gillespie - $500

In lieu of a traditional wedding favour, Chantel and Ashton made a donation in their guest's honour to Sebastian Superheroes. This wonderful couple were married on October 1st, Sebastian's Superheroes wishes you both a lifetime of happiness.  Thank you for donation and for raising awareness for our cause.

Sir Arthur Carty School Dress Down Day - $322

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 $2,486!

3M Gives Volunteer Award - $3,000

Sebastian's Superheroes is run by a dedicated committee that spend countless hours planning and running all of our events, marketing and social media. We are extremely proud when those efforts are recognized. Our committee member, Diane Piedade received the "Global 3M Gives Volunteer Award". Diane has won the volunteer award with 3M before, but this year she was recognized globally within all of 3M! In addition to attending the Volunteer Award ceremony in St. Paul's Minnesota, Diane received a trophy and a $3,000 donation to Sebastian's Superheroes!

Thank you Diane for all your hard work and thank you 3M Gives for recognizing our volunteer! 

The Davide Melillo Golf Classic - $8,000

Sebastian's Superheroes would like to thank the Dave Melillo Fund for donating $8,000 that was raised in this year's Golf Classic. A big thank you to all of the golfers, sponsors, volunteers, and especially to the Dave Melillo Fund Commitee and Melillo family for making this day a huge success!

LHLS and Unifor - $940

Thank you to London Hospital Linen Service and Unifor Local 27.  Together they raised $940 for Sebastian's Superheroes.  Great job!!!!

Byron Pizza Fundraiser Night - $355

On Tuesday, August 23rd, Byron Pizza held a fundraising pizza night.  For every family special sold, Byron Pizza donated $5 to Sebastian's Superheroes.  We are excited to announce that it was a successful day and Byron Pizza donated a total of $355!  A special thank you to Byron Pizza and their staff and to all our supporters who ordered pizza.  

Southdale Day Care Centre - $111

Thank you to Southdale Daycare Centre for hosting a fundraiser in memory of Sebastian. Southdale Daycare Centre was able to raise $111 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!

5th Annual Let's Blast It! Golf Tournament - $23,134.74

We are pleased to announce that our 5th annual golf tournament held on June 2nd, raised a total of $23,134.74.  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!   

Sebastian's Superheroes BBQ & Bake Sale - $2,411.01

Our 5th Annual BBQ and Bake Sale was held on June 11th and we are very happy to announce that we raised a total of $2,411.01!  It was a fun filled day with bouncy houses, face painting, children's activities, baked goodies and barbeque!  Thank you to all our guests, donors, volunteers and committee members!   

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!

Eva's Lemonade Stand - $138

A huge thank you to our Little Superhero Eva who put on a Lemonade Stand on April 15th.  Eva raised $138 for Sebastian's Superheroes!  THANK YOU EVA! 

Pre-Oscars Gala - $1258.37

On February 20th Friends of Sebastian's Superheroes held a Pre-Oscars gala.  The event was held at The Western Grad Club, where guests were treated to an Oscar movie inspired Menu, Fashion Show (By Elle Couture) and decor.  Sebastian's Superheroes would like to thank Raquel Rodrigues and friends for organizing, volunteering and running the event.  They raised $1,258.37 for Sebastian's Superheroes making this event a huge success!

The Staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports - $800

A BIG thank you to our first Superheroes of 2016....The staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports!  Every holiday season they collect money to donate to SSH, this year they collected $800!  Thank you to all the staff of ABC Cork and Portugal Imports This brings their five year total to $4,640!

Our Superheroes - Past Years