Hope Gala & Awards – JUNE 17 2023

In 2005, the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO) introduced the Hope Gala & Awards to honor the many heroes who have contributed relentlessly to the advancement of sickle cell disease (SCD) from different fronts. Close to two-decade after, the organization is still recognizing new and old heroes from across the country.

Among many others, past guests of the Hope Gala & Awards include

  • Canada’s Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honorable Stéphane Dion
  • Canada’s Minister of Science, Hon. Kirsty Duncan
  • Mayor of Toronto, Mr. John Tory
  • Mayor of Markham, Mr. Frank Scarpitti
  • Former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Hon. David. C. Onley
  • Several MPPs
  • Former Ontario Fairness Commissioner, Hon. Jean Augustine
  • Deputy Chief of Police Herridge
  • Former Chief of Police La Barge
  • Representatives from the Ministry of Health
  • Ambassadors
  • Consul-Generals from different countries

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