On Wednesday, November 22, at Shaar Hashomayim Congregation, MADA Community Center celebrated its annual gala, marking the organization’s 25th year of service to Montreal’s Jewish community.

Close to five hundred people attended the event, whose honouree was the community activist and philanthropist, Marc Kakon. The guests enjoyed delicious food, open bar and were entertained by the famous Gregory Charles.

The evening highlighted MADA’s growth since its inception, demonstrating how it became the main address for the fight against hunger in Montreal. Awards were given to ten exceptional supporters who pooled their wisdom in order to change the face of poverty in our community: Mr. Andy Harper, Brenda and Shmuel Gewurz, Helen and Stanley Cons, Ricky and David Merovitz, Anat and Gary Richman, and Andrew Christopoulos, president of Sysco Services Alimentaires du Canada Inc.

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M4M 2015

Montreal had been abuzz for months as it prepared for its annual Masterpieces 4 MADA gala. The community rallied together to support this important cause.

Many collected auction prizes, schools prepared beautiful art pieces and artists donated their artwork. Their hard work culminated in a beautiful event at the Windsor Ballrooms on May 19. The camaraderie, rich food and endless cocktails made it an event to remember. But, the most beautiful part of the evening was the gathering of Montreal’s finest, joined in unity, to fight hunger.

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5th Annual Art Auction

MADA Helps Fight Hunger by “Turning Tears Into Laughter” at 5th Annual Art Auction and Comedy Night.

The MADA Community center, Quebec’s largest kosher soup kitchen and food bank, hosted its 5th annual Masterpieces 4 MADA (M4M) Art Auction Comedy Night on Tuesday June 10th, 2014 at the Corona Theatre. Sponsors, volunteers and supporters attended this inspiring evening which not only showcased and auctioned unique masterpieces created by community artists and students but also featured a hilarious comedy show.

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5th Annual M4M Gala and Art Auction

Come join us for a night of comedy at our 5th annual Masterpieces 4 MADA Gala and Art Auction!

This year’s 5 annual Masterpieces 4 MADA (M4M) event promises to be exceptional, with a stellar line-up of renowned comedians. Since 2010, Masterpieces 4 MADA has raised over half a million dollars in support of the MADA Community Center.

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