Scrubs in the City
Words by Roxanne Rowe | Photography by Jessica Martin
TORONTO, ONT – They came out dressed in their favourite British Isles fancy wear. From Posh to Punk, Rebel to Royal the 15th Annual Scrubs n the City had it all. In what has become one of the most anticipated events in city, the Sick Kids Fundraiser event attracts the cream of the crop of young professionals to the Evergreen Brick-Works.
The 2016 Scrubs in the City Gala proved to be a record breaking year raising $800,000.00. Over the years Scrubs in the City Gala has raised and contributed more than $ 4 Million towards the purchase of a new 3T MRI machine at SickKids.
The evening was co-chaired by Molly Fitzpatrick and Lucinda Kogan saw the 900 guests enjoy an evening dedicated al all things British. Music ranged from a Beatles tribute band to a Spice Girls girl power group and food ranged from from braised pork pies to an East London Curry Station washed down by ample Gin and Tonic from the various host bars.
The evening also included a exclusive silent auction where guests bid on one-of-a-kind jewelry and two night’s accommodation in an Owner’s Suite at the Fairmont Pacific Rim.
About Sick Kids
SickKids is Canada’s leading centre dedicated to improving children’s health and home to Canada’s largest, hospital-based child health research institute, caring for more than 100,000 patients every year. By attending Scrubs in the City 2016, guests are doing so much more than hitting the highlight of the social calendar. They’ll be raising funds for a new 3T MRI machine at SickKids. Quieter, faster, bigger, and more powerful, it will make the MRI experience less stressful for kids and family and give SickKids clinicians the best-in-class technology to deliver best-in-class care.