The Chief's Gala is a yearly event hosted by Chief Mark Saunders in support of Victim Services Toronto. It is a celebration that highlights a highly valued volunteer organization that is respected and essential not only to victims, but also to police officers at the scene of crimes and sudden tragedies.
The Chief's Gala is a high profile event that takes place yearly in the month of November. Over 700 guests attend including police chiefs and senior police leaders from across the province, members from all levels of government, and members from the business community. In 2008, over $1.2 million has been raised at the Chief's Gala.
About Victim Services Toronto
Victim Services Toronto provides immediate on-site crisis, trauma, safety and support services to victims of crime and sudden tragedy. This agency works closely, and in partnership with, the Toronto Police and depends on community support and donations in order to provide essential victim assistance programs to the City of Toronto.