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27th Annual Chefs for UNICEF Water for Life Gala Halifax


Event Respresentative

Holly Davidson
National Events Manager

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The 27th Annual Chefs for UNICEF Water for Life Gala brings together an unparalleled collection of international culinary delights as Nova Scotia’s best Chefs create an unforgettable experience in support of UNICEF’s life-saving work for children.


The goal is to raise $300,000 to provide clean, safe water in secondary schools in Uganda.


Wednesday April 24, 2019


Halifax Convention Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia


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Honorary Chair

Colin MacDonald

Event Chair

Melanie Nadeau

Patrons Council

Jeannine Bakeeff
Jamie Berryman
Steve Bird
Troy Calder
Kim Day
Andrew Inch
Mark James
Brenda Kops
Nicole Langille
Lia MacDonald
Ian MacInnis
Melanie Nadeau
Christine Pound
Keith Skiffington
Phyllis Stephenson

Organizing Committee

Tracy Ashley
Jeannine Bakeeff
Laurel Boyle
Daisy Cobden
Ambrose Currie
Diane Davidson
Alannah Delahunty-Pike
Sean Doucet - Lead Chef
Lisa Jarmain
Laura Kennedy
Nicole Langille
Andre LeBlanc
Cyril Lunney
Brenda MacPhee
Laura Maynard
Jennifer Murray
Wendy Phillips
Caleb Power
Nousha Saberi


Advocate $10,000
Collaborator $5,000
Humanitarian $3,000
Individual Tickets $300

Or... Make an Online Donation

You can support the UNICEF Water for Life Gala Halifax by donating online.

Or... Buy a Water for Life Bundle

Water for Life Bundle


Donate a Water for Life bundle containing 75 bars of soap, 500 sachets of oral rehydration salts, and 3,250 water purification tablets, a collapsible water container, and a bucket, providing 225 children with the tools to purify water, stay clean and treat diseases from waterborne illnesses. 


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