YOUR GALA

GALA THE WAY OUT

See the upcoming Gala along with past ones and together ...

« Let's give them back their dignity ! »

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November 2 2019 @ 6PM

You are warmly invited to attend the third edition of The Way Out Gala !

Several artists and personalities will be in the spotlight and guests will enjoy a festive atmosphere enhanced by a cocktail and a gourmet meal.

« Your involvement really makes a difference in a person's life »

 

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The funds raised will be used to provide help and support, to develop a housing resource so that sex trafficking victims can undertake steps towards social reintegration.

This support system primarily aims to equip the participant to discover and re-establish their sense of autonomy, a mindset and lifestyle change that leads to personal freedom to develop life skills.

Secondly, this support system aims to help establish a healthy community network founded on family and societal values. Our program is dedicated to young women aged 18-35, as this age group is the most targeted.

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WHERE ?

Salle de Réception Le Crystal
5285 Boul Henri-Bourassa Ouest
Saint-Laurent, QC
H4R 1B7
514-236-7255

 

WHEN ?        November 2, 2019 @ 6PM

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WHO ?

Most of the guests come from business, the arts, politics and the general Montreal population.

We are looking for volunteers and ambassadors to help us with our activities. If you wish, we invite you to contact us.

AnimationMaylissa Savard is looking forward to be your host throughout the evening. You'll be able to hear what it is like to be on the front line as she is helping women on a daily basis: Helping them to reintegrate into society through the developing of skills and change of lifestyle, allowing these victims to regain their autonomy and freedom. Maylissa is part of The Way Out, just like you are when you have decided to support us and the women that have suffered the evil of human trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation.

Bonus! You will also be the witness of an interactive and engaging animation consisting in the projection of video(s) at the 2019 fundraising Gala! Dustin, the producer, will be present and available to discuss with you and have a great time. Make sure to spend some time with him!

2019 Gala The Way Out: Maylissa Savard Helping women get out of sexual slavery

Maylissa Savard

2019 Gala The Way Out: Dustin Producer of a documentary. Helping women get out of sexual slavery

Dustin Luby

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Marlyne Barrett

Invitée d’honneur : Marlyne Nayokah Aflack (lien) was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1978. In 1996-1997 she was first known in Quebec as a VJ on Musique Plus, and now goes by the name of Marlyne Barrett and is a well-known actress on American TV. Barrett acted in The WireLaw & Order and Gossip Girl. After starting her career on stage and television, she acquired the leading role as Jasmine LeJeune in the romantic comedy Love, Sex and Eating the Bones (2003). Since 2015, Barrett has appeared as Nurse Maggie Lockwood in the NBC medical drama series Chicago Med. Originally cast as recurring, she was promoted to series regular during the first season.

Discussing about the prevalence of sex trafficking here in Canada and explaining that the population needs to be more aware of this fact. Extract from an interview on Breakfast Television :

« I think people are a little confused what the true process is when a person is taken (into sex trafficking), ANYONE can be taken. And anyone is a (potential target) victim of sex trafficking and I start by saying that because everyone is a daughter or a son of someone and until it involves you, sometime you don’t realize that. “I know nothing about this”.  » (text in parenthesis and bold emphasis added)

Musical performance :  Come celebrate and dance to the rhythms of the DJ from XO Events (link). Founded by the Sciortino Brothers 20 years ago, XO Events started out as a local Montreal deejay company and has now grown into Canada’s premier boutique Event Planning, Staging, Deejay and Audio/Visual
Company.

Awarded the Best in Canada 2010 by KA magazine, XO continues to raise the bar year after year over delivering and creating an experience that our clients and their guests will never forget.

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XO Productions

Our past events

GALA 2018

Profits amassés            92 000 $

Participants                    210

PARTENAIRES

La Sortie: Commanditaires 2019 Pour donner une sortie à celle qui sont prises dans la prostitution et l'exploitation sexuelle à Montréal

Animatrice / Conférencière

Conférencière La Sortie: Laurence Latreille - Credit photo Annie Éthier

Laurence Latreille

Ambassadrice

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Marlyne Barrett

Lieu de rassemblement

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Reception Hall Le Crystal

Performance musicale

XO Productions : DJ

XO Productions

GALA 2017

Profits amassés            125 000 $

Participants                    220

SPONSORS

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Animatrice et ambassadrice

Marlyne-Barrett

Marlyne Barrett

Formation musicale

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Wes Quave Live

Menu préparé par

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Vino Rosso Ristorante

Lieu de rassemblement

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Reception Hall Le Crystal

GALA 2016

Profits amassés             151 271$

Participants                     240

PARTENAIRES

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