The first Runway of Hope took place on Sunday, 30 June 2019 at Montecassino Woodbridge/Vaughan, after almost 9 months of planning.

We are very pleased to announce that the first Runway of Hope was a great success. Together, we have raised enough funds to build not 1, not 2 but 3 playgrounds through Million Dollar Smiles!

It was an amazing event, realized solely by happy volunteers, and attended by kind-hearted audience. It was the Runway where all models were smiling, so pleased to have the opportunity to give back to our community. 

The young talents were joined by the SuperModel Canada 2019 winners Azra Sljivar and Tyler LiBoiron, and 2 Very Special Guests From Million Dollar Smiles @milliondollarsmilesnfp Jamielee Kellar and Matteo Fiamengo. 

Girl Pow-R @girl_pow_r, Rhyan Douglas@mrrhyandouglas, Julia Middleton @juliamiddletonmusic, and Cinderella of @princesspartiestoronto helped add special touches to our event, with their music and appearance. 

Our hosts Samantha and Madeleine Caleon, Peter Papapetrou, and Mahta Gharaei were just perfect.

Our event was attended by many VIP guests, including Director on Editorial Board of Spencer Magazine @spencer_magazine Joseph Edward Schur, Wanda Ryan, Rose Marie Bresolin, and Jonathan Levy, the legendary Joey Cee, Mattel’s Lisa Perry, Author and Motivational Speaker Tania Kolar, Toronto blogger Julia Suppa, and SuperModel Canada Founder/Director and Miss Universe Canada 2008 Samantha Tajik. 

The event was covered by Toronto Student Media Network @tstvmedia, and snapd Vaughan.

Our event couldn’t have happened without the love and support from those mentioned above. Special thanks also go to Joe the DJ, our beloved Runway Coach Jessica Gregory @jgrunwaycoach, the audience, supporters, vendors, silent auction donors, volunteers, and above all, our K2K families. 

You can Donate here

Our first playground will be installed on Sunday, 15 September 2019, in Hamilton, Ontario. We can’t wait to see the Million Dollar Smiles on our recipient’s face. ❤️

We thank you very much for your generosity.