CELEBRATE: 16th Annual Calgary Breaking Bread Dinner April 25, 2019 - Women's Leadership Through Education

by Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan Inc. / Femmes canadiennes pour les femme

  • Thursday, 25 April 2019 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM (ADT)
  • Polish Canadian Cultural Centre, 3015 - 15 Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7L8

Ticket Information

Type Price Quantity Subtotal

Select QUANTITY 1 to purchase a single ticket. Meet new friends! This is for random seating with no reservation needed.


BOOK A RESERVATION: Just like making a reservation in a restaurant, simply provide the name for your party in the box provided.


Select a quality of one or more to purchase a student ticket.


Select a QUANTITY of 1 to purchase a full table for 8 guests. (NOTE: Tax receipt is issued to purchaser and not to each attendee).

Please make a donation if you are unable to attend or can help even more. Donation
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An Invitation to Our CW4WAfghan Community and Friends ~

Let's Celebrate at Calgary’s 16th Annual Breaking Bread Fundraising Dinner!

Doors open 5:30pm. Come early to visit our Afghan Marketplace. The program and dinner begins at 6:15 pm.

TICKETS: $125.00 includes $50.00 for the meal and a $75.00 tax receipted donation. Select 1 or more QUANTITY to purchase the tickets you wish to pay for and complete the attendee information for you and your guests. The tax receipt for $75.00 will be issued directly by CanadaHelps at the time of purchase to the person who purchases the tickets, not to attendees.

GROUP SEATING: Selection 1 QUANTITY to purchase your single ticket. Then, “just like going to a restaurant”, make a group reservation. Provide one first and last name as a reservation group name in the box provided. When your friends and guests purchase their tickets, they must register using the identical first and last name for the reservation group name to ensure they are seated together with you.

TABLE OF EIGHT: Select 8 QUANTITY at $1,000 to purchase a full table and complete the attendee information and reservation group name at checkout. The $600 tax receipt will be issued directly to you by CanadaHelps at the time of purchase.


SPECIAL FOOD REQUIREMENTS? We will have a vegetarian or gluten-free option available. Please enter your requirements in the box provided.

STUDENT TICKET $35.00: Select 1 or more QUANTITY to order student tickets at a reduced rate with no charitable donation. CW4WAfghan is subsidizing the tickets to encourage students to participate.

THANK YOU to our generous event sponsor TERVITA, and our in-kind sponsors, Willow Park Wines and Spirits, Greengate Garden Centres and Digicopy Imaging.

Special Guest Panelists:

Deborah Yedlin, Chancellor UCalgary 2018-2022, is a longtime business commentator and community volunteer. She co-chaired the 2016 United Way Campaign and has been on the boards of several arts and community organizations, including the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Calgary Opera, YMCA Calgary and WinSport. Deborah Yedlin graduated from the University of Alberta in 1984 with a bachelor of arts in economics and English. She also has an MBA from Queen's University.

Dr. Lauryn Oates, CW4WAfghan Executive Director, is an award winning human rights activist focusing is on international development, women’s rights and education in conflict zones. She has worked with diverse organizations and agencies throughout the Muslim world on gender and human rights advocating for women’s rights, particularly in Afghanistan. She has been contracted as an expert consultant with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the Nike Foundation, USAID, Global Rights, Medica Mondiale, Womankind Worldwide, and Transparency International, among others. She holds a PhD in language and literacy education from the University of British Columbia.

How Can You Help

Become a Member. Simply SIGN UP to demonstrate your support as a global citizen who values universal human rights.

Donate: If you cannot attend and would like to make a donation, all amounts of donations are warmly welcomed and greatly appreciated! Online donations may be made via credit card above and at www.CanadaHelps.org.

Host A Breaking Bread Dinner. Breaking Bread for Women in Afghanistan is a volunteer initiative to raise funds for education programs for Afghan women and girls. The large majority of our donations come from individual donors with ongoing support from all of our chapter members and volunteers. Breaking Bread events can be organized in all kinds of ways, from a simple potluck meal among friends in your home to larger events in the community, such as in a church hall, community centre, school, or other venue. Please click here Breaking Bread, call 1 403 244-5625 or email Community@CW4WAfghan.ca for further information.

Thank you!

Goal Progress

Days to Buy


Polish Canadian Cultural Centre,
3015 - 15 Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 7L8

25 April 2019
Thursday, 25 April 2019 5:30 PM (ADT)


Questions about this event?

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan.ca)
PO Box 86016 Marda Loop
Calgary , AB
T2T 6B7

About This Charity

Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan (CW4WAfghan.ca) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1998 with members and volunteer chapters across Canada. CW4WAfghan is a non-religious, non-political, federally registered charity in Canada. Volunteers work together to advance education for Afghan women and their families, and to educate Canadians about human rights in Afghanistan. Through their network in Canada, CW4WAfghan members believe that individuals, as global citizens, working in solidarity and with integrity of purpose and action, can affect positive change in the world through education and the promotion of social justice and human rights. Be a Sponsor: If you would like to become a sponsor for this year's Breaking Bread Dinner, please email BreakingBread@CW4WAfghan.ca or call 1 403 244-5625. Thank you to our event sponsor TREVITA and our in-kind and raffle sponsors. Visit our website www.CW4WAfghan.ca to learn more.