MAKE-A-WISH CANADA TO RECEIVE $9,069 BOOST THROUGH TFCON CHARITY EVENT
Over 3,500 Fans, Exhibitors and Guests from Around the Globe Converged on Mississauga to Celebrate TFcon.
Toronto, ON. This past Friday, TFcon hosted a charity event in support of Make-A-Wish Canada at the Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale Hotel and Convention Centre and had raised $9,069 through both live and silent auctions. Funds raised were made through the generous bids of fans that had attended the event, which included a diverse range of Transformers toys, collectables, autographs and memorabilia.
“We are thrilled to support Make-A-Wish Canada and enable the vision and mission of their organization,” said TFcon Founder and General Manager Colin Douglas.
For Douglas and the TFcon team, this was a significant kick-start to the weekend where over 3,500 fans from the around the globe participated in the world’s largest fan-run Transformers event (July 13-15, 2018).
TFcon showcased a myriad of guest celebrities and voice actors including but not limited to David Kaye, Garry Chalk and Hal Rayle who made Transformers a success; circa 1984 and beyond.
“TFcon is a tremendous event, which provides attendees with a profound sense of community and belonging… something we need more of in the World today versus isolationism,” said special guest Hal Rayle.
The show continued to provide a unique fan-centered experience for those who attended through a variety of engaging programs, panels and interactive opportunities. For Yuni Shaw, who flew all the way from Taiwan to experience TFcon said “that these were some of the happiest days of my life.”
“We are truly grateful for all the fans, exhibitors, sponsors, community partners and volunteers that have made this event a success,” said Douglas. “We look forward to providing a great program for years to come.”
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About TFcon: As the world’s largest fan-run Transformers convention, TFcon is an all-ages event, featuring collectables, exclusives and popular guest celebrities and voice actors who contributed to generations of fandom, lore and mythos belonging to the Transformers universe. The colossal event took place inside Hilton Mississauga/Meadowvale Hotel and Convention Centre (6750 Mississauga Rd.), July 13-15, 2018. Special guests on-site included DAVID KAYE, the voice of Megatron in Beast Wars, Beast Machines, Armada, Energon and Cybertron, as well as Optimus Prime in Transformers Animated; GARRY CHALK, the voice of Optimus Primal in Beast Wars and Beast Machines, as well Optimus Prime in the Transformers Armada, Energon and Cybertron series; HAL RAYLE, the voices of G1 Snarl and Shrapnel as well as JAMES ROBERTS the writer of Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye and Transformers: Lost Light, plus Transformers Comic Book artists ALEX MILNE, SARA PITRE DUROCHER and more! For more information, please visit: www.tfcon.ca