The BSE Raffle: Explore Kenya's wild side

Congratulations to our 2017 Bloor Street Entertains Raffle Winner, Helen Kearns! All of us at CANFAR wish you the very best on this once-in-a-lifetime, luxurious nine-day African safari vacation. This dream package is a total value of $35,486. Helen, thank you again for supporting CANFAR and helping to fund our critical HIV research programs.

The Bloor Street Entertains Raffle has now closed. Thank you for your support of the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR).

Delta Air Lines

Two round-trip Business Class tickets with Delta One® from any destination in Canada and the USA to Johannesburg, South Africa. One of the most exclusive cabins in the sky, Delta One® offers a dedicated in-cabin flight attendant and luxurious details that truly make a difference in how you spend your time in the air. Subject to terms and conditions.

Ethiopian Airlines

Two round-trip Business Class tickets with Ethiopian Airlines from Johannesburg, South Africa, to Nairobi, Kenya. Ethiopian Airlines, the New Spirit of Africaserves more destinations in Africa than any other airlines. Subject to terms and conditions.

Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport

Stay for two nights at the Protea Hotel O.R. Tambo Airport. Offering the perfect blend of comfort and convenience for your Johannesburg visit, prepare to be impressed with the aviation-themed décor, food, drinks, and in-room amenities at the Protea Hotel. Savour fresh all-day dining in a quirky aviation-themed atmosphere at The Warehouse, the Protea’s signature hotel restaurant, or enjoy a dip in the outdoor pool. Guests of all ages will love the unique Flight Simulator, too! Subject to terms and conditions.

Fairmont The Norfolk

Stay for two nights at the luxurious and centrally-located Fairmont The Norfolk in Nairobi, Kenya. Built in 1904, Fairmont The Norfolk continues to be one of the most beloved landmarks in the city, and the launch point for ‘bucket list’ worthy safari tours. Only minutes away from Nairobi’s best attractions, including the home of Karen Blixen, represented in the Academy Award winning film Out of Africa and Sheldrick’s Elephant Sanctuary, the hotel is also close to artisanal craft shops and modern shopping centres. Subject to terms and conditions.

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club

For two nights, stay in the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort with majestic mountain views, including full board and two daily game drives. The Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort in Nanyuki, Kenya, is set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, and offers a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Originally the retreat of movie star and resort founder William Holden, the Safari Club’s illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby. Subject to terms and conditions.

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff

For three nights, stay at the Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, in a Garden-View Premier Room, including breakfast at the resort’s View Restaurant. The Westcliff is an iconic hotel reborn as a stylish urban resort, elevated on a hillside with panoramic views across the Johannesburg Zoo, and the prestigious neighbourhoods of The Parks.  With a design that resembles a hillside village woven with courtyards, fountains and gardens, the hotel is still located close to business, culture, shopping and leisure activities. Subject to terms and conditions.


The 2017 Bloor Street Entertains (BSE) Raffle promises guests the chance to win the trip of their dreams. Thank you to our generous raffle donors for creating a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for The BSE Raffle.

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RESTRICTIONS AND CONDITIONS: Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario Lottery Licence No. M798434 | The draw for the Bloor Street Entertains Raffle will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 11:00pm, Four Seasons Hotel Toronto (60 Yorkville Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 0A4). The winner will be announced at the event, shortly following 11:00pm. | Must travel between November 30, 2017 and October 10, 2018, excluding the Christmas and New Year’s period, July 1 to September 30, 2018, and all Kenyan public holidays. Flights and hotels are subject to availability. | The Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) will cover the costs of all additional taxes and fees related to flight and hotel fees, excluding food, beverages, incidentals, and any recreational activities.