Vino For Bambinos 2017


Celebrating 10 years of Success!

10th Annual Vino for Bambinos

Thursday, May 25, 2017

We are officially SOLD OUT! 
 Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors! Check them out here:




 Tickets are SOLD OUT

The Hayati Children’s Foundation is celebrating 10 years of success in raising funds for the children who benefit from our programs!

VIP Experiences

Join the Hayati Children’s Foundation and our Vino for Bambinos Partner, The Calgary Zoo, for these special “Behind the Scenes” experiences that are no longer open to the public.


VIP Experience: Meet the Tigers! $200.00 – SOLD OUT

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM, Includes regular admission ($125) to Vino for Bambinos plus cost of experience. This event is no longer available to the public through the Calgary Zoo, it is exclusive to private VIPs!Discover what it’s like feed the tigers up close and personal! You’ll learn all about the tigers, their habitat and how they interact with their handlers. NO DISCOUNTS.

 VIP Experience


VIP Experience: Meet the Giraffes! $180.00 – SOLD OUT

5:15 PM – 6:30 PM,  Includes regular admission ($125) to Vino for Bambinos plus cost of experience. This event is no longer available to the public through the Calgary Zoo, it is exclusive to private VIPs! Discover what it’s like to stand right beside a giraffe and feed them. Find out why they have such long necks and purple tongues. You’ll learn all about giraffes in this interactive zookeeper talk, then journey behind the scenes and meet them up close. NO DISCOUNTS

VIP Experience

Cuisine for a Cause

To celebrate 10 years of success the Hayati Children’s Foundation proudly presents a series of dinners that highlights the finest dining experiences that Calgary has to offer.

Dinner Series: 6:30 PM start; cost: $150.00 / person:
Your all-inclusive ticket includes a multi-course menu with wine pairing, tax & gratuity.
This ticket does NOT include entrance to Vino for Bambinos.

  • March 29, 2017: Briggs Kitchen and Bar with wine pairings by Philippe Dandurand Wines
    Event Location: 317 10 Ave SW #100, Calgary, AB T2R 0A5
  • April 5, 2017: Modern Steak with wine pairings by BonVida Wines
    Event Location: 107 10a St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4T3
  • April 12, 2017: The Living Room with wine pairings by Fluid Imports
    Event Location: 514 17 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0B1
  • April 19, 2017: Paper St. with wine pairings by Renaissance Wine
    Event Location: 630 8 Ave SW #102, Calgary, AB T2P 1G6
  • April 26, 2017: Rodney’s Oysters House with wine pairings by one of HCF’s Vino for Bambinos Sponsors
    Event Location: 355 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2R 0A5
  • May 3, 2017: Brasserie Kensington with wine pairings by one of HCF’s Vino for Bambinos Sponsors
    Event Location: 1131 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, AB T2N 3P4

Each dinner and wine pairing is carefully selected by the Hayati Children’s Foundation’s Vino for Bambinos event sponsors. Proceeds from this series will go directly to HCF’s sponsored programs.



Vino for Bambinos 2016 Photos

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Why Support HCF?

  • The Hayati Children’s Foundation has been empowering underprivileged children since 2007
  • We are a non-religious organization that operates with minimal overhead
  • We have long term relationships with two Children’s homes in Mexico: Hope House & Love in Action, our funds are used for basic educational, nutritional, housing and security needs
  • In 2016 we started a relationship with Missoes-nas-Cidades in Mozambique, providing $1,350 USD / month to supply basic educational, health and security needs to their boy’s home in Mozambique:
  • In 2016 we partnered with The Calgary Zoo, donating $10,000 CAD from our Vino for Bambinos Fundraiser to a new program aimed at bringing education to underprivileged children in Calgary
  • In 2016 we created a program with Inn from the Cold, donating $10,000 CAD to bring much needed educational & medical supplies to homeless children in Calgary
  • We work closely with our Programs to ensure that the funds directly benefit underprivileged children