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Financial Sponsors

 Dr. Maria Gholami completed her Doctorate Degree in Pharmacy in Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Iran. She started her career as an industrial pharmacist in Daroupakhsh Company (Pharmaceutical Factory) and later owned and managed her own pharmacy, while working as a community pharmacist. She moved to Canada in 2002; she is registered with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia and has been working as a community pharmacist since 2007.  Dr. Gholami has been a generous donor and advocate of Music For The Hearts Organization. She has been continuously supporting MFTH since the beginning, putting her full confidence in the organization's cause. Her dedication and contributions toward MFTH have been key in its success over the years.

Dr. Maria Gholami completed her Doctorate Degree in Pharmacy in Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Iran. She started her career as an industrial pharmacist in Daroupakhsh Company (Pharmaceutical Factory) and later owned and managed her own pharmacy, while working as a community pharmacist. She moved to Canada in 2002; she is registered with the College of Pharmacists of British Columbia and has been working as a community pharmacist since 2007.

Dr. Gholami has been a generous donor and advocate of Music For The Hearts Organization. She has been continuously supporting MFTH since the beginning, putting her full confidence in the organization's cause. Her dedication and contributions toward MFTH have been key in its success over the years.

 Dr. Mehrtash Amini graduated from medical school in 2003. He worked in Iran for 9 years as an Emergency and Family Physician. He moved to Canada in 2011 and completed his Family Medicine Residency program at University of British Columbia following with two year return of service in a rural hospital and outpatient clinic. He provided a wide variety of services including emergency, surgical, and obstetrical procedures. He is a Member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.  Dr. Amini has been a Physician Lead for the Telehealth Virtual Primary Care Plan of northen Vancouver Island and Clinical Instructor at the Department of Family Medicine of UBC.

Dr. Mehrtash Amini graduated from medical school in 2003. He worked in Iran for 9 years as an Emergency and Family Physician. He moved to Canada in 2011 and completed his Family Medicine Residency program at University of British Columbia following with two year return of service in a rural hospital and outpatient clinic. He provided a wide variety of services including emergency, surgical, and obstetrical procedures. He is a Member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Dr. Amini has been a Physician Lead for the Telehealth Virtual Primary Care Plan of northen Vancouver Island and Clinical Instructor at the Department of Family Medicine of UBC.


 Dr. Hamid Tabassi received his medical degree from Zahedan medical school in Iran and worked as a Family and Emergency Physician for more than 13 years until moving to Canada in 2007. He could apply his passion for medicine in different clinical areas until he completed his Medical Residency program at UBC in 2015 (St. Paul's Hospital). He has practiced as a full time Emergency Physician at Dawson Creek Hospital of Northern B.C. since his graduation two years ago.  He is a Certificant of the College of Family Physicians of Canada as well as a Clinical Instructor at the Department of Family Medicine UBC. He is also Certified in Occupational Medicine at University of Alberta in 2015.

Dr. Hamid Tabassi received his medical degree from Zahedan medical school in Iran and worked as a Family and Emergency Physician for more than 13 years until moving to Canada in 2007. He could apply his passion for medicine in different clinical areas until he completed his Medical Residency program at UBC in 2015 (St. Paul's Hospital). He has practiced as a full time Emergency Physician at Dawson Creek Hospital of Northern B.C. since his graduation two years ago.

He is a Certificant of the College of Family Physicians of Canada as well as a Clinical Instructor at the Department of Family Medicine UBC. He is also Certified in Occupational Medicine at University of Alberta in 2015.

 Dr. Inna Fadyeyeva received her medical degree from Kiev State Medical University, Ukraine and completed her Family Medicine Residency program at University of British Columbia. With a passion for Dermatology, Dr. Fadyeyeva has also completed the Cardiff Diploma Program in Practical Dermatology from the UK. She is a Certificant of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and a Member of the North Shore Division of Family Physicians. Dr. Fadyeyeva provides Primary Dermatology services and is very passionate about skin care.  She is a Clinical Instructor at the Department of Family Medicine UBC and enjoys teaching future generations of Family Physicians.

Dr. Inna Fadyeyeva received her medical degree from Kiev State Medical University, Ukraine and completed her Family Medicine Residency program at University of British Columbia. With a passion for Dermatology, Dr. Fadyeyeva has also completed the Cardiff Diploma Program in Practical Dermatology from the UK. She is a Certificant of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and a Member of the North Shore Division of Family Physicians. Dr. Fadyeyeva provides Primary Dermatology services and is very passionate about skin care.

She is a Clinical Instructor at the Department of Family Medicine UBC and enjoys teaching future generations of Family Physicians.


Established in 1978, Westwood Honda has grown to become a premier Honda dealer in the Lower Mainland region. Throughout our history we have strived to achieve the best possible customer experience through top-notch repair and maintenance work, deep industry knowledge and a commitment to our community. We offer one of BC's largest selections of Certified Honda Vehicles and we are the largest seller of used electric vehicles in Canada.


 At Bright Dental Clinic, we are committed to ensuring the comfort and satisfaction in your dental treatment. We believe that dentistry is first and foremost a health service. We pride ourselves in ensuring excellent treatment that is holistic and aimed at your well-being. You can hold confidence that we not only use the best materials for your dental services, but also the latest state-of-the-art technology. Come into Bright Dental Clinic for a full examination, or just to chat. We speak English, Punjabi, Farsi, and Portuguese!  Along with our high quality care, we are dedicated to providing a soothing environment, with options such as satellite radio, cable television, cozy blankets, special back and neck pillows, and more. Bright Smile is an intimate clinic, which focuses on no more than 2 patients at a time. When you are in our office, you are our priority!

At Bright Dental Clinic, we are committed to ensuring the comfort and satisfaction in your dental treatment. We believe that dentistry is first and foremost a health service. We pride ourselves in ensuring excellent treatment that is holistic and aimed at your well-being. You can hold confidence that we not only use the best materials for your dental services, but also the latest state-of-the-art technology. Come into Bright Dental Clinic for a full examination, or just to chat. We speak English, Punjabi, Farsi, and Portuguese!

Along with our high quality care, we are dedicated to providing a soothing environment, with options such as satellite radio, cable television, cozy blankets, special back and neck pillows, and more. Bright Smile is an intimate clinic, which focuses on no more than 2 patients at a time. When you are in our office, you are our priority!

 Best Way Heating is the cost-effective solution to your heating and cooling needs. Throughout the years, we’ve kept the homes of Maple Ridge and Coquitlam comfortable with our services. Our registered technicians can take care of HVAC systems in all of the major brands. Give us a call when you need help with your:  Furnaces, Boiler systems, Hot water on-demand systems, Hot water tanks, Fireplaces, Air conditioners, Heat pump  Count on our furnace service in Coquitlam to take care of your maintenance and installation needs. Each of our technicians is licensed, bonded and insured, and all our work comes with a one-year warranty. At the time of service, our technicians will apply a sticker to your appliance so that you can easily track the length of your warranty.

Best Way Heating is the cost-effective solution to your heating and cooling needs. Throughout the years, we’ve kept the homes of Maple Ridge and Coquitlam comfortable with our services. Our registered technicians can take care of HVAC systems in all of the major brands. Give us a call when you need help with your:

Furnaces, Boiler systems, Hot water on-demand systems, Hot water tanks, Fireplaces, Air conditioners, Heat pump

Count on our furnace service in Coquitlam to take care of your maintenance and installation needs. Each of our technicians is licensed, bonded and insured, and all our work comes with a one-year warranty. At the time of service, our technicians will apply a sticker to your appliance so that you can easily track the length of your warranty.


 Green Family Wellness Center is a naturopathy office and skincare/laser clinic to help you elevate and improve your wellbeing level and beauty by safe, advanced and scientific treatments. Aesthetic procedures are more in demand than ever today, with both male and female patients actively seeking out safe and effective treatment solutions for their cosmetic concerns. The ubiquity of anti-aging treatments in the cosmetic practice is unparalleled, with a multitude of techniques and energy-based modalities currently being used to address the gamut of cosmetic indications including: wrinkles and fine lines, hyperpigmentation, solar lentigines, ephelides, melasma, telangiectasias, diffuse blotchy erythema, increased pore size, uneven skin texture, as well as cellulite, circumferential reduction and hair removal, among other indications.  Integrative & Naturopathy Medicine consider all aspects of patient health condition, finding root cause(s) and using variety of treatment tools to improve patient’s health level.

Green Family Wellness Center is a naturopathy office and skincare/laser clinic to help you elevate and improve your wellbeing level and beauty by safe, advanced and scientific treatments. Aesthetic procedures are more in demand than ever today, with both male and female patients actively seeking out safe and effective treatment solutions for their cosmetic concerns. The ubiquity of anti-aging treatments in the cosmetic practice is unparalleled, with a multitude of techniques and energy-based modalities currently being used to address the gamut of cosmetic indications including: wrinkles and fine lines, hyperpigmentation, solar lentigines, ephelides, melasma, telangiectasias, diffuse blotchy erythema, increased pore size, uneven skin texture, as well as cellulite, circumferential reduction and hair removal, among other indications.

Integrative & Naturopathy Medicine consider all aspects of patient health condition, finding root cause(s) and using variety of treatment tools to improve patient’s health level.

 At Total Eye Care Centre Optometry, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our lower main land patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience. We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointment times that meet your needs. Our knowledgeable staff at Total Eye Care Centre Optometry will work with you to help you understand your vision insurance coverage and provide financial alternatives to ensure you get the best vision care possible.  We know that you have a choice when it comes to Coquitlam optometry, so we strive to provide comprehensive eye exams, a great selection of glasses, Contact Lenses and personalized care. Come in today to meet our staff in Coquitlam and make an appointment.

At Total Eye Care Centre Optometry, our staff is friendly and professional. Our commitment is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our lower main land patients. We take pride in our personalized care and strive to spend the necessary time with each patient to ensure a comfortable experience. We will do our best to accommodate your busy schedule by finding appointment times that meet your needs. Our knowledgeable staff at Total Eye Care Centre Optometry will work with you to help you understand your vision insurance coverage and provide financial alternatives to ensure you get the best vision care possible.

We know that you have a choice when it comes to Coquitlam optometry, so we strive to provide comprehensive eye exams, a great selection of glasses, Contact Lenses and personalized care. Come in today to meet our staff in Coquitlam and make an appointment.


Other Sponsors

Pasta Polo & Brick Oven Pizza

Family owned and operated by brothers Fred and Farrokh Soofi since 2001, Pasta Polo is a local legend! Renowned for its freshly made organic pasta, brick oven pizza, and signature Italian favorites.

Pasta Polo has a rich history of supporting local non-profits, community groups and special events and has sponsored MFTH from the beginning.


Jamila’s Kitchen & Grill

Jamila’s Kitchen is a dream born from the mind and heart of Jamila, a passionate chef of Afghan descent. By combining ethnic foods from the Indian subcontinent, Afghanistan, Greek and indo-Chinese, she created Jamila’s Kitchen & Gill and merged it with Pizza Island & Indian Spice as a hub for diverse cultures to always feel great, which also integrates local and organic foods into the menu; we love to serve our community.


Cobs Bread | suter brook

COBS Bread promises to bring you the freshest, highest quality baked goods every day. Each morning our dedicated bakers are up early making bread from scratch for you to enjoy. At the end of the day, all of our leftover bread is given to local charities.


COBS BREAD | SUNWOOD SQUARE

COBS Bread Sunwood Square has been an active part of Coquitlam’s community since 2007. It is locally owned and operated by a community member, Ryan Klassen. The bakery also daily donates End of Day Giving product to many local charities.


Browns SocialHouse near coquitlam Centre

Located on Glen Drive, in the heart of downtown Coquitlam, this Socialhouse is conveniently located for mall-goers, students, and families; just blocks away from Lincoln Station on the Evergreen Line. Known for friendly staff and genuine smiles this cozy spot is just right for a memorable dining experience. As you arrive you’ll see a twenty seat island bar, a brightly lit mosaic lounge and a candle lit dining area.


Menchie's Frozen Yogurt | suter brook

Menchie's yogurt is made exclusively with our own custom blend of flavours that you won't find anywhere else. We strive to offer something for every guest and pride ourselves on using only the highest quality ingredients. Our frozen yogurt is a good source of calcium as it is made with fresh milk from our Canadian dairy. Our product line boasts gluten-free, vegan, and no high fructose corn syrup options and we strive to use natural flavours including real cake, cookies, spices, fruits and nuts. Enjoy!


Thrifty Foods | port moody

Want to know the secret formula that’s kept Thrifty Foods growing since 1977?

The best team in the business + a customer-first attitude + the freshest and best products + a hands-on commitment to our community.


Haida Sandwich

Haida Sandwich is committed to bringing an amazing sandwich experience for everyone to enjoy. Our restaurant features a variety of delicious appetizers, cold-cut and oven-roasted sandwiches, as well as mouth-watering pizzas. At Haida Sandwich, we continuously strive to provide both freshness and quality. We encourage you to try your first bite — it will make you want more!


freshslice pizza | newport

Always cooked and prepared to perfection at Freshslice Pizza, our employees take the utmost care and pride in providing you with delicious and healthy pizza. Striving to be again and again the premier pizza choice, proven through consecutively winning the Consumers’ Choice Award for Business Excellence. Not only do we offer pizza by the slice, but we also have whole pizzas available for delivery, pickup, or try our Take ‘N’ Bake option.

Freshslice Pizza is conveniently located on Newport Drive off Ioco Road in the neighborhood of Port Moody. We are situated in Newport Village right next to Inlet Seafoods Ltd., with nearby coffee shops, financial institutions, and local shops. The next time you are looking for pizza nearby in Port Moody, we’d be happy to serve you in person, over the phone or order pizza online now!


Coquitlam Grill

At the Coquitlam Grill, our interest is in serving up a little taste of home with our mouth-watering home cooked food. Our restaurant is a place where you can relax and take it easy rather than worrying about which fork is which. Our selection of 20 different kinds of beer might help you relax too! If you love breakfast but mornings are not your friend, never fear for we serve our extensive breakfast menu all day long.  Check out Coquitlam Grill's tasty restaurant menu for comfort food just like Mom used to make. We also have a wonderful take out menu as well! We also have Senior Specials, come in for details!


cactus club cafe | coquitlam

Our Mission: Every Guest Leaves Happy™.

Born on the West Coast and growing across Canada, Cactus Club Cafe offers the best in global cuisine using local, fresh ingredients served in a vibrant, contemporary setting.

Our service is attentive, warm and unpretentious. Our people are passionate about delivering food and experiences that will keep our guests coming back again and again.


Starbucks | lansdowne & Newport

To say Starbucks purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees is very true. That’s the essence of what we do – but it hardly tells the whole story.

Our coffeehouses have become a beacon for coffee lovers everywhere. Why do they insist on Starbucks? Because they know they can count on genuine service, an inviting atmosphere and a superb cup of expertly roasted and richly brewed coffee every time.


Ashton Lane Hair Company

Ashton Lane Hair Company creates more than just beautiful hair; we create a luxurious and all natural salon experience using world class products. We strive to promote a holistic and green lifestyle to help reshape our community into an environmentally stable society.


the body shop | coquitlam centre

20 years in Canada, The Body Shop has built an impressive portfolio of over 1000 products. Our naturally inspired solutions for skin and hair care, as well as an extensive make-up collection. All developed with the objective of helping you feel good about yourself from head to toe.

In 2017, we found a new home with other like-minded souls at Natura and Aesop. We're now part of Natura&Co, a global cosmetics group committed to cruelty-free beauty and ethical business. Together, we're working hand in hand to make beauty a force for good.


Real Canadian Superstore | Coquitlam

Canada's food and pharmacy leader, with a network of corporate and independently- operated stores in communities across the country, and employing close to 200,000 Canadians.


Save-on-foods | Coquitlam

Throughout history we have actively supported the communities in which we do business. After all, those communities support us too. So whether it's sporting events, charities or community services, we're proud to be good neighbours.


Safeway | sunwood square

Safeway has been a community leader for over 85 years. Donating $14 million annually, we support health and nutrition, hunger prevention, programs for people with disabilities and community activities.


Cineplex | silvercity Coquitlam

A leading entertainment and media company, Cineplex (TSX:CGX) is a top-tier Canadian brand that operates in the Film Entertainment and Content, Amusement and Leisure, and Media sectors. As Canada’s largest and most innovative film exhibitor, Cineplex welcomes 75 million guests annually through its circuit of 163 theatres across the country.