During the spring of 2016, under the direction of then D. G Ken Krebs and PDG Pat Chernesky as chairperson District 5550 embarked on a Million Dollar Dinner. fund-raising venture. 
The dinner was held in conjunction with the District 5550 convention in Gimli, Manitoba on May 14, 2016. At that event, PDG Pat revealed the amount raised, an impressive $1,133,685.00.

At the recent Zone 24- 32 Institute a reception was held on Saturday, Oct 1st for the Major Donor from those Districts in Zones 24 & 32 who had successful Dinners! District 5550 received their certificate from President John Germ and other dignitaries in attendance.