Fifty cyclists left Toronto on Wednesday, August 6 and made their way down Highway 401 as they embarked on the 10th annual CIBC 401 Bike Challenge that raised more than $330,000 to support children with cancer.
Another 20 cyclists joined them in Cornwall on Friday, August 8 for the final leg of the journey to Montreal before arriving at Dawson College. The carnival-like arrival event featured food trucks, music and entertainment.
On hand for this 10th anniversary event was Phil Liggett, universally known as “The Voice of Cycling”.
The CIBC 401 Bike Challenge also celebrated another special milestone – nearly $1.5 million …
The new Children’s will boast a unique Teen Lounge thanks to a generous contribution from The James Philip Hawkins Fund of The Henry and Berenice Kaufmann Foundation.
Located on the S1 level of Pavilion B of the new hospital, with direct access to the atrium and a view of the outdoor garden, this space will be dedicated to adolescents, who represent 30% of the hospital’s patients. Child Life specialists will be able to organize activities suited to the interests and needs of hospitalized pre-teens and teenagers.
We thank The Henry and Berenice Kaufmann Foundation’s Directors for highlighting and focusing on this …
For five days straight, rain and shine, dozens of teams of jubilant cyclists cheered, clapped, pedaled and partied their way through the streets of downtown Montreal. With a police escort, the riders of the 30-seat Mighty Bike celebrated a year of fundraising for The Montreal Children’s Hospital. This year, participants of Pedal for Kids have raised $425,000. For 23 years, the money has literally transformed care at the Hospital, allowing patients to be diagnosed more quickly, treated more efficiently and sent home earlier.
The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation and radio stations CJAD 800, CHOM 97 7, Virgin Radio 96 and TSN 690, are proud to announce that the 2014 edition of the Caring for Kids Radiothon raised an outstanding $1,460,000 for the Montreal Children’s Hospital.
Live from The Children’s, more than thirty patients and their families courageously shared how the Hospital’s professionals saved their lives.
Responding to the call of their favourite hosts, thousands of listeners joined the Circle of Hugs with a monthly donation of $20. The final result clearly demonstrates their generosity. In 11 years, more than $18.9 million …
Under the leadership of Patron of Honour, Ms. Karen Leggett, Executive Vice-President, Marketing & Corporate Strategy and Member of the Office of the President, National Bank, the event raised $1,100,000!
A big thank you to our Awards of Excellence sponsors, the National Bank, Global Montreal, the Gustav Levinschi Foundation, le Groupe Jean Coutu, TD and TransForce, and to companies such as Bell, la Caisse de dépôt de placement du Québec, Celebrations FX, Pfizer and Shire, as well as our many volunteers, guests, patrons and donors.
Congratulations to our raffle winners:
Martin Castonguay, our grand-prize winner: 2 Air Canada tickets and 2 nights …