The 20th edition of the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation Golf tournament, held once again at the Royal Montreal Golf Club, raised $837,150 to support a new Chair in Pediatric Surgery. Some 52 foursomes of Montreal's business leaders took the green with pleasure and helped make this event a true success.
Marie-Josée Gariépy, President of the Foundation, acknowledges that this event comes to life through the tireless effort of the golf committee’s chairman, Mark Pathy and the organizing committee, a team of staff and volunteers, as well as the unrelenting support of the local business community for the past 20 years. “So much has …
In the first year of his 7-year, $10 million commitment to the Montreal Children’s Hospital, star defenceman P.K. Subban and his foundation, the P.K. Subban Foundation, contributed $1.4 million to P.K.’s Helping Hand, his fund at the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation dedicated to assisting vulnerable families financially devastated by a child’s illness.
“This past year, I have seen first-hand how tough a child’s illness can be on a family, both emotionally and financially,” says P.K. Subban. “Their courage at one of the worst times in their lives is inspiring and I feel privileged to be able to help …
$215K for the Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
A group of Quebec climbers scaled the 4,700 metre-high Pichincha Volcano for the 2016 Ecuador Challenge: Reaching the Top for the Children. The goal: To raise $180,000 to acquire three new Giraffe® incubators.
The group completed the challenge and more, surpassing their initial fundraising objective and raising almost $215,000. The funds will allow the hospital to acquire three incubators, as well as respond to more of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit’s (NICU) growing needs. These incubators serve as vital thermal units, allowing newborns to grow stronger while facilitating access for caregivers.
Last April, the climbers …
The 20th Andy Collins for Kids annual Funday which was held last weekend was a success. With incredible support from golfers, bull riders, dancers, sponsors, generous donors and volunteers, the organizers presented a cheque to the Montreal Children’s Hospital for $501,000. This brings their 20-year total to an impressive $3,348,000! The proceeds will go to trauma prevention programs.
Honouring the legacy of Andy Collins
The organizers chose to honour the legacy of Andy Collins by sharing his passion for the finer things in life. This lovable group of friends has accomplished the unthinkable: they have raised more than $3.3 million to benefit the Montreal …
Like many Quebecers, we were saddened to learn yesterday that our favourite hockey player, outstanding donor, MCHF board member and Hospital spokesman, P.K. Subban will leave Montreal to join the Nashville Predators. However, we are grateful that P.K. will continue to honour his commitment to our patients and their families. P.K.’s generosity and enthusiasm for helping others make him an incredible role model and he brought a tremendous excitement to his visits with the young patients and families at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. We look forward to continuing to work together with P.K. to support our hospital’s most …