Villa Maria presents a $26,000 cheque to Dr. David Fleiszer
We are delighted to report that Villa Maria’s 2015 Breast Cancer Awareness Week, culminating in the Color Run, was an enormous success. Everyone had a great time and with the help of our sponsors managed to raise $26,000!
Several events and conferences took place during Villa Maria’s Breast Cancer Awareness Week. On May 11th, Dr. David Fleiszer, renown surgeon and breast cancer specialist, addressed the senior students on the realities of breast cancer.
Also, Kyries Hébert, celebrity football player with the Montreal Alouettes and recipient of several awards, joined our students in the Colour Run which took place on May 15th. As well, six students had their heads shaved in support of the cause.
The funds will be used to support the updating and maintenance of the MUHC Patient Education Guide for Breast Cancer. You can see this work at http://www.muhcpatienteducation.ca/
Villa Maria’s Breast Cancer Awareness Committee has already started planning next year’s event which will be held in May 2016.
Thank you to all of our sponsors!