Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) receives $30,505 from First Inaugural Poker Fundraiser
Media Contact: Lena Hunt, Marketing and PR
On May 13, 2011, Montreal, Canada – These trying economic times did not stop individuals and corporate donors to contribute $30,505.00 to the Montreal Children’s Hospital during the First Inaugural. All proceeds will be allotted to the Urgency Department of the Montreal Children’s Hospital in order to care for the emergency needs of children in the area.
Over 100 guests enjoyed a buffet-style meal and fun at a Texas Holdem fundraising event at The Palace Reception Hall in Laval. A Burlesque show was performed b Miss Scarlett James, which is currently the best Burlesque at in the world. There was a majority of female players, which marked the event and the tournament ended at 3:00 a.m. and was won by W. SAM and FER (top three).
This worthy cause was to support the excellence that is what MCH has been for for over 100 years. Currently, governments are under increased pressure simply to cover operating costs. As a university hospital offering specialized care to very sick children, MCH donors and contributors play an important role by helping with equipment purchases, clinical programs, research and teaching initiatives. This support is vital to the continued growth a hospital, for clinical programs, research, and teaching initiatives. This support is vital to the continued growth to a hospital in order to keep top specialists in Montreal, Canada. Donations are also crucial for ensuring the best possible care for children. Donors play a critical role in making sure that these specializes services exist for the children and teenagers who need them.
The First Inaugural Poker Fundraiser 2011, organized by Online Entrepreneur and Real Estate Investor Stephane Manos and his wife, looks to be the beginning of many more charitable events to come.
The donated $30,505.00 will go toward meeting some of the hospital’s goals which are:
Research and Teaching: $7 M
Medical Equipment: $8 M
Clinical Program Support: Trauma Prevention Program, Insulin Pump Centre, Tiny Tim Fund $3 M
New Children: Construction of the new children’s facility $100M.
About Stephane Manos
Stephane Manos is an Online Entrepreneur who has developed several online companies. Currently, his interest is in real estate investments and financial investments. He is now looking into emerging markets such as the Middle East and parts of the United States.
To learn more about Stephane Manos, please visit www.stephanemanos.com
About The Montreal Children’s Hospital
The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC is a century old. Doctors, nurses and staff welcome support and respect each child, teenager and family member who comes through our doors. Parents are our “partners” in care because, by working together, we can provide your child and every child with the medical attention they deserve.
a world class centre for pediatric care, centre of excellence specifically in the treatment of cancer, congenital heart disease, diabetes, respiratory diseases (asthma) and neurology.
a university health centre, means that top medical specialists trained to deal with the most complex disease and also involved in clinical research to improve knowledge of causes of diseases & to develop new treatments.
Currently 100 researchers dedicated exclusively to improving our knowledge of children’s diseases e.g. genetic causes of certain types of brain cancer, respiratory diseases, heart disease, diabetes, etc.
The Children’s is McGill’s teaching hospital, all our practitioners are involved in training young doctors, nurses & many other health professionals in pediatric care (social workers, physiotherapists, etc.
- 200,000 patient visits every year; 80,000 visits alone in our ER, one of the busiest in North America.
To learn more about The Montreal Children’s Hospital, please visit www.thechildren.com/en