The Young Leaders Circle is proud to donate 80 000$ to the Montreal
MONTREAL, March 3, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - On February 22nd, the Young Leaders Circle (YLC) of the Montreal Children's Hospital
Foundation held their third edition Dolce, a fabulous fundraising event
that took place at the Loft Hotel. The evening raised $80,000 to help the tens of thousands of sick children and their families who
visit The Children's each year.
"This amount will go to providing the children at the hospital and their
families with the best care possible," says Benoit Lussier, member of
the Young Leaders Circle and president of the event. The funds will
help to advance pediatric medical education and allow the hospital to
acquire much-needed state-of-the-art equipment for the new hospital.
"We are proud to participate in creating an environment that is both
unique and specially adapted to the needs of the hospital's patients
and their families, he says."
With a theme celebrating sweets and desserts, Dolce 2014 is the sixth
charity event organized by the YLC, a group of young Montreal
An event not to be missed!
Dolce's organizing committee members are proud to announce that, for the
third year in a row, the event was a smashing success: 400 guests
danced the night away in support of a great cause. "Given that the
mission of the YLC is to raise as much money as possible to support the
treatment of sick children, this is wonderful news," says Lussier. "It
demonstrates that young Quebecers have a strong sense of philanthropy
and are willing to work together to accomplish great things."
Dolce could not have been possible without the help and collaboration of
a series of dedicated sponsors and partners, along with generous
individuals and businesses. The YLC would like to thank all those who
contributed to Dolce 2014, making it one of the marquee events of the
About the Young Leaders Circle of the Montreal Children's Foundation
The Young Leaders Circle is an organization that supports the Montreal
Children's Hospital Foundation. Its members are young professionals and
entrepreneurs from various sectors who want to make a difference in the
lives of the young patients at the Montreal Children's Hospital. The
Circle offers this dynamic group of individuals a unique opportunity to
promote philanthropy and use their expertise to benefit sick children
and their families. For more information: www.dolcemontreal.com.
SOURCE: The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation
For further information:
Catherine Desforges, coordinator