Media Day Invitation - 1st edition of the fundraising event Rope for Hope Make-A-Wish® / Fais-Un-VoeuMD Quebec for Quebec's sick children - Objective: $120 000

MONTREAL, May 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Make-A-Wish® / Fais-Un-VoeuMD Quebec is launching an all new event called Rope for Hope to help grant wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. The fundraising event will take place on May 29th and 30th 2014, offering an out-of-the ordinary experience. Participants will have the chance to rappel down Place du Canada, a 24-storey landmark building, located downtown Montreal.

When : 

Thursday, May 29 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Media Day

Journalists and employees of the media are invited to come and live this exhilarating experience.  This special day also brings together children, families and friends of Make-A-Wish / Fais-Un-Voeu Quebec.  This is a perfect opportunity to experience an exciting time alone, with friends and co-workers or to challenge a colleague!


Friday, May 30 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Event Day

60 participants will be rappelling from great heights in a festive atmosphere that includes wish children and their families, Montreal's SWAT team, super-heroes and princesses.

Where :        

Place du Canada

1010 de la Gauchetière Street

Montreal, QC

Why :

To grant wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience by bringing hope, strength and joy.   Many Quebec children will see their most cherished wish become reality, like Jonathan, who flew to the set of Transformers 4 in Chicago.


On-site interviews will be available.

Make-A-Wish® / Fais-Un-VoeuMD Quebec grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience by bringing hope, strength and joy. The Foundation is a member of the Make-A-Wish International family, the world's largest non-profit wish granting organization for children. Present in 50 countries, Make-A-Wish has granted more than 324,00 wishes since its creation in 1980. All funds raised in Quebec are intended to carry out the wishes of children in Quebec.

SOURCE: Make-A-Wish Quebec

For further information: Media Relations: Julie Gagnon, 514 713-4381,; Marie-Michelle Do, 514 318-8346,


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