Gourmet Dinner and Wine Auction Event raises over $65,000 for West Island Palliative Care Residence

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The Gourmet Dinner & Wine Auction of the West Island Palliative Care Residence which was held on October 4, 2018, at the beautiful Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, raised $65,700 net for the Residence.

The trendy atmosphere of the Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel and its excellent innovative cuisine was the perfect backdrop for this exclusive event. Over 115 guests shared two common interests: a passion for fine dining and wine and a profound commitment to the West Island Palliative Care Residence.

“Palliative care is quickly becoming one of the most pressing issues in our society. Caring for the terminally ill is about making life palatable, treating symptoms, and enabling patients to live their final days in dignity, comfort and in a home-like environment. We could not do what we do at the West Island Palliative Care Residence without the support of so many caring and generous individuals who support events such as our Gourmet Dinner & Wine Auction. We need to raise more than $3.5 million each year to meet our financial needs. We are so grateful for the support of our community” said Teresa Dellar, Executive Director of the West Island Palliative Care Residence.

Major sponsors of the event included: Jarislowsky Fraser Limited, TD Securities, Anne Myles, Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel, SAQ, Ross and Donna Fraser and Italvine.

About the West Island Palliative Care Residence
The West Island Palliative Care Residence provides terminally ill patients with a place to spend their final days in comfort and dignity in a warm, home-like environment, close to their family, and in their community. With its 23 beds, the Residence is Canada’s largest freestanding palliative care facility and it’s recognized across the province and Canada for its excellence in palliative care. The Residence has welcomed more than 4,100 patients in the final stages of ALS, multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease and cancer, as well as 17,000 of their family members. To learn more, visit PalliativeCareResidence.com

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