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Celebrating Women for Women’s

December 3, 2018

By Laura Zarnke

On Friday, November 16, nearly 1,000 guests gathered For Women for Women’s – the Women’s College Hospital (WCH) Foundation’s signature fundraising event for the hospital.

Presenters Dr. Paula Harvey, Kate Hardy and Dr. Simone Vigod wowed the audience with impressive and informative TED-talk style presentations which focused on the impact of sex and gender in three important areas: cardiac care, mental health and substance use.

This year the Foundation partnered with celebrated Toronto jewelry designer Jenny Bird to create an exclusive piece for us. With the ability to be used as either a pendant or brooch, these solid sterling silver, dipped in 14K gold pieces created a huge sensation at the event and close to $70,000 was raised right on the spot through sales.

In total, over $460,000 was raised to support the hospital and guests came away excited about the leadership role WCH is having on Canadian healthcare.

We are extremely grateful to the following presenting and lead sponsors: KPMG, Accenture, RBC, TD Bank Group, Deloitte and Maple Leaf Foods and all the supporting and table sponsors. It is their generosity that enables us to maximize dollars raised for the hospital.

Photos of the event are available online at our photo gallery here.

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