Québec, June 4, 2017 – Quebec has once again shown its support for sick children and their families during the 30th edition of the Opération Enfant Soleil Telethon, which concluded with a record figure of $20 107 287.
Broadcast live on TVA, the event was the scene of many emotional moments. The main hosts, Annie Brocoli and Maxime Landry, were surrounded by an experienced team to present the public with an exceptional show punctuated by moving personal stories. Several artists also contributed to the event by putting their talents to use for the cause and giving emotional performances.
An outstanding contribution
The 2000 volunteers, artists, technicians and 1900 volunteers in the 45 call centres located throughout the province all contributed to the success of this great display of solidarity that took place at the ExpoCité Centre des foires in Québec.
On behalf of all sick children in Quebec, Opération Enfant Soleil would like to thank its generous partners, including Walmart, Costco, RE/MAX, Familiprix, Sears, Énergie Cardio, TD, Desjardins, Aubainerie, TELUS, Couche-Tard, the Air Canada Foundation, Crevier, Korvette, Vidéotron Le SuperClub, Yellow, and the employees of Aluminerie Alouette and ABI.
About Opération Enfant Soleil
Opération Enfant Soleil raises funds to support the development of high-quality pediatrics for all sick children in Quebec.
Donations have made it possible to carry out hundreds of projects each year in local organizations as well as in major pediatric centres, which are equipped with cutting-edge technology and welcoming environments, and in regional hospitals, where children can be treated near their families.
Thanks to the generosity of thousands of Quebeckers, the support of volunteers and the dedication of our partners, more than 210 million dollars has been distributed throughout the province. To learn more, visit www.operationenfantsoleil.ca.
Samantha Munoz Comeau
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