The 32nd Opération Enfant Soleil Telethon $20,174,847 for the Well-Being of Children in Quebec

3 June 2019

Québec City, June 3, 2019 — Thanks to Quebecers’ generosity, the largest display of solidarity with sick children and their families ended this Sunday with a (record-breaking) total of $20,174,847.

Broadcast live on TVA for 15 hours, the Opération Enfant Soleil Telethon featured numerous highlights. The main hosts, Annie Brocoli and Maxime Landry, surrounded by an experienced team, presented a show of unmatched quality interspersed with moving testimonials. Many artists, such as Lara Fabian, Robby Johnson, Mario Pelchat, Ginette Reno and Nathalie Simard, put their talents to the service of the cause, which is recognized as the first choice of Quebecers in philanthropy .

Extraordinary Participation
Over 2,500 volunteers, partners, artists and technicians, who participated in the Centre de foires at the ExpoCité in Québec City and call centres, contributed to the success of this major event. Thanks to their dedication and the generosity of thousands of donors, Opération Enfant Soleil is pursuing its mission and helping children recover better by adapting hospital care to their needs.

Many thanks to all partners for their invaluable support, including Walmart, Costco, Re/max, Familiprix, Lowe’s Canada, Énergie Cardio, Aluminerie Alouette, Desjardins, Couche-Tard, TELUS, TD, Cominar, The Brick, Bizou et Opto Réseau

About Opération Enfant Soleil
Opération Enfant Soleil raises funds to support the development of high-quality paediatrics for all children in Quebec. Thanks to the money raised, over a hundred projects are undertaken every year in hospitals and regional organizations as well as major paediatric centres. Over the years, over 240 million dollars has been awarded throughout the province. For more information, visit Because small miracles don’t happen on their own. Thank you.

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Samantha Munoz Comeau
Communications Consultant and Public Relations Manager
Cell: 581-996-0622 | Phone: 418-683-3637, ext. 112


[1] Omnibus survey, firme SOM, spring 2018.

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