Approximately 3,011 people streamed through the streets of Montreal in August 2005 in the first Weekend to End Breast Cancer, giving a major boost to the treatment and prevention of breast cancer at the Segal Cancer Centre.
When Yee Fun Wong describes her experience at the 2014 Pharmaprix Weekend to End Women’s Cancers as having been “really raw”, she’s referring to much more than the physical exertion of covering the lengthy route through the streets of Montreal.
Ten amazing years after its Montreal debut, the Pharmaprix Weekend to End Women’s Cancers reached its landmark anniversary on Aug. 23 and 24 amid cheers, tears, embraces and legions of aching feet.
Throughout the year, the JGH Foundation hosts or benefits from a wide variety of events that call upon all of us to support initiatives that empower the Jewish General Hospital. This enables the JGH to save lives, improve patients’ quality of life and provide the most vulnerable members of society with the care they need.