ABOUT "FRIENDS FOR THE CURE"
In 1999, Montreal General Hospital operating room nurse Tina Lamanuzzi wanted to hold a fundraiser in aid of the MGH. She enlisted the support of her husband and friends and held the first Valentine's Day gala at a neighbourhood hall.
2018 GATSBY GALA UPDATE
The 2018 “Friends for the Cure” fundraiser in aid of the Montreal General Hospital’s Peri-Operative Program, or POP, which provides crucial cancer care, was a smashing success!
The 2017 “Friends for the Cure” cancer fundraiser under the “Bal en Rouge” theme raised an astounding $330,000, thanks in large part to committee member Frank Rana, who single-handedly collected the lion’s share of that amount through corporate donations.