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West Island Palliative Care Residence St. Valentine’s Ball generates over $400,000

MONTREAL –  A who’s who of West Islanders turned out for the Palliative Care Residence’s 16th annual St. Valentine’s Ball, Friday night.

The black-tie event raised a total of $445,000, which will go towards helping provide end of life care to patients of the residence.

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Global’s very own Jamie Orchard co-hosted the evening alongside former Liberal MNA, Yolande James.

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The West Island Palliative Care Centre opened in 2002.

WATCH: Jessica Laventure talks to Executive Director Teresa Dellar of the West Island Palliative Care Residence about their fundraising gala

It was the first free-standing palliative care centre on the Island of Montreal.

Fundraising is crucial to the organization.

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