MUHC's Got Talent raises $420,000 to support excellence in research and care at the MUHC

  • By Grand News Network
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  • November 8, 2023

MONTREAL, Nov. 08, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MUHC health care staff rocked MTELUS on November 7th at the second annual MUHC's Got Talent. Created by the MUHC Foundation and modelled after the hit TV show, this exciting event takes MUHC health care workers out of the clinic and puts them on stage to fundraise for causes at the MUHC close to their hearts. This year's event raised $420,000 in support of a variety of causes at the McGill University Health Centre.

"Our performers gave their all to support patient care and research at the MUHC. Getting up on stage and performing in front of an audience is no small feat, and not only did they perform beautifully, but raised thousands of dollars for a good cause in the process. I want to thank our donors and sponsors for their immense generosity."

—Tina Scalia, Senior Director, Commercial Financial Services – Finance, Québec, RBC Royal Bank of Canada and Co-Chair, MUHC's Got Talent

Audience members were dazzled by the star power of respirologist and rock guitarist Dr. Jason Shahin, who supported the intensive care unit with a rocking rendition of Abba's Mamma Mia! All were delighted when infectious disease expert Dr. Marcel Behr showed off his skills on the piano and harmonica in support of infection and immunity research. Friend of the MUHC Foundation Billie du Page, an accomplished singer/songwriter, sang a stunning original song to support the work of rare and genetic disease expert Dr. Donald Vinh.

"I am so proud to be part of this amazing event. The talent of our performers ...

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