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5 good reasons to give

September 12, 2019

Philanthropic culture is one of the positive consequences of a society that is open to the world. However, making a donation in support of a cause remains a very personal choice, and the motivations to do so can be multiple. If we cannot support them all, we generally decide on those that best reflect our values.

But why do people agree to give to an organization? Here are our top 5 reasons for their choice:

1. Giving makes you happy

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$1,801,700 fundraised for the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation thanks to the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs

September 6, 2019

The Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs, the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation’s signature event, was held last night in the Salle des pas perdus at the Windsor Station. For this 19th edition, near 800 generous philanthropists, mainly from the business community, took part in the celebrations. Hosted by entrepreneur Nicolas Duvernois, this prestigious evening focused on innovation and cooperation helped raise $1,801,700.

A tribute to Desjardins Group for supporting the cause

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Alain Gignac is appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation

July 16, 2019

The Chair of the Board of Directors of the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, Mr. Lino A. Saputo, Jr., is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Alain Gignac as Chief Executive Officer of the organization. He will take office on Monday, August 19, 2019.

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