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Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs

Grand Bal des Vins-Coeurs

2019 Edition

The 19th edition of the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs took place on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6:15 p.m. at the Salle des pas perdus (Windsor Station). This prestigious event is the largest fundraising activity of the year for the Montreal Heart Institute Foundation, whose mission is to support the activities of an ultra-specialized cardiology hospital with an international reputation for excellence in research, care, prevention and teaching.

special tribute will be paid to Mr. Guy Cormier, President and CEO of Desjardins Group, for his generosity and dedication that contribute to the evolution of the Montreal Heart Institute and its Foundation.

The Grand Bal des Vins-Coeurs is an annual event attended by close to 750 guests, mainly from the business community. 

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Make a donation


Table: $15,000
Ticket: $1800


Platinum - $50,000 (table included)
Gold - $25,000 (table included)
Silver - $10,000 (table not included)
Bronze - goods and services (table not included)

Dress Code

Black tie and evening dress

Valet service will be offered on site.

Evening Program

  • 6:15 p.m.: Cocktail
  • 7:30 p.m.: Event opening
  • 10:00 p.m.: Dance evening 

Guy Cormier - Mouvement Desjardins

Réal Bellemare - Mouvement Desjardins
Sébastien Blais - Deloitte
Linda Williams - Ernst & Young
Bruno Roy - WSP Global inc.
André Desmarais - Power Corporation du Canada
Yvan Genest - Decarel
Mario Lépine - Aéro Mag
Paul Raymond - Alithya

Do you need a dress or a tuxedo? The Montreal Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) is a partner with the company Loue 1 Robe / Loue 1 Tux. By mentioning the MHIF, we will receive a donation corresponding to 15% of your rental value. Besides, if you come accompanied, the two of you will receive a 15% discount on your rental.

For any questions, please contact Elsa Desjardins at 514-376-3330, ext. 3175, or at

Thank you to our Partners

Cirque du Soleil   SAQ - partenaire du Grand bal des Vins-Coeurs        

Thank you to our Platinum Partners

Broccolini      Desjardins

2018 Edition

We are pleased to iannounce that the 18th edition of the Grand Bal des Vins-Cœurs, has raised $1,735,000 for the Institute on September 6, 2018 at la Salle des pas perdus of the Windsor Station. 

On this occasion, a special tribute will be paid to a person or a group for their generosity, involvement and dedication towards our cause.

A special thanks to our copresidents Mr Jean Saine, Mr. Pierre Rivard, Gabriel Groulx and Bruno Roy.

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2017 Edition

The 2017 Grand Bal des Vins-Coeurs edition raised $1,700,000 to benefit the Institute.

Once again, our guests attended an unforgettable gourmet dinner accompanied by prestigious wines carefully selected by experts from the SAQ. During this festive diner, we paid a special tribute to Philippa and Marvin Carsley for their generosity, involvement and dedication toard the Foundation and the Institute.

At this very occasion, we had the pleasure to be blown away by the Cirque du Soleil as they deliver breathtaking artistic and acrobatic performances.

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