Timely News Coverage for Respite Home Groundbreaking

West Montreal Readaptation Centre (WMRC) and its key partners, the Taylor-Birks Foundation and Centre Marc Vanier, are delighted with recent media coverage of the June 23 groundbreaking ceremony for the respite home now being built in Beaconsfield.

“We are very pleased, and we hope this attention will help to draw even more donations toward furnishing and equipping the home,” said Gary Whittaker, chairman of the fundraising committee that raised the close to $1 million needed to build the much-needed facility.
CTV Montreal ran a captivating 2.5-minute piece on the 6 o’clock news that evening and posted the following article on the CTV Website:
Montreal’s The Gazette and its West Island section also both gave separate, detailed accounts of why this new home is so important:
The home’s principal donor, the Eleanor Côté Foundation, for which the respite home will be named, then earned its namesake the following profile in Montreal’s West Island Gazette: 


An article in The Chronicle was equally welcome:
The ceremony recognized major donors such as the Eleanor Côté Foundation, Power Corporation of Canada, The Tenaquip Foundation, The Rotary Club of Westmount (the campaign’s first major donor) and Ronald McDonald House Charities.Please click here for WMRC’s press release on the event.