June 16, 2005 12:35 ET

Media Advisory: Friends Giving Life

Toronto General Hospital's Team for Transplant Hosts "Launch & Lunch" Event Attention: Assignment Editor, City Editor, Health/Medical Editor, Lifestyle Editor TORONTO, ON--(CCNMatthews - June 16, 2005) -

Team for Transplant is a community of individuals who understand the importance of giving back to the Multi-Organ Transplant Program at Toronto General Hospital. The team links transplant patients and their families with others who have shared the experience, to support each other and to support the Multi-Organ Transplant Program through unique fundraising efforts.

On Saturday, June 18, 2005, Team for Transplant hosts "Launch & Lunch" complete with a BBQ, entertainment and other activities. The event is an opportunity for the transplant community to give back through supporting fundraising efforts as well as meet others who have had similar organ transplant experiences.

What: Launch & Lunch BBQ, Entertainment and Festivities

Who: Speakers will include:
Dr. Gary Levy, Medical Director, Multi-Transplant Program
Brenda Hunter, Team for Transplant Chair
Sharon Andrews, transplant recipient
Scott Fairbairn, Senior Development Officer, TG&TWH Foundation

Where: Event Tent
Ontario Place
955 Lakeshore Blvd. West

When: Saturday, June 18, 2005
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Contact Information

  • Melanie Litwin, Special Events Coordinator, TG&TWH Foundation
    Primary Phone: 416-340-4800 ext. 6895