The D’Amours Family Improving Patient Comfort at the HMR

On May 29th, the HMR Foundation acknowledged the generosity of the D’Amours family, represented by sisters Julie and Marie-Ève. It was a very lovely moment of shared emotion among family and friends. Their $200,000 donation helped purchase 45 new oncology treatment chairs for the Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont. As their mother was treated at the HMR for six long years, this gesture was especially meaningful. Deeply moved, Julie D’Amours delivered a vibrant testimonial in which she stated that “if [their] gesture compelled even a single person to follow in their footsteps, it was worth it”.

Attendees were able to see for themselves how these chairs help improve the Oncology Department. They have increased the comfort level for patients who spend hours in the chairs to receive treatments. Oncology Nurse Marlène Fradette shared the experience she sees every day with her patients: “This donation makes the unacceptable, endurable.”

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