Words by Steve Blackburn | Photography Jessica Martin

TORONTO, ONT- The 2016 HEART OF FASHION! The sold-out Fashion Fundraiser for the North York General Hospital was a resounding success raising almost $1.2 Million exceeding the $1 million goal. Funds raised at the Heart of Fashion Fundraiser goes in support of the North York General Foundation and a new Interventional Radiology (IR) Suite for the hospital.

The event held on a private ravine property in the prestigious Bridle Path neighbourhood in Toronto (Yes, Prince used to live there) attracted over 700 Toronto philanthropists and socialites.

Hosted by Canadian fashion icon and TV personality Jeanne Beker, and presented by title sponsor BMO Financial Group the event also included a surprise guest performance by Glass Tiger frontman Alan Frew and a curated fashion show by TNT.

About North York General Hospital:

North York General Hospital (NYGH), established in 1968, is affiliated with the University of Toronto and is one of Canada’s leading community academic hospitals. NYGH serves a population of nearly 500,000 people within north central Toronto and southern York Region, offering our culturally diverse community a wide range of acute care, ambulatory and long-term care services across three sites. For more information, please visit www.nygh.on.ca.

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