Wednesday, May 16, 2018
11:30a.m. to 2:30p.m.
Forest Hill Jewish Centre
360 Spadina Rd,
Toronto, ON M5P 2V4
"Protecting Our "B's"
A Conversation About Brain and Breast Health
About the Event
Join us for the Women Helping Women annual campaign Luncheon as we raise funds and awareness for brain and breast health at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem and honour Lynn Posluns with the Kurt and Edith Rothschild Humanitarian Award. The award will be presented by Senator Linda Frum.
Dr. Vivien Brown, author of A Women's Guide to Healthy Aging
Neil Pasricha, #1 International Best-Selling Author of The Book of Awesome, The Happiness Equation, The Book of Even More Awesome and Awesome is Everywhere
TV personality, Jennifer Valentyne will emcee
About Shaare Zedek
Shaare Zedek Medical Center’s Helmsley Neurological Center, “Brain Center”, is a comprehensive neurology institute which enhances the care provided by our level-one Trauma Unit. It is comprised of an Interventional Neuroradiology Unit, a Stroke Diagnosis and Treatment Unit, and a Department of Neurosurgery with accompanying Neuro ICU.
The Jack and Candee Klein Comprehensive Breast Health Complex brings together four pillars of breast cancer care, prevention and identification through genetics, diagnosis through advanced screening techniques, surgical treatment in the Breast Surgery Unit, and medical treatment in the Oncology Institute. The Complex’s services also include the NOGA program, which supports and advises women with high genetic risk for breast cancer.
We are the leading breast health centre, a one-stop-shop in the Jerusalem area, treating over 65% of cases of breast cancer.
The breast health complex is working with the Fuld Department of Medical Genetics to treat women with the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. These two genes are associated with breast and ovarian cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease. These genes also occur more frequently in Ashkenazi Jews than in the general population.
How you can help!
Shaare Zedek Medical Center receives limited funding from the Israeli government for research and equipment. The hospital relies heavily on the generosity of donors around the world.
Join us on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 and together we will protect our “B’s” while we have a conversation about brain and breast health.
Brain Health Supporter
The Posluns Family Foundation
The Hon. Jerry & Carole Grafstein
Kurt & Edith Rothschild
Anita & Jack Greenberg
Wendy R. Eisen Endowment Fund
The Ganz Family Charitable Foundation
Julie and Gary Stern & Family
Alyce Orzy Memorial Fund at the Jewish Foundation of Greater Toronto
Sam & Judy Sapera
Minuk Construction & Engineering
The Azrieli Foundation
Wendy Switzer Myles
Allan and Susan Fenwick
The Linda Frum & Howard Sokolowski Charitable Foundation
Allan & Hinda Silber
Ken Crystal, Brad Crystal, Danny Purdon, Daniel Crystal, Taiga Lipson, Eric Crystal & Amy Chaplick
Israel Koschitzky Family Charitable Foundation
Lesley Binstock Offman
Godfrey Family Foundation
Myrna Weinstein & Family
The Harvey and Annice Frisch Family Foundation
Jack & Harriet Feintuch
Mitchell & Lilian Whyne
Melanie Cohen & Hinda Mitz
Lodzer Society Fund, Jewish Community Foundation
Zolty Charitable Foundation
Edwin & Elaine Beallor
Gift In Kind
Carole Grafstein, C.M.
Anita Greenberg JoAnne Korten Susan Minuk
Fern Orzech Judy Sigler Bonny Silver Wendy Switzer Myles