QEH telethon passes $500K goal
Foundation raises money for priority medical equipment for hospital
Charlottetown's Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation passed its $500,000 goal this weekend, raising $539,089 for the hospital.
The 21st annual telethon ran May 27 to 28 on Eastlink Television.
THANKQ PEI & BEYOND for making this possible!!!!! <a href="https://twitter.com/Eastlink">@Eastlink</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/QEHFoundation">@QEHFoundation</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PEI?src=hash">#PEI</a> <a href="https://t.co/41E6mJFWkO">pic.twitter.com/41E6mJFWkO</a>—@QEHFoundation
The foundation raises funds for priority medical equipment for the hospital.
The hospital foundation is usually able to generate about $5 million in revenue each year. The telethon is just one part of the fundraising.