Telethon raises $225K for palliative care

In this provided photo, three generations of the Hodge family participate in the 30-Hour Telephone for Palliative Care. The telethon raised $225,000. (BGHF via Newswatch Group)

BROCKVILLE – A 30-hour telethon for the Brockville General Hospital Foundation raised a six-figure sum for the hospital’s palliative care program.

An official cheque for $225,000 was handed over recently to the hospital foundation.

The telethon – 36 years running – was held in late February over two days on YourTV.

The next event will be held Feb. 22-23, 2020.

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