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‘Bear Your Heart’ Fundraiser Granting Children’s Wishes

February 7, 2011 7:15 AM | News

'Bear Your Heart' -- Tonight at Earls St. Vital beginning at 6 p.m.

The second annual Bear Your Heart fundraiser is taking place tonight to help grant wishes to children with high-risk, life-threatening illnesses.

Lsat year, the Children’s Wish Foundation raised $10,000 during the event with the help of 140 generous Winnipeg donors.

The evening will raise money to grant Noah’s wish of going on a Disney Cruise to see his favourite characters. Noah suffers from a kidney disease that affects his day-to-day life. The eight-year-old loves to play hockey, read, swim and go on bike rides with his dad. Noah dreams of becoming a dentist when he grows up.

Bear Your Heart begins at 6 p.m. at Earls St. Vital and will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, bear-inspired foods, wines from around the globe and the world’s second largest mobile chocolate fountain. Local artists the Blackout City Kids and Flo will perform.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased from the Children’s Wish Foundation office on the Concourse Level of the Delta Hotel, or by phone at (204) 945-9474.

Visit BearYourHeartWinnipeg.com for further details.