Sky high support from Bank of Montreal

08 Jan 2020

Bank of Montreal (BMO) have long been one of our most dedicated corporate supporters but over Christmas they took their generosity to dizzying new heights.

A tandem sky dive and a hair dye challenge helped inspire BMO’s staff to dig even deeper than usual, with a record-breaking £72,000 raised to support trauma care at The Royal London Hospital. 

 

Whilst extra special thanks go to Peter for dying his hair neon pink and to Alison and the Admin Team for agreeing to jump out of a plane for us, we’re extremely grateful to everyone at Bank of Montreal for their phenomenal continued support.

As if that wasn’t enough, staff at BMO went the extra mile by helping to ensure that the young patients who were in hospital over Christmas each had a present to open, and even gave up their time to wrap hundreds of presents at The Royal London Hospital!

Our partnership with BMO has enabled many innovative projects over the years and their latest fundraising drive will play a key role in futureproofing trauma facilities in our capital and helping ensure that critically injured Londoners have the very best chances of survival.

Professor Karim Brohi, Consultant Trauma Surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust (pictured right, in white) says: “We’re grateful to everyone at Bank of Montreal for supporting our work at the Trauma Centre. 

“Charitable donations are crucial if we are to continuing advancing trauma medicine and increasing survival rates for our patients. That BMO employees have come together to raise so much over Christmas to make this happen is very impressive."

 

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