LAWYERS LOOK TO RAISE $500K FOR ST. MICHAEL’S
When Shara Roy was first transferred to St. Michael’s Hospital with her twin daughters last June, she was scared.
The Toronto lawyer gave birth to her babies six weeks early and what was supposed to be an otherwise joyous event had become traumatic. But any worries she had quickly disappeared as the doctors and nurses at the hospital’s Neo-natal Intensive Care Unit doctors worked to reassure her.
Roy, who is a partner at Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP, is now joining a group of lawyers who are putting on a fundraising dinner — called Malachy’s Soiree — to raise $500,000 for the St. Michael’s NICU.
“This will really go towards modernizing the equipment that is available at the St. Mike’s NICU,” Roy says.
Last year, the dinner raised $200,000, which went towards buying a ventilator resuscitator machine.
The event’s second year hopes to fund infant resuscitator beds for the delivery...
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