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​​​The Inaugural Valentine’s Day, ‘Heart in the City’ event launched last year
The Inaugural Valentine’s Day, ‘Heart in the City’ event launched last year, Feb. 14, 2013. (From left to right) Tennys Hanson, President & Chief Executive Officer, TG&WHF; Dr. Vivek Rao, Head, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, PMCC; Dr. Heather Ross, Director, Ted Rogers Centre Of Excellence in Heart Function; Loretta Rogers; and Dr. Bernard Gosevitz, Vice President & Chief Medical Officer of Rogers Communications. (Photo: UHN)

Are you searching for the perfect Valentine's gift? Help a heart – literally.

With a donation to the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC), you can send a Valentine's message of love online or through post – and every dollar supports the Ted Rogers Centre of Excellence in Heart Function at the PMCC. The Centre specializes in replacement strategies for advanced heart failure, including mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation.

"We find that people are now looking for more significant and meaningful ways to give seasonal gifts," said Louise Aspin, Vice President of Advancement, Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation. "Many of us have been impacted by heart disease, so we have created this fun and impactful way to support heart disease research while telling your loved ones how much they mean to you."

VIDEO: Watch 'Heart in the City' PSA

Sponsored by Rogers Media, City TV and championed by TGWHF Board Member Dr. Bernie Gosevitz, this year's 'Heart in the City' event gives you the chance to support research breakthroughs at the PMCC during Heart Month​.

Visit www.heartinthecity.ca for more information.

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