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Remember, honour & support our veterans

November 2, 2015

This Remembrance Day, 30,000 Canadian flags will be planted on the lawns of the Sunnybrook Veterans Centre to honour Canadian veterans for their service and sacrifices. When veterans wake up on November 11, there will be a sea of red and white flags in a magnificent tribute and show of appreciation, from Canadians far and wide who have not forgotten their courageous contributions.

Flags are available for a modest $25 donation. Be a hero to our heroes, and say, "Thank You" to Canada’s cherished veterans. To purchase a flag and take part in Operation Raise a Flag please visit raiseaflag.ca. Flags may also be purchased at the Artisan Market Gift Shop (K-wing), by calling the Sunnybrook Foundation at 1-866-696-2008.

Sunnybrook Veterans Centre is the largest veterans care facility in Canada and home to 475 veterans, who served in the Second World War and the Korean War. They answered the call of duty and they stood on guard for thee, so that all Canadians may enjoy peace and freedom today.

Proceeds from the campaign will go to the Veterans Comfort Fund at the Sunnybrook Veterans Centre. This fund provides veteran residents with things such as computers, community outings, and continued learning opportunities, all in an effort to enable Veterans to attain the best possible life experience while at Sunnybrook.

» Learn more and buy a flag at raiseaflag.ca

Volunteers needed

On Tuesday November 10 at 6:30pm, the Sunnybrook Foundation will be planting Canadian flags throughout Sunnybrook campus for our veteran residents, family members, patients and staff to see bright and early on November 11.

Please contact Franca Palummieri at 416-480-6100 ext. 65344 or RAFVolunteer@sunnybrook.ca if you would like to volunteer a couple of hours of your time on Tuesday evening to plant the flags.

Veterans stories

Watch the video below to meet two residents of our Veterans Centre. Read more stories at raiseaflag.ca.

Raise a Flag