A butterfly release at Peninsula Retirement Residence earlier this month raised $1

Butterfly release raises $1,100 for hospital

A butterfly release has raised more than $1,000 in support of Peace Arch Hospital.

A butterfly release has raised more than $1,000 in support of Peace Arch Hospital.

On Friday, residents at Peninsula Retirement Residence – along with family members, staff and other supporters from the community – presented the Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation with a cheque for $1,100.

The donation comes as a result of a July 3 butterfly release, in which butterflies were purchased for $10 each, and then released into the garden at the South Surrey retirement residence.

The butterfly release was the second one for the Peninsula Retirement Residence, and has now become an annual tradition.

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