Thank you to our local supporters!

Kitchener Waterloo Poppy Fund

Special thanks to our friends at the Kitchener Waterloo Poppy Fund for their
generous investment in the Heart Rhythm Program at St. Mary’s.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 234 – Guelph

Thank you to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 234 out of Guelph for their generous donation in support of Cardiac Care at St. Mary’s.  Proceeds from their Poppy Fund have been directed to the Heart Rhythm Program.

Thank you Branch 234 for investing in the health of your community and in the health of your comrades.

KW CPS Supports Cardiac Care at St. Mary’s

Sincere thanks to the staff of KW CPS, located in The Boardwalk Medical Centre.

Not only do you provide Cardio Pulmonary Services to the region, your staff are enthusiastic supporters and AND fundraisers for St. Mary’s Cardiac Care Centre!

Through a Heart Month office raffle, the team at CPS raised over $530.00

Remembering a “Special Chick”

Thank you to the friends and family who gathered on Saturday January 7, 2017 for the fundraising event “A Special Way to Remember a Special Chick”, celebrating the life of Ange in a way that reflected her uniqueness.

Funds raised from this event will be used to purchase sleeper chairs which will provide comfort and rest for family members of ICU patients at St. Mary’s Hospital.

The Royal Canadian Legion – Ladies Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation supports the ICU

 

Thank you To the Royal Canadian Legion – Ladies Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation for your generous donation towards an ICU Care Bed at St. Mary’s.

Trios College shows their Heart!

The students and staff of Trios College have serious heart for their community!

Through fun activities in celebration of Heart Month – a 50/50 Draw, Bake Sale, Dress-Down Day and Guess The Candies Contest – they raised over $900 in support of St. Mary’s Cardiac Care Centre.

Incredible support from an inspiring group!

 

2016 Manulife LPGA Classic raises $447,567

The 2016 Manulife LPGA Classic raised a record breaking $447,567 in support of St. Mary’s General Hospital.  Total contributions now surpassing $1.6 million through various initiatives related to this event over the past five years.

We are honored to, once again, join Manulife Classic and Sports Properties International as the official charity partner of the Manulife LPGA Classic for the 5th consecutive year.  Their continued support ensures that our friends , neighbours and loved ones have access to the quality health care they need and deserve, close to home.

We are truly grateful for heir investment in the health of our community.

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Jeans n Scrubs

Sincere thanks to the generous contributors, organizers and attendees of the 2016 Jeans n Scrubs event!  Carol Parsons, organizing committee Chair stopped by this week to present St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation with a cheque for $37,000.

 

Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo

Joanne Stewart of Zonta KW presents proceeds from  their 2015 Betty Thompson Classic to Kate McCrae & Susan Dusick of the St. Mary’s Foundation.  These donated funds supported the purchase of a new Bone Densitometer for Bone density screening.  Thank you Zonta KW and tournament participants  for investing in women’s health!

 

Just Energy

Funds generously donated by Just Energy were directed to the purchase of new walkers for our Inpatient Cardiac and General Surgical department.  These unique walkers incorporate extendable handles, which means patients don’t need to bend down while going for their therapeutic walks.  Thank you!

Mark Livingstone Memorial Tournament

Jill Livingstone and Ryder present proceeds from the Mark Livingstone Memorial Tournament (tribute to Dan Draves)  to Tamara Niesen, Development Manager at St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation. Thank you to all who supported this event and for generously supporting St. Mary’s Regional Cardiac Care Centre!

Kitchener Oktoberfest Lions Club

George Patton, Sandy Bunsch, and Vaughn Braby of the Kitchener Oktoberfest Lions Club present Tamara Niesen of St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation with proceeds from the Oktoberfest Lions Club Oktoberfest Tent.

Hearts 4 All: Shawn Fuller, Brent Thornton, and Mike Civak

Shawn Fuller, Brent Thornton, and Mike Civak present Tamara Niesen with proceeds from their Healthy Hearts 4 All event held on Valentine’s Day.  Thank you to everyone who came out to support this fantastic event!

KW Poppy Fund

Thank you to the KW Poppy Fund for presenting St. Mary’s with a $15,000 donation towards Cardiac Equipment and the Arrhythmia Program at the Poppy Funds Annual Awards Night.

Kitchener-Conestoga Rotary Club

The Kitchener-Conestoga Rotary Club presents St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation, Grand River Hospital Foundation and Strong Start to Learning with proceeds from their sold out Dream Home Lottery sales!  Thank you Kitchener-Conestoga Rotary Club for your continued investment in the health of our community!

May Court Club of Kitchener-Waterloo

Betty Lou Borho, President of the May Court Club of Kitchener-Waterloo presents a cheque to St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation’s Development Manager, Tamara Niesen and Vice President, Susan Dusick. St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation is one of the charity partners for the May Court Club of Kitchener-Waterloo’s Annual Christmas Dreams. Thank you for your support!

Greek Ladies Philoptochos Society

Thank you to the Greek Ladies Philoptochos Society for their donation of proceeds from their annual bake sale!  Funds will be directed to support Cardiac Surgery at St. Mary’s.  Pictured here (left to right) are Maria Menounos, President of the GLPS, Peter Sweeney, Foundation President and Gina Deligianis, Tresurer of the GLPS.

Larry Kelly and his helpers Madison, Joe Woodhouse, and Sebastian Skuza

Special thanks to Larry Kelly and his helpers Madison, Joe Woodhouse, and Sebastian Skuza who delivered a mountain of toys to St. Mary’s  Hospital Sexual Assault Domestic Violence program,  part of the Family Violence program at Carizon Family & Community services.  Larry and his generous partners will help bring smiles all year long to the children & families  served by this amazing program.

UPI Energy and the Retired Teachers Association of Ontario

Thank you to UPI Energy and the Retired Teachers Association of Ontario – District 11 for donating $12,000 in proceeds from their annual Golf Tournament.

Jean’s ‘n Scrubs

Thank you to the Jean’s ‘n Scrubs organizing committee who presented St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation, Grand River Hospital Foundation and Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation with a cheque for $189,000.00 from their fundraiser in May.

Jean's 'n Scrubs Cheque Presentation

Zonta Kitchener- Waterloo

Foundation Vice President, Susan Dusick, is presented with a cheque from Zonta Kitchener- Waterloo.  The proceeds from the Betty Thompson Ladies Classic Golf Tournament have been directed towards the purchase of a new CT Scanner at St. Mary’s.  Thank you to the Zonta Club of Kitchener-Waterloo for their continued investment in the health of our community.

Manulife Financial LPGA Classic winner Hee Young Park

Peter Sweeney, Foundation President, presents 2013 Manulife Financial LPGA Classic winner Hee Young Park with a red watch courtesy of Knar Jewellery.  Congratulations Hee Young Park on your success!  And thank you to Knar Jewellery for your continued support!

Manulife Financial and Knar Jewellery

Foundation President, Peter Sweeney (left) and Hospital President, Don Shilton (right) present Mary Ann Harrison, Manulife Financial’s Senior Executive Vice President and General Manager, Canadian Division with a red watch on Red Day at the LPGA courtesy of Knar Jewellery.  Thank you to Manulife Financial and Knar Jewellery for their ongoing support.

Geoffrey Lago and Amanda Hodgson from Spanner

Geoffrey Lago and Amanda Hodgson from Spanner present Hospital President, Don Shilton, with a cheque for a protion of their Golf Ware sales.  Thank you to Spanner for their continued support of St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation.

Jeff Buzbuzian, owner of Knar Jewellery

During Heart Month, Knar Jewellery ran a Heart Awareness raffle in support of St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation. Jeff Buzbuzian, owner of Knar Jewellery visits St. Mary’s General Hospital to present proceeds from the raffle to Lisa Short of the Foundation, and meet the winner of a beautiful Frederique Constant “Open Heart” watch. Cardiac Nurse Jennifer Glass was the lucky winner of this beautiful watch. Thank you Knar!

BMO and the 4th Annual Tri-City Foundation Fundraiser

The 4th Annual Tri-City Foundation Fundraiser supporting the Foundations of St. Marys General Hospital, Cambridge Memorial Hospital and Grand River Hospital was a resounding success, raising over $50,000. Thank you BMO for hosting this informative and entertaining evening. Thank you for your continued commitment to the health care of this community.

Staff and customers at Capri Salon

Thank you to the staff and customers at Capri for your continued support of St. Mary’s Cardiac Care Centre. Diana Coupal & Monika McKinley of Capri Salon present a cheque to St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation Vice President, Susan Dusick in March 2013.

Jane Black and her team at RBC Royal Bank, Greater Waterloo

Thank you to Jane Black and her team at RBC Royal Bank, Greater Waterloo for their donation of teddy bears to the Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Unit (SADV) at St. Mary’s General Hospital. These fury friends will find good homes supporting program clients. Accepting the teddy bears on behalf of the hospital are Lynne Legge and Sue Gallagher from the SADV unit and Susan Dusick, Vice President, St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation.

Central Ontario Chinese Cultural Centre

St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation is proud to thank The Central Ontario Chinese Cultural Centre for their commitment to caring for our community.Their generous support of St. Mary’s General Hospital extends beyond their financial contributions, and is a core value of their members. For over 30 years the COCCC has been enriching and caring for our community. Their fundraising efforts have supported our Regional Cardiac Care Centre.

Spin12

Spin12 co-chairs Blaire Gateman and Rich Donelle present a cheque for $50,000 to St. Mary’s General Hospital President Don Shilton, St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation President Peter Sweeney, and Tamara Niesen, Development Manager at St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation. Thank you to all who participated and supported Spin12 that took place on February 9th, 2013 at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Centre.

Shoppers Drug Mart, Forest Glen Shopping Centre staff and customers

Thank you to Shoppers Drug Mart, Forest Glen Shopping Centre staff and customers for your generous donation to St. Mary’s General Hospital Foundation in support of Women’s Health and the Tree of Life Campaign. Susan Dusick, Vice President of St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation accepts a cheque from the staff at Forest Glen Shopping Centre.

Vietnamese Tennis Club

Thank you to the Vietnamese Tennis Club for their generous and continued support of the St. Mary’s Hospital Foundation.