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Community back together again for Tour de Guelph and raises $134,000 in net proceeds

On Sunday, June 26th, Tour de Guelph, presented by Label Design Ltd, returned to an in-person group ride at the University of Guelph. After two years of virtual events, the community-cycling event, jointly organized by local Rotary Clubs and The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital, welcomed hundreds of riders for a safe and fun ride… Continue Reading Community back together again for Tour de Guelph and raises $134,000 in net proceeds

Tour de Guelph 2022 returns to group ride event on Sunday, June 26th

Tour de Guelph, presented by Label Design Ltd., returns to a group ride event for its 9th annual ride, with an option to ride anytime. Riders are welcome to register for the group ride event on Sunday, June 26th or to Ride Anytime on their own between Friday, June 10th – Sunday, June 26th. Riders… Continue Reading Tour de Guelph 2022 returns to group ride event on Sunday, June 26th

Putting donors in the spotlight after successful ‘Together, We Care’ campaign

“Every penny, every cent really counts and it all adds up to us exceeding our goals”. It is a sign of gratitude … literally. On Thursday, April 28th, members from the Foundation of Guelph General Hospital, hospital officials and some donors gathered outside GGH to unveil a new billboard on display along Delhi Street. The billboard is a… Continue Reading Putting donors in the spotlight after successful ‘Together, We Care’ campaign

Fundraising complete for Guelph General Hospital’s new MRI Scanner

It is with thanks to the ongoing support of the community that the $2.25 million fundraising goal set by The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital has been raised to purchase and install a powerful new MRI scanner for Guelph General Hospital. The Hospital is currently finalizing the purchase contract and is working towards having the… Continue Reading Fundraising complete for Guelph General Hospital’s new MRI Scanner

Guelph General Hospital celebrates $180,000 donation from Alectra

World Health Day, founded by the World Health Organization (WHO), is celebrated annually to spread awareness on a specific health topic of concern. Guelph’s local electrical utility company, Alectra, wanted to celebrate this year’s theme “our planet, our health” by contributing $ 180,000 to help Guelph General Hospital purchase a new medical equipment sterilizations system… Continue Reading Guelph General Hospital celebrates $180,000 donation from Alectra

The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital exceeds Together, We Care Fundraising Target

On March 24th, The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital announced it has exceeded its $34 million Together, We Care fundraising goal. “I am overjoyed to share that together, we raised an unbelievable $37,496,057 in received and pledged funds,” said the Foundation’s CEO, Suzanne Bone. She added, “Close to ten thousand individuals and businesses donated to the campaign,… Continue Reading The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital exceeds Together, We Care Fundraising Target

Black Tie Bingo exceeds $4 million for Guelph General Hospital in its 26 years

The 26th annual Black Tie Bingo, presented by Co-operators and Meridian Credit Union, took place this past Saturday night as a virtual gala for the second year. Close to 300 guests purchased tickets to the event that was live-streamed from The Grand Guelph with Sean Furfaro as Master of Ceremonies. The event netted $212,084 in… Continue Reading Black Tie Bingo exceeds $4 million for Guelph General Hospital in its 26 years

The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital Announces New CEO

The Board of Directors of The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Byczynski as the Foundation’s next CEO. Julie will succeed Suzanne Bone, who retires on April 22 after leading the Foundation for more than 30 years. Julie was appointed after a comprehensive selection process which was anchored… Continue Reading The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital Announces New CEO

Ted and Neena Kohli

Ted and Neena Kohli Make Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

Guelph General Hospital is celebrating a generous gift of $100,000 from Ted and Neena Kohli in support of the Together, We Care campaign. This is in addition to the recently announced $100,000 gift from their business, Robinson Buick GMC. Mr. and Mrs. Kohli believe the gift to the Hospital is a blessing to them. “Ted… Continue Reading Ted and Neena Kohli Make Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

Robinson Buick GMC

Robinson Buick GMC Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

Today Guelph General Hospital is celebrating a generous gift of $100,000 from Robinson Buick GMC in support of the Together, We Care campaign. Continue Reading Robinson Buick GMC Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

Pollard Family

Pollard Family Makes Extraordinary Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

We are celebrating a remarkable gift of $1,000,000 from the Pollard family. The gift supports the Hospital’s most urgent and essential equipment needs through the Together, We Care $34 million fundraising campaign. Continue Reading Pollard Family Makes Extraordinary Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

Suzanne Bone to retire after three decades leading The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital

September 27, 2021 – The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital Board of Directors announce that Suzanne Bone, CEO, has decided to retire effective March 31, 2022. Suzanne’s leaving will mark the end of an era for The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital. She came to Guelph General Hospital in 1991 for a six-month placement, the… Continue Reading Suzanne Bone to retire after three decades leading The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital

Foundation of GGH Chair Alicia Robertson and Past Chair Paul Osborne sign cheque in amount of $4,273,735.02

Donors fund close to $4.3 million for new patient care equipment and technology at Guelph General Hospital.

A cheque from The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital in the amount of $4,273,735.02 was hand delivered to the Hospital’s Finance Department. “This is the largest transfer we have ever made to the Hospital, and it’s only the middle of our fiscal year,” remarked Suzanne Bone, CEO of The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital. “Last… Continue Reading Donors fund close to $4.3 million for new patient care equipment and technology at Guelph General Hospital.

Community makes Tour de Guelph 2021 most successful yet

$165,000 raised in net proceeds! In its 8th year, Tour de Guelph, presented by Label Design Ltd., raised $165,000 in net fundraising proceeds, making 2021 the most successful Tour de Guelph yet. “This outcome is remarkable and is absolutely the result of many in our community coming together. We extend our most heartfelt thanks to… Continue Reading Community makes Tour de Guelph 2021 most successful yet

FGGH Board Members 2021

The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital bids farewell to two board members and welcomes three new board members during their 2021 Annual Meeting.

Leaving the board after serving for six years were Bob Berry and Debbie Moore. They will be missed for their valued and unique contributions during a time that saw us plan, launch and close in on completing our largest capital fundraising campaign ever, Together, We Care. Following a thorough recruitment process, we are delighted to… Continue Reading The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital bids farewell to two board members and welcomes three new board members during their 2021 Annual Meeting.

Sutherland Staff on Canada Day

Sutherland Insurance Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

Guelph General Hospital is celebrating a remarkable gift of $100,000 from long-time Hospital supporter Sutherland Insurance. The gift supports the Hospital’s most urgent and essential needs. For over 151 years Sutherland Insurance has been serving the insurance needs of Guelph and Wellington County. The Sutherland habit of giving back to the community traces its roots… Continue Reading Sutherland Insurance Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

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CIBC Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

“CIBC is proud to support the incredible work Guelph General Hospital does to ensure community members receive the highest quality of care during their cancer diagnosis and treatment,” said Snezana Popov, Director & Team Leader, Public Sector and Not-for-Profit Group, Commercial Banking, CIBC. “Our support this year helped make the hospital’s ambition of purchasing 33 new scopes for its endoscopy unit – which will benefit 7,000 patients per year – a reality.” Continue Reading CIBC Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

BTB 2021

Black Tie Bingo – In a Box raises $261,850 as a virtual gala

Funds raised at this year’s Black Tie Bingo – In a Box are being used to fund technological advances in Guelph General Hospital’s vascular and breast cancer surgical program. This supports the Foundation’s Together, We Care capital campaign priority of investing in new patient care equipment and technology. Continue Reading Black Tie Bingo – In a Box raises $261,850 as a virtual gala

Polycon cheque presentation

Polycon Industries Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

“Especially now, in this time of the unprecedented challenges we face during this health crisis, we are so very grateful to corporate partners like Polycon Industries” said hospital President and CEO, Marianne Walker. “Gifts like this enable us to purchase the equipment and technology that helps us save lives and improve health.” Continue Reading Polycon Industries Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

The Tricar Group GGH Donation

The Tricar Group makes generous gift to support Guelph General Hospital

Today Guelph General Hospital is celebrating a generous gift of $100,000 from The Tricar Group in support of the Together, We Care campaign. “The Tricar Group is extremely pleased to make a donation towards this important fundraising campaign for Guelph General Hospital,” says Adam Carapella, Vice-President of The Tricar Group. “Building homes also means building… Continue Reading The Tricar Group makes generous gift to support Guelph General Hospital

Together We Care 30 million

Hospital campaign exceeds $30 million mark

Thanks to the support of close to 7,600 donors, The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital announced that its capital campaign, Together, We Care, has reached the $30 million mark, leaving just $4 million to go. Donors to the campaign will make three important projects possible: expand the strained Emergency Department to provide more space, including… Continue Reading Hospital campaign exceeds $30 million mark

Rob Wesseling at the Together, We Care campaign public launch announcement

The Co-operators donates $250,000 for emergency mental health care at Guelph General Hospital

Today Guelph General Hospital is celebrating a generous gift of $250,000 from The Co-operators to support better mental health and addictions care at the hospital. The donation supports the creation of The Co-operators Short Stay Assessment Unit, which will see emergency mental health care capacity increase by 50 per cent. “In our organization we strive… Continue Reading The Co-operators donates $250,000 for emergency mental health care at Guelph General Hospital

John Sleeman presenting TWC campaign gift

Sleeman Breweries Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital on behalf of its employees

Today Guelph General Hospital is celebrating a generous gift of $100,000 from Sleeman Breweries Ltd. in support of the Together, We Care campaign. “Announcing such a wonderfully generous gift is a great way to kick off the New Year,” commented The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital’s CEO Suzanne Bone. “Sleeman Breweries is a long-time supporter… Continue Reading Sleeman Breweries Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital on behalf of its employees

Jay Elinesky and Tom Schuett present campaign gift

Elinesky Schuett Private Wealth Management of RBC Dominion Securities Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

“Generosity is a cornerstone of the holiday season and we are incredibly grateful to be announcing this gift today,” commented The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital’s CEO Suzanne Bone. “This gift will help purchase equipment that will lead to more precise diagnosis, faster treatment, and improved outcomes for our patients.” Continue Reading Elinesky Schuett Private Wealth Management of RBC Dominion Securities Makes Generous Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

Barzotti Family

Barzotti Family Makes Extraordinary Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital

Today Guelph General Hospital is celebrating a remarkable gift of $500,000 from long-time Hospital supporters Vincent and Bruna Barzotti and their family. The gift supports the Hospital’s most urgent and essential needs. In recognition of their generosity, the Hospital’s Mammography Suite will be renamed in their honour. Vincent and Bruna Barzotti made their first gift… Continue Reading Barzotti Family Makes Extraordinary Gift to Support Guelph General Hospital