Sign Up for Local Businesses Care for Guelph General Hospital

You can make a big impact at Guelph General Hospital by creating your own community fundraising event or promotion. It’s an easy and effective way to achieve your philanthropic goals and drive traffic to your business.

Community partners play a vital role in Guelph General Hospital being able to acquire essential and life-saving equipment to be able to deliver the highest quality and safest care possible to patients. From IV pumps and vital signs monitors, to surgical equipment and diagnostic imaging machines, and even things as essential as stretchers and beds – it’s all funded through community support. Every dollar raised has a lasting impact to our community hospital and our patients. Together, with the support of our community, we can transform healthcare and create a healthier community for everyone.

How Your Business Can Help

Getting involved in our Local Businesses Care for Guelph General Hospital program is easy to do.

  1. Determine how you will fundraise. Ideas include; creating a special promotional offer or designating one of your existing promotions to the fundraising initiative, or accepting donations at the till
  2. Set a fundraising goal
  3. Determine a start and end date
  4. Work with FGGH to staff to get started

Promoting your Fundraising Promotion

Ways you can promote your fundraiserWays we can help you to promote your fundraiser
Send an e-mail to your subscribers, sharing the details of the fundraising promotion.We will include your event listing on our Foundation website.
Place posters, displays or pamphlets in-store.We will promote your event through our social media channels, such as Facebook and Instagram.
Post on all of your social media channels, such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.We will promote Local Businesses Care for GGH through marketing campaigns that would include radio, print and email marketing, driving traffic to our website, showcasing all current and past events.
Include details on your website about your fundraiser and who you are supporting.Graphic design support may be accommodated upon request to help create a poster or social media graphic.  We will print for you, up to 3 posters for window displays in the sizes of 8.5”X11” or 11”X17”.
Place outdoor display signs.The Foundation would be pleased to host a photo cheque presentation, following your event.

Ready to Get Started? Start the conversation!

Lauren Fargo
Fundraising Events and Lottery Coordinator
519-837-6440 Ext 3317 or [email protected]

Thank You!

Thank you to all local businesses who have cared for GGH. We are grateful for your support! You are helping to transform healthcare through giving!

Current Promotions:

  • Smile Cookie Week 2023

    It’s back and earlier than usual…it’s #SmileCookieWeek! This week share a smile and make a difference. When you purchase a Smile Cookie from the Tim Hortons located on the second floor of GGH, $1.50 goes to support better patient care at our Hospital. Thank you Tim Hortons and Marek Hospitality Inc. for selecting our Hospital… Continue Reading Smile Cookie Week 2023

  • Funding Innovation

    Raises funds annually for FGGH through art actions as part of The Art Easel Program. You may see these art easels around town at various locations. If you’re visiting Guelph General Hospital an easel can be found on the 1st floor in the Main Lobby just outside The Courtyard Boutique. Learn more here:

Coming Soon…

Past Promotions:

  • Buon Gusto Restaurant

    On December 5th, 2022 Buon Gusto Restaurant celebrated its 10-year anniversary. From January 23 to 29, 2023, Buon Gusto donated proceeds from the sales of the two menu items sold during that week to thank the community that has supported them for the last 10 years. With the help of their patrons, they raised $6,368 and were… Continue Reading Buon Gusto Restaurant

  • Wing’s Up Guelph

    From January 16th to 21st donated $1 from every wings or bites large meals and packs and raised $1,080.

  • McDonald’s Canada Restaurants of Guelph

    From December 5th to December 22nd, 2022, McDonald’s Canada Restaurants of Guelph collected donations to help provide better care and experience for babies and families in the Special Care Nursery at Guelph General Hospital. Plus on December 22nd, $1 from every purchase of a Big Mac, Happy Meal, or hot McCafe beverage was also donated.… Continue Reading McDonald’s Canada Restaurants of Guelph

  • Robinson GMC Guelph

    Throughout the year in 2022, Robinson Buick GMC in Guelph ran their ‘Cars for a Cause’ campaign where they donated a portion of their car sales to improve patient care at Guelph General Hospital. It is with tremendous gratitude that we thank the Robinson GMC family for their continuous generosity and partnership.

  • freshii – Clair Rd

    $1 from every sale was donated between December 25th to January 1st, which added up to a total of $351.

  • Owner of M.B. Beauty behind her desk at the spa.

    M.B Laser Clinic & Spa

    From Saturday, December 10th to Saturday, December 17th, M.B Laser Clinic & Spa on Speedvale Ave. donated $5 from each service sold to Guelph General Hospital! MB Beauty Laser Clinic and Spa offers beauty services that nourish the skin and leave it healthy-looking. The spa menu boasts an array of facials and diamond microdermabrasion treatments… Continue Reading M.B Laser Clinic & Spa

  • Teddy Bear Caper, with the help of individuals and organizations, raised $10,000 for GGH. This will help Guelph General Hospital to purchase the highest priority patient-care equipment. And because of our community’s generosity, our patients had a little extra comfort during their hospital visits this past holiday season. Each teddy bear sports a tag identifying that bear’s… Continue Reading Teddy Bear Caper

  • DENSO Manufacturing Canada Inc.:

    DENSO hosted their own fundraiser and raised $2,805 to improve patient care at Guelph General Hospital! To raise these funds, DENSO created their own 50/50 fundraiser lottery at their plant. What fun! Also, in June, they borrowed pedal cars from Strom’s Farm & Bakery and setup an epic championship race between DENSO leaders in support… Continue Reading DENSO Manufacturing Canada Inc.:

  • Farm Boy Guelph

    Thank you, Farm Boy Guelph for the wonderful gift of $3,110.00 to better patient care for the little ones in Guelph. Farm Boy Guelph raised these funds by selling coupon books in support of The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital and St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation. These coupon books were $10 each. When a coupon… Continue Reading Farm Boy Guelph

  • The Beer Store

    For the month of July, The Beer Store locations donated $2306.65 from funds raised from empty container returns. The donations went to help fund a new replacement MRI scanner for Guelph General Hospital.

  • Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Week

    Tim Hortons and Marek Hospitality Inc., located at the Guelph General Hospital selected our Hospital again as the Smile Cookie beneficiary. Thank you to everyone who purchased or made a cookie during #SmileCookieWeek. In total, $1,363 was raised to better patient care.