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!

Contact us at 519-837-6422 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:


  • Harvey’s BBQ Lunch

    Harvey’s will be hosting their annual fundraising BBQ at Guelph General Hospital on Thursday, July 18th from 11am – 2pm. For a $7.00 minimum donation Harvey’s offered an original or vegetarian burger, along with a drink and a bag of chips. All funds raised will go to support priority patient-care equipment needs at Guelph General……

  • E-Waste: Drive for Guelph General Hospital

    Wayne Pitman Ford Lincoln is collecting electronic waste with 100% of funds raised supporting Guelph General Hospital Where? Wayne Pitman Ford Lincoln 895 Woodlawn Road W, Guelph ON When? June 24th – July 5th What Can We Accept? All damaged, unwanted and used electronics in any condition including:

  • WingsUp! Guelph

    WingsUp! Guelph will be donating $1 from every wings or bites large meals and packs from June 10th – June 30th. Where? WingsUp! 325 Speedvale Avenue East, Guelph ON When? Monday, June 10th – Sunday, June 30th

Past Promotions:


  • Holiday Support

    We were blown away by the community support we received over the holidays. Thank you to everyone who hosted a toy drive, donated care packages, and made holiday cards in support of Guelph General Hospital. Through your support, you were able to put a smile and bring comfort to a lot of patients, who were……

  • GuelphToday Teddy Bear Caper

    Since 2016, GuelphToday has brought a smile and a little extra comfort to those who needed it during their hospital visit this holiday season through the Teddy Bear Caper. GuelphToday’s goal is to sell 100 Teddy Bears for $100 each, with every single dollar being donated back to The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital to……

  • McDonald’s Restaurants of Guelph

    Give the change you have to be the change they need. From December 4th – December 21st, McDonald’s Restaurants of Guelph are accepting donations at the till in support of Guelph General Hospital’s Special Care Nursery. Also, on December 21st, $1 from the purchase of every Big Mac, Happy Meal or hot McCafé beverage will also……

  • Mandani Merch Logo

    Mandani Merch at Guelph General Hospital

    Our Local Businesses Care for Guelph General Hospital is a collective of local businesses who throughout the year, participate in a fundraising promotion. Funds raised help our Hospital purchase essential patient care equipment. In September, a GGH registered nurse, dedicated two of her days off to set up her Mandani Merch shop here at the……

  • Harvey’s in Guelph and Fergus

    From September 11th to September 17th, Harvey’s Restaurants of Guelph donated $1 from every Angus & Veggie Burger sold. In total, they donated $2,530! Funds raised through the fundraising promotion will help our Hospital to provide better patient care. Thank you Khalil and the teams at Harvey’s Guelph & Fergus! Every year, local businesses help……

  • Crock a Doodle

    For the month of July, Crock a Doodle donated 10% of their mug sales to The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital.

  • Harvey’s BBQ Lunch

    We are so grateful to Harvey’s for hosting another successful fundraising BBQ at Guelph General Hospital despite the rain and wind last Thursday. With your help we were able to raise over $2,500. Plus, with the generous support of Brick One who made a donation of $500 towards this event, the grand total is over……

  • 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……

  • 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……

  • Wing’s Up Guelph

    From January 23rd to February 21st WingsUp! Guelph donated $1 from every wings or bites large meals and packs. They raised $1,080 to better patient care at Guelph General Hospital. Thank you to the WingsUp! Guelph team for your compassionate support!

  • 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.……

  • 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.