Together, our community cared for Brent Helwig
This past October, the nurses on 6W were surprised to receive a gift basket along with a beautifully crafted and poetic thank-you note from Brent Helwig. Brent had been a patient on the ward precisely one year before and wanted staff to realize just how much their care meant to him. It was on October… Continue Reading Together, our community cared for Brent Helwig
Circle of Life Members Fund the Purchase of Two New Ventilators
December 2022 Circle of Life Insider Update This fall, dozens of Circle of Life members made an extra donation above and beyond their annual gift to help support the patient equipment needs of Guelph General Hospital. A total of $45,000 in additional gifts has been received so far, and these funds will go towards the… Continue Reading Circle of Life Members Fund the Purchase of Two New Ventilators
Congratulations to our October 50/50 Hospital Lottery Winner!
When we called Nadia on Friday, October 28th, we stopped her in her tracks, quite literally. She had to pause her running exercise on the treadmill to be able to take our phone call. We shared with Nadia that she had just won October’s grand prize of $21,520! Nadia responded in disbelief, “Oh my gosh,… Continue Reading Congratulations to our October 50/50 Hospital Lottery Winner!
Patient gratitude inspires seasonal fundraising campaign supporting Guelph General Hospital
Bruce ‘Barks’ Barker, radio announcer for CJOY/ Magic 106.1, champions The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital’s 2022 seasonal campaign to help raise funds for the Hospital’s highest priority patient care needs. Barker has worked as a radio and sports announcer his entire career. He credits Guelph General for saving his life and his livelihood. In… Continue Reading Patient gratitude inspires seasonal fundraising campaign supporting Guelph General Hospital
2022 Charity Garage Sale
Bangladesh and Bangla Speaking Community of Guelph Charity Garage Sale On Saturday, August 20th, the Bangladesh and Bangla Speaking Community of Guelph is hosting their 4th Charity Garage Sale in support of The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital. The group organizing this event represents about 125 families here in Guelph. Many of them will be… Continue Reading 2022 Charity Garage Sale
Congratulations to June’s 50/50 Hospital Lottery Winner of $26,462!
Greg Meredith and Penny O’Shaughnessy were enjoying their Canada Day long weekend when Greg got a call from Foundation staff member, Montana Woolford-Browne. “He was so excited,” Montana said. “I could hear the appreciation in his voice.” In a phone interview, Greg recalls the day, “It was Thursday, June 30th. We were at Niagara-on-the-Lake when… Continue Reading Congratulations to June’s 50/50 Hospital Lottery Winner of $26,462!
Peter Lago Memorial Golf Classic
Event Date: Monday, August 15th, 2022Location: Cutten Fields – 190 College Ave East, Guelph Hit the links to celebrate Peter Lago in support of The Foundation of Guelph General Hospital Registration is $250 per person and includes golf entry, welcome gift, lunch, snacks, beverages, on-course prizes, silent and live auctions, cocktail party and reception, team… Continue Reading Peter Lago Memorial Golf Classic
Congratulations to Christine Swyers, May’s Grand Prize winner who won $30,015!
“It was exciting, unbelievable, wonderful. I didn’t believe it at first,” claims Christine Swyers, our May winner of $30,015 in the 50/50 Hospital Lottery for Guelph General Hospital. Foundation staffer Montana Woolford-Browne made the call delivering the happy news and relays, “Christine kept asking ‘Is this real?’ and I was so happy to reassure her… Continue Reading Congratulations to Christine Swyers, May’s Grand Prize winner who won $30,015!
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
Hospital level four, east wing declared area to treat COVID-19 inpatients
On March 26 Public Health declared an outbreak on 4 East. Staff in the unit quickly stepped up to the plate. They were able to adapt quickly to continuously changing policies on how to manage this patient population. They placed suspect and positive patients in isolation with droplet contact protocol precautions so any patient contact… Continue Reading Hospital level four, east wing declared area to treat COVID-19 inpatients