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For years we here at the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital Foundation have been working tirelessly to enhance healthcare here in Fort Saskatchewan. Having been around for so long, we decided it was time that the foundation gets a makeover! As such, we will be unveiling a modern interpretation of our new logo in our newsletter. Our goal was to update our look while still paying homage to the history and meanings represented in our classic look. Keep your eye out for the new logo in our next newsletter which you can subscribe to View article
The Memories Give-away has been a complete success! Thanks to everyone who participated we have heard so many inspiring stories about our community hospital. Congratulations to all of our winners, including our grand prize winner Carolina, who won $300 in gift cards to Freson Bros! To hear these stories and stay up-to-date on future give-aways subscribe to our quarterly email newsletter here.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTy2z0UZeCw&feature=youtu.be Introducing the Hospital Foundation’s Memories Giveaway! We want to hear your hospital stories! Send us a story or testimonial regarding an experience you had at the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital and be entered for a chance to win a $300 gift card to Freson Bros! We will be accepting entries from January 22 – February 12. For more information and to enter visit: https://fschf.ca/community-programs/memories-give-away-2/Also, the first ten entries will win a $20 gift card to a local restaurant! We have cards from Modo Mio, Atlantic Kitchen, Fort Distillery, Hanabi, and Boston Pizza.
As we deal with a new respiratory virus in SARS CoV-2, it is important that we take advantage of pre-existing prevention techniques for other serious diseases. This includes seasonal influenza. By getting vaccinated for influenza you are helping to reduce the burden on our hospitals by preventing the spread of another respiratory disease. Often people talk about getting sick with “stomach flu.” This is not the same thing as influenza, and is caused by various other less severe viruses. Elderly people, young children, pregnant women, and those with chronic conditions are at the highest risk for influenza. By getting vaccinated…
Recently, the Foundation was approached with a unique fundraising opportunity. Isolation Run is an organization utilizing fitness as a fundraising alternative. Although most recreational activities are canceled during the pandemic, running outside isn’t going anywhere! Isolation run is using running to raise funds for local care facilities to support front line workers. We are happy to be on of many organizations who have joined as benefactors. If you’d like to support us in this way, it’s super easy to do! Just register for free then select the Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital Foundation as the organization you will be raising money…
As we have already discussed on this blog, the incredible generosity of the Fort Sask Lion’s Club allowed for the purchase of a new Panda Warmer for use in our very own community hospital. This was a single donation of more than $30 000, which is absolutely incredible. The following video is a great presentation of the full story of how this project became a reality. The video even features interviews with hospital staff and foundation board executives, it is a great piece for anyone looking to learn more about the Panda Warmers project! https://youtu.be/jh82ymTF8Jw