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Our Hospital, Our StoriesGovernment of Alberta Commits to Fully Funding Bridge Healing Pilot Program

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 17, 2023

The announcement made on January 12th, 2023, ensures our most vulnerable patients will receive the assistance they need to help break the cycle of homelessness.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesA Message of Holiday Gratitude from Senior Site Leadership

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 23, 2022

Janie Clink, Senior Operating Officer of the Royal Alex Hospital, and Dr. Colin Peterson, Facility Medical Director, express their gratitude for donors and well wishes for the holiday on behalf of the site.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesWarmest Holiday Wishes from Our CEO and Chair of the Board

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 21, 2022

Sharing warm holiday wishes from our President and CEO, Sharlene Rutherford, and our Chair of the Board, George Coon, about hope, resilience, and transformation enabled by our donors.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesRoyal Alexandra Hospital Foundation announces Vice President, Fund Development and Vice President, Communications, Marketing, and Brand

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 16, 2022

Announcing the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation's two newest Vice Presidents: Lindsay Robertson and Morrel Wax, the foundation's former Director of Communications and Director of Philanthrophy, respectively.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesLindsay's Legacy

Royal Alex

Posted on: Nov 29, 2022

Lindsay was always trying make the lives of the people around him better. His thoughtful legacy gift will help improve the lives of people in palliative care.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSharlene Rutherford Awarded Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee Medal

Royal Alex

Posted on: Nov 24, 2022

The medal is awarded to outstanding Albertans for their notable contributions to the betterment of society.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesAnnouncing "Seeds of Transformation," the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation's 2021-2022 Annual Report

Royal Alex

Posted on: Nov 01, 2022

Please enjoy our latest annual report, full of powerful stories around transformative donor support and the progress we’ve been making in healthcare.

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Stories of HopeRemembering Harvest Celebration 2022 - live in person!

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Sep 29, 2022

For the first time in two years, Harvest returned in person on Saturday, September 17th, 2022 at the Enjoy Centre. And what a pleasure it was to celebrate together again, and raise critical funds for the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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Stories of HopeRoyal Alexandra Hospital Foundation announces the “Dale Sheard Centre for Solutions in Women’s Health”

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Sep 20, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: In collaboration with AHS and the University of Alberta, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is pleased to share news of the honourific naming of the Lois Hole Hospital research centre after one of its biggest supporters,…

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Stories of Hope"Deep Care at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women" - Dana from Fort McMurray, AB

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jul 30, 2022

After a devastating loss, Dana Clarke chose to honour the memory of her son, Rider James King, with a donation to the perinatal bereavement program at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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Our Hospital, Our Stories"Ripples of Gratitude" - Sam From Edmonton, AB

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 27, 2022

In honour of the outstanding care his father received at Royal Alexandra Hospital, Sam Mraiche made a donation in support of respiratory care to show his gratitude.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesGovernment of Canada announces over $1.1 million to support people who use substances in Edmonton

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 13, 2022

Sharing an announcement from Health Canada about the Royal Alexandra, along with several partners, receiving $1.1 M in federal funding as part of the Substance Use and Addiction Program (SUAP) grant.

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Stories of Hope"In Her Honour" - Victoria from Dawson City

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jul 13, 2022

After the sudden loss of her grandmother due to a fatal cardiac arrest—which could have been prevented—Victoria McLeod, a Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizen from Dawson City, Yukon, became a monthly donor to the Lois Hole Hospital…

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Stories of Hope“A Grandmother Making It Count” - Marjorie from Camrose

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jul 06, 2022

Marjorie, a proud grandmother from the County of Camrose, recently donated to the AWHF as she believes, “It's my responsibility, privilege and legacy to make an effort to eradicate those discrepancies that are based on gender.”

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Our Hospital, Our Stories"The Dignity My Father Deserved" - Shawna from Calgary

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 06, 2022

In early 2020, Shawna Hickling’s father Dennis began experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression, which ended up being symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia. Shawna recalls her family's story, and their experience receiving care at…

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Stories With Heart"The Beat Goes On" - June from Brownvale

CK Hui

Posted on: Jul 06, 2022

In September 2021, June received life-saving surgery. Oddly enough, just a few months prior, very few people knew June’s life was at risk—including June, herself.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesHappy anniversary: The Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society celebrates five years

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 30, 2022

Supporters and friends joined together at SYC Brewing to celebrate the special occasion on Thursday, June 16th, 2022.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesRoyal Alexandra Hospital Foundation proudly announces the appointment of Hon. Patron to Lt. Governor Salma Lakhani and His Honour Dr. Zaheer Lakhani

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 27, 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: The Board of Directors of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation name Their Honours as Honourary Patrons in recognition of their transformational contributions, acts of service, and leadership in supporting the Royal…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSharing our Gratitude: Announcing Our 2022 Annual Gratitude Report

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 09, 2022

We can’t wait for you to read our Annual Gratitude Report and learn about all the incredible ways the “Hospital of the North” is saving and changing the lives of thousands of patients every day across Northern Alberta and beyond.

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Stories of HopeThe LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™ Run For Women raised $240,000 in support of Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jun 06, 2022

After two years of virtual events, the 2022 Run For Women returned in person. With 2,144 registrants, the event raised over $240,000! The proceeds will benefit Women's mental health programs.

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