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Stories of HopeHarvest Celebration 2024 Welcomes Volvo Cars Edmonton as New Presenting Sponsor to Drive Women’s Health Forward

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jul 09, 2024

MEDIA RELEASE: The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is thrilled to announce a new major partnership in women’s health, welcoming Volvo Cars Edmonton as Presenting Sponsor for Harvest Celebration 2024.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesRemembering Nick Lees: A reflection by Sharlene Rutherford

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 03, 2024

Beloved Edmonton Journal columnist, fundraiser, and wine aficionado Nicholas Lees sadly passed away this June. In honour of this great man, President and CEO of the Royal Alex Hospital Foundation Sharlene Rutherford penned this personal…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesReflecting on Legacy Giving Month 2024

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 26, 2024

Throughout the month of May, we celebrated Legacy Giving Month—a time dedicated to honoring those who choose to leave a lasting impact on our community and beyond.

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Stories With VisionCelebrating Vision Health Month

Eye Institute

Posted on: Jun 24, 2024

In May, we proudly celebrated Vision Health Month by spotlighting the advancements and care provided at the Eye Institute of Alberta (EIA).

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSave-On-Foods Mother’s Day Campaign Raises $86,537 for Women’s Health Initiatives

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 07, 2024

Save-On-Foods gave shoppers an extra reason to celebrate the special women in their lives this Mother’s Day.

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Stories of HopeMore than $297,000 raised during the 2024 Shopper’s Drug Mart Run for Women

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jun 05, 2024

Among 18 Canadian cities, Edmonton ranks first with the highest number of participants for the 12th annual Shopper’s Drug Mart Run for Women.

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Stories of HopeCelebrating Success: Bid & Benefit Auction Hits Record High

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 21, 2024

The Spring 2024 Bid and Benefit Auction reached record-breaking levels of success, all thanks to those who decided to participate.

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Stories of HopeRoyal Alexandra Hospital Foundation Partakes in the Organon Panel Discussion at Effervescence

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 17, 2024

The fifth edition of the Effervescence conference took place in Montreal, with the AWHF's President and CEO Sharlene Rutherford participating as a speaker in one of the panel discussions.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesLeave A Gift For The Future - Legacy Giving Month 2024

Royal Alex

Posted on: May 06, 2024

May is Legacy Giving Month, and in the spirit of making the world a better place for future generations, we are sharing information on the difference that can be made by those choosing to leave something behind.

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Stories of HopeGovernment of Alberta Announces Investment in Women’s Health with $10M Legacy Grant to the AWHF

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 03, 2024

Today marks a historic day, with the Government of Alberta announcing a total investment of $26M toward supporting women and children’s health—including a $10M legacy grant to the AWHF.

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Stories With VisionVision Health Month 2024

Eye Institute

Posted on: May 01, 2024

In honour of Vision Health Month, we are thrilled to highlight the incredible work happening at the Eye Institute of Alberta. 

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Stories of HopeThe Spring 2024 Bid & Benefit Auction Supporting Women’s Health is Now Live!

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Apr 23, 2024

The Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society’s Spring 2024 Bid and Benefit launched earlier today, with a brand-new selection of prizes to be won, all in support of women's health!

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Stories of HopeCelebrating One Million Dollars Raised by the Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Apr 22, 2024

The Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society reached a remarkable milestone—one million dollars raised for the Lois Hole Hospital for Women! At a recent event, guests shared their ‘one million reasons’ for supporting the hospital.

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Stories of HopeCelebrating the Contributions of Patron Dale Sheard

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Feb 02, 2024

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation hosted a special celebration for Dale Sheard at the research centre which bears her name.

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Stories With HeartThe Heartbeats of Care at the CK Hui Heart Centre

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 01, 2024

February is Heart Month and we are featuring the world-class heart care at the CK Hui Heart Centre, within the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

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Stories With HeartCelebrating the Impact of the CK Hui Heart Centre

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 01, 2024

February is Heart Month and we are featuring the world-class heart care at the CK Hui Heart Centre, within the Royal Alexandra Hospital.  

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesRoyal Alexandra Hospital Foundation Named One of Alberta’s Top Employers for 2024

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 30, 2024

The designation recognizes organizations who are leading their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesRoyal Alexandra Hospital Physician Dr. Louis Francescutti Appointed to the Order of Canada

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jan 03, 2024

The Order of Canada is one of our country’s highest honours. It recognizes people across all sectors of society who have made extraordinary and sustained contributions.

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

Royal Alex

Posted on: Dec 20, 2023

As we reflect upon 2023, we are in awe of the unwavering support of our donors. We celebrate you and express our sincere gratitude for helping make our hospital the beacon of hope and healing it is today.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesAn Annual Delivery of Care and Comfort from Averton

Royal Alex

Averton holiday care and comfort delivery
Posted on: Dec 13, 2023

Thank you to the team at Averton for providing another season of care and comfort to some of our hospital's most vulnerable patients.

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