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Stories of HopeTiny Footprints, Tremendous Impact

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jul 26, 2023

Losing a baby is a common experience in Canada, yet so few parents talk about it. Grace Struth and Sarah Rivera set out to change that.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesGratitude for our caring community - Announcing our 2023 Annual Gratitude Report

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 19, 2023

With the launch of our 2023 Annual Gratitude Report, “Community of Caring,” let us share our Foundation’s sincere appreciation for the many contributions made by all our donors, big or small. Thank you!

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesCelebrating Partnership and Advancements in Prostate Health

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 18, 2023

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, along with the University Hospital Foundation and Alberta Cancer Foundation, co-organized a special event to recognize the impact of donors for the Campaign for Prostate Health.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSeeing the Ripple Effect: How Partnership Can Drive Progress for Patients

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 13, 2023

Two local organizations recently spent an afternoon listening, learning, and discussing the shared impact of existing technology used in an innovative way that is improving patient comfort and outcomes at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

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Stories of HopeShoppers Drug Mart Run for Women 2023 raises over $250,000!

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jun 09, 2023

Funds from the run will directly benefit women's mental health projects and programs across Canada.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesJoin us for "Speaking of Health: Advancing Obstetrical Care for Women Across Alberta" on June 8th, 2023

Royal Alex

Posted on: May 17, 2023

Our upcoming lecture, “Speaking of Health: Advancing Obstetrical Care for Women Across Alberta" will provide an in-depth discussion on the advancements in obstetrical care across our province and beyond. In particular, guests will…

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Stories of HopeJust one week left to register for the Shoppers Drug Mart Run For Women!

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 15, 2023

Hurry! Registration closes on May 22nd, 2023. Don't miss the run, and don't forget registration includes an amazing swag bag worth over $100!

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesMHCare Medical makes second major donation to support patient care, comfort, and efficiency at the Royal Alexandra Hospital

Royal Alex

Posted on: May 05, 2023

News Release: MHCare Medical has recently supported the purchase of four additional ultrasound-guided IV devices at the Royal Alex. Thank you Sam Mraiche and MHCare Medical!

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesThe Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation mourns the loss of its Patron, William K. Robbins

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 17, 2023

Bill cherished and respected the Royal Alexandra Hospital and had a deep commitment to excellence and innovation in healthcare.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesOperation Frontline Impact wins big thanks to Oilers 50/50

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 05, 2023

Proceeds from the progressive draw will directly benefit programs improving the health and wellness of frontline healthcare workers.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesEdmonton Elks Women's Dinner tickets now on sale

Royal Alex

Posted on: Mar 31, 2023

Get your tickets to the Edmonton Elks Women's Dinner, benefitting ovarian cancer research.

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Stories With HeartInherited heart disease: understanding your personal risk factors

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 22, 2023

Read about Susan Joop's experience heart failure - and the medical emergency that forced her to discover heart disease was in her genes.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesNews Release: Latest AWHF report reveals the impact of health taboos on Alberta women

Royal Alex

Posted on: Feb 01, 2023

The report uncovers how taboos perpetuate discrimination and negative stereotypes, isolate women, and contribute to inequities in healthcare 

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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 Philanthropy, 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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