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Stories of HopeWomen’s Canadian Club of Edmonton lives on in mission through significant gift to the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Oct 07, 2019

In its final act of community support before closing its doors on more than 108 years of community service, the Women's Canadian Club of Edmonton made a significant contribution to the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesNinth annual Harvest Celebration moves hospital one step closer to seventh operating room

Royal Alex

Posted on: Sep 20, 2019

Each year droves of Edmonton's most notable citizens reunite after the summer to welcome the harvest season. Harvest Celebration, now in its ninth year, is the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation's gala supporting the Lois Hole Hospital…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesFoundation Director recognized in the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s 2019 40 Under 40 list

Royal Alex

Posted on: Sep 03, 2019

Director of Communications for the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation Lindsay Peddle named in the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) 2019 40 Under 40 list.

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Stories With HeartRemembering Dr. Bill Black

CK Hui

Posted on: Sep 01, 2019

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation extends heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, and former colleagues of Dr. Bill Black, who passed away August 24.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesCelebrating by Giving Back

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 19, 2019

When Jackson Johnston's parents Chris and Kate asked their son what he wanted for his ninth birthday his answer was one that warmed their hearts, and one that would benefit some of the city's smallest and sickest patients.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesHonour Roll 2019 - A Celebration of Our Donors

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 09, 2019

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is once again pleased to share Honour Roll; a celebration of you - our donors!

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesAccess made easier to addiction, mental health services

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 17, 2019

Patients and families with adult addiction and mental health concerns in the Edmonton area can now access services through a single point of contact.

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Stories of HopeFirefly Lighting Up Treatment of Gynecological Cancers

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Jun 11, 2019

Women now have access to an enhanced treatment for certain gynecological cancers with a new state-of-the-art attachment to the da Vinci surgical robot at the Royal Alexandra Hospital’s Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesEdmonton Oilers Community Foundation Pledges $1 Million to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation

Royal Alex

Posted on: May 30, 2019

The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation (EOCF) announced today a $1 million donation over five years to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation to purchase a Positron Emission Tomography and Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Scanner.…

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Stories of HopeRun for Women Raises $1 Million for Women's Mental Health

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 28, 2019

According to the World Health Organization, one in three women are affected by mental health disorders like depression and anxiety, [i] a statistic that doubles that of men.[ii] In its sixth year, the Shoppers LOVE. YOU. Run for…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesGiving for the Future

Royal Alex

Posted on: May 16, 2019

"The Royal Alexandra Hospital provided us with the first glimpse of our daughter's hair, her fingers, her little body. We were so impressed with the technology and the care we received that we wanted to give back by becoming donors…

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Stories of HopeMay is Leave a Legacy Month

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 06, 2019

By giving a new or existing life insurance policy to the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation, donors like Anne Fry are turning monthly premiums into a significant gift for the future. Learn how Anne's thought gift will impact patients…

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Stories of HopeLighting Up the Future of Women's Cancer Care

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: May 01, 2019

The Fluorescence Imaging Upgrade to the da Vinci Surgical Robot, also known as Firefly, is now allowing for state-of-the-art, life-saving procedures to take place at the Lois Hole Hospital for Women.

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Stories of HopeSave On Foods invites shoppers to “Celebrate Mom and Support Women”

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Save On Foods invites shoppers to “Celebrate Mom and Support Women”
Posted on: May 01, 2019

Save On Foods locations across Western Canada are giving their shoppers an extra reason to celebrate the special women in their lives this Mother’s Day – and women’s hospitals will benefit, including our very own Lois Hole Hospital…

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Stories With HeartA Life Saved

CK Hui

Posted on: Apr 26, 2019

Later in bed, Charles ruminated on what had happened to him, marveling at the technology available that saved his life without major surgery. "That $10,000 could have been the expense for a funeral instead.”

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesOver $77 million Raised and More than 100,000 Winners in 25 Years of the Full House Lottery

Royal Alex

Posted on: Mar 15, 2019

Thanks to buyers Full House Lottery ticket buyers the future of women's health will be different.

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Stories of HopeGone Too Soon

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Feb 25, 2019

Elizabeth Lidstone-Black loved and was loved by so many, however, the depression she experienced during menopause became too much for her to bear. "It can't be for nothing," Ken Black, Elizabeth's husband shares. Now Ken is committed…

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Stories With HeartA Little Appreciation Goes a Long Way

CK Hui

Posted on: Feb 17, 2019

“The staff of the CK Hui were smart and helpful. If you had a question, they had the answer and if they didn’t have the answer, they didn’t try to make it up, they took the time to find the right answer for you. Everyone was…

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Stories With VisionU of A Scientists First to Pinpoint a Cause of Pigmentary Glaucoma

Eye Institute

Posted on: Feb 01, 2019

Discovery identifies gene that causes common form of blindness worldwide, potentially leading to new treatment for glaucoma.

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Stories With VisionReciprocal Gratitude

Eye Institute

Posted on: Feb 01, 2019

It’s been a decade since Nichols stepped away as part owner of the Edmonton Oilers. He might be the man who saved hockey in Edmonton, but he’s also the man who helped donors build the Eye Institute of Alberta.

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