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Stories of HopeJoin us for BRA Day on October 21st

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Oct 15, 2020

Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day is an annual event that provides credible, unbiased information about breast reconstruction as a result of breast cancer. Part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this year's event is virtual.

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Stories of HopeAnnual Baby Memorial to be held October 18th

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

A teddy bear memento.
Posted on: Oct 13, 2020

In honour of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Program are once again organizing the “Remembering Our Losses” memorial for parents who have…

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Stories of HopeOctober is Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Oct 08, 2020

In recognition of Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month, Ryan and Chantal Denis share the story of their loss as well as the care and support they received along the way.

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Stories of HopeAlberta Women’s Health Foundation launches

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Oct 05, 2020

The Alberta Women’s Health Foundation (AWHF) has recently launched as an extension of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation. The AWHF is a new fundraising initiative that will further support the advancement of care and research…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesPrudence and patience during a pandemic

Royal Alex

Posted on: Sep 29, 2020

Ensuring the maximum impact of our donors’ generous contributions is always top of mind. And so we lead with prudence.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSeptember 30th is Orange Shirt Day

Royal Alex

Posted on: Sep 28, 2020

Orange Shirt Day began in 2013 as a way for people to recognize and honour the Indigenous children who were sent away to residential schools in Canada as well as show one’s commitment to learning more about the history of those…

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Stories of HopeCelebrating ten years of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Sep 28, 2020

The Lois Hole Hospital for Women opened ten years ago. There have been many achievements for our community to be proud of – and many more to come.

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Stories of HopeLooking back at Harvest Celebration 2020, the first-ever virtual edition of the fundraiser

Lois Hole Hospital for Women

Posted on: Sep 23, 2020

Harvest Celebration looked a bit different this year. Held virtually for the first time, the annual fundraiser for the Lois Hole Hospital for Women aired on September 19th, 2020, and featured a star-studded lineup.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesGive a Breath first virtual walk/run breathes life into lung cancer detection and research

Royal Alex

Posted on: Aug 12, 2020

This year's virtual Give a Breath 5k walk/run brought together 136 registrants from around the globe all in the name of lung cancer research.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesForward with Peace

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 14, 2020

On June 15 the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation welcomed Amy Loewan to the hospital with a gift of art that could not have come at a better time.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesCelebrating One Year of Access 24/7

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jul 13, 2020

June 17, 2020, marked the one year anniversary of doors opening at Access 24/7 Mental Health and Addiction Services. We are proud to share the impact your generosity has made over the past year.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesFull House Lottery 2020 a Sell Out Success

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 23, 2020

Through professional care and groundbreaking research, the Royal Alexandra and University Hospitals support the most patients in Edmonton. Thank you ticket buyers for making this year a smashing success.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesText4Hope expands to cancer and addictions support

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 08, 2020

Thanks to the support of the Mental Health Foundation, the Text4Hope program is proud to introduce its two new branches: Text4Hope-Addiction Support and Text4Hope-Cancer Care.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesSafely saving COVID-19 samples for research

Royal Alex

Posted on: Jun 02, 2020

The Royal Alexandra Hopsital Foundation is proud to partner with other local health foundations to build a safe biorepository to preserve COVID-19 samples long-term, to support world-class medical research in combatting COVID-19.

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesFoundation Set to Clear the Air Around Lung Cancer this November

Royal Alex

Posted on: May 12, 2020

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is dedicated to raising lung cancer awareness and critical funds to support lung cancer research and treatment. Learn why Dr. Ken Stewart, lead for the Alberta Thoracic Oncology Program believes…

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Stories With VisionDouble the dollars while recognizing a mom in your life

Eye Institute

Posted on: May 05, 2020

Even though you may not be able to spend time in-person with a mom you love this Mother's Day, you can still share your love with them with a donation, flowers and an ecard all in support of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesCanadian Hospital Foundations Launch The Frontline Fund To Support the Fight Against COVID-19

Royal Alex

Posted on: May 04, 2020

Canadian frontline healthcare workers are caught in a fight with COVID-19 and need our support. In response, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation has joined multiple other hospital foundation leaders across Canada to launch The…

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesTexting program offers COVID-19 mental health support

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 21, 2020

Albertans seeking more support during the COVID-19 pandemic can now sign up for Text4Hope, a free, supportive text messaging service developed by Alberta Health Services (AHS).

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Our Hospital, Our StoriesFC Edmonton Partners with Royal Alexandra Hospital to Help Treat Patients with COVID-19

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 17, 2020

FC Edmonton is launching a fundraising campaign to benefit the Royal Alexandra Hospital in its effort to treat patients with COVID-19.

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Our Hospital, Our Stories#FoundationsOfGratitude: Show Support for Hospital Heroes during COVID-19 Crisis

Royal Alex

Posted on: Apr 16, 2020

The #FoundationsOfGratitude campaign, launched today, encourages all Albertans to show their appreciation for healthcare workers and support staff during this challenging time by decorating their windows with hearts.

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