This year, the Edmonton Elks annual fundraiser featured an online 50/50 that raised over $25,000 for the Edmonton Elks Women’s Ovarian Cancer Research Endowment and Alberta Women's Health Foundation.
Another successful year for an amazing program—the 2021 Run For Women raised over $250,000 in total for women’s mental health programs across the country!
A massive effort from donors means the Lois Hole Hospital will install the OBIX Perinatal Interface System in November, allowing high-risk pregnant women from all over to access LHHW doctors and monitoring remotely in real-time.
Shining a light on the new research chair, Dr. Lee, supported by the Edmonton Elks Women’s Ovarian Cancer Research Endowment, as well as the team’s online 50/50 fundraiser launching for one day only on Monday, June 28th.
This year's Give A Breath 5k walk/run brought in more than $25,000, with the three year total reaching over $100,000!!! Huge thank you to our donors and everyone who chose to show their support for lung cancer research.
Press release: Edmonton’s James H. Brown & Associates makes first donation to newly named fund in support of women’s health research at WCHRI at Lois Hole Hospital for Women and the University of Alberta.
We all have different reasons for running in the 2021 Run For Women from Shoppers Drug Mart Love You, with each one as important as the next. Here, we are sharing our participants responses to the question, "Why do YOU run?"
On behalf of our partners at WCHRI, we invite you to participate in "Learning Session: Developing meaningful research partnerships with Indigenous communities," a free webinar happening this Wednesday, June 30th, from 12:00 PM to…
Five years ago, it was a first of its kind. Now, the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation and UCalgary Nursing have once again come together to renew the Lois Hole Hospital for Women Cross-Provincial Chair in Women’s Mental Health…
In this story, an active woman suffers a traumatic heart event despite her active lifestyle. She represents one of the 300 Albertan women each year whose symptoms go unrecognized and, after a visit to the ER, are later readmitted…
In the ten years that the CK Hui has been open, the centre has seen 20,500 inpatients and admitted over 9,500 patients to the Cardiac ICU, inserting over 21,500 PCIs (stents). This story tells the tale of one such patient.
"The Hope Box" is a brand new partnership with incredible female-owned local businesses supporting women’s health, with all proceeds benefiting the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society. Get yours today!
The CK Hui opened ten years ago, thanks to donors. This story tells the tale of an Indigenous man who is representative of the statistic that Indigenous peoples are at a 50% higher risk of cardiovascular diseases than the general…
CP donated $18,000 to the CK Hui for the purchase of a new LUCAS automated chest compression device. The device performs consistent, effective CPR which assists COVID-19 patients, reduces risks for care providers, and removes delays.
Thanks to the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation and enthusiasm around recent 50/50s, EOCF was able to donate $2.2 million to Operation Frontline Impact!
Through an historical $3.5 million fundraising campaign, donors made the acquisition of an incredible new PET/CT scanner a reality for Royal Alex staff and patients. We at the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation could not be more…
Thank you to Save-On-Foods, whose "Bunches of Love" Mother's Day flowers campaign successfully raised $18,000 for the Lois Hole Hospital for Women!
Candice used a guided journal during an 8-week pregnancy-related bedrest. This Women’s Health Month, she shares more about how it helped her, what she learned, and what inspired her to give back to the program and her community.
Thanks to the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation's commitment and altruistic support, our hospital foundations can help address some of the challenges faced by our heroic frontline workers.
A letter from Kelly Opper about her mother, Wendy, whose healthcare journey highlights the gaps we need to address in women's health and women's health research.