Deadline Approaching for Population Health Funding Opportunity

Projects that support early childhood development, address homelessness, improve accessibility to nutritious food, and encourage healthy lifestyles are a few examples of the types of projects that could qualify for the Aberdeen Health Foundation’s Population Health funding. Last month, the Aberdeen Health Foundation announced $50,000 in funding to support community-based projects that maintain, protect, and…

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Funding Announced to Foster Good Population Health

The Aberdeen Health Foundation has announced $50,000 in funding that will support community-based projects that maintain, protect, and improve the health of the people of Pictou County. The deadline to apply for this funding is April 23. Aberdeen Health Foundation Director and Chair of the Population Health Committee, Dr. Aaron Smith, provided details about the…

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Applications Now Open for CAS Endowment

The Aberdeen Health Foundation is now accepting applications for the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) Endowment. The deadline is April 13. Funding is open to community organizations and programs that are working to foster healthy outcomes for children, youth, and families in Pictou County. Now in its sixth year, nearly $400,000 in CAS funding has flowed into the…

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Investing in Paediatric Rehabilitation

Thanks to a donation to the Aberdeen Health Foundation from the Investors Group, patients like Payton Moore are benefitting from new equipment in the Aberdeen Hospital’s Paediatric Rehabilitation Department. The unit’s physiotherapist, Crystal Cameron was pleased to learn of the donation and quickly identified a piece of equipment that would immediately benefit some of her…

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Setting Sights on Population Health Focus of Upcoming AGM

The Aberdeen Health Foundation has a 30-year history of enhancing health care in Pictou County by investing in advanced patient care technology and staff development. More recently, the Foundation has identified the need to also invest in fostering population health. “There are many factors that play a role in health that are well beyond the…

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Growing Pink Pumpkins for Cancer Patient Support

The pumpkin patch at McLean’s farm began as a way for their son to raise money for university. It has continued as a tradition the McLean family now uses to support local charities. This past year they grew pink pumpkins for cancer research but wanted to make an impact close to home. They reached out…

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Report to Community 2018

Our Community Thrives on Generosity This year, we are pleased to report that the Aberdeen Health Foundation invested nearly $900,000 in capital upgrades and new equipment, enhancing services in many hospital departments. In addition, over $200,000 supported education and health and wellness programs within the hospital and throughout the community. The Foundation’s activities are deeply…

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Announcing Search for Executive Director

  After 20 years with the Aberdeen Health Foundation, our intrepid Executive Director has decided it is time to retire. While we are sorry to lose Susan Malcolm, someone who has always worked with the highest integrity and commitment to our donors and other stakeholders, we are pleased to know how much Susan is looking…

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Kinsmen Support Oncology Client Fund

The Kinsmen Club of New Glasgow recently made a $2,000 donation to the Aberdeen Health Foundation Oncology Client Fund. The Kinsmen raise funds through club initiatives, including Kinsmen Eastlink TV Bingo. The Oncology Client Fund is administered by the Aberdeen Health Foundation and funded by donations from the community. It is used to support patients with extra expenses related…

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