Sylvia Dingle Continues Legacy of Giving

Sylvia Dingle passed away in June 2018, but her legacy and commitment to the Aberdeen Hospital will carry on well into the future. Dedication that shone during her lifetime, continues with a generous bequest from her estate to the fund that bears her father’s name: The Bain Langley Palliative Care Education Endowment.  Born in New…

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Applications Now Open for CAS Endowment Funding

The Aberdeen Health Foundation is now accepting applications for the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) Endowment. The deadline is August 15. The CAS Endowment funds programs that protect children and enhance services and supports for families in Pictou County. Funding is open to charitable and public organizations to deliver programs designed to foster health outcomes for children and…

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Invaluable Support From the Men in Blue

There’s a good chance that men who get involved with the Pictou County Prostate Cancer Support Association (PCPCSA) will experience a better quality of life during a very difficult time. Few men are aware of the drastic changes that can occur with prostate cancer. The association, which began in 2001, promotes awareness, raises money and…

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Gift of Shares from a true champion for children’s health

The Aberdeen Health Foundation has been fortunate to be one of Donald Horne’s charities of choice. Whether he has a golden touch or simply good fortune, Donald has a history of making sound investments. He is not the only one who has benefitted from this. Over the years his donations have been used for equipment…

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

Join Us Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm Aberdeen Hospital Boardroom 835 East River Road, New Glasgow Putting out the Welcome Mat Nicole LeBlanc, Project Navigator for Healthy Pictou County will speak about the ways you can support the attraction and retention of medical staff and students in Pictou County.

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Generous donation to New Hope enhances lives and ensures accessibility

Through a donation to the Aberdeen Health Foundation, Stright-MacKay made the purchase of a new passenger van a reality for an important group in Pictou County. And it was not the first time. New Hope, an outpatient program for people living with mental illness, provides a positive environment for building relationships, support networks, and community…

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2019 Report to Community

In April 2018, a Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Suite was opened at the Aberdeen Hospital. The addition provides benefits for patients and operating Room staff and changes how many surgical procedures can be carried out. Minimally invasive surgery involves making small incisions and inserting telescopes with tiny cameras that allow surgeons to easily see and conduct procedures. The…

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Holiday Office Hours

Please be advised that the Aberdeen Health Foundation office will be closed beginning Monday, December 24 and will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Warm wishes to you for a joyful holiday season.

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Gratitude is the Heart of the Season

In 2018 the Aberdeen Health Foundation invested over $1.3 million to enhance health care in Pictou County. This included over $1.0 million for new equipment, $50,000 in specialized training for hospital staff, and over $60,000 for mental health, oncology support services, and the women and children unit of the hospital. As well, over $100,000 was…

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