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New Incubator on Miracle Day

New Incubator on Miracle Day

Miracle Day is the first Wednesday in December – that’s the day CIBC Wood Gundy Investment Advisors and CIBC’s wholesale banking arm donate their fees and commissions in support of children’s charities. This year, Howard Anderson and Dave Whittemore of CIBC Wood Gundy presented Debbie MacDonald, Nurse Manage of Women & Children’s Unit with $4,000…

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Gifts for Kids

Gifts for Kids

A train set, colouring books, puzzles, and story books are all part of a delightful gift the Aberdeen Health Foundation recently received for the pediatric unit. The thoughtful gift was presented by Mae Bigney, of Teach Me Educational Resources Outlet at Highland Square Mall. “The train set has been placed in the office of the pediatricians where many…

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Breast Health Winners

In October, in celebration of Breast Health Awareness Month, the Mammo Unit at the Aberdeen Hospital was inviting people to drop by for information on breast screening. Everyone with a mammogram in October was entered for a chance to win prizes donated by local businesses. The unit would like to congratulate the following winners: Anonymous winner…

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New Endowment Fund to Aid Children Announced

The Aberdeen Health Foundation has announced details for a new endowment fund that will support projects that protect children, enhance supports and services for at risk families, and create legacy projects to commemorate the former Children’s Aid Society of Pictou County. The endowment fund has been created by a $1 million gift from The Children’s…

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Sandbar Endowment for Mental Health

Sandbar Endowment for Mental Health

“To four generations of our family, the Point 44 sandbar was a very special place. With limited public access, it was exquisitely quiet and pristine. Although only a few hundred yards offshore, the beauty and peacefulness made it seem as if one’s troubles were miles away. That picture I‘m sure, relates to the wishes of…

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Kinnette Club Gives to Sandbar

Kinnette Club Gives to Sandbar

The Kinette Club of New Glasgow continues to support our community, always looking for an opportunity to improve the lives of others. They recently heard about the Sandbar Mental Health Endowment and wanted to learn more about the needs in the community and made a generous donation of $1,000.  

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Investors Group Financial donates $1,000 to AHF

Investors Group Financial donates $1,000 to AHF

Susan Malcolm, Executive Director of the Aberdeen Health Foundation said, “Gifts from our community, like Investors Financial Group, help us provide consistent financial support for health care initiatives in our community.” Investors Group Financial Services Inc. says this is their way of supporting their community. This donation will be used to improve patient care at…

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Supporting the Caregivers

Supporting the Caregivers

Bain Langley Palliative Care Education Endowment

“Thanks to the Bain Langley Palliative Education Endowment, we as health care providers have been given the opportunity to further our education, which in these times of fiscal restraints would not otherwise be possible.”
~ Bonnie Mason

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The McGee Family Story

The McGee Family Story

Palliative Care Unit Endowment

“There is such a misconception that Palliative Care is only about dying. It is really about helping patients to live as well as they can for as long as they can.”
~ Maggie McGee

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Living & Giving with Gusto

Living & Giving with Gusto

Legacy Giving

Even though Don Horne was raised, as he describes, true to his Scottish roots – to work hard, save every penny, and never buy on credit – today Don is giving his life’s legacy away with gusto, and in his own words he’s “having a ball”.

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