Month: October 2014

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BBQ for Palliative Care Unit

Bergengren Credit Union recently made a lovely donation of $700 to the Aberdeen Health Foundation for the Palliative Care Unit. The proceeds were raised from a BBQ they hosted. Rhonda Langille, RN, Palliative Care Team received the gift from Dale Bigney, Manger of Bergengren Credit Union   Posted: October 30, 2014

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Supporting Nurses Like Wanda and Cindy

“The end of life is an opportunity for profound meaning, healing, comfort and growth. The end of life is a sacred time. None of this is possible without expert care.” – Betty Ferrell, speaking at the 20th International Congress of Palliative Care When Wanda MacKay and Cindy Cameron, both nurses in the Aberdeen Hospital’s Palliative…

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McHappy Day Helping Women and Children in Pictou County

Today the Aberdeen Health Foundation received a cheque from McDonald’s McHappy Day for the Women & Children’s Unit at the Aberdeen Hospital. The proceeds from this one-day event, held annually on May 7, raised $4,925 this year. Combined with funds from previous years, more than $25,000 has now been raised in our community through McHappy…

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Foundation Receives Cutest Donation Ever

The Aberdeen Health Foundation received what is officially the cutest donation in its history thanks to photographer Jennifer Smees. Smees has gifted several pieces from her photographic collection of beautiful babies from the community. The pictures of newborns and young children will brighten the halls and delivery rooms of the Women & Children’s Unit.  …

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