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Power to Give

Nova Scotia Power Employee Supports New Hope’s Breakfast Program When Scott Cameron realized he had a bigger award from his employer than expected, he decided to share it with others. Nova Scotia Power’s Safety Milestone Awards rewards staff for every 250 days they go incident free. Scott’s team had gone 1,100 days without incident. Employees…

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Ensuring the Care is Here

For 17 year old Caroline Wills, being able to receive her chemotherapy at the Aberdeen Hospital means she has more time for family, school and hanging out with friends. Caroline is 18 months into a two year intensive treatment protocol for ALL, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. “We were on our way to Halifax for a day…

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A Gift that Keeps on Giving

Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, now there’s Giving Tuesday. It is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place annually after Black Friday, this year on November 29. Locally, the Aberdeen Health Foundation is getting involved. A donation to the Foundation is a gift that keeps on giving, year after…

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Philanthropy Day 2016

Aberdeen Health Foundation Celebrates Decade of Giving from United Commercial Travellers The Aberdeen Health Foundation has many reasons to celebrate this Philanthropy Day. The United Commercial Travellers (UCT) is one example of the many generous donors that help the Foundation fulfil its goal to enhance health care in Pictou County. Pictured: Susan Green, Aberdeen Health…

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Edith Were Fraser Family Memorial Endowment

The “Edith Were Fraser Family Memorial Endowment” has been established through the Aberdeen Health Foundation to provide continuing education opportunities for nursing staff in Pictou County. Edith Fraser (nee Were), of Eureka, was a graduate of the Aberdeen Nursing School and she helped deliver the first set of triplets born at the Aberdeen Hospital in…

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Public Access to Wi-Fi Now Available at Aberdeen Hospital

When a new, public Wi-Fi system launched at the Aberdeen Hospital earlier this month, Susan Malcolm of the Aberdeen Health Foundation was able to put a tick beside an item that had been on her wish list for some time. “We are so pleased that at last, we are able to provide free access to…

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Insurance for the Future

Insurance for the Future

Robert Rogers is someone who supports what he’s passionate about. After a personal tragedy, he was looking for a way he could give thanks to the health system that had been there for his family. That’s when he realized he had something to give.

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