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Welcome to our new Administrative Coordinator ~ Deelle Hines

… … The Aberdeen Health Foundation is pleased to announce that Deelle Hines (pronounced Dee-Elle) has joined the organization as Administrative Coordinator. Deelle is the co-founder and Executive Director of Dream Candy, a non-profit organization that inspires children and youth as active agents in their own healthy development. Deelle understands the importance of building trusting…

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Inspired by purpose all things are possible

… … Thank you to Pictou County Glass for placing this Jewell Tree under glass and refurbishing the frame so that it can be available for all to see and enjoy. Because of their kind donation this beautiful creation is now displayed in the main lobby of the Aberdeen Hospital. In 2008, clients at the…

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Generosity Adds Up for Donor and Health Care in Pictou County

… … When the Aberdeen Health Foundation updated its donor wall recently, one new entry in particular stood out. Susan Martin has worked at the Aberdeen Hospital for over 20 years and through the commitment of a monthly donation she now is among the names recognized on the wall in the hospital’s main lobby. “I…

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Farewell to a wonderful friend and benefactor

… … We are grieved by the death of our friend and benefactor, Donald Horne. Don discovered the joy of giving later in life and quipped about how his heart would grow a little more with every donation. Don brought an exuberance to every gathering. He was the life of the party at his recent…

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Employment Opportunity – Administrative Coordinator

… POSITION CLOSED The Aberdeen Health Foundation is the leading charity for health care in Pictou County, committed to investing strategically in technology, people, and programs to improve health outcomes for the people of Pictou County. Thanks to the generosity of donors, the Foundation contributes approximately $1.5 million every year to enhance health care in…

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One woman’s inspiration to create change

When her granddaughter was born with high bilirubin levels that required isolation and phototherapy treatments, Debbie Walsh was inspired to create change. She went on a fundraising mission and thanks to her efforts, the Aberdeen Hospital now has a Biliblanket. The portable blanket with built-in phototherapy allows babies to be cuddled and physically nurtured while…

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Music Therapy Plays An Important Role

Music Therapist, Kelsey MacDonald, plays an important role in improving the health and quality of life for patients and families at the Aberdeen Hospital. Music Therapy is a wonderful example of how donor generosity is enhancing health care in Pictou County. The Foundation is proud to partner with the Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary,  Aberdeen Palliative Care…

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Throw-Back Thursday – Thank you Ned White!

Today we’re remembering and celebrating the life and generosity of Edward “Ned” White. Twenty years ago, Ned’s $1.8 million donation provided an enormous boost to the Aberdeen Health Foundation! His kindness has helped improve quality health care in Pictou County for decades and will continue for many more. As you will see by reading his…

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