Jumping To Help Others

… … Sophia Brooks MacDonald is quite a young athlete and someone always ready to take on a challenge. During the early stages of the pandemic she often watched the news with her parents and heard stories of the hard work and dedication of front line hospital staff. Aware of the shortage of PPE available…

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A Grateful Patient Finds a Great Way to Give Back

… … In 2019 during a visit on PEI, Cathy Boswell slipped and took a tumble with severe consequences. She was advised to see her doctor and set up orthopedic and physiotherapy treatments when she returned to Nova Scotia. Once home however, in pain and extreme discomfort she decided it was best to go to…

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Kindness Rocks at the Aberdeen Hospital

… … Calling all artists, creative-types and anyone looking to show support to our amazing team of health care workers. The Aberdeen Health Foundation and Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary are creating a Gratitude Garden at the hospital. This can be a great project for the whole family.  Everyone is invited to paint rocks with fun and…

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Thank you for being there.

… When the global pandemic was declared, the Aberdeen Health Foundation was able to immediately transition staff to working remotely. It was an easy thing to do and allowed us to protect others, especially our colleagues here at the hospital who do not get that choice. We are fortunate in Pictou County to have such…

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Annual General Meeting: Sharing Stories of Gratitude

… The Foundation invites the community to our AGM on Thursday, March 5th at 6:30. The meeting will be in the Aberdeen Hospital Boardroom on the 1st Floor*. Pictured left to right. Front: Harry Munro, Janice Fraser, Lisa MacDonald, Melissa Jackson, Valerie Ryan, Robyn Eaton, Executive Director Michelle Ferris; Back: Mark Wiseman, Rae Gunn, Neil Bysterveldt,…

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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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