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Reports to the 2021 Annual General Meeting

CHAIR’S REPORT Like most organizations, the Aberdeen Health Foundation took a step back to consider what needed to be done differently when COVID-19 hit Nova Scotia. Working and meeting remotely were givens; the big questions were about how to identify urgent health...

Major Enhancement to Orthopedic Care and Services in Pictou County

When plans for a new orthopedic assessment clinic (OAC) in New Glasgow were introduced, the Aberdeen Health Foundation recognized immediately how exciting and important the new facility and services would be for the community.  “The Foundation has been a very positive...

2021 Report to Community

The 2021 Report to Community has been released and will be arriving in Pictou County mailboxes soon. To view the report online click here.  

AGM 2021 – Thursday, March 25 at 6:30pm

You're invited to the Aberdeen Health Foundation Annual General Meeting on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 6:30pm. Due to social restrictions and protocols this will be a virtual event via Zoom. Please click on the Zoom link below. No password is...

New CT Scanner Brings Latest Technology to Aberdeen Hospital

... ... When Aberdeen Health Foundation, Chair, Robyn Eaton recently co-signed a cheque to Nova Scotia Health, she was moved by the significance of the moment. She could see clearly how the vision of the Foundation’s founding members is being sustained and realized....

Celebrating the diverse and critical role of Respiratory Therapists

... ... There is no better time than Respiratory Therapy Week (October 25-31) for the Aberdeen Health Foundation to recognize and celebrate the commitment and dedication of the remarkable team at the Aberdeen Hospital. This year in particular has brought into focus...

Working together and responding during extraordinary times

As Nova Scotians and the rest of the world grappled with the swift and dramatic effects of COVID-19, everyone quickly realized who our essential workers and frontline heroes were. They kept grocery stores, gas stations, and pharmacies open, transported supplies, and...

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...

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...

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....

AHF Office Update

This summer is bringing welcome easing of restrictions related to Covid 19. Aberdeen Health Foundation offices are in high traffic areas and therefore our staff will continue to work remotely until further notice. By temporarily remaining closed we can contribute to...

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,...

Strategies for Resilience: Finding our Strength in a Strong Community

... A free public event with Dr. Michael Ungar. February 27th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. at the Pictou County Wellness Centre The Mental Wellness Working Group initiated by the two Community Health Boards in Pictou County is bringing local agencies working in the area of mental...

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...

Thank you for making a difference

Breast pumps can be a critical aid for nursing moms who may struggle or need support. The devices are used to pump and store breast milk so that even when mothers are not able to breastfeed, their babies can enjoy the benefits. Our local Shoppers has been wonderfully...

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...

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...

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...

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...