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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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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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Sylvia Dingle Continues Legacy of Giving

Sylvia Dingle passed away in June 2018, but her legacy and commitment to the Aberdeen Hospital will carry on well into the future. Dedication that shone during her lifetime, continues with a generous bequest from her estate to the fund that bears her father’s name: The Bain Langley Palliative Care Education Endowment.  Born in New…

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Applications Now Open for CAS Endowment Funding

The Aberdeen Health Foundation is now accepting applications for the Children’s Aid Society (CAS) Endowment. The deadline is August 15. The CAS Endowment funds programs that protect children and enhance services and supports for families in Pictou County. Funding is open to charitable and public organizations to deliver programs designed to foster health outcomes for children and…

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Invaluable Support From the Men in Blue

There’s a good chance that men who get involved with the Pictou County Prostate Cancer Support Association (PCPCSA) will experience a better quality of life during a very difficult time. Few men are aware of the drastic changes that can occur with prostate cancer. The association, which began in 2001, promotes awareness, raises money and…

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