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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:...

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...

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...

Gift of Shares from a true champion for children’s health

The Aberdeen Health Foundation has been fortunate to be one of Donald Horne’s charities of choice. Whether he has a golden touch or simply good fortune, Donald has a history of making sound investments. He is not the only one who has benefitted from this. Over the...

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Join Us Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm Aberdeen Hospital Boardroom 835 East River Road, New Glasgow Putting out the Welcome Mat Nicole LeBlanc, Project Navigator for Healthy Pictou County will speak about the ways you can support the attraction and retention...

2019 Report to Community

In April 2018, a Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Suite was opened at the Aberdeen Hospital. The addition provides benefits for patients and operating Room staff and changes how many surgical procedures can be carried out. Minimally invasive surgery involves making...

Generous donation to New Hope enhances lives and ensures accessibility

Through a donation to the Aberdeen Health Foundation, Stright-MacKay made the purchase of a new passenger van a reality for an important group in Pictou County. And it was not the first time. New Hope, an outpatient program for people living with mental illness,...

Holiday Office Hours

Please be advised that the Aberdeen Health Foundation office will be closed beginning Monday, December 24 and will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Warm wishes to you for a joyful holiday season.

Gratitude is the Heart of the Season

In 2018 the Aberdeen Health Foundation invested over $1.3 million to enhance health care in Pictou County. This included over $1.0 million for new equipment, $50,000 in specialized training for hospital staff, and over $60,000 for mental health, oncology support...

Aberdeen Hospital's New Surgical Suite Benefits Patients and Surgeons

In April 2018, a Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Suite was opened at the Aberdeen Hospital. The addition provides benefits for patients and Operating Room staff and changes how many surgical procedures can be carried out. The MIS Suite also has a positive impact on...

Giving Thanks to Veterans

The Aberdeen Health Foundation has received a donation from Fred Haddad of Maple Cedar Restaurant for the Veteran’s Unit. For the second year in a row, Fred donated a portion of all sales from the week of Remembrance Day. Fred is pictured delivering his donation to...

New Digital X-Ray Room Opens at the Hospital

From the Pictou Advocate: Aberdeen Hospital staff celebrated the official opening of an enlarged room to house new digital X-ray equipment for its Diagnostic Imaging department. The Aberdeen Health Foundation provided $540,000 to fund the work. “The new digital X-ray...

Families and Hospital Staff Honour Braxton Naugle’s Legacy

October 25th was an emotional milestone for the Naugle family as they gathered at the Clinical Simulation Lab at the Aberdeen Hospital. Their wish for a meaningful legacy for their son Braxton had reached fruition. Joining them was a multidisciplinary team from the...

Donor Establishes Endowment for Children’s Health

Donald Horne is a cheery, exuberant 93 year old. He keeps busy on his woodlot or riding his motorcycle. But what interests him most these days is supporting the causes he cares about. That's why we're proud to announce that Donald has established a new fund for...

Donald Horne Endowment for Children’s Health

Donald Horne is 93 years old. It is not unusual to find him outside working in the yard, puttering or simply enjoying the sound of a nearby creek. Through the open garage door his gleaming white motorcycle is hard to miss. When asked what he attributes his health and...

Giving Back and Helping Other Cancer Patients

Doug and Margie Guthro have hit their fundraising goal. The pair has been fundraising for the Aberdeen Health Foundation’s Oncology Client Fund and, in a little over a year, they managed to raise just over $10,000. Doug got the idea while supporting his wife, Margie,...

Applications Open for CAS Endowment Funding

The Aberdeen Health Foundation is now accepting applications for the Children's Aid Society (CAS) Endowment. The deadline is October 15. Funding is open to community organizations and programs that are seeking to create transformational change in terms of their...

National Award for Aberdeen Hospital Nurse

Congratulations to Janice Buttle, RN, who received a national award for EXCELLENCE IN VASCULAR PRACTICE from the Canadian Vascular Access Association. The award was presented at the National conference in Toronto this past April by Josee Roy, an educator with Becton...