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Start a Fundraiser

Creating a fundraiser can be a fun and exciting way to engage your friends and family - and support the Aberdeen Health Foundation. Your fundraiser can be as simple as inviting friends to donate for your birthday or as exciting as organizing an event. Just fill out the form below to let us know what you would like to do.

Invite friends to donate for your birthday

Fundraise online for your birthday using custom tools via Canada Helps – you can select Aberdeen Health Foundation once you set up your event: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/fundraise/

 

Organize an event

Tell us a bit about your idea:

What’s the motivation behind your great idea
What’s your great fundraising idea?
If this is an existing event how many years has it been going and if there has been a previous beneficiary
In the past have you been affiliated with the Aberdeen Health Foundation, (Aberdeen Hospital Foundation and Aberdeen Hospital Trust) in a fundraising capacity?
Please explain
Please list your confirmed sponsors

We respect your privacy. The Aberdeen Health Foundation requires your personal information in order to process your request to organize an event for us.

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Area of Greatest Need

Frank & Irene Sobey Memorial Fund: Flexibility to respond to emerging needs.

Population Health

Good health is our greatest resource. To advance population health in Pictou County, we work with community partners to identify and address barriers that prevent people from achieving their full health potential. You can join us by giving to one of the following:

Children’s Aid Society (CAS) Endowment: Funding for community projects that promote healthy child development.

Sandbar Mental Health Endowment: Funding to enhance mental health programs, and care in Pictou County.

Population Health Funding: Funding initiatives that are focused on prevention, population health, and removing barriers that prevent people from achieving their best health.

Health System

Investments in the health system impact patient access and care in a variety of areas. You can help by giving to one of the following:

Medical Equipment Endowment: Advancing patient care through program and technology enhancements.

Palliative Care Endowment: Providing perpetual support to enhance palliative care services in Pictou County.

Donald Horne Endowment for Children’s Health: Enhancing direct patient care to children in Pictou County.

Oncology Patient: Supporting patients with extra expenses related to their diagnosis and treatment, including travel, medication, and medical devices.

Designated Area of Care: If the above funds don’t match your priority, your gift can be designated to a specific department or health program, for example the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or Music Therapy.

Continuing Education

Everyone benefits when our health care workers are provided with opportunities to learn and adapt to health care innovation, new technology, and evolving best practices. Join us in our commitment to continued learning by giving to any of these funds:

AHF Education Fund: Supporting the continued education and training of health care staff.

Bain Langley Palliative Care Education Endowment: Continuing education and training for medical staff and volunteers working in the palliative care program in Pictou County.

Johnnie Miles Williston Education Fund: Continuing education that will enhance patient and community care.

Edith Were Fraser Family Memorial Endowment: Continuing education for nursing staff in Pictou County.