Nov 23

Health Care Foundation Transfers $3.5 million to Eastern Health

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, our generous donors continue to keep our hospitals up to date with the latest advances in tools and technologies, while also enhancing the patient experience of health care, right here at home.

May 18

Newfoundland Power donors $100,000 to support cancer patients on 4 North A

This donation will support cancer patients and their families in the province. This gift will assist the Health Care Foundation to provide renovations and upgrades to Family and Patient Rooms on Unit 4 North A of the Health Sciences Centre to help patients and their families while undergoing acute care during hospitalization for cancer treatment.

May 3

Health Care Foundation and NAPE Partner to Support Higher Education for Those Living with Mental Illness

Thanks to the support of NAPE, Moving Lives Forward provides $45,000 worth of scholarships annually  to individuals who have received services through Mental Health and Addictions Programs throughout the province. Scholarships are valued up to $1,500 each per recipient, per semester, and are allocated for tuition, fees and books/materials.

Dec 10

NF Power spreading some Christmas Cheers to Residents

The Holiday Season will look a little different this year and will be felt by our seniors and long-term care

Nov 6

Annual General Meeting 2019-2020

News Release November 6, 2020 Health Care Foundation Reaches a Tremendous Milestone St. John’s, NL – The Health Care Foundation

Jul 23

Lion’s Club District N-4 Donates $16,592 to Ophthalmology Department for New Slit Lamp

A slit lamp examines the eye for a variety of diseases or injuries.

Jun 25

The Big Night In Raised Over $300,000 for 8 New Pieces of Equipment

These New Tools Will Improve FIVE Hospital Programs, Right Here at Home

Jun 22

Health Care Foundation & Tim Baker Thank Eastern Health Frontline Workers

The Health Care Foundation & Tim Baker thank our frontline healthcare workers.

Jun 10

Local Lions Club Donates $13,599 Towards PPE for Frontline Workers

The $13,599 will purchase much needed PPE for frontline healthcare workers, such as masks, gloves, and face shields.

May 4

May is Leave a Legacy Month

Many people view a planned gift as their legacy and lasting mark on their community.

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Apr 23

Verafin Donates $325,000 to COVID-19 Response Fund

“At Verafin, we feel it’s important to support the communities where we live and work,” says Verafin Co-founder, Brendan Brothers. “Donations to support the Health Care Foundation came from Verafin and individual contributions from our employees.”

Apr 22

Cheers to Our Volunteers on National Volunteer Week

In honour of National Volunteers Week, we wanted to share some photos and stories of how our volunteers have made an impact right here at home. We simply couldn’t do all we do to improve our hospitals and health centres without them.

Feb 18

Fortis Donates $500,000 to Elevate Cancer Care, Right Here at Home

On February 14, 2020, Fortis donated $500,000 to be split evenly between the Health Care Foundation and the Dr. H Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation. The Bliss Murphy Centre will use its money towards the construction of a new chemotherapy unit, while The Health Care Foundation will use its $250,000 towards the complete renovation of the cancer care unit at the Health Sciences centre.

Apr 11

Health Care Foundation Awards $62,500 in Comfort in Care™ Grants

St. John’s, NL – The Health Care Foundation awarded today over $62,500 in Comfort in Care™ grant funding to frontline employees at Eastern Health to enhance the comfort, care and well-being of patients, residents, clients and families. The recipients were recognized at a ceremony held at Pleasant View Towers in St. John’s.

Mar 13

Capital Auto Group Donate $440,000 to Health Care Foundation

The Health Care Foundation announced today that they are building on their partnership with Capital Auto Group to support the growing demands for cardiac care in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Jun 11

Kidney Care Centre Now Open at Mount Pearl Square

St. John’s, NL – Eastern Health advises the public that the new Kidney Care Centre at Mount Pearl Square opened to patients today (June 11, 2018). This new centre replaces outpatient dialysis services which were previously provided at the Waterford Hospital, as well as some outpatient services from other city acute care sites.

Jun 6

New State-of-the-Art MRI Scanner Officially Opens at Health Sciences Centre

Eastern Health and the Health Care Foundation, along with representatives from the Provincial Government, today announced the official unveiling of a 3 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging (3 T MRI) scanner at the Health Sciences Centre.

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