Health Care Foundation Reaches a Tremendous Milestone

St. John’s, NL – The Health Care Foundation held its annual general meeting today, highlighting the Foundation’s achievements for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.

“Thanks to our incredible donors, supporters, and partners, we are delighted to announce that $2,824,945 was transferred during our last fiscal year to support our hospitals and health centres here at home,” said Ken Bennett, Chair of the Health Care Foundation’s Board of Directors, “these donations fund vital research and education, revitalize hospital spaces, and purchase state-of-the-art equipment, technology, and comfort items.”

“Today, I’m thrilled to announce that the Health Care Foundation has reached a tremendous milestone in support of adult health care for the people of our province”, said Paul Snow, President and CEO of the Health Care Foundation.  “This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the Health Care Foundation, and over $100,000,000 raised for local healthcare. With your help, we have purchased major equipment, including cardiac catheterization labs, integrated operating suites, 3T MRI machines, heart lung machines, ultrasounds, and so much more. The Health Care Foundation has made major upgrades possible in program areas including mental health, cardiac care, diagnostic imaging, women’s health, cancer inpatient care, urology, orthopedics, ENT, paramedicine and so much more, thanks to you. This year, and every year, our donations put patient comfort items in units, and make hospital spaces more comfortable for patients and their families through your support.”

Accomplishments and additional details of the Health Care Foundation’s 2021-2022 fiscal year can be found in the Health Care Foundation’s Annual Report.

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About the Health Care Foundation

The Health Care Foundation raises funds to improve the delivery of healthcare in Eastern Health adult hospitals and healthcare facilities in the St. John’s region, providing specialized and teritary care for the entire province.  We strive to advance and enhance innovation, medical equipment and next generation technology, support healthcare research and education, and patient comfort and care within adult hospitals and facilities for the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.


Paul Snow
President and CEO

Health Care Foundation
T: (709) 777-5905

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