Tim Hortons Holiday Smile Cookie To Benefit DRDH Nov 13-19
Holiday Smile Cookie starts TODAY at Tim Hortons! 50% of the proceeds from each cookie purchased at the Deep River location will go towards Deep River & District Health Foundation.
Circle of Giving Purchases $26,000 Ventilator For DRDH
A $26,000 ventilator was purchased for Deep River and District Health by the Circle of Giving (our monthly donation club) and it arrived earlier this week! This crucial piece of medical equipment comes as a much-needed replacement for the previous model, which had exceeded its operational lifespan.
The Beer Store (Deep River) Helps Out Closer To Home
Thanks to the The Beer Store in Deep River for raising $384.05 this year for the DRDH Closer To Home campaign through empty bottle returns and donations from customers. We appreciate everyone who participated in this initiative!
New Mackenzie CS Co-Op Student To Run Fundraiser
Last week, we brought on a new co-op student from Mackenzie Community School for the semester. Her job is to launch a new fundraiser from start to finish before the end of the term, and she's already hit the ground running. Stay tuned for more news about her and her fundraiser!
Tilson and Tennant Pledge $30,000 Towards Closer To Home
We would like to thank Doug Tennant and Jeannie Tilson for making a $30,000 pledge to the Closer To Home campaign to build a 96-bed Long-Term Care Home in Deep River.
$225,000 Gift Leads To Closer To Home Campaign Milestone
In a heartwarming development for our community, an anonymous long-time resident of the area has just made a multi-year leadership pledge of $225,000 towards the Closer To Home campaign at the Deep River & District Hospital. This generous contribution brings the campaign one giant leap closer to its $2.5 million target.
Kailynne Clemens-LeBel Becomes Youngest Person On Tree of Caring
Today, Kailynne Clemens-LeBel became the youngest person on our Tree of Caring by raising $1,200 for the Closer To Home campaign!
Interview With Suzanne D'Eon, Mayor of The Town of Deep River
We recently spoke with the Mayor of The Town of Deep River, Suzanne D'Eon, about the upcoming 96-Bed Long-Term Care Home project. Topics included housing, Town of Deep River support for the construction, and how the home will impact the community.
Philipose Family Donates $15,261 to Closer To Home
Special thanks to Ken & Leela Philipose for their recent donation of $15,261 to the Closer To Home campaign to help build a 96-bed Long-Term Care Home in Deep River!
Should You Donate Appreciated Shares? Interview With Christopher Carroll, CPA
In this video, we review the tax implications of donating publicly traded shares or bonds to a registered charity in Ontario. There is a significant difference between cashing shares and making a donation with the proceeds versus donating appreciated assets directly.
Run For Home 2023 Raises $38,000
We are delighted to announce the success of the Run For Home fundraising event held on Saturday, June 24. Over $38,000 was raised for the Closer To Home campaign to build a 96-bed long-term care home beside the hospital.
James J. Hickey Realty Supports Run For Home 2023 As Gold Sponsor
Kevin Hickey has been a strong supporter of the Deep River & District Hospital Foundation for many years. Thank you again!
Ontario Power Generation Supports Closer To Home Campaign with a $10,000 Donation
The Deep River & District Hospital Foundation has received a generous donation of $10,000 from Ontario Power Generation (OPG) to support the Closer To Home Campaign.
May $1K Early Bird Winner
Congratulations to Ligita Gulens for the May Deep 50/50 Early Bird Prize win! Ligita said that "she never wins anything" so DRDHF was so glad to break that trend, as the Gulens have been strong supporters of the Foundation for over 12 years.
86 Bistro & Market is Gold Sponsor For Run For Home 2023
Thanks to Run For Home GOLD sponsor 86 Bistro & Market, who will be serving the lunch and selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on June 24th.
Marc Audet Releases Music Video To Support Closer To Home
Marc Audet, a local musician, has created a music video to support the ongoing $2.5M “Closer To Home” fundraising campaign.
April $1K Early Bird Winner
Congratulations to Glenn Law of Deep River who was the April $1K Deep 50/50 Early Bird Winner! He purchased his tickets online. Check out the total jackpot at https://deep5050.ca/ which will only grow bigger for the April Grand Prize.
Heartwarming March Grand Prize Story
We finally reached our March 50/50 winner by phone, Patrick Thompson of the Yukon Territory. He was our winner of the Deep 50/50 prize for March of $4,947.50, and he purchased his tickets in-person at Jan’s Valu-Mart!