Nov 14, 2023

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.

Nov 10, 2023

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.

Nov 1, 2023

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!

Oct 4, 2023

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!

Sep 14, 2023

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.

Sep 12, 2023

$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.

Aug 29, 2023

2023 Golf Tournament Raises $25,012

Shout out to the amazing group of golfers on Friday August 25th who came together for our 2023 Annual Golf Tournament.

Aug 4, 2023

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!

Jul 31, 2023

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.

Jul 21, 2023

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!

Jul 6, 2023

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.

Jun 29, 2023

June Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations to Anna Orofiamma for winning the Deep 50/50 June Grand Prize of $3,185! We hope you enjoy the prize Anna.

Jun 28, 2023

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.

Jun 16, 2023

June Early Bird Prize Winner

Congratulations to Edmund Goetz, the lucky winner of the June Deep 50/50 Early Bird Prize of $1,000!

Jun 5, 2023

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!

Jun 2, 2023

May Deep 50/50 Grand Prize

Congratulations to Ann Unrau for winning the Deep 50/50 May Grand Prize of $4,505

May 31, 2023

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 11, 2023

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.

May 10, 2023

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.

May 1, 2023

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.

Apr 27, 2023

April Deep 50/50 Grand Prize Winner

Congratulations to Michelle Hunter of Deep River for the April Deep 50/50 win!

Apr 26, 2023

RE/MAX Pembroke Is Run For Home 2023 Champion Sponsor

A huge thanks to our Champion 2023 Run For Home Sponsor: Re/Max Pembroke Realty Ltd.!

Apr 13, 2023

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 which will only grow bigger for the April Grand Prize.

Apr 6, 2023

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!