Foundation News – Donation Gratitude

Apr 23, 2024

BMO Bank Of Montreal Sponsorship

Thanks to BMO Bank of Montreal for sponsoring Run For Home 2024 with a $1,000.00 donation! BMO is our DJ & Music sponsor for the event.

Apr 15, 2024

Donation Story: Alistair and Margaret

With the help of people like Alistair and Margaret, the Closer To Home campaign has now reached 60.0% completion; just shy of $1,500,000 raised to date. Thank you for the support… we are truly grateful!

Mar 21, 2024

Black Bears Hockey Club Donates $27,500

Thanks to the Black Bears Charity Hockey Club for another generous year of support! Their highly successful tournament this year raised $27,500 for DRDH which will fund multiple new IV pumps for use across the health campus.

Mar 20, 2024

WCCT Sponsors Two 2024 Foundation Events

WCCT has sponsored not one but TWO events this year, for a combined donation of $10,000.

Jan 31, 2024

Closer To Home Reaches 50% Milestone With $150,000 Gift

Today we passed the 50% milestone for Closer To Home thanks to a very generous $150,000 anonymous donation received this week.

Jan 29, 2024

8th Chalk River Robbie Burns Raises $2,604 For Closer To Home

What a fantastic evening it was celebrating the legendary poet and Scottish icon, Robert Burns, at the Chalk River & Area Lion's Club on Saturday!

Dec 21, 2023

Donor Recognition Display Now Full On Two Tiers

This display is one of the ways that we honour those who have donated over $1,000 in their lifetime to DRDHF.

Dec 20, 2023

Enterprise Holding Foundation Donates $2,500 on Behalf of CNL

Thanks to Enterprise Holding Foundation for donating $2,500 to the Closer To Home Campaign.

Dec 4, 2023

Deep River Community Band Makes Closer To Home Donation At Concert

Thanks to the Deep River Community Band for hosting "Christmas Time is Here" on Sunday at the Deep River Legion.

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!

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 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 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!

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!

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 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.

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.!

Feb 28, 2023

Early Bird Winner Donates $1K Prize Back To Closer To Home

We'd like to celebrate P. Mani for donating his $1K February Early Bird Prize back to the Closer To Home campaign! Thank you very much for this generous decision.

Jan 27, 2023

7th Annual Robbie Burns Celebration Raises $1K For Closer To Home

On January 21st, attendees were treated to an unforgettable evening at the 7th Annual Robbie Burns Supper at the Chalk River & Area Lions Club.

Jan 11, 2023

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 517 Donates $10,446

We were pleased to receive a $10,446 donation from the Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 517 in Petawawa.

Dec 6, 2022

Trim The Tree 2022 - A Huge Success!

Thanks to the generosity of our community, we raised a record $6,355 from ornament dedications this year.

Nov 25, 2022

Tree Of Caring: Nov 2022 Upgrades & New Names

These names below have been added or upgraded on the Tree of Caring in the DRDH lobby. We are grateful for these individuals and corporations for their generous support. Thank you!