Foundation News – General

May 3, 2024

K&T Trucking Sponsors Apple iPad 10th Gen Prize In Run For Home Pledge Contest

The pledge competition prize for Run For Home 2024 is a 10th Gen Apple iPad, plus a secondary prize of the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite eReader. These prizes were generously sponsored by K&T Trucking.

Feb 12, 2024

2nd Success WCCT Bonspiel & Pancake Breakfast

Thanks to everyone who participated in our 2024 WCCT Bonspiel and the Pancake Breakfast fundraiser last week.

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.

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!

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.

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 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 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.

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.

Mar 24, 2023

New Tax Credit Calculator Launched

We are pleased to announce that a new tool has been launched on our website: a tax credit calculator for Ontario residents. Simply enter the amount you wish to donate and the calculator will provide an estimate of the net cost of your donation after tax credits have been considered.

Mar 8, 2023

$10,000 Raised By Curling Bonspiel For Closer To Home

We held our first annual curling bonspiel on Saturday, March 4th, and the event was a resounding success! Over $10,000 was raised for the Closer To Home campaign to build a 96-bed Long-Term Care Home in Deep River.

Jan 30, 2023

2023 Supporter Survey Now Open

By completing this survey, you will help us direct our resources more effectively. We are collecting information about supporter preferences, interests, and opinions to guide decision-making.

Dec 7, 2022

2022 Craft & Vendor Show Success

After months of dedicated effort from Claire Kennedy and Joanne Vollmer, the Deep River Craft & Vendor Show was a huge success!

Dec 6, 2022

Quilt Raffle Winner: Mary MacCafferty

Congratulations to Mary MacCafferty of Deep River! Out of 500 tickets sold, her name was drawn on December 3rd and she won Lynne Kelly's beautiful quilt!

Dec 2, 2022

Free Hot Chocolate and Trim The Tree

We are wrapping up Trim The Tree 2022 soon! You can still purchase an ornament to hang on the Deep River Christmas Tree tomorrow evening in celebration of someone you love.

Sep 27, 2022

New Foundation Co-Op Student

Let's welcome Chelsea, our new co-op student from Mackenzie CS! She will be helping the Foundation this semester.

Sep 8, 2022

Valley Hitching Post Ranch Holds Open House Fundraiser

They had pony rides, pop-up vendors, yard sale items, games, and a BBQ, with all proceeds going towards the Closer To Home campaign.

Aug 29, 2022

$27,000 Raised In 20th Annual DRDH Golf Tournament

It was a wonderful day, featuring traditional Scottish weather! Perfect for the game of golf.

May 5, 2021

Focused on You Reaches $1.75 Million Goal

Thanks to the generosity of our community, the Deep River and District Hospital Foundation is incredibly proud to announce that the Focused on You campaign has reached its goal of raising $1.75 million in support of our local hospital.