Categories ArchivesNews

Generosity at it’s Finest! McCaig Family Supports Great Expansion standard

MEDIA RELEASE   Thursday, April 27th, 2017 For Immediate Release Generosity at it’s Finest, McCaig Family Supports STEGH’s Great Expansion St. Thomas, ON – “It’s OUR Hospital” instills a sense of community, of pride, and the importance of supporting patient care excellence at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 STEGH Foundation representatives were joined by local donors Bob and Janet McCaig to celebrate their generous gift of $1,000,000 towards STEGH’s Great Expansion. “A final push by everyone in our community – with the dollars that you can afford, will put our fundraising efforts well over the top – I would encourage everyone to give themselves that ‘feel good feeling’ by participating in this final half million dollar goal,” explains Bob McCaig, ...

Continue Reading

Masquerade Gala Raises $60,000 standard

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, December 12th, 2016 2016 BLACK TIE MASQUERADE GALA REVEALS UNPRECEDENTED $60,0000 RAISED! St. Thomas, ON – On Saturday, October 22nd, 2016, at the St. Anne’s Centre, the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation hosted its fourth annual Black Tie signature Gala event. Following an evening of gaming, auctions, music and entertainment that lasted well past midnight, the STEGH Foundation’s Masquerade Gala’s original $50,000 fundraising goal was exceeded through the generosity of guests, donors and sponsors.  Event proceeds will be directed to the purchase of STEGH’s new CT Scanner, a crucial piece of healthcare equipment that will help keep OUR community’s families and friends safe. This year, Masquerade Gala attendees wore formal attire with their ...

Continue Reading

3rd RCRR Raises $17,000 for STEGH standard

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2016 2016 Railway City Road Races raises $17,000 for STEGH St. Thomas, ON – The third annual Railway City Road Races, which took place on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, was a resounding success and raised $17,000 for Orthopedics services at St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital’s. The event, which included a half marathon, 10 km run, 5 km run and walk, and a children’s Choo Choo Challenge distance, attracted more than 400 participants. The Railway City Road Races has now raised approximately $60,000 in total for the Hospital since it began five years ago. -30- For more information, contact: Nancy Lawrence, RCRR Organizing Committee c: 519-619-9547 w: https://railwaycityroadraces.com/

Continue Reading

Smile Cookies for OUR Hospital! standard

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 For Immediate Release Smile Cookies for OUR Hospital: Tim Hortons Supports STEGH’s Great Expansion St. Thomas, ON – In September, Tim Hortons franchises across Canada held their annual Smile Cookie campaign. For the second straight year, the St. Thomas Tim Hortons franchises have smiled on OUR Hospital with a fantastic gift of $29,729 to STEGH’s Great Expansion. What a tasty way to fundraise! Tim Hortons is a committed community partner, and this gift will help ensure the healthcare our families and friends deserve is available at STEGH during each patient visit, at every stage of life, and as close to home as possible. “The local Tim Hortons franchises have certainly stepped up again to ...

Continue Reading

Sowing the Seeds for a Healthy Community standard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, November 18th, 2016 Sowing the Seeds for a Healthy Community Farm Credit Canada Invests in STEGH’s Great Expansion St. Thomas, ON – Farm Credit Canada has joined individuals and businesses throughout Elgin County by supporting the Great Expansion of the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital, generously committing $17,500 to the transformation of healthcare in our community. “Making a positive impact where our customers and employees live and work is an important part of who we are at FCC,” says John Geurtjens FCC Vice-President of Operations. “Having the opportunity to show our support for this community through the expansion of this hospital means a lot to me.” The Great Expansion will enable STEGH to keep pace with ...

Continue Reading

Healthcare Heroes at it Again standard

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 17th, 2016 STEGH’s Healthcare Heroes at it Again! Hospital Auxiliary Makes $500,000 Donation to STEGH’s Great Expansion  St. Thomas, ON – The Hospital Auxiliary has been true healthcare heroes for decades, working diligently in support of OUR Hospital, our patients and our community. Through all of the hours volunteered to make their fundraisers a success – bake sales, BBQs, fashion shows, the H.E.L.P.P. lottery and running the Gift Box – they have stepped up time and again to support the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation (STEGH). Today, the STEGH Foundation is proud to announce that the Auxiliary has just completed their incredible $500,000 pledge for the Great Expansion; the largest investment in our ...

Continue Reading

Building a Stronger Community Together standard

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 Building a Stronger Community Together: Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life support OUR Hospital’s Great Expansion     St. Thomas, ON – Today, St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital (STEGH) Foundation announced a $20,000 donation from Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life, to help build a stronger Hospital and community through the Great Expansion campaign. “We are very pleased to have the support of Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life, for STEGH’s Great Expansion, which will help ensure our community members receive excellent healthcare for years to come,” says Paul Jenkins, Executive Director, STEGH Foundation. The Great Expansion will enable STEGH to keep pace with a dynamic and changing ...

Continue Reading

Dowler-Karn Ltd. Pumps up Support for STEGH standard

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 Fueling Local Healthcare, Dowler-Karn Ltd. Pumps up Support of OUR Hospital’s Great Expansion  St. Thomas, ON – Since 1943, family owned and operated Dowler-Karn Ltd. has generously ‘fueled’ the success of many community projects. Today, that tradition of generosity continues with a transformational $120,000 gift to the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital’s Great Expansion. The gift is in memory of Jack and Joyce Karn, the parents of Dave and John Karn, and Barb Molinaro, the current owners of Dowler-Karn Ltd. “Our Hospital has been there for us, our employees, and all of our families for years. This project signals a new era for local healthcare, our late parents would be very ...

Continue Reading

OUR Hospital Receives Nearly $2 Million from OUR Community standard

STEGH Foundation Board of Directors and Staff gather with the BIG cheque which represents the amount transferred to the Hospital for the fiscal year 2015-2016.  Since 1985, the Hospital has received over $27 million for patient care needs thanks to the generosity of OUR donors. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 OUR Hospital Receives Nearly $2 Million from OUR Community St. Thomas, ON – Thanks to the generosity of donors in St. Thomas, throughout Elgin County, and beyond, the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital Foundation continued its support of OUR award-winning Hospital this year to the tune of nearly $2 million. Bill Brown, who recently completed a two-year term as President of the Foundation, explains the positive impact this ...

Continue Reading

Legacy of Care standard

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 10th, 2016 STEGH Foundation Releases ‘Legacy of Care’  St. Thomas, ON – On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 the STEGH Foundation will release the first edition of Legacy of Care through a mass distribution in The Weekly News (St. Thomas/Elgin). This 16-page full colour magazine features stories and testimonials that celebrate patient care excellence at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital. It is dedicated to donors who have included STEGH with a gift in their Will, and highlights the impact these gifts have made for Hospital patients and their families. “Within the Foundation’s annual program and schedule of events, planned giving plays a significant role,” says Joanne Beaton, Co-ordinator of Personal & Corporate Giving. ...

Continue Reading

This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work!

Please upgrade today!