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The Moose Jaw Health Foundation’s Capital Equipment Campaign has come to an end. After exceeding its $8-million campaign goal with a total of $8,275,608, the campaignto equip the new Moose Jaw Regional hospital with state-of-the-art medical equipment is being hailed as a success.  Thank you so much to our donors and supporters.

“We’re extremely pleased with the results of the campaign because we will be able to provide our medical professionals with the equipment they need to save and enhance lives in the health region,” said Dave Reidy, Chair of the Capital Equipment Campaign. “When we first started out we thought it might be difficult to raise $8 million, but we had faith the community would step up. We’re proud of people throughout the Five Hills Health Region who helped us achieve our goal.”

With the opening of the new regional hospital, the Five Hills Health Region will be home to the newest and most innovative medical facility in Saskatchewan. Funds from the campaign will  be used to purchase the latest health care equipment, including:

  • MRI – the first in rural Saskatchewan
  • Surgical equipment
  • Labour and delivery equipment
  • Pediatric equipment
  • Dialysis equipment

“Although the Capital Equipment Campaign has concluded, our work as a Foundation continues,” said James Murdock, Chair of the Moose Jaw Health Foundation. “We’re going to stretch beyond our original capital equipment goal to fundraise for the hyperbaric chamber, as well as other medical equipment that was identified during the construction of the hospital. You’ll be hearing more about that in the near future.”

The stretch capital equipment campaign goal for the Foundation is $2,343,000.  With fundraising now underway for the stretch goal the Moose Jaw Health Foundation needs your support to build the new space for the hyperbaric chamber, the new chamber itself and additional cutting-edge medical equipment.

The new hospital will also be home to the only hyperbaric chamber located between Ontario and Alberta. With the community rallying to save the chamber during the campaign, the Moose Jaw Health Foundation is committed to refurbishing and revitalizing the chamber for future patients, as well as building the hyperbaric space onto the new regional hospital.

 

Equipping the Hospital of Tomorrow...Today

Capital Campaign Stretch Goal for the Hyperbaric Chamber

The Moose Jaw Health Foundation announced the capital equipment campaign stretch goal to equip the new regional hospital's with a new hyperbaric chamber and additional state-of-the-art medical equipment. James Murdock Chair of the Foundation made the announcement at Moose Jaw's South Fire Hall in front of a group of enthusiastic supporters. Moose Jaw Firefighters pledged to make the first $50,000 in donations for the campaign.  Stay tuned for exciting announcements."

Reaching for the Capital Equipment Campaign Stretch Goal

The Foundation is currently raising funds in support of the hyperbaric chamber and additional cutting edge medical equipment for the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital  The 800 CHAB Family First Radiothon goal of $150,000 will help the Foundation reach its stretch goal of $2,343,000.  The Foundation needs the help of donors and the community on May 5th and May 6th to help equip medical professionals with the best equipment in Canada.

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News & Announcements

mAY 5TH AND MAY 6TH

10TH ANNUAL 800 CHAB FAMILY FIRST RADIOTHON

The 10th Annual Family First Radiothon is set to take place on Thursday, May 5th and Friday, May 6th for 36 hours.  This year's 800 CHAB Family First Radiothon is raising funds in support of the hyperbaric chamber and additional medical equipment.  The goal of this year's radiothon in $150,000.  The Foundation needs the help of the community to reach our capital equipment stretch goal.  The more money we raise the more lives will be saved and enhanced.

 

April 16

optimist all-star night

The Friendly City Optimist Club of Moose Jaw is holding its Optimist All-Star Night in support of the Hyperbaric Chamber, Children's Wish Foundation and various Optimist projects on Saturday, April 16th at the Heritage Inn.  Come out and meet Rider legends Scott Shultz and John Chick and many, many more.  Tickets are $75 and include a gourmet meal, auction and many more surprises. Tickets are available at the Ultimate Fan Zone on Main St. and by calling Gord Currie at 306-631-9835.

 

aPRIL 2ND & aPRIL 3RD

LITTLE PRINCESS BALL

The Little Princess Ball is set to take place on Saturday, April 2nd and Sunday, April 3rd at the Heritage Inn.  Treat your princess to an evening fit for royalty.  With regal fare and noble entertainment, your princess will feel truly special.  Tickets are still on sale for Sunday for $75 and are magically disappearing. All proceeds will help the Foundation purchase a fetal heart monitor for moms and babies at the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital.  Call 306-692-5482 for tickets.

October 6th

New Regional Hospital to be named after Dr. F.H. Wigmore

The Dr. F.H. & Beth Wigmore family is donating $2.5 million to the Foundation to further health care in the Five Hills Health Region. In recognition of this donation and the Wigmores’ contribution to health care in the community, the new regional hospital in Moose Jaw will be named the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital.

June 24

Farming for Five Hills

The Moose Jaw Health Foundation has a challenge for farmers in the Five Hills Health Region – the 25-Acre Challenge. The challenge is part of Farming for Five Hills – a fundraiser that enables farm families in the health region to become actively involved in the Moose Jaw Health Foundation’s campaign to equip the new regional hospital.

 

sept 18th, 2014

santokh (sid) chhokar & Family donate $100,000 to the capital equipment campaign!

Sardar Santokh (Sid) Chhokar and Family have donated $100,000 to the Capital Equipment Campaign.  The donation will be directed to the C-section suite of the new Moose Jaw Regional Hospital.  The gift from the Chhokar family recognizes the memory of his honourable father
Sardar Nasib Singh Chhokar and made in the loving spirit of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
 

 

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