Frequently Asked Questions

What are donations to the Moose Jaw Health Foundation used for?

As the official charitable organization for the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital, the Foundation works in close partnership with the Five Hills Health Region to identify the most critical needs of the hospital. The Foundation's role is to inspire and motivate, and then link donor and community support to invest in the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital. Through a donor-centered approach the Foundation provides charitable investment opportunities that transform the community's goal of enhancing the hospital into a reality. By working in partnership with the community and the Five Hills Health Region, the Moose Jaw Health Foundation raises funds to:

  • Purchase state of the art equipment at the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital.
  • Continue the advanced education of hospital professionals to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and quality of direct patient care.
  • Support innovative community health programs and services.
  • Provide inspiration, leadership and options for those wishing to support the community hospital.

Does my donation stay in Moose Jaw?

Yes, 100% of your donation stays in Moose Jaw to help purchase urgently needed hospital equipment and services that save lives every day at the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospital. Your donation truly makes a difference.

How can I donate to the Moose Jaw Health Foundation?

There are a number of ways to make a donation to the Foundation. You can donate online by clicking here, by calling 306-694-0373 with your credit card, by visiting our office, a gift in your estate or by sending a cheque to:

Moose Jaw Health Foundation

55 Diefenbaker Drive

Moose Jaw, SK S6J 0C2

Will I get a tax receipt?

Yes, we issue official tax receipts for all donations received.

Who do I make my cheque payable to?

Please make your cheque payable to the Moose Jaw Health Foundation.

Can I make a monthly donation, I do not have enough money to make a lump sum payment, can I spread my gift out throughout the year?

Yes, you can make your donation through pre-authorized payments from your bank account or credit card throughout the year.

When will my monthly donation be processed?

Your pre-authorized donation transaction will be processed on the 6th of every month.

Can I change my pre-authorized donation?

Yes, at all times you maintain full control of your charitable gift. To change or cancel your donation at anytime, please notify the Moose Jaw Health Foundation in writing.

What type of tax receipt will I receive for my monthly donation?

You will receive one consolidated tax receipt at the end of the year.

I would like to include the Moose Jaw Health Foundation in my will; do you accept this type of gift?

Many long-time friends of the Foundation are now choosing to include the Moose Jaw Health Foundation in their will and estate planning. Foundation supporters who provide legacy gifts help contribute to the enhancement of health care for future generations of patients and their families. The Foundation works with donors and, in many cases, their estate planning professional to ensure their greatest gift creates maximum impact. Please contact the Executive Director of the Foundation, Kelly McElree 306-694-0255 or for more information, please click here.

I would like to donate securities to the Foundation, can I do that?

Yes, the Foundation has created an easy to use transfer of securities form.  In 2006, the Federal government made changes in its budget to make the transfer of securities to a registered charitable organization 100% exempt from capital gains charges. If you wish to transfer securities, please click here for our easy to use guide.

Can I make a donation in memory of someone?

Yes, please enclose a note with your cheque stating the deceased name, the name and address of the next of kin and their relationship to the deceased, and if there is a specific area you would like the donation to be directed. All donations given in memory of an individual will be kept confidential and you will receive a tax receipt for your donation.

Click here to make a Memorial Donation.

What is your charitable registration number?

Our charitable registration number is 11892-9173-RR0001

Where is the Foundation located?

The Moose Jaw Health Foundation is located on the main floor of the Dr. F.H. Wigmore Regional Hospitall - enter the main entrance and we are beside the video donor wall. Our address is:

The Moose Jaw Health Foundation 55 Diefenbaker Drive, Moose Jaw, SK S6J 0C2

Are there volunteer opportunities with the Foundation?

Yes, the Foundation always appreciates volunteers and there are many opportunities to help. Your commitment of time will make a significant difference to the quality of care in our community Hospital. To volunteer, please contact us at 306-694-0373.

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