Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital receives cheque for $94,000 from anonymous donor

Posted on Wednesday September 14, 2022

On September 13th, 2022, hospital administrators at Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital opened an envelope containing an anonymous donation for over $94,000. The anonymous gift was provided through Link Charity Canada Inc. to be used towards the purchase of equipment for patient care.

Robert Alldred-Hughes, President & CEO, said “Gifts of this magnitude go a long way in providing the much-needed support for purchasing equipment our hospital and team needs to care for our patients”. Alldred-Hughes added “This amazing gift will be put towards the purchase of a new ultrasound machine for the hospital. Our current machine is at the end of its life and needs to be replaced to ensure our patients receive accurate and timely diagnostic images. On behalf of the entire organization, I want to publicly thank this anonymous donor, your generosity is sincerely appreciated by everyone at HGMH”.

Donations are a critical source of funding for HGMH. The money the hospital receives from donations is separate and distinct from the operating dollars it receives from the Ministry of Health. The donations the hospital receives provide the ability for the hospital to purchase either new or replacement medical equipment. Through generous donors, HGMH can continue to provide safe, quality care.

If you are interested in donating to the hospital and the HGMH Foundation, you can find out how by visiting our website at www.hgmh.on.ca.

 

ABOUT HÔPITAL GLENGARRY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital (HGMH) is a patient-centred primary care hospital that has been established in Alexandria, Ontario for over 50 years. HGMH provides acute care, complex continuing care, 24-hour emergency services, and rehabilitation to over 23,000 residents every year. Our team includes over 150 staff members, 50 Medical Staff members and 100 volunteers who all take pride in bringing quality health care to our local Eastern Ontario community.


For more information and media interviews:

Contact person: Robert Alldred-Hughes, President & CEO

Telephone: 613.525.2222 x4104

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