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Christmas Wish Tree Surpasses Goal

The Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is pleased to announce that the 27th Annual Christmas Wish Tree Appeal has raised over $101,000 for the $6.9 million CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign, bringing the campaign total raised to $4.3 million.  Through the Christmas Wish Tree appeal, residents of Chatham-Kent are able to publicly honour [...]

By |January 9th, 2017|Media Release|0 Comments

Toys for Tots, Thanks to Tilbury Team

Representatives from the Tilbury Area Action Team presented the Foundation of CKHA with a collection of toys to distribute to children who are receiving care in CKHA’s Women and Children’s Health Department during the holiday season. This very generous gift of toys was collected throughout Tilbury by the Tilbury Area Action Team and at the [...]

By |December 23rd, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Teddy Bears Galore For CKHA Kids

In honour of the holiday season, two local groups donated stuffed animals to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA), to be distributed to children receiving care at CKHA. PetSmart has donated 250 stuffed animals through donations from PetSmart customers and Associates at the Chatham location, and the St. Agnes Knights of Columbus Council #8739 [...]

By |December 21st, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

$10,000 Boost to Christmas Wish Tree

Representatives from the CKHA Helping Hands Auxiliary presented a cheque for $10,000 to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA)’s Christmas Wish Tree Appeal, in support of the $6.9 million CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign. This donation brings the campaign to over $4.2 million raised. This generous donation from the CKHA Helping Hands Auxiliary [...]

By |December 14th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

The Current: Fall 2016 Edition

Announcing something new: Our quarterly newsletter, the Current, is now virtual! Read it online to find out more about the Foundation, our events, special features and more. NOTE: To zoom in on a story, simply left click with your mouse where you want to read. To flip the page, left click in one of the [...]

By |December 12th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Gift of Hope & Strength For Chemotherapy Patients

“This was meant to be. It’s my first day of chemo, and I can see in your eyes that everything is going to be okay.” As Mary-Ellen Alward presented a shimmering silver locket to the final chemotherapy patient she was visting that day, her grasp on the locket loosened as she dropped to one knee [...]

By |November 29th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Party for a Purpose this New Year’s Eve!

The Kent 1874 presents Party for a Purpose! Ring in 2017 with Walkin' 47 and The Universe Featuring Ray at one of Chatham-Kent's most historic venues! Tickets to this grand finale to a great year are $40 each (plus tax) and include dinner. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance [...]

By |November 28th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Howard J. Rees Foundation Donates $20,000 to DI Campaign

The Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) is pleased to announce that the Howard J. Rees Foundation has made a very generous donation of $20,000 to the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign.  “We are so grateful for the continuous support from the Howard J. Rees Foundation,” says Candice Jeffrey, Development and Communications Lead, Foundation [...]

By |November 25th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Black Friday Sales at the Chatham Gift Shop

By |November 24th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

May Court Club of Chatham Donates $8,000 to ACCESS Open Minds Program

The May Court Club of Chatham has donated $8,000 to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) in support of Chatham-Kent ACCESS Open Minds (ACCESS). ACCESS stands for Adolescent/young adult Connections to Community-driven, Early, Strengths-based and Stigma-free services.  It is the first pan-Canadian research network funded under Canadian Institute of Health Research’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments