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$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

Parade of Chefs to Feature Inspired Menu, Hosted By Celebrity Chef Vikram Vij

On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) will host its 15th Annual Parade of Chefs, featuring Restaurateur, Dragon’s Den Investor and Sommelier, Chef Vikram Vij. All proceeds from this event will support the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign. 15th Annual Parade of Chefs A first for the Parade of [...]

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

Changes to Foundation Leadership

As the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) continues to go through a time of transition, the Foundation of CKHA has also considered opportunities to reposition the Foundation in light of our strategic directions and fundraising goals. Effective immediately, Tom Kewley has been appointed to the position of Chair of the Foundation of CKHA Board of Directors. [...]

By |November 16th, 2016|Media Release|0 Comments

Curling Classic Goes Country

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) will host its 6th Annual Charity Curling Classic at the Sydenham Community Curling Club in Wallaceburg. Proceeds from this event will support the Foundation of CKHA’s $6.9 million CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign, which includes two portable ultrasound units for CKHA’s Sydenham [...]

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