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Happy Holidays from the Foundation of CKHA!

Thank you for your generous support of our fundraising efforts throughout 2015.  We wish you and your loved ones a very happy and healthy holiday season! *Please note that the Foundation of CKHA will close on Thursday, December 24, 2015, at noon and will re-open on Monday, January 4, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. To make a year-end donation, [...]

By |December 22nd, 2015|Media Release|0 Comments

PetSmart® in Chatham Donates 300 Stuffed Animals for Children Receiving Care at CKHA Over the Holidays

In honour of the holiday season, PetSmart® in Chatham has donated 300 stuffed animals to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) to be distributed to children receiving care at CKHA. This very generous donation was made possible through donations from PetSmart® customers and Associates throughout the month of December at the Chatham location. “Thank [...]

By |December 22nd, 2015|Media Release|0 Comments

‘A Gift of Life’ Golf Tournament Helps Furnish Quiet Room in CKHA’s ED

On July 15, 2015, Pierre Monette, Owner, Ridgetown Foodland, hosted the ‘A Gift of Life’ Golf Tournament at the Ridgetown Golf and Curling Club. Approximately 144 individuals attended this second annual tournament that donated a portion of the proceeds, $3,035.25, to the Foundation of CKHA to support CKHA in the purchase new furnishings for the [...]

By |December 21st, 2015|Media Release|0 Comments

Two Local High School Students Provide Care Packages for Patients Spending the Holidays in the Hospital

In honour of the holiday season, two Grade 9 Students from Ursuline College Chatham decided to spread some cheer among those who will be spending time at Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) over the next couple of weeks. Reilly Fitzmorris and Shelbie Coristine prepared several care packages and Christmas cards to distribute to patients in CKHA’s [...]

By |December 21st, 2015|Media Release|0 Comments

Tilbury Area Action Team Donates Toys for CKHA’s Youngest Patients Receiving Care Over the Holiday Season

Late last week, 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 [...]

By |December 15th, 2015|Media Release|0 Comments

5th Annual Charity Curling Classic to Raise Funds for the CKHA DI Equipment Renewal Campaign

On Saturday, February 6, 2016, the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) will host its 5th 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 |December 7th, 2015|Media Release|0 Comments

‘Angel Gowns’ Donation Offers Comfort to Grieving Families

For the past several months, Deb Walker has been collecting wedding gowns to lovingly transform into ‘Angel Gowns’ and crocheting tiny hats and blankets for pre-term babies who have tragically “earned their wings and become an Angel too soon.” Her efforts have helped numerous families during their time of immense loss and sadness and Deb’s [...]

By |November 26th, 2015|Media Release|0 Comments

CKHA Helping Hands Auxiliary Donates $25,000 to the CKHA DI Equipment Renewal Campaign

On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, representatives from the CKHA Helping Hands Auxiliary presented a cheque for $25,000 to the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) in support of the $6.9 million CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign. To date, more than $3.1 million has been raised for this important campaign. This generous donation from the [...]

By |November 26th, 2015|Media Release|0 Comments

99.1 CKXS and the Chatham-Kent Home Builders’ Association Donate $4,000 to the CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign

Long-time Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) supporters, 99.1 CKXS and the Chatham-Kent Home Builders’ Association Inc. (CKHBA), have donated $4,000 to the $6.9 million CKHA Diagnostic Imaging Equipment Renewal Campaign. This donation was made possible through the proceeds from 99.1 CKXS and the CKHBA’s joint event - the Chatham-Kent Fall Home & Leisure Show [...]

By |November 25th, 2015|Media Release|0 Comments

Chef, TV Director and YouTube Channel Host Chef Mike Ward to Host the 14th Annual Parade of Chefs

Looking for a great Christmas present to give the food-lover in your family? On Thursday, April 7, 2016, the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA) will host its 14th Annual Parade of Chefs, featuring Chef, TV Director and Host of his own YouTube Channel, Chef Mike Ward! All proceeds from this event will support the [...]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Media Release|0 Comments