History

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Since it’s inception in 1998, The Foundation of CKHA has led activities formerly carried out by the Foundations of Public General Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Sydenham District Hospital.

Over the years, the Foundation of CKHA has successfully completed the following campaigns:

  • October 2003: $20 million Your Health, Your Future Capital Campaign
  • March 2005: $1.7 million The Future’s In Sight Ophthalmology Campaign
  • June 2007: $2.7 million Every Life Counts Chatham-Kent Physician Recruitment Fundraising Campaign
  • December 2009: $3.5 million Making the Right Investment – MRI Campaign
  • March 2013: $1 million Cardiac Monitoring System Campaign
  • December 2013: $500,000 CKHA X-Ray Equipment Campaign… for the Sydenham Campus

Through these capital fundraising initiatives, and ongoing capital campaign achievements, residents of Chatham-Kent have the ability to access leading-edge healthcare delivered within local modern facilities by highly-trained professionals.

To date, the Foundation of CKHA has raised more than $40 million for local healthcare. Our continued success is directly attributed to your generous support – as always, we are Together Today for a Healthier Tomorrow.