Hawkesbury Hospital “Friends” give impressive gift
The Friends of Hawkesbury General Hospital recently donated $50,000 as part of on overall pledge to the district hospital, located in Hawkesbury, Ontario. The group has raised funds for the past 25 years for the hospital that serves a large portion of Vaudreuil-soulanges residents. In 2007, the Friends pledged to raise $125,000 to the hospital but surpassed that effort by $25,000. The final contribution was $150,000.
Friends of HGH, established in 1989, has donated more than $597,000 to the hospital foundation since forming. More than 100 volunteers contribute an average 20,000 hours each year on such things as palliative care, patient care services, pastoral care, administrative support and the hospital’s boutique and gift shop.
Friends of Hawkesbury and District