Major challenges ahead
«We are facing a population growth as well as a rapidly aging population: from now until 2016, the number of people 65 years and older will represent 25 % of the population, a phenomenon that will be present throughout Quebec in the next 10 years (2025)... This means our services will be increasingly important in the upcoming years, in terms of what we have to offer and in terms of volume.»
A DYNAMIC FOUNDATION
Active for close to 30 years, the Memphremagog Hospital Foundation is now launching its third major fundraising campaign. The previous campaigns held in 1999–2003 and 2004-2008, were able to raise $2.4 and $3.6 million thanks to the unrelenting work of volunteers and the generous support of donors.
On average, the Foundation has reinvested $500,000 annually in the acquisition of equipment and specialized medical and paramedical tools. For Ms. Monique Corbeil, Executive Director of the CSSSM « the Foundation is a source of pride for the population, businesses and institutions in the community. It has, and will continue to support Magog health care in its development…»