The Glengarry News
IPM donates $90,000 to hospital foundation
L’Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital Foundation received a cheque for $90,000 from the 2015 International Plowing Match and Rural Expo’s legacy fund during a volunteer appreciation event in Finch this past Saturday (June 18) afternoon.
The foundation along with the Cornwall Community Hospital Foundation and the Winchester and District Memorial Foundation, will each receive $100,000 from the legacy fund – the $90,000 granted on Saturday, and an additional $10,000 to be allotted once accounting for last September’s IPM is completed this Fall.
Numerous volunteers, charities, not-for-profits and service groups split are splitting the remainder of the $385,000 legacy fund pool.
HGMH will use its largesse to help cover the cost of replacing IV (intravenous) pumps at the hospital, while the Cornwall hospital will be using its gift to augment its mental health services department.
Plans for the Winchester hospital’s donation have yet to be