Lamèque, October 6, 2021 – The Fondation de l’Hôpital de Lamèque is proud to announce some important partners in its fundraising campaign, whose objective is to raise $300,000 for the development of the Family Medicine Unit (FMU). The Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Mrs. Norma Aubut, and the members of the Board of Directors are pleased to publicly introduce the following donors who have agreed to support this priority project for our establishment: Canadian Medical Association Foundation ($50,000), L’Acadie Nouvelle ($15,000), Ladies Auxiliary of the Lamèque Hospital and Community Health Centre ($10,000) as well as members of the Foundation family, which includes staff, physicians and volunteers ($3,821). Several spaces and areas have been named after these donors to recognize their support. This amount is in addition to the $100,000 contribution that was announced by the Fondation communautaire des Pionniers et Pionnières at the launch of the campaign on September 16. The campaign has already reached 60% of its objective and other donors will be announced in the coming weeks.
« Today’s commitments total an additional $78,821 for our $300,000 campaign goal. We are very grateful to all of our partners for the generous contributions announced this morning. », says Norma Aubut, Chair of the Board of Directors.
A campaign that responds to urgent needs
The FMU of the Lamèque Hospital and Community Health Centre is staffed by five physicians, three nurse practitioners, and nursing and administrative support staff. The expansion will improve patient and staff comfort and access to primary health care for the community. Health care professionals will be better equipped to provide improved services. To learn more, click on the following link: Annual Campaign | La Fondation de l’Hôpital de Lamèque (fondationhopitallameque.ca)
About La Fondation de l’Hôpital de Lamèque Inc.
The Foundation is a strong partner of our institution. Our mission is to raise funds to support the Lamèque Hospital and Community Health Center in its development priorities in order to meet the changing needs of our community.