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About Us

Who We Are

The Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation is a CRA-accredited charitable organization of volunteers and staff. The Foundation exists to support Palmerston and District Hospital through fundraising initiatives to help fund state-of-the-art equipment and research opportunities to achieve excellent patient-centred care.

Our volunteer Directors work closely with Foundation staff, residents, businesses and community groups in Palmerston and the surrounding areas of Minto, Mapleton and beyond in mutual commitment of contributing to quality health care. Bringing life skills and expertise to the Foundation, their generosity of time and financial support leads the community in its giving efforts.

The Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation support the mission and values of North Wellington Health Care.

Mission

Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation will be recognized and respected as strong partners for the perpetuation of quality rural health care.

Vision

Working with the North Wellington Health Care Corporation, its staff, and the local community, we will create a spirit of giving, goodwill, and support for our hospital. We will plan and implement events and programs to raise funds for priority projects to keep quality health care close to home.

Values

  • A strong sense of community and rural spirit
  • Our faithful individual donors and supportive businesses, organizations, and local government
  • A co-operative working relationship with our doctors, nurses and hospital staff
  • The effective stewardship of funds raised to support the ongoing advancement of health care in our hospital

Our History

At the time of inception of the Foundation, the Palmerston and District Hospital was very proud of its financial record of operating without a deficit. The Hospital's original Board of Governors decided to create a Foundation in order to secure the monies raised and support this fine tradition of sound fiscal management. The Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation was created in July 1988.

The Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation was incorporated on July 25, 1988, and held its first official meeting on April 5, 1989.

During the first year of its existence, the Foundation raised a total of $170, 212.

Message from our President - Dan Hill

At the Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation, we strive to help keep “quality care close to home”.  Our activities are focused on providing the vital equipment needed to provide excellent resources for our doctors and other health care professionals, ensuring the best possible care for our hospital community.  On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Foundation, thank you for your support of our endeavours!


Privacy Statement

The Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation respects donor privacy and the Foundation is committed to ensuring the confidentiality of donor information. Your personal information is gathered and safeguarded in compliance with North Wellington Health Care’s Privacy Policy.

Occasionally, the Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation gathers personal information so as to inform you of the Foundation’s activities. From time to time, the Foundation also publicly recognizes the generosity of donors. The Foundation treats this information with discretion and respect. If you wish to have your donations remain anonymous or if you would like to be removed from the Foundation’s mailing list, please contact the Foundation office.

To discuss the Foundation’s Privacy Statement and your privacy options, please contact the Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation:

Dale Franklin
Phone: (519) 343-2030 extension 4402
Email: DFranklin@nwhealthcare.ca


Join Our Team

The Foundation welcomes dedicated and enthusiastic individuals with strong management skills. If you would like to be considered for a position on the Foundation, please contact the Foundation office.

Contact Information:

Dale Franklin
Phone: (519) 343-2030 extension 4402
Email: DFranklin@nwhealthcare.ca

PALMERSTON AND DISTRICT HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

  • Our Mission

  • Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation is a strong partner for the perpetuation of quality rural health care. Working with NWHC, its staff, and the local community, we will create a spirit of giving, goodwill, and support for our hospital.
  • Contact Us

  • Palmerston and District Hospital Foundation
  • 500 Whites Road, P.O. Box 130
  • Palmerston, ON N0G 2P0
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  • Development Officer: Dale Franklin
  • Phone: (519) 343-2030, ext. 4402
  • Main Fax: (519) 343-3821
  • Email:dfranklin@nwhealthcare.ca

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