Results for: Impact Reporting

Impact reporting

…performance impact reports through our audited financial statements.

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Young Leaders: 8-Year-Olds’ Generosity Leads to Major Impact

…about how their contribution is impacting the community and helping people dealing with the impact of aphasia.

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An overview of our funding priority process

Calgary Health Foundation funds health projects that make breakthroughs possible for the thousands of people in the Calgary Zone and southern Alberta who rely on the health system every day….

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Your donations are impacting our healthcare heroes and the care they deliver

Your support of frontline workers has supported the changing needs of our health system over the past year and impacted the healthcare heroes on the frontline of care. Here are…

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Your support is impacting the lives of our most vulnerable community members

Your donation to support our most vulnerable populations during the pandemic has assisted with both urgent and long-term needs. From early aide in COVID-19 preparedness to quality of life support…

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Your Impact

Together we have the power to transform health care and make breakthroughs possible. Every Albertan, at some point in our lives, will require the help of the health care system…

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Leadership Message

25 years of impact Over the last quarter-century, philanthropy has transformed thousands of lives in our community by accelerating health care innovation and improving access to life-changing procedures. SANDY EDMONSTONE…

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A partnership that leads to recovery and community

…British Columbia, southwestern Saskatchewan, and northern Montana.

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$10M investment from the Taylor Family Foundation ensures a bright future for Southern Alberta’s critically-ill newborns.

…this contribution will have a meaningful impact for the future of families and their babies throughout Southern Alberta.

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Exploring the link between chronic illness and mental health

After dedicating six years as a registered nurse in vascular surgery, Danielle Cray felt a calling to pursue further nursing studies and continue to positively impact her patients’ well-being in…

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About Calgary Health Foundation

…for healthcare delivery, and optimal patient outcomes.

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Burn care making big strides thanks to $1.3M in support from Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society

…great team and we hope that we can continue to provide support for burn care in Southern Alberta that will have a positive impact on outcomes for survivors.

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Leadership Message

…past 25 years of support have resulted in philanthropic investments of $528 million, making extraordinary impacts on the lives of not only Calgarians but all Albertans.

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Virtual visits continue to make a world of difference

Photo courtesy of Kristina McGowan Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Calgary Health Foundation donors have been supporting many areas that are impacting the lives of people in our community. Support for…

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COVID-19 Care

A team of champions: Dean’s unexpected battle with COVID-19 Within just 14 days, Dean Goranson went from being healthy with no underlying health concerns to being intubated in the Intensive…

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Newborns Health

A commitment to breakthroughs in newborn and maternal health…

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Mental Health

…by bringing care to people where they are at.

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A Light at the End of a Long Journey – Krista’s Story

Every time you make a gift to health care, you’re impacting the life of someone who needs you. Whether you’re making a gift to care, wellness or research, you’re standing…

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Celebrating 25 Years

Making better possible together Health care impacts all of us at some point in our lives. Thanks to the generosity of donors, Calgary Health Foundation’s investments help to ensure we…

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Our nurses, our future

At Calgary Health Foundation, we are grateful every day for the nurses working long hours to make a difference for patients and their families – impacting their entire healthcare journey….

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Calgary Health Foundation doubles commitment to funding breakthroughs

…you’re a grateful patient, or seeking to make an impactful investment in the community, joining Calgary Health Foundation’s ambitious mission to revolutionize health outcomes will help transform thousands of lives…

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Life changes in an instant

…team learned what motivated Terry and what would have the greatest impact on his progress.

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From Near or Far, Calgary’s World-Class Healthcare Supports Our Tiniest Patients

…(SANTS) team would have such a huge impact on their lives.

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Your donations are advancing mental health initiatives and building resiliency

Your support of mental health over the course of the pandemic is impacting the lives of thousands of Albertans adjusting to changes happening every day. Your donations are supporting mental…

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Innovative neuroscience research, care and education

…use of stem cells to make neurovascular stenting procedures safter for patients Research on the impact of brain aneurysms on patients and their caregivers According to Dr.

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25 Years: Built on the shoulders of giants

…Authority was tasked with restructuring the healthcare system and he saw an opportunity to make the greatest impact by amalgamating the foundations.

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Financial statements

As part of our mission to transform healthcare, we are dedicated to providing timely performance impact reports through our audited financial statements. Scroll below to explore reports and see the…

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Joelle’s journey of fighting breast cancer

…daughter having breast cancer are quite high.

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Donation funds specialized pediatric emergency care ‘pod’

…to build community legacy and make a lasting, tangible impact in our very own city,” says Mike Meldrum, President & CEO, Calgary Health Trust.

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Wellness

Health care beyond the hospital Focusing on building care and education in the community reduces the health system burden and provides more support for vulnerable populations. Wellness initiatives supported by…

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Research

Today’s research empowers tomorrow’s breakthroughs Research improves the quality of health care, treatments, interactions and experiences for patients and their families. Research projects funded by Calgary Health Foundation have bold…

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Women’s Health

Caring more about women’s health care For too long women’s health issues have neither been understood nor funded effectively. Dr.

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Calgary Health Foundation appoints Murray Sigler as President & CEO

…position in contributing to improving the healthcare landscape in an impactful way.

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Building a better quality of life

…core qualities, impact memory, attention, judgement and decision making, as well as it can enhance feelings of loneliness.

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When grief becomes healing

impacting many people and knew that he could make a difference.

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Ways to Give

You make the difference! There are so many ways you can participate in advancing care, wellness and research to deliver the best possible health outcomes for our community.

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Causes we support

…We see the bigger picture and know exactly when and where to invest for the biggest impact on health outcomes.

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Foothills Hospital Home Lottery to advance mental health support for Albertans!

…with the COVID-19 pandemic and rise in mental health concerns, it’s impacted all of us.

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Innovative surgery treats stomach, intestinal cancers

…time and long-term effects that can include the need for permanent measures, such as a colostomy.

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Salima’s NICU Story

Right now, you can have twice the impact on NICU care for our tiniest and most critical newborns, and families like Salima’s. Visit www.

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An Exercise in Mental Health: Shoppers Drug Mart Run for Women

…Nearly one in five women will experience mental health difficulties, such as major depression or an anxiety disorder, during their reproductive years.

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Enhancing Wellness

New experiences enhance quality of life: Virtual Reality provides both recreation and cognitive therapy It couldn’t have come at a better time as COVID-19 restrictions left many in long-term care…

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Mental Health

A commitment to mental health The need for an integrated mental health network All in, the economic burden of mental illness in Canada is an estimated $51 billion per year…

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Lotteries

Our hospitals have been the lifeline for our community…

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Support a Hospital

…and programs, and 12 long-term care facilities gives us a 360 degree perspective on important health issues impacting our community.

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The Gift of Life: New technology saves Shirley’s heart

…emotional side that many people don’t talk about.

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Collaborating for change

…the frontline of care, to explore stigma holistically on multiple levels (intrapersonal and institutional) and its impact on the delivery of care.

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A big gift from TELUS is helping the smallest newborns

…support, your impact Three examples of the benefits of the NTT virtual programs during the pandemic: In the early months of COVID-19, pediatricians appreciated the enhanced and continuous care we…

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Music Therapy improves how patients experience healthcare

…addition to the impact that music therapy is having in acute care situations, incredible advancements are being researched right here in Calgary.

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A fighting chance for Rippy and Kaveer

…the lasting impact they have on Rippy’s journey.

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COVID-19

Continuing the fight As we move into the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, a great deal has changed – but our commitment to supporting patient outcomes and the heroic…

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Cardiac Care

Empowering advancements in cardiac care through dedication, generosity and heart Every 20 minutes a cardiac issue kills a Canadian. Cardiac issues are one of the biggest threats to the health…

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Project Hope: Reflections of our youth

…parents, and fellow classmates to read, reflect and understand the impact the pandemic has had on everyone.

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We could thank them for a lifetime

…the communities where our people live and work in order to create a meaningful impact.

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Leaving a gift for the future

impact their gift would have.

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An interview with a grateful mom

…events don’t just change one life – they impact the whole family.

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Giving back one street at a time

…not someone who feels sorry for himself or dwells on his heart disease.

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NICU Simulation Lab Opening Doors to a Future Full of Possibilities

…improve communication and teamwork skills through deliberate practice and debriefing.

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Educating nurses to provide better support

…a lot that has impacted her practice.

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Pursuing lifelong learning through the Nurse Practitioner program

…and that the scope of practice is very similar to a family physician.

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Nurse Practitioner Aims to Improve Patient Care in the Intensive Care Unit

…She now gets to apply the research and education she’s acquired to her job and is inspired by the impact of this work that she gets to experience every day…

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Ten-year-old best friends set a shining example as local philanthropists

…members impacted by cancer, Alzheimer’s, and dementia.

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How one man’s kidney transplant is continuing to save lives

…considerably, and it impacts the lives of those around you.

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A holistic view of healthcare

…a tangible impact on the healthcare system in Calgary.

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Educating nurses to provide exceptional care

…connections and positively impact patients and families’ lives is what she finds most rewarding.

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Hero in Health: Ken Mont

…said, “Ken’s impact to Emergency Departments, EMS, and to patients who visit the Emergency Department frequently is often immeasurable.

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Giving NICU babies the opportunity to thrive

…words have stayed with her almost 7 years later now and made a lasting impact on her, emphasizing the incredible care they received in the NICU.

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Grateful three times over for the NICU

…their efforts so other parents are able to get the excellent care his family required.

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Hero in Health: Dr. Eglee Gimon

…of patients while at the same time ensuring their dignity at this difficult stage of life.

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