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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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Finding unique ways to share holiday cheer

…always did and knew many senior citizens enjoyed.

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Life Insurance

There are two ways you can support the Calgary Health Foundation through a gift of insurance. Name Calgary Health Foundation as beneficiary of an insurance policy When you name Calgary…

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A holistic view of healthcare

…the community, we sometimes overlook the contributions of our staff.

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Vets’ Angels

Vets’ Angels History and Service In 1996 Father Alex Shahun, Padre at the Colonel Belcher Veterans’ Care Centre, reached out to Bas French indicating that there were many veterans who…

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Giving back one street at a time

…he will walk the pathways and take time to enjoy the view while he writes his latest book.

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COVID-19

…up in ways beyond expectation and the last two years have taken their toll on the wellbeing of our devoted caregivers.

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Women’s Health

…empowering health care workers, to a lack of training in the unique ways some illnesses present in women, there are many barriers to achieving the breakthroughs in care women need…

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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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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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Endowments

An endowment fund is a gift that keeps giving. A modest donation can plant the seed for the growth of a significant endowment down the road.

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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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When two passions come together

Melanie Zhao began her nursing career in Cardiology and Internal Medicine in 2018. A graduate from the University of Calgary, she always found herself loving the learning aspect of her…

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Caring for nurses who care for others

Nursing has a vast number of areas you can work in, and for Jennifer Dorman, working in palliative care has always been the area that resonated deepest with her. She…

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Our nurses, our future

…ensuring that the NICU environment is continuously changing, for the better.

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Understanding grief in terminal patients

Working with palliative care patients has always been very rewarding for Randip Dhaliwal. Having worked most of her career in the Cardiac Unit at Rockyview General Hospital, she worked with…

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Although healthcare is for everyone, it is not the same for everyone

…our hospitals and care centres more welcoming of Indigenous people, incorporating ancestral ways, and honouring Indigenous knowledge.

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Hero in Health: Dr. Eglee Gimon

…making a positive difference and consistently finds ways to offer assistance.

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

…surgery, infection or critical illness that can cause it.

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A partnership that leads to recovery and community

…our burn centre improves the lives of burn patients in many ways; from equipment to unit and clinic upgrades, staff education and research, their donations impact burn survivors directly and…

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Hero in Health: Lauren Park

…seeking ways to enhance processes.

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Building a better quality of life

…Enhancing mental health therapy support, reimagining sensory environments and allowing the young and young at heart to experience the world around them in new ways are examples of how donors…

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When art helps you to rise

…the Centre that attracts up to 15 people at a time,” she said proudly.

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Ground-breaking pilot project poised to transform breast cancer surgery in Alberta

…painful radioactive tracer prior to surgery have been standard practice for decades but are clearly not patient focused approaches.

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A safer course

…we have made progress and have other ways to identify these lesions.

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About Calgary Health Foundation

Calgary Health Foundation is a community-based charity raising funds to advance our city’s healthcare. We are a driving force propelling healthcare advancement and improving lives.

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

…just a few of the ways your donation has made an impact to frontline workers and the care they are able provide.

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Enhancing Wellness

…joys of participating in activities such as rock climbing and swimming.

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Advancing Critical Research

…and better ways to detect preeclampsia as early as possible – because when it comes to the health of our loved ones, good enough is not enough.

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An interview with a grateful mom

…the coming days, she started to emerge from the coma, responding to her medical team, not in words, but with that sideways glance or stern look she is so famous…

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Music Therapy improves how patients experience healthcare

…to provide a similar boost to morale for staff and patients experiencing prolonged isolation and burnout.

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A fighting chance for Rippy and Kaveer

…when they can officially find out the sex of the baby.

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Care

Rising to the challenge of surgical demands While the demand of COVID-19 on our health care system decreases, regular services are returning to full capacity and stretching to meet growing…

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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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Mental Health

Supporting the urgent need for mental health and addictions treatment breakthroughs 150,000 Calgarians require addictions and mental health support Dr. Monty Ghosh is rethinking mental health and addictions care delivery…

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Genomics

…and it currently demands constant increases in investment to meet the demands of caring for complex disease.

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Leaving a gift for the future

“It’s in everyone’s best interests to ensure the best health services we can,” says Ernie Ooms. Wendy Guillemaud and Ernie Ooms always give to charities.

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