Stories

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 a new role.

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Sandra Schmirler Foundation donates $70,000 to Calgary NICUs

Jocelyn Peterman and Brett Gallant are best known for being Olympic curlers, but the title of mom and dad is one they are most proud of. Jocelyn had a smooth pregnancy and didn’t expect that she’d ever need the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

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Resilience in the face of cardiac challenges

The value of good health is often underappreciated until we face a medical setback. Fayez Shlah knows this all too well after experiencing many cardiac issues, beginning when he was 41.

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A holistic view of health care

This Thank-you-ary, we’ve showcased an array of stories from a diverse group of donors, partners, and volunteers who come from all walks of life. However, when discussing giving back to the community, we sometimes overlook the contributions of our staff.

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A partnership that leads to recovery and community

Meet the people with a fervent desire to support burn victims. In 2006, the Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society (CFBTS) approached the Calgary Health Foundation with the wish to improve the lives of burn victims across Southern Alberta.

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Hero in Health: Muhammad Rasheed

Muhammad has been passionate about ensuring the hospital runs seamlessly for his entire career. That’s what makes Muhammad our Hero in Health!

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