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 – and it’s our goal to ensure that each and every one of us receives the care we need when we need it. Our shared dedication to transforming lives is a process – and we’ve already seen results. Scroll down and explore the successes we have achieved together, with the help of our generous donors.

Transforming
Lives

Read stories about people whose lives have been changed by the medical expertise in our community and the services they offer that are made possible by the generosity of our donors.

Transforming lives

Giving Newborns a Fighting Chance

After a Stampeders BBQ turned into an emergency delivery and 66 days in hospital, Maya’s family learned firsthand about the importance of Calgary’s Neonatal Intensive Care Units.

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Transforming lives

Furthering the Conversation Around Mental Health

Not every health issue is as visible or obvious as you might think. After Yalda’s son was born, her post-partum depression sunk in and took hold – until the caring intervention of the Women’s Mental Health Clinic helped her get back on track.

Read Yalda's Story

Transforming lives

Care When And Where It’s Needed Most

Nobody expects their newborn son to experience the first 110 days of their life in hospital. But for the McTavish family, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit became a central part of their life until their son, Ethan, was healthy and ready to come home.

Read the McTavish's Story

Donate and Make
Our Causes Yours

Our relentless mission is shared by a community of generous supporters who have raised over $506 million to advance health outcomes. Together, we continue to transform lives by establishing extraordinary health programs – early stroke intervention, a world class urology clinic and brain institute, limb preservation and advanced trauma centres. Join us!

Generating Innovation Through Generosity

Health Care
Breakthroughs

Behind every story of health care success, there’s the research, innovation and technology that made it possible. We’re proud to support our health care system by funding innovative new projects and technologies. Check out a few below to see our success so far.

Biorepository Funding Critical for on-going COVID-19 Research

Calgary Health Foundation is working in partnership with Alberta Health Services, Alberta Precision Laboratories and five of Alberta’s health foundations in establishing of a biorepository for human COVID-19 samples in the province.

Our collective investment is $300,000 and was made possible thanks to you.

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Carewest $1 M Close to Home Campaign

Improving quality of life for seniors through the Close to Home Campaign which generated over $1M to enhance long-term care and making Carewest facilities really feel like home.

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Zivot Limb Preservation Centre

This $1M donation is enhancing world-class care for patients managing diabetes and vascular disease at risk of amputation of feet and/or lower limbs.

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$1.7 million to double COVID-19 testing and expedite results

Calgary Health Foundation’s $1.7 million commitment to increase testing in the province is part of a partnership with Alberta Health Services and the Government of Alberta to invest $4.5 million in equipment that will more than double capacity.

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Redevelopment of a new Vascular Centre of Excellence

Investing $3.5M in limb preservation and precision vascular surgery, facilitating the redevelopment of a new Vascular Surgery Centre for Southern Alberta.

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Stephenson Cardiac Imaging Centre

Creating opportunities for personalized health care delivery by facilitating internationally renowned cardiac research with support exceeding $7.7M towards the Stephenson Cardiac Imaging Centre.

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Cardiac Hybrid Operating Room

Giving cardiology patients better outcomes when minutes count with $5M in support to create a specialized, hybrid operating room at Foothills Medical Centre that facilitates multiple procedures in one place.

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$3.9M Donation Funds Pediatric Emergency Care

A specialized emergency care space for children opened at the South Health Campus – a $3.9-million project fully funded by an anonymous donor to Calgary Health Foundation through the Calgary Foundation.

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New Pregnancy and Infant Loss Clinic opens at Foothills Medical Centre

An enhanced Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program at the Foothills Medical Centre’s Early Pregnancy Assessment Clinic  provides new space and increased privacy for women and families who’ve experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death.

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Upgraded Harm Reduction Van Hits Calgary Streets

Every day many vulnerable Calgarians are faced with overwhelming challenges in terms of sexually transmitted infections, addiction and limited access to critical health care. Fortunately, thanks to generous donors, the Safeworks program seeks to take care of the people in need in our community to build a stronger and more supportive Calgary.

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International COVID-19 research program paves the way for future discoveries

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, important strides have been made in vaccines and testing in the hopes of returning to normalcy. But, thanks to you and your caring generosity, Calgary is participating in an international research study to develop more effective treatment protocols for people contracting COVID-19 and fighting for their lives through the CATCO Trials.

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Transform Health Care With Just a Click

When it comes to making a difference in the health of Albertans, every little bit has the potential to make a big impact – and it’s never been easier.