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Celebrating our Volunteer Association’s contribution

Grand River Hospital Foundation (GRHF) is grateful for all of its donors including the one closest to home, Grand River Hospital Volunteer Association (GRHVA). To recognize their outstanding contribution and to celebrate National Volunteer Week, the medical day surgery units at GRH were named in honour of GRHVA. GRHF Board and staff thank the volunteers […]

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Announcing this year’s Grand Events!

If you or someone you know has been to one of Grand River Hospital Foundation’s (GRHF) signature events, you know you will have a special, one of-a-kind experience. All three events this year have presenting sponsors for the first time. RBC Wealth Management presents The Grand Golf Classic on June 7 Raffi Jewellers presents The […]

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Pete Viol Finishes his Tour Divide Journey

Local police sergeant travels 3,000 kilometres by mountain bike to raise funds for GRRCC Sergeant Peter Viol of the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) has now completed his 2015 Tour Divide Ride in support of the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre (GRRCC). The Tour Divide is the longest off-pavement cycling route in the world. It consists of […]

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Pete Viol’s 2015 Tour Divide Update

Sergeant Peter Viol of the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) is now midway through the 4,440 km Tour Divide in support of the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre. The Tour Divide is the world’s longest off-pavement cycling route, and is highlighted by long dirt roads and jeep trails through forgotten passes of the Continental Divide.  […]

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Funded by the Foundation

The New Defibrillators are Now in Place Did you know that in the intensive care unit (ICU), there are approximately two code blues called per week? Throughout the hospital, there is an average of 110 code blues per year.  A code blue involves a non-responsive patient or a patient with a medical emergency. Crash carts are […]

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News Release: Tracey Bailey named President and CEO of Grand River Hospital Foundation

The Board of Governors of Grand River Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Bailey as President and CEO of the Foundation. She will assume the position on July 27, 2015. “Tracey brings more than 30 years of fundraising expertise, communications savvy and non-profit sector leadership to Grand River Hospital Foundation,” said […]

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Jeans‘N Scrubs Rolex Winner

Congratulations to Brock Boehler, Jeans’N Scrubs raffle winner of a Rolex Lady-Datejust, valued at $13,400. This was the third consecutive year that Raffi Jewellers of Waterloo donated a Rolex, generating over $30,000 for Grand River Hospital and our charity event partners.  Thank you to all who purchased tickets for the raffle and supported Jeans’N Scrubs.

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Funded by the Foundation

With the support of our community through the 2014 Fall Appeal, GRH was able to purchase two new colonoscopes. A colonoscope is a flexible instrument that views the entire length the colon to find potentially cancerous polyps. Forty years ago, colon cancer was a silent killer- impossible to diagnose until it was too late. Today, […]

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