$7,000 Donation from Power Wokers’ Union to Benefit Surgical Patients

Thanks to a $7,000 donation by the Power Workers’ Union Bruce Site Equity Committee the Wingham & District Hospital is one step closer to having a new Laparoscopic Tower in the operating room. Laparoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure for abdominal surgeries. Improving the equipment means the better image quality, greater precision, reduced risk of complications, smaller scars and overall better outcomes for patients.

The Power Workers’ Union has partnered with the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation for several years to improve and update the medical equipment in our hospital. They are actively investing in making “our community a happy, healthy, safe place for all”. Everyone at the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation is grateful for the PWU’s ongoing support.

Please consider joining the Power Workers in helping the WDH Foundation achieve the goal of fully funding the Laparoscopic Tower by participating in the CKNX Healthcare Heroes Radiothon or making a gift today. The Radiothon will take place Saturday, October 19, 2019.

WDH Foundation’s Corporate Heroes
Click on any of the logos below to learn more about our generous supporters.
Corporate Sponsors
Thank you to all the businesses that have supported our events in the past year.

Howick Mutual Insurance, Royal Homes, Huron Tractor, Investors Group – Carter & Associates, Rintoul’s Pool & Spas, MicroAge Basics, Libro Credit Union, Britespan Building Systems, Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDupont, Clinton Raceway, RJ Burnside, Keil-Dadson Insurance, Borrmann’s Garage, Lucknow Pharmasave, Schefter Poultry, Wingham Optometry Clinic, Part II Bistro, Pentastic Motors, Gabel’s Electric, Parmasave Wingham, Brussels Transport Ltd., Foodland Wingham, Riverside Naturals, Sweets ‘n’ Treats, Watson’s Home Hardware, Montgomery Industrial Services, TD Financial Group, Royal Oaks Remedy’s Rx. 

Donors Make a Difference
It is people like you who make our work possible.

Thank you to every one who has made a commitment to supporting local healthcare.
Our doctors, our nurses, the digital imaging department, and the rest of the staff at the hospital provide that compassionate care that everyone looks for when they walk into their local hospital. And, I think we’ve got one of the best local hospitals in Southwestern Ontario.
Janice Hallahan, BELGRAVE
ALL of Our Donors Are Health Care Heroes
The WDH Foundation is grateful for each and every individual and corporate donor.
Every gift to the WDH Foundation, no matter its size, is important. Our donor wall, located on the first floor of the Hospital, is our way of showing our appreciation for our generous donors.
Donor Recognition Levels
We recognize donors for their cumulative lifetime giving in the following categories:
  • Friends $500 – $4,999
  • Advocates $5,000 – $9,999
  • Leaders $10,000 – $24,999
  • Builders $25,000 – $49,999
  • Champions $50,000 – $99,999
  • Benefactors $100,000 – $249,999
  • Visionaries $250,000 +
Should you like to know the level at which you are currently being recognized, please contact the WDH Foundation office.
You may request anonymity at any time by contacting the Foundation office.
Your Donations at Work
It is only through your generous donations that we have been able to fund these facility upgrades and the purchase of essential medical equipment:
2017
  • Digital radiology & DI renos
  • Fluoroscope
  • Construction of new Oncology & Pharmacy Departments
  • Anaesthetic Machine w/ vital signs monitor
  • Air mattresses (thanks to the WDH Auxiliary)
  • Palliative lounge chair
  • Portable defibrillator
  • Bronoscope
  • EMR carts
  • Cardiac monitoring system
  • 32 patient room TVs
2016
  • Furniture & equipment for new doctors’ clinic
  • In-patient shower
  • DI renos & equipment
  • Construction of new Oncology & Pharmacy departments
  • Vital signs monitors
  • Bed and mattresses
  • Urine analyzer machine
  • Cardio ultrasound scope
  • Digital imaging stretchers
2015
  • Medication dispensing cabinets and carts
  • OR table
  • Cystoscope
  • Vital signs monitors
  • Defibrillator monitor
  • Stretcher
  • Cardiograph equipment
  • Bladder scanner
  • Sleeper chair
  • Rehabilitation assessment/education tools
  • Support towards the palliative care program
2015 (continued)
  • Cardiac ultrasound machine
  • Ultrasound stretcher
  • Tall bed and mattress extension
  • Oncology scale
  • IV pumps
  • Braselow cart
  • Gastroscope
  • Colonoscope
  • Portable/cardiac vital signs monitor
  • Pain pumps
  • Palliative chair
I donate in memory and in honour of my Mom and Dad. I am sure they would be thrilled to realize that our family has continued giving, but more importantly, hopefully encourage more people to donate to the Wingham & District Hospital Foundation. All three of us, at one time or another, received outstanding care at the hospital when we were patients. We have a strong connection with the hospital! I know the community feels very fortunate to have a local hospital – which is an excellent one – as it plays such an important part in everyone’s lives.
Carl Lee