Bruce Power Supports COVID-19 Response at Wingham & District Hospital

Bruce Power is contributing $20,000 towards the COVID-19 pandemic response efforts at the Wingham & District Hospital.

This recent gift is the continuation of the $100,000 donation Bruce Power pledged to the hospital in 2019 (along with several other hospitals). While the original pledge was intended to benefit ongoing equipment upgrades, given the circumstances that have arisen around the COVID-19 crisis, Bruce Power has generously allowed their 2020 contribution to be directed towards costs directly associated with the pandemic response. 

The $20,000 donation from Bruce Power will help fund additional infusion pumps at the Wingham & District Hospital. This equipment will enhance the Hospital’s ability to respond to the COVID-19 crisis while continuing to provide high quality care to all patients throughout this challenging situation and beyond.

James Scongack, Executive VP of Corporate Affairs said: “Bruce Power is be pleased to support the Wingham & District Hospital’s leadership efforts to assist community members through this pandemic”.

The Wingham & District Hospital Foundation is grateful to Bruce Power for honouring their commitment to local healthcare at this time that is presenting challenges to all industries and for supporting the changing needs to our Hospital.

$5,000 Donation from Brussels Optimist Club

The four local hospitals in Wingham, Listowel, Clinton and Seaforth have all received a $5,000 donation  from the Brussels Optimist Club.

The Optimist Club had intended to host its annual dinner and auction on March 14, but made the decision to postpone in light of growing concern around COVID-19. The hospitals had been the intended beneficiaries of that event. Nonetheless, the members of the Optimist Club made the generous decision to contribute $20,000 to support local healthcare even without the anticipated success of the event.

The contribution by the Brussels Optimist Club will be directed towards vital medical equipment and facility upgrades at each of the four hospitals.  Their generosity will ensure that all our local caregivers continue to have the tools they need to provide care throughout the current situation and beyond.

Hospitals and healthcare are on everyone’s minds right now. Supporting these essential services in communities across our region will help us weather this storm while maintaining the high quality healthcare that everyone in our community deserves. The Hospital Foundations in Wingham, Listowel, Clinton and Seaforth all extend a big thank you to the Brussels Optimist Club for their ongoing commitment.

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:

2019

  • Renovation of Operating Suite and Sterilization Department
  • Laparoscopic Tower
  • Laparoscopes
  • Ultrasound Department Refresh (stage 1 planning)
  • ECG Machine
  • IV Pumps
  • TVs for Oncology Unit
  • Patient lift (thanks to the Auxiliary)
  • Patient chairs (thanks in part to the Auxiliary)
  • Vital Signs Monitors (thanks to the Auxiliary
  • Colonoscopes
  • OR Lighting
  • Evacusleds
  • Beds and mattresses
  • Telemetry accessories
  • Ice Machines
  • Cast Cast
  • Wound Cart
  • IV Cart

2018

  • $1.6 million for major renovations including Oncology, Pharmacy, Nursing Station and imaging equipment
  • Oncology furniture and technology
  • In-Patient beds, mattresses and lifts (thanks to the Auxiliary)
  • Medical electrical in-patient bath tub
  • Transport ventilator
  • Scope attachments (thanks to the Auxiliary)
  • 3D Scope Navigation System
  • Stress Test Machine
  • Endoscopic Tower
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
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