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Gift from John M. and Bernice Parrott Foundation propels Back the Build campaign to new heights

PICTON, June 25, 2021 – The fundraising team for Prince Edward County’s new hospital continues to express gratitude to donors who remain committed to building a new home for Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation board and members of the Back the Build campaign cabinet graciously accepted a grant totaling $750,000 from the John M. and Bernice Parrott ...


Rotary Club of Picton Back the Build

PICTON, June 24, 2021 – The commitment of a local service club to the construction of Prince Edward County’s new hospital can be summed up in three words. Service Above Self. Service Above Self is not just a motto; it is a day-to-day practice of Rotarians. It speaks to supporting and caring for those in need, enhancing lives, and enriching relationships with others. The ...


Paul B. Helliwell Foundation issues matching gift challenge to the community

PICTON, June 18, 2021 – Starting today, all new gifts to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation to help Back the Build for a new hospital will have triple the impact. The Paul B. Helliwell Foundation has generously offered to make a 2-1 match on all gifts raised by the community for the new hospital campaign, resulting in a total of $1.5M in ...


Back the Build Community Update – A Summary

On behalf of the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation Board of Directors, the Back the Build Campaign Cabinet and the staff, thank you for attending our Back the Build Community Update. We are so glad you could join us and our project partners to hear firsthand an update on how plans are progressing as we work towards building a new hospital in Prince ...


Project partners provide virtual update to the community on new hospital plans

PICTON, May 6, 2021 – Prince Edward County residents got a virtual tour behind the scenes of the planning and design process for the new County hospital today, when the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation hosted a community meeting featuring key project leaders and developers. Held online, the meeting welcomed almost 90 participants who wanted to attend to hear Canadian architect, Jason-Emery Groen, ...


REMINDER: Join us Thursday, May 6 for our Back the Build update

Tomorrow is our Back the Build community update. Join PECMHF on Thursday, May 6 at 4:00 p.m. to learn more about the design and sustainability plans being incorporated into the new hospital. Here are your Zoom log in details that are easy to cut and paste into your browser. Join Zoom Meeting – Meeting ID: 936 1723 6845 Passcode: 743335 One tap mobile ...


PECMH Foundation celebrates campaign gift from municipality

Pictured at Shire Hall Back row from left: Councillor Mike Harper; Councillor Phil St. Jean; Councillor John Hirsch and Councillor Stewart Bailey Front row from left: Councillor Bill Roberts; Mayor Steve Ferguson; Shannon Coull, executive director of the PECMH Foundation; Barbara McConnell, chairperson of the PECMH Foundation; Leo Finnegan, PECMHF board member; Nancy Parks, Back the Build campaign co-chair and Monica Alyea, PECMHF board ...


Hospital campaign announces fundraising milestone. Celebrates achievement with installation of new campaign thermometer

The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Back the Build campaign aims to raise $16.5M over the next five years to help build a new hospital in Prince Edward County. On Thursday, at a small gathering with volunteers and donors, the PECMH Foundation campaign cabinet announced that $14.7M has been raised to date in cash and commitments for the new hospital. The announcement came ...


The Ontario government is investing in QHCPEC

PICTON ― The Ontario government is investing $8.7 million to support the planning and design of the new Quinte Health Care Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital in Picton. Once complete, this new state-of-the-art hospital will replace the existing aged facility, expand capacity, improve access to quality care and help end hallway health care for patients and families in Prince Edward County. Details were provided ...


Bay of Quinte Mutual Insurance Co. Back the Build

Hospital Foundation Announces First Major Gift from Picton Business PICTON, October 29, 2020 – The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation has been waiting a long time to share exciting news about a significant gift to the new hospital, and the donor has deep roots in the Prince Edward County community. Today, the Foundation is able to thank this donor and its Board of ...