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Apr
06

Picton Firefighters add fuel to fundraising efforts

PICTON, April 5, 2022 – The Picton Firefighters Association have once again shown their commitment to the health and well-being of our community by making another gift in support of the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s (PECMHF) new hospital campaign. The Picton Firefighters Association turned up the heat on Tuesday evening when their members presented the PECMHF with a $7,000 gift to Back ...

Feb
23

You will dig this news!

It’s not quite shovels in the ground yet, but there was some digging going on this past December on the future site of our new hospital. Meet Courtney, Meghan, and Amanda from Ground Truth. They were tasked with completing the fieldwork associated with the archaeological assessment for the due diligence for the new Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. Before approving a land development project, ...

Feb
03

DiBattista family of Picton Back the Build

PICTON, February 3, 2022 – Health care touches us all in different ways, and it takes special people in the community to ensure medical professionals deliver the best care possible each and every day. The desire to inspire others and helping to ensure access to health care is close to home is what motivated a $50,000 gift from the DiBattista family of Picton. The ...

Feb
01

A new QHC PECMH moves one step closer to shovels in the ground

Not even a global pandemic can stop the momentum toward building a new Quinte Health Care (QHC) Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital (PECMH)! Over the past year, as COVID‐19 continued to monopolize much of the focus for hospitals, our teams have stayed the course behind the scenes diving into the detailed design work needed for attaining approval for the new hospital build. The work ...

Jan
26

Rotary Club of Picton chips in to Back the Build

PICTON, December 17, 2021 – A local service club continues to support the construction of Prince Edward County’s new hospital. Volunteers from the Rotary Club of Picton teed up their support again this year and presented members of the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation with a $5,000 pledge installment towards their $100,000 commitment to the new hospital fundraising campaign. This donation, raised through the ...

Nov
15

Paul B. Helliwell matching gift initiative fulfilled

PICTON, October 29, 2021 – The Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation (PECMHF) is pleased to announce that thanks to the generosity of donors, $500,000 has been raised through a matching gift incentive to help build a new hospital in Prince Edward County. And, it took less than three months! This past summer the Paul B. Helliwell Foundation committed to making a 2:1 match ...

Oct
06

PECMH Auxiliary fulfills pledge commitment to Back the Build

PICTON, September 20, 2021 – It is a million-dollar day for the future home of Quinte Health Care Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. Today, the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary volunteers demonstrated that they are a fundraising force to be reckoned with. Auxiliary representatives presented the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation team with their fifth and final pledge installment to help Back ...

Aug
23

PEC Dairy Producers Back the Build

An udder day, an udder dollar to help Back the Build BLOOMFIELD, August 20, 2021 – There was a feeling of deja moo in the air today. A group of farmers representing the local Dairy Producers and their families presented the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation with a second donation to help Back the Build at a gathering at Prinzhaven Farms on Gilead ...

Jun
30

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 ...

Jun
30

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 ...