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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 ...


Lehigh Hanson ‘cements’ commitment to Back the Build

PICTON, September 23, 2020 – A local company who cares about their employees and the communities where they live are cementing that commitment with a healthy donation. For more than a century, Lehigh Hanson has been supplying cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other building materials throughout North America. Today, the company announced a $25,000 pledge to help the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital ...


Rotary Club of Wellington, ensuring a healthy future for Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital

With ‘Rotary Opens Opportunities’ being declared Rotary International’s presidential theme for 2020/21 year, it seemed only fitting that members of the Rotary Club in Wellington seized an opportunity to support the building of a new hospital in Prince Edward County. The theme encourages Rotarians around the world to embrace opportunities that enrich their lives and the communities in which they serve. Knowing that opportunity ...