Graham and Ruby DeLaet Foundation Donates to the Weyburn & District Hospital Foundation Inc.


Weyburn & District Hospital Foundation (WDHF) Board Chair, Michael Hoffman, announced today that a donation of $30,000 has been received from the Graham and Ruby DeLaet Foundation.

 

DeLaet Donation

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Our hospital in Weyburn has provided over 60 years of quality health care. However, as health care technologies advance and our communities grow, so does the need for a new hospital. Since 2008, the Weyburn & District Hospital Foundation has been working with various stakeholders including the Sun Country Health Region, Saskatchewan Government, and local governments in pursuit of our vision for a new hospital.


The Weyburn & District Hospital Foundation continues to raise funds to improve health care in our region.  Not only is new hospital necessary, new medical equipment is required.  Better health care does not come simply from a new building and good medical practitioners, but also requires state of the art diagnostic and treatment equipment.

Thank you for the donations and commitments received to date.  These have been for the capital construction of the new hospital.  There is still more to do.

Equipment must be locally fundedThat money needs to be available to order the new equipment when construction of the new hospital begins.  There is a long list of required equipment some of which include:  Portable Cardiac Monitors (estimated cost $200,000), Ultrasound (estimated cost $150,000), Computer Radiography (estimated cost $900,000), Blood Bank and Hematology Analyzer (estimated cost $150,000) and a Portable Digital X-ray (estimated cost $150,000).

List of pledges:

City of Weyburn Cogent Business Consulting
Edward & Anita Smith     RM of Brokenshell 
RM of Cymri RM of Lomond 
RM of Souris Valley  RM of Wellington
RM of Griffin  RM of Weyburn 
RM of Scott Village of Goodwater
Midale Mainprize Trust             Crescent Point Energy
Rotary Club of Weyburn                    

 Sun Country Health Region is holding the Funds in Trust that were raised for a new hospital, previous to the incorporation of this Foundation.

There are many ways to support a new hospital. With every day that passes, we are one more donation, special event, or pledge closer to reaching our goal. We invite you to explore our website and discover how you can be part of "building a healthy future” for current residents, surrounding communities, and generations to come!


If you are interested in being a volunteer for a Foundation event, please contact us at 306-842-2626.