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NuStar Energy Raises $115,000 for Cancer Patient Care Fund and Caleb’s Courage Legacy Fund
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28th, 2017 Media Release NuStar Energy Raises $115,000 for Cancer Patient Care Fund and Caleb’s Courage Legacy Fund POINT TUPPER, N.S – Golf tournaments are always a fun way to raise funds, but rarely do they make this kind of a local impact. On Friday, the NuStar Energy Fairways to Success...


A Very Young Fundraiser is Making Some Real Change in Cape Breton
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22nd, 2017 Media Release    SYDNEY, N.S – Neil Lund may only be thirteen months old, but he’s already fundraising for the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation. Neil is part of a new fundraising campaign and he’s helping make some real change in Cape Breton. The Sydney...


CEO Monthly Magazine Announces Brad Jacobs Winner of 2017 Best Regional Healthcare Fund CEO
  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 28th, 2017   Media Release   CEO Monthly Magazine Announces Brad Jacobs Winner of 2017 Best Regional Healthcare Fund CEO   SYDNEY, N.S –   Chief Executive Officers are the figureheads of a company, and while all employees have an important role to play in...


Community of Cheticamp Unites to hit Milestone of $200,000 for Cancer Patient Care Fund
    Community of Chéticamp Unites to Hit Milestone of $200,000 for Cancer Patient Care Fund The community of Chéticamp is in the midst of a milestone year. Since 2008 they’ve raised $185,000 for the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation’s Cancer Patient Care Fund and are excited about hitting a...


Students Provide Hope for Cancer Patients at Cape Breton Regional Hospital
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28th, 2017   Media Release   George D. Lewis Students Provide Hope for Cancer Patients at Cape Breton Regional Hospital SYDNEY, N.S –  There are few times in the life of a cancer patient that are more emotional, exhausting and painful than during treatment, but thanks to a special...


The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Provides over $61,000 in Funding through Comfort and Care Grant Program.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2017 Sydney, N.S. – The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation doubled its support of patients and staff at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital through the Comfort and Care Grant Program this year. This year’s grant program consisted of $30,000 of funding, dedicated to areas that will enhance...


Local Retailers Launch Healthcare Hero Program With a New Look
  SYDNEY, N.S – For the 4th year, the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is partnering with retailers from across the Island in support of local healthcare needs. To date, 5 partners have signed on to participate in the Foundation’s Healthcare Hero retail program. From now until October, Healthcare Hero Badges will be...


School is Out, Grade is in, But Mental Health Project is Underway
SYDNEY, N.S –   They may have already received their grade, finished their academic year and started summer vacation, but this group of Bachelor of Arts in Community Studies students, from Cape Breton University, wants to finish what they started. Chelsea McClellan, Aaron Fudge and Kyla MacKinnon spent yesterday afternoon giving the...


A Few New Faces in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Boardroom
SYDNEY, N.S –  The most recent board meeting at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation was unlike any other. With two new and exciting board members in the room, there was a lot of enthusiasm and many new ideas. Frank VanSchaayk and Mike Kelloway are the two newest members of the board of governors but they are far from new to...


THE ART OF MEDICINE SHOWS THE HEALING POWER OF THE ARTS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 26, 2017 THE ART OF MEDICINE SHOWS THE HEALING POWER OF THE ARTS An event to showcase how the arts can be used to enhance patient care and well-being will be held next week. The Art of Medicine takes place on Monday, May 29 at St. Theresa’s Parish Centre in Sydney. It runs from 7-9 p.m. and is...


New Location for 4th Annual Because You Care Cup
SYDNEY, N.S – Cape Breton’s Largest Road Hockey Tournament is Adopting a New Home! Committee members, sponsors, and supporters of the Because You Care Cup gathered in Membertou on Tuesday morning for an exciting announcement. The 4th Annual Because You Care Cup, presented by title sponsor AuCoin Renovations and Advanced...


Because You Care Cup New Location Announcement
What:                Press conference to announce Because You Care Cup’s new location for 2017 tournament Who:                 Chief Terry Paul: Membertou...


Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation to Celebrate 11th Annual Irish Jersey Raffle March 15, 2017
SYDNEY, N.S – This Wednesday, March 15th marks the eleventh annual Cape Breton Screaming Eagles’ Irish Jersey Raffle in support of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation. The Cape Breton Screaming Eagles will be sporting their custom designed green, Irish-themed jerseys, which are to be raffled off in support of the Cancer...


Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Accredited by Imagine Canada Non-Profit Standard
SYDNEY, N.S – Last night, at the Annual General Meeting, The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation annnounced that it was one of two charities in Nova Scotia who received the Imagine Canada Standard accreditation this year. Imagine Canada Standards Program is an accreditation that sets out to build excellence within Canada’s...


Golf For Dads Buys Nova Scotia’s First Bladder Scanner for Cape Breton Regional Hospital
SYDNEY, N.S – Brian Purchase, owner of Schwartz Furniture, stopped by the Cape Breton Regional Hospital’s Cancer Centre to see the new bladder scanner that the Golf For Dads tournament purchased with its donation. With a donation of $20,000, the fundraiser was able to make the Cape Breton Regional Hospital the first in the...


Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Annual General Meeting
We will be celebrating our Annual General Meeting on March 23rd at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Cafeteria. Join us to learn how your gifts to the Foundation have had a significant impact on healthcare in Cape Breton. When: March 23rd Where: CBRH Cafeteria When:...


We're Hiring: Seeking a Communications Officer at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation
The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is seeking a qualified professional to fill the role of Communications Officer.  The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is an integral part of the health care community in our region, ensuring that critical equipment and services are available to residents of Cape Breton. As a registered...


Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation to Celebrate National Philanthropy Month and “Giving Tuesday” by Saying Thank You
The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation will say “thank you” to donors as part of the Giving Tuesday and National Philanthropy month initiative at their annual "Thank-a-thon." As most people are familiar with the holiday shopping trends, “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday,” Giving Tuesday was...


The Cape Breton Open Partners with the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation
August 2, 2016 BADDECK, N.S - The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is pleased to be the charitable partner of the 2016 Cape Breton Open at Bell Bay Golf Club. The Cape Breton Open will take place from August 29- September 4, 2016. The PGA TOUR family, including the Mackenzie Tour - "PGA TOUR Canada has raised over $2.3...


Celebrating Summer: A Season of FUNdraising
Happy first day of summer, friends! Here at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation, we are gearing up for a summer filled with exciting fundraisers and planning for major events for the Fall. Let's take a quick look at how summer will look for our Foundation, and how you can help make it all happen... Cheers to the New With the...


Seeking Summer Student - Communications & Event Administrative Assistant

Communications and Event Administrative Assistant   The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is seeking a student to fill the role of Communications and Event Assistant.   This is an eight week position starting July 5th, 2016. The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is an integral part of the health...


Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Celebrates Accelerating Cancer Care in Cape Breton
SYDNEY, N.S – Over the last year, the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation has been working in partnership with the provincial government to provide world-class cancer care for Cape Bretoners, with a goal to purchase a new linear accelerator for the Cape Breton Cancer Centre. The new linear accelerator’s price tag is $3.7...


Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Celebrating Annual General Meeting
Media Advisory FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2016   Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Celebrating Annual General Meeting SYDNEY, N.S – The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is celebrating the successes of 2015 at their upcoming Annual General Meeting on March 31, 2016. The meeting will highlight the...


You're Invited! Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation AGM 2016
As loyal donors and friends of the Foundation, we invite you to join us for our Annual General Meeting. Learn more about how your gifts have impacted care on the island and at our hospital. Date: March 31, 2016 Location: Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Cafeteria Time: 6...


Cape Breton's "Doctor's Care" Campaign
January 15, 2016 Media Advisory   Cape Breton Physicians Come Together to Support Healthcare through “Doctor’s Care” Campaign SYDNEY, N.S – For the first time in more than twenty years, doctors in Cape Breton are coming together to support local hospitals – working to strengthen healthcare for all...


NHL Hockey Legends Coming to Town
NHL Hockey Legends to Hit the Ice at Centre 200 in Support of Three Local Hospitals SYDNEY, N.S – On December 17, 2015, your favorite players from years gone by will hit the ice to support the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation, New Waterford Consolidated Hospital Charitable Foundation and Glace Bay General Hospital Charitable...


Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Celebrates Partnership with Glace Bay General Hospital Charitable Foundation
    SYDNEY, N.S – The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation, along with the Glace Bay General Hospital Charitable Foundation, is pleased to announce a newly signed working relationship between the two entities. As healthcare needs in Cape Breton continue to grow, both organizations have expressed interest in...


Calling all Riders! Kicking off the 12th Annual Ride 4 the Cure
On September 11-12th, 2015 the 12th Annual Ride 4 the Cure motorcycle rally will take place through Cape Breton’s beautiful Cabot Trail. The Ride 4 the Cure organizing committee, made up of the Sydney Lions Club and local motorcycle groups are gearing up for Ride 2015. The Ride 4 the Cure, in support of the Cape Breton Cancer Centre and...


The Countdown to Radiothon Begins!
With the beginning of September comes the action packed, fun-filled month that we have all come to know and love. As of September 1st, Radiothon Day is only 23 days away! We have heard from many different community members and groups who have been working hard all year to raise funds for the Radiothon and we couldn't be more thankful. But...


Foundation Blog: A Walk Down Memory Lane
Every now and then I am reminded how lucky we are at the Foundation to be the beneficiary of those that have laid the track for healthcare in Cape Breton. As we celebrated Canada Health Day with the Donald Ferguson Community Health Leadership Award and the Dr. M.A. Naqvi Outstanding Healthcare Professional of the Year Award, I was reminded of...


Job Posting: Communications and Event Administrative Assistant (Summer Student)
Communications and Event Administrative Assistant The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is seeking a student to fill the role of Communications and Event Assistant.  This is an eight week position starting July 6th, 2015. The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is an integral part of the health care community in our region,...


The Mabel MacDougall Volunteer of the Year Award - 2015
Thursday, April 16, 2015. Sydney, N.S. – At the 2015 Volunteer Spring Tea at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation announced the recipient of the Mabel MacDougall Volunteer of the Year Award. The Mabel MacDougall Volunteer of the Year Award was created by the Cape Breton Regional Hospital...


Cancer Centre Fundraising Update
As many of you know, we have been fundraising for a life-saving piece of equipment in the Cape Breton Cancer Centre – a new Linear Accelerator. This machine delivers radiation therapy to more than 30 patients a day. Without it, patients would have to travel off-island for care. The government is funding 75% of the cost of this nearly $4...


Caring for Cancer - Meet Dr. Sandra Wajstaub
With International Women's Day approching, we want to introduce you to an inspiring woman working hard to care for patients in the Cape Breton Cancer Centre, Dr. Sandra Wajstaub. Here is her story: Auburn hair falls over the shoulders of Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Sandra Wajstaub as she sits at her desk in the Cape Breton Cancer Centre. A...


You're Invited to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation's AGM
Join us on Thursday March 26, 2015 to celebrate our Annual General Meeting. In 2014, we were able to accomplish some exciting projects and strengthen healthcare for Cape Bretoners. We hope you will come and learn about our upcoming projects and the significant needs that still exist at the Regional Hospital. When: Thursday March 26,...


Some Programs with Mental Health & Addiction Services Moving to New Locations
CAPE BRETON DISTRICT HEALTH AUTHORITY   For immediate release: Jan.  23, 2015   Some Programs with Mental Health & Addiction Services Moving to New Locations Some Sydney-based programs in Mental Health and Addiction Services will soon be trading spaces. During the week of Feb. 2-6, Child and Adolescent...


Welcome Rochelle!
We are so pleased to welcome Rochelle Hatcher to our team! She is joining us as our new Community Fundraising Officer and will soon become a very familiar face in the community and at our Foundation events. Rochelle comes to us from the Northside General Hospital Foundation, where she was the Executive Director. In her new role, Rochelle will...


Celebrate Giving Tuesday with the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation
Imagine a world where everyone came together to support a charity in their community on one very special day. Well, that is what Giving Tuesday is all about. After shopping on Black Friday, and surfing the web on Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a chance for us to come together to kick off the giving spirit of the holidays. When you give to a...


Job Posting: Community Fundraising Officer
JOB TITLE:                            Community Fundraising Officer
DEPARTMENT:                  Cape Breton Regional...


Festival of the Greens 2014 Raises $93,600 for Cancer Care in Cape Breton
The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Celebrates the 11th Annual Festival of the Greens SYDNEY, N.S – Holiday spirit filled the room at the 11th Annual Festival of the Greens Gala on Saturday November 15, 2014. With more than 400 guests in attendance the gala featured music, dancing, comedy, along with a live and silent auction....


The First Annual Because You Care Cup Scores for Healthcare in Cape Breton
The first annual Because You Care Cup was held September 20-21, 2014 in downtown Sydney. Charlotte Street shut down for two days to allow road hockey players from all across Cape Breton to score for the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. The inaugural event raised more than $45,000. One hundred percent of funds raised at the tournament will fund...


The 7th Annual Cape Breton Cares Radiothon Raises more than $586,000
Thursday September 25th was a beautiful day for Cape Breton. Cape Bretoners came together to celebrate the world-class care provided by the staff and services at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Because of the pride and everlasting generosity of the community, the Radiothon, in its 7th year raised more than $586,000. Funds raised will help...


Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation Celebrates Successes at AGM
SYDNEY, NS “ The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation (CBRHF) hosted their Annual General Meeting Thursday March 27, 2014 in the Regional Hospital Cafeteria. Seventeen year old Autumn MacDonald, Mental Health and Addictions patient shared her journey through mental health with a silent crowd. As she reflected on the dark memories of her...


Regional Hospital Foundation Seeks Nominations for Mabel MacDougall Volunteer of the Year Award
SYDNEY “ The Mabel MacDougall Volunteer of the Year Award, created by the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation, will recognize a volunteer in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital who demonstrates outstanding commitment to the programs, services and patients of the Regional Hospital. Mabel MacDougall was a founding member of the Cape Breton...


6th Annual Cape Breton Cares Radiothon Raises More than $607,000 for Regional Hospital
Thursday, September 26, 2013. Sydney, NS. – The 6th Annual Cape Breton Cares Radiothon, hosted by The Cape 94.9, CJCB 1270 and Max 98.3, the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation has raised $607,823.00 which is  $36,000 over the previous year. The funds raised today will be used to purchase equipment and fund upgrades and...


NuStar Energy Raises $115,000 for Cancer Patient Care Fund and Caleb’s Courage Legacy Fund
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28th, 2017 Media Release NuStar Energy Raises $115,000 for Cancer Patient Care Fund and Caleb’s...


A Very Young Fundraiser is Making Some Real Change in Cape Breton
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22nd, 2017 Media Release    SYDNEY, N.S – Neil Lund may only be thirteen months old, but...



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