Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation Celebrates Success with “Thanks a Million” Match Campaign from The Morningview Foundation
[New Tecumseth, ON – January 18, 2023] – The Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation (SMHF) is proud to announce an amazing finish to the successful Thanks A MILLION!!! match campaign, thanks to a transformational gift from The Morningview Foundation. From April 1 – December 31, 2022, new donations to the Because of you, we can Campaign were matched by The Morningview Foundation dollar-for-dollar up to one million dollars.
The Morningview Foundation believes our growing community needs a modernized healthcare facility to meet our needs, and with a redeveloped hospital comes the need to purchase equipment. The funds raised for the Because of you, we can Campaign will go towards the hospital’s redevelopment, as well as, information technology and critical equipment needs.
“The Morningview Foundation’s matching gift empowered others in our community to give in order to support SMHF. The Morningview Foundation’s commitment of matching donations, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1 million dollars, along with donations from members and businesses in New Tecumseth and areas that surround us, is what led to the success in being able to raise $2 MILLION towards our Capital Campaign,” Mary Thomas, CEO, SMHF expressed.
“I thank The Morningview Foundation for creating this exciting opportunity for the SMH Foundation, the Capital Campaign in support of our redevelopment project and our hospital,” says Jody Levac, President and CEO, Stevenson Memorial Hospital. “As a result, many were inspired to give and the SMH Foundation was able to reach their goal with this unprecedented match campaign. It’s support like this that will help us get to the finish line with the Capital Campaign and our local share of the project, which is critical in building our new expansion. Thank you for your continued support!”.
The Because of you, we can Campaign is the largest campaign in the SMHF’s history, supporting the redevelopment of Stevenson Memorial Hospital. The hospital’s redevelopment plan includes a revitalized Emergency Department, doubling the square footage of the hospital and revitalizing parking for visitors. Refreshed outpatient rooms, birthing suites and laboratory space are also included in the plans. With an Emergency Department built to manage 7,000 visits a year that currently manages close to 40,000 per year, along with a growing population in south Simcoe and surrounding communities, this redevelopment is needed today and for future generations.
For more information, to become involved or to donate, please visit transformingstevenson.ca
Kara Harris, Communications Coordinator
Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation
Office: 705.435.6281 x 2351