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Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation

Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation Receives a Pledge of $10,000 from Garry Mercer Trucking Inc.

[New Tecumseth, January 16, 2024] – Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation (SMHF) is delighted to announce they have received a pledge of $10,000 from Garry Mercer Trucking Inc. bringing their total commitment to the Because of you, we can Campaign, up to $25,000. This amazing contribution will help to make a difference in the healthcare services provided to patients at Stevenson Memorial Hospital.

Mary Thomas, CEO of SMHF, expressed her gratitude by saying, “We deeply appreciate Garry Mercer Trucking Inc. and their family for their generous $10,000 pledge to our Campaign. Their ongoing support reflects their dedication to enhancing healthcare services in our community and will contribute to improving patient care at Stevenson Memorial Hospital.”

Garry Mercer Trucking Inc. (GMTI), founded in 1982 by Garry and Deborah Mercer, thrives today under the leadership of their three sons, Brennan, Andrew, and Mitchell, along with a dedicated team. As a third-generation trucking company, Garry’s vision is to provide the highest quality service, treat customers and employees like family, and secure a better future for his family. Celebrating over 30 years in business, GMTI is honored to maintain customer trust and attributes its success to the hard work of its exceptional team, both in the office and on the road.

“At Garry Mercer Trucking Inc., we believe in the vital role our community hospital plays in ensuring the well-being of our family, friends, and neighbors. We’re proud to contribute an additional $10,000 to the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation, supporting their invaluable work. Our family understands the significance of a local hospital, and we’re grateful for the opportunity to contribute to this critical need,” stated Garry Mercer, Owner of Garry Mercer Trucking, Inc.

The Because of you, we can Campaign is the largest campaign in SMHF’s history. Donations received help purchase essential equipment, upgrade technology, and complete critical renovations essential to the transformation and redevelopment of Stevenson Memorial Hospital.  The hospital’s redevelopment plan includes a new Emergency Department that will triple in size. 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.

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Kara Harris

Communications Coordinator
Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation Office: 705.435.6281 x 2351
Mobile:  705.434.8289