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Raising Funds

The CPDMH Auxiliary was originally created to raise funds for the soon-to-be-opened hospital back in the mid-fifties.

For more than 60 years, the Auxiliary has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to purchase needed equipment and improve patient care.


Some examples include:

  • a cauterizing unit
    doctor mends a sick teddy bear
  • a negative pressure isolation room
  • wheelchairs
  • telemedicine equipment
  • a blood gas analyzer
  • arthroscopy equipment

Recently, our fundraising has resulted in:

  • redecorated patient rooms
  • new equipment for the emergency department
  • improved meal service equipment for patients

Today our efforts are centred around: