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HSC Foundation Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Posted: September 29, 2016

40th anniversary Cake
 
September 29, 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the HSC Foundation. This is an accomplishment we can all celebrate together and our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation is extended to everyone who has demonstrated their commitment to quality health care in our community by trusting in the HSC Foundation and our efforts.
 
Thanks to remarkable support from the community, we have had a tremendous impact on patient care in our province, and made a profound difference in the lives of many people. We cannot thank you enough - the forward-thinking people and organizations who get involved with our Foundation through volunteering, donating, fundraising or informing others about the good work being carried out by the hospital.
 
William C. GardnerOur journey began when visionary volunteer committees laid the foundation of what was to come, electing Mr. William C. Gardner (pictured left) as the first Chair of the Board of Directors of Health Sciences Centre Research Foundation. As our organization continued to grow, evolve and flourish, it was later named the Health Sciences Centre Foundation to reflect a greater focus on patient care.
 
We are extremely proud of the all that has been accomplished throughout our history. Together more than 52,000 donors have invested $140 million in heartfelt gifts to support compassionate patient care, innovative research and cutting edge technology. Dedicated research space in the Thorlakson Building, facilities in the John Buhler Research Centre and the establishment of the Kleysen Institute for Advanced Medicine are just some of the many wonderful things made possible thanks to your contributions. HSC Foundation donors have also supported nearly 400 research projects, providing researchers and their teams with facilities and technology required to carry out their important work.
 
We have witnessed the incredible difference this community’s support has made for millions of families – healing patients and saving lives - and we are honored to have your loyal and conscious support.
 
It has been a privilege to be associated with every one of you. Take pride in what you have accomplished through your involvement in our efforts and thank you for your generosity. We commend and honour you all on the occasion of our 40th Anniversary.
 
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