Alzheimer's Society of Manitoba
Heart & Stroke Foundation of Manitoba
Riverview Health Centre
Grants were awarded to the above-mentioned charities in memory of our past governors, Norman Fiske, Milton McLean and Neil Fry respectively.
Pallium Foundation of Canada, Ottawa,
PFC is a national organization that trains health care professionals to provide effective and compassionate palliative care. They are also leading the national Palliative Care ECHO project (Extension for Community Health care outcomes) that aims to establish continuous professional development for health care providers who care for patients with a life limiting illness. This grant helps towards the Leap (Learning Essentials Approaches to Palliative Care) training for 60 frontline health care workers in Manitoba.
Heartwood Healing Centre, Winnipeg,
HHC, formerly The Laurel Centre facilitates the healing journey of people who have experienced childhood sexual abuse and increase society's understanding of this form of trauma. They do this by providing therapeutic services, strengthening support systems, exchanging knowledge, and raising awareness. All their services are free of charge. This grant helps towards a new roof for one of their buildings.
Forward House Ministries Inc., Winnipeg
FHMI offers a 24-hour holistic support and housing to men who have experienced marginalization, incarceration, addictions, mental health issues, homelessness, and poverty. They have a residential setting in Winnipeg that has 25 beds available for men. Their goal is "to provide safe transitional and permanent supportive housing for men in recovery". This grant helps towards the Art Therapy Project and Art Show & the St. Raphael Wellness Centre on-going recovery program. A portion of the grant is for emergency covid assistance.
Victoria General Hospital Foundation., Winnipeg
VHF is dedicated to advancing healthcare at Victoria Hospital and in the community. They are committed to supporting, enhancing, and transforming mental health care and the care of older adults across the continuum of care. This grant helps to transform a designated outdoor space at Victoria Hospital to support patients in their recovery.
Grace General Hospital Foundation Inc., Winnipeg,
GGHF aims and objectives are to raise, invest and allocate funds generally to, or for the benefit of, the Grace General Hospital. This grant helps towards building a Staff Wellness Room that will consist of a yoga/mediation room, a relaxation retreat room with massage chairs, a comfortable zone for socializing, several personal pods for resting, and a lactation lounge.
Seven Oaks General Hospital Foundation Inc., Winnipeg,
SOGHF is a lower acute community hospital serving the northwest corner of Winnipeg and a provider of shared services for the rest of Winnipeg. The funds raised by the SOFHF support the patients, programs, research, facilities and services at the Seven Oaks General Hospital, the Wellness Institute and Chronic Disease Innovation Centre. This grant helps towards renovating their 10-room dementia unit at the hospital.
Hope Air Inc.,
HAI is Canada's only national charity providing free flights to low-income Canadians who must travel for medical care that does not exist in their communities. Their vision is that everyone in Canada has access to the healthcare they need, despite distance or cost of travel. This grant helps towards travel arrangements, accommodations & meal vouchers for patients in Manitoba.
Regenesis Centre for Recovery, Winnipeg,
RCR is a new charity established in 2020. Their mission is to acknowledge the role of oppression based on identify and its effect on addiction and mental health. This program is for those who have historically been underserved in these areas of healthcare. Their mandate is to cultivate a life-long relationship of positive support and community involvement with each of their clients. This grant helps to complete an application to submit to CMHC for the NMCIS new construction program.
Resource Assistance for Youth Inc.,
RAY seeks to provide services that meet the immediate and long term needs of marginalized, street entrenched and / or homeless youth up to 29 years old. Ray's service model is called a HUB model which includes a basic needs and hot meal program, four distinct housing programs, an employment and training program, and access to primary health, mental health and substance use supports. This grant helps towards "Ray Wired" a virtual mental health platfor
The Kidney Foundation of Canada Inc., Winnipeg,
KFC raises funds to deliver programs and services, champion advocacy efforts and be a support network to the more than 150,000 Manitobans who live with kidney disease. The Manitoba branch supports nationally driven programs like medical research and education programs but are also a local provider of assistance, education and support. This grant helps towards the purchase of new board room / meeting room tables and chair
Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba Inc. Winnipeg,
CHFM raises and distributes funds for the advancement of knowledge and care in the fields of child health care and research. It also funds equipment and programs at the Children's Hospital of Winnipeg. The geographical area of service includes northwest Ontario and Nunavut, as well as Manitoba. This grant helps towards renovating the Emergency Department at the Children's Hospital.
Boundary Trails Health Centre Foundation Inc.,
BTHCF's mission is to raise and distribute funds to facilitate the provision of health care for the people of Southern Manitoba beyond the care which would otherwise be provided. This "region" being in the Southern Health region consists of these main areas: City of Morden, City of Winkler RM of Stanley, Municipality of Rhineland, Municipality of Pembina, RM of Thompson etc. This grant helps towards the expansion of the Boundary Trails Health Centr
St. Amant Foundation Inc., Winnipeg,
SAFI was founded by the Grey Nuns in 1931 as the St. Boniface Sanatorium. The Grey Nuns originally cared for patients with tuberculosis. St. Amant is a comprehensive resource for Manitobans with development disabilities and autism. They support over 2,200 children and adults with developmental disabilities, autism and acquired brain injuries in Manitoba. This grant helps towards the purchase of communication core boards.