Foundation invests $750,000 to enhance local healthcare

Friday, February 1, 2019

The Brooks and District Health Foundation has committed to investing $750,000 with Alberta Health Services to support what has been identified as the city greatest healthcare need.... Read more

HeartMath for Healthy Schools launches in Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Students in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo now have even more access to mental health education... Read more

Eskimos ring the bell to honour Cross Cancer Institute

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Footballers raise over $20,000 to show the love for Alberta Cancer Foundation.... Read more

New smartphone app supports cancer patients

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

My Care Conversations helps keep track of medical and treatment details.... Read more

Survivor pays it forward after cardiac arrest

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Dragomir Vujnovic sponsors fundraiser, thanks good Samaritans who performed CPR.... Read more

Healthy Tools for Healthy Tots wins education award

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Fort McMurray’s team effort praised by Alberta Rec and Parks Association.... Read more

Country band pulls strings for Alberta Cancer Foundation

Monday, November 26, 2018

Caring comes naturally to many healthcare providers... Read more

National Philanthropy Day celebrates healthcare giving

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Foundations recognize individuals and groups whose generosity makes a positive difference... Read more

New $24M neuro ICU to boost brain care at U of A Hospital

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Government of Alberta and University Hospital Foundation pledge $12M each... Read more

Philanthropists donate $10M to urology research, care

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

AHS renames health facility the Dianne and Irving Kipnes Urology Centre.... Read more

Access 24/7 to simplify process of getting help

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Royal Alex one door system to offer round-the-clock addiction and mental health services... Read more

AHS leader champions philanthropy in Wood Buffalo region

Monday, October 29, 2018

Lambert support of local foundation enhances patient experience... Read more

Pulling together for a great cause

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Team AHS places third overall in support of the United Way... Read more

Volunteer marks half-century of giving to community

Friday, September 28, 2018

Two Hills Health Centre Auxiliary celebrates founding member Emily Lypka... Read more

Donor gift keeps on giving to advance research

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Seven recipients share nearly $700 000 in newly established Kaye Fund Competition... Read more

Stollery Women Network gives comfort to families

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Over 600 volunteers participate in Giving Comfort Campaign... Read more

Soldier journey inspires Walk at this year Fringe

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Glenrose helps local playwright bring authenticity to story of rehabilitation and a family’s emotional rebirth... Read more

Butti honoured for 40 years of service to healthcare

Friday, August 3, 2018

Olivia Butti has dedicated more than 40 years of her life to support healthcare in Edmonton.... Read more

Giving back for kids

Monday, July 23, 2018

Stollery leader shows the importance of donor support... Read more

Cardiac and neuro staff team up for charity golf tourney

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Hearts vs. Minds Charity Golf Tournament offers a great opportunity to have fun, build relationships and raise funds for a great cause.... Read more

Foothills NICU team delivers $100,000 towards unit reno

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Babies to benefit as Dr. Sumesh Thomas and neonatologists rally to support Calgary Health Trust.... Read more

Memorial Garden honours individuals who improved healthcare

Monday, May 21, 2018

Serene space makes difference for families and staff, says spiritual team at University of Alberta Hospital.... Read more

Cardiac leader puts her heart into fundraising

Friday, May 18, 2018

Mishaela Houle shares why donating to the University Hospital Foundation improves the care her team delivers daily... Read more

Gratitude that keeps on giving

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Hematology patient says thanks with $3M gift to University of Alberta Hospital... Read more

Sleeper chairs boost patient-centred care

Monday, December 18, 2017

La Crete, High Level and Fort Vermillion enjoy more comfort during their hospital stay thanks to local hospital foundation.... Read more

Dr. Yiu kicks off festive season in Fort McMurray

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

AHS President and CEO Dr. Verna Yiu met with staff here and buoyed the Northern Lights Health Foundation during her visit.... Read more

Newborns benefit from a familys good fortune

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Sharing is a word echoed many times by Lorne Heuckroth.... Read more

Because You Cared: High River boy raises funds in mom’s memory

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Lemonade stand proceeds help expand High River Cancer Centre.... Read more

Foundations: Recognizing our Partners in Philanthropy

AHS recognizes the valuable contributions of our 69 Heath Foundations and Trusts.... Read more

Foundations: Glenrose receives surprise $1 million gift

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Edmonton Journal, Sun Apr 23 2017.... Read more

Foundations: Chadi Family Celebration

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital receives surprise $1 million gift.... Read more

Newborns given warm welcome

Thursday, January 19, 2017

New high-tech beds house babies in carefully monitored rooms.... Read more

"Walking Miracle" Aizad Bilal announced as Alberta Children’s Hospital Champion Child

Friday, December 16, 2016

For Bilal Tanweer, describing the place his son, 15-year old Aizad Bilal, and their family has spent hundreds of hours over the last five years brings tears to his eyes.... Read more

South Asian community raises more than $467,000 for Peter Lougheed Centre

Monday, December 12, 2016

Starting at 7am, when the doors to the RED FM radio station opened, members of the South Asian community began arriving and the phones started ringing.... Read more

Rare Condition, Valuable Treatment

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

One of the Eye Institute of Alberta’s smallest patients is precious for more than one reason.... Read more

Alberta home to Canada’s first Stroke Ambulance

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Specially equipped vehicle to bring hospital-level care to rural patients.... Read more

'It changed my life'

Friday, October 14, 2016

Edmonton's first clinical 3T MRI to benefit 10,000 patients a year with crisper, clearer images.... Read more

Making childbirth more comfortable

Friday, October 7, 2016

Ponoka teamwork raises $42,000 for new birthing bed.... Read more

Expanded cancer clinic opens in High River

Monday, September 26, 2016

Renovation relieves overcrowding, adds to patient comfort and privacy.... Read more

A room to recharge

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Renovated staff area much appreciated by Claresholm General Hospital caregivers.... Read more

Climb of Hope Run celebrates a million successes

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Edmonton fundraiser set for Saturday to benefit patients at Cross Cancer Institute.... Read more

Reducing anxiety, depression for new moms

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

$1M Lois Hole research chair to focus on perinatal mental health.... Read more

South Health Campus units put best foot forward

Friday, September 9, 2016

Staff run and walk raises $14,000 for south Calgary hospital.... Read more

Sweet fundraiser a grin-grin situation

Friday, September 9, 2016

Smile Cookies yummy to eat and supports health care.... Read more

Rehabilitation is child's play

Friday, August 26, 2016

Playground, courtyard redesign promotes fun and family-centred healing at Glenrose.... Read more

For moms-to-be, a picture is worth 1,000 words

Friday, August 26, 2016

Visual aids funded by Brooks foundation and Shoppers a big plus for maternity clinic.... Read more

Legion dedicated to quality end-of-life care

Friday, August 26, 2016

Fort Mac branch commits $25,000 to palliative-care suites.... Read more

When life hands Lyla and Maya lemons…

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

…Sisters mix up some lemonade for Stollery Kids... Read more

Vein viewer hits the mark

Friday, August 19, 2016

Starting an IV in Cold Lake just got a lot easier.... Read more

A blizzard in August? You betcha!

Monday, August 8, 2016

DQ Miracle Treat Day raises millions for children’s health across Alberta... Read more

Stollery Week cares for kids year-round

Monday, August 8, 2016

Families benefit as foundation teams up with radio, TV partners... Read more

Boyle marks half century

Friday, July 29, 2016

Healthcare centre’s auxiliary also celebrates 15th anniversary.... Read more

Room to grow in Vulcan

Friday, July 29, 2016

Foundation aims for future expansion of health centre.... Read more

Learning curve leads to new RN

Friday, July 22, 2016

CapitalCare Foundation helps students pursue careers in health care.... Read more

Super fun on the links

Friday, July 22, 2016

'Justice League' golf team boosts Stettler health care.... Read more

'People here are resilient'

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Northern Lights Health Foundation helping to rebuild Fort McMurray... Read more

A loving way to say thank-you

Monday, July 11, 2016

Great care recognized by Red Deer’s Grateful Patient Giving Program.... Read more

Acute-care patients get the big picture

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Olds fundraisers flip flapjacks to pay for new flat-screen TVs.... Read more

Scaling new heights for mental health

Monday, June 20, 2016

Climbers converge June 25 at Buller Mountain Summit to raise funds for awareness.... Read more

Getting a clearer picture

Saturday, June 11, 2016

New TVs a welcome plus for patients at Slave Lake Healthcare Centre.... Read more

CT scanner becoming a reality

Friday, June 10, 2016

$1.4 million raised to date by Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation.... Read more

Darcy’s Nature Walk raises $7,000 for mental health

Monday, June 20, 2016

Family turns personal tragedy into a positive force to remove stigma of mental illness.... Read more

On the run for reproductive fitness

Friday, May 27, 2016

Shoppers Love You Run for Women supports mental health of moms and moms-to-be at Lois Hole Hospital for Women.... Read more


Friday, May 27, 2016

Trio of South Zone foundations team up to buy special minivan to safely deliver patients to appointments.... Read more

MYKids Radiothon boosts neonatal care

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

$11,000 raised as My96FM, McDonald’s team up with Medicine Hat foundation... Read more

Thanks a million, Braden!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Boy who had four brain surgeries grew up into tireless, beloved fundraiser for Stollery Children's Hospital.... Read more

Radiothon raises $55,542 for family care

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Sheep River Health Trust teams up with the Eagle 100.9.... Read more

Devotion in motion

Friday, May 6, 2016

Mother’s Day Run, Walk and Ride betters lives of newborns.... Read more

'Eternal Tree' keeps memories alive

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Foundation thanks donors with special artwork that lets families honour their dearly departed.... Read more

Monitor 'listens in' on baby's health

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Foundation funds equipment, provides peace of mind to moms.... Read more

A heart to heart from the community

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Fairview's new portable heart-monitoring system gives peace of mind to both patients and nursing staff.... Read more

A place in the sun for athletic fun

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

AHS, YMCA, Scotiabank and Calgary Health Trust team up for new sports pad at South Health Campus.... Read more

Keeping newborns comfy in St. Paul

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Foundation gala raises $59,824 for two new infant warmers.... Read more

Memento boxes keep precious memories alive

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Seniors at Crowsnest Pass Health Centre can reminisce easier thanks to personalized display cabinets... Read more

$16M in ‘Gratitude’ to benefit Northern patients

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Northern Lights Hospital Foundation launches largest fundraising campaign in its history.... Read more

Radiothon raises $300,000 to benefit expectant Moms

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Funds to upgrade labour-and-delivery triage area of Peter Lougheed Centre.... Read more

Radiothon dials in $12,300 for simulation training

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital teams up with Foundation, Mix 107.9 for Practice Readiness Centre.... Read more

Better television, automatic doors for Rocky

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Community fundraisers boost health-centre modernization.... Read more

Vulcan sets a nutritious table

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies gives families a great start.... Read more

Hot 'n' tasty

Friday, March 4, 2016

Oyen patients warm to new meal-delivery system.... Read more

Mom catches her breath

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Double-lung transplant recipient joins radiothon to help raise $170,000 for University Hospital Foundation.... Read more

Eye care focus of $4M campaign

Friday, February 26, 2016

Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation funds renovations, surgical training at Eye Institute of Alberta... Read more

Care from the Heart Day raises $246,000

Friday, February 19, 2016

Radiothon tunes in Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation.... Read more

Wetaskiwin keeps a sharp ‘eye’ on patients

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

New CT scanner means more detail, faster diagnosis.... Read more

Caring for Kids Radiothon raises $1.67M

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Familes take to airwaves to say thanks, share heart-warming stories.... Read more

Maternity, pediatric department expands

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Moms and newborns to benefit from community largesse.... Read more

Stollery radiothon raises $1.3 million

Friday, January 22, 2016

Children’s health focus of partnership with Corus.... Read more

Accessories steal the show

Monday, January 11, 2016

Claresholm gets special bed, lead aprons for joint X-rays.... Read more

Donors back sexual assault response team

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Calgary Health Trust, Calgary Herald pool holiday efforts... Read more

Now that's a tree-topper!

Monday, December 21, 2015

Red Deer Festival of Trees raises $1.06M... Read more

Grande Prairie radiothon beams in $16,500

Monday, December 21, 2015

Callers fund five vital-signs monitors for QEII pediatrics.... Read more

Galas raise $1.6M for sick kids

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Snowflake and Candy evenings brim with family fun.... Read more

Movember Mojo a big hairy success

Monday, December 7, 2015

Whisker-growers raise $21,000 for men's health... Read more

Teddy bears fly for sick kids

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Hockey fans to toss stuffies and tuques onto ice for children across Alberta.... Read more

Festivals of Trees sparkle brightly

Thursday, December 3, 2015

$900,000 raised by Northern Lights, QEII Hospital Foundations.... Read more

The courage of their convictions

Monday, November 23, 2015

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation honours four remarkable patients.... Read more

Most x-cellent

Monday, November 16, 2015

Patients take starring role with mobile X-ray unit... Read more

Keeping a close eye on hearts

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Emergency department gets new central monitoring system... Read more

Healing fields from the heart

Friday, October 9, 2015

WestView patients appreciate artist’s donation... Read more

Warm welcome greets tiniest arrivals

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Incubator helps premature infants in Grande Prairie.... Read more

Closer together

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Expanded ED a plus for Pincher Creek... Read more

Staff and public step up for South Health campus

Monday, September 21, 2015

Run and walk event raises more than $34,000 for hospital.... Read more

Ready, set, run for Rockyview!

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Seventh annual fundraiser raises more than $46,000.... Read more

Oilers score one for the kids

Monday, September 14, 2015

New family room opens for pediatric mental health patients.... Read more

Pain-free brain surgery without a scalpel

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Edmonton centre to revolutionize neurosurgery in Alberta.... Read more

Upgrades advance Stettler care

Monday, August 24, 2015

Highlights include endoscopy, laparoscopy equipment and OR lighting.... Read more

Let’s douse again like we did last summer

AHS physicians help relaunch ALS Ice Bucket Challenge... Read more

Edmonton surgical unit to meet specific needs of elderly

Thursday, August 20, 2015

‘Elder-friendly’ research study aims to improve outcomes... Read more

Spin doctors

Monday, August 10, 2015

Physician-led cyclists help raise millions in Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.... Read more

HeartMath equals well-being

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Airdrie program teaches techniques to cut stress... Read more

New equipment a legacy of care

Monday, July 27, 2015

Foundation support gives Bow Valley a boost.... Read more

Cycling for a cancer-free future

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Teams to pedal hard on Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer.... Read more

On the run for mental health

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Ultramarathoners tackle Rockies to raise cash.... Read more

Bartenders donate $1k tip to Stollery

Sunday, July 12, 2015

It was a relief for bartenders Celeste Bouchard and Trent Schmidt when they decided to just give the $1,000 they’d just been tipped to the Stollery Children’s Hospital.... Read more

‘Fun-raising’ a class act in Edson

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Pie fight sweetens pot for Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.... Read more

Stroke care on wheels saves time and brains

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Canada’s first stroke ambulance gives best chance for recovery.... Read more

Robot steps

Monday, June 29, 2015

Glenrose patients making great strides with exoskeleton.... Read more

Vulcan sets a nutritious table

Friday, June 26, 2015

Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies gives families a great start.... Read more

Mike Weir Miracle Golf Drive raises $380,000 for kids

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Masters champ chooses Alberta Children’s Hospital as this year’s beneficiary.... Read more

Radiothon raises $15,000 for kids’ health

Monday, June 8, 2015

Hitting the airwaves for the first MYKids Radiothon proved a winning strategy that raised more than $15,000 to support children’s health at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital.... Read more

Smooth Operation

Friday, June 5, 2015

Surgical capacity continues to grow.... Read more

Living dolls keep medical skills sharp

Thursday, June 4, 2015

You could say Claresholm General Hospital’s newest ‘patients’ are absolute dolls, and you’d be correct — they’re high-tech medical mannequins used to practise scenarios.... Read more

Northern Lights shine more brightly than ever

Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Northern Lights Health Foundation is celebrating its leadership after Executive Director Susanne Chaffey received an Executive Leadership Award, and the foundation received a Community Impact Award on May 21.... Read more

Megacode Kid keeps skills on track

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The newest teacher at the Northern Lights Regional Health Centre here is a six-year-old who works for free called the ‘Megacode Kid,’ a pediatric medical training mannequin designed to represent a young child. ... Read more

Making strides to help buy patient lifts

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Lynn Steeves stepped up and met the challenge of a five-km run on Rimbey’s Run Around The Zone event on Mother’s Day, which helped to raise funds to buy 49 overhead patient lifts for Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre.... Read more

Kids true winners in Mother’s Day run

Sunday, May 10, 2015

The starting gun sounded at 9 a.m. Sunday as thousands of eager sons, daughters and their families sprinted into action for the SportChek Mother’s Day Run, Walk and Ride, hosted by the Forzani Foundation in Calgary and Edmonton.... Read more

Four-legged 'therapists' help kids heal

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A waggin' train of canines keeps Stollery patients on the mend.... Read more

Cheers for a 50-year volunteer

Cardston Hospital Auxiliary celebrates 91-year-old Reeva Wilde.... Read more

A decade of pearlier whites

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Foundation helps children achieve better dental health.... Read more

Giving families healthy directions

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Foothills Children’s Wellness Network connects kids with resources.... Read more

Compass guide book for parents of pediatric neurosurgery

Friday, March 20, 2015

Parents of young neurosurgery patients pen guidebook.... Read more

Getting the 'inside' view

Monday, March 16, 2015

New endoscopic cameras help more patients.... Read more

A quarter-million-dollar day!

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

University Hospital Foundation pumps up Heart Pledges.... Read more

Charity milestone for Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation is celebrating a milestone with their achievement of Accreditation from Imagine Canada’s Standard Program.... Read more

Hockey players score $1.1M for Alberta Cancer Foundation

Friday, February 20, 2015

250-hour hockey game breaks world record.... Read more

An eye toward the future

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Child’s vision care inspires parents to donate testing device.... Read more

World's longest hockey game

Monday, February 9, 2015

Alberta Cancer Foundation fundraiser.... Read more

Bowl for Cancer fundraiser scores $32,000

Friday, February 6, 2015

Barrhead Community Cancer Centre to benefit from month-long event.... Read more

Kilimanjaro trek raises a mountain of cash

Brother’s cancer motivates climb for Calgary Health Trust.... Read more

Calgary radiothon raises more than $1.9M

Monday, February 9, 2015

Funds raised for Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary.... Read more

New equipment to help in fight against head, neck cancer

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Alberta researchers well-equipped to deal with rising rates.... Read more

Cardiac hybrid surgery buys time for Calgary newborn

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Mom grateful equipment, expertise available in Alberta.... Read more

Cardiac system doesn’t miss a beat

Monday, January 26, 2015

Fast response shown to prevent heart attacks... Read more

Program helps cancer patients overcome severe distress

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Alberta pioneers a global standard of care.... Read more

Laser keeps vision clear

Monday, January 12, 2015

Hi-tech precision treatment close to home.... Read more

Fewer patients will need surgery for esophageal cancers

Thursday, January 8, 2015

More Albertans able to undergo minimally invasive procedure.... Read more