The “Mega Washer Toss” Fundraiser which was held at the Hawkesbury Legion on February 22, 2020 has raised $2,320 for the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital (HGH) Foundation. The event, which was sold out with 65 participants, was organized by Legion members Yves Paquette and Yvon Doiron, in support of HGH’s cardiology department.

 The event itself raised a total of $1,320 to which the Hawkesbury Legion generously contributed an additional $1,000. The cheque was presented at the Hawkesbury Legion on March 3, 2020 as reflected in the photo. Present and included in the photo were (from left to right): Yvon Doiron (Hawkesbury Legion member), Pierre-Luc Byham (Executive Director, HGH Foundation), Erin Tabakman (Donor Relations Officer, HGH Foundation), and Yves Paquette (Hawkesbury Legion member).

The HGH Foundation would like to express its sincere thanks to Mr. Paquette and to Mr. Doiron for their organization of this event as well as to their sponsors and the Hawkesbury Legion Branch 472 for their contribution and many years of support.

The Hawkesbury and District General Hospital (HGH) Foundation

The HGH Foundation’s mission is to raise funds in order to improve the care and services offered to the community by the Hawkesbury and District General Hospital.

The HGH Foundation’s new campaign, “There’s No Place Like Home,will focus on enhancing specialized services in orthopedic surgery, ophthalmology, urology and nuclear medicine. This focus reflects the most pressing and increasing needs of our local population. Community support will continue to help ensure that new medical equipment is available to meet our region’s healthcare needs and to make the most of HGH’s recent redevelopment and expansion.