The Checkup - Spring 2016

THE CHECKUP $16M GRATITUDE CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES AT SPRING FLING Spring Fling 2016 was a night to remember! The recently held Gala marked the public launch of the largest fundraising campaign in the Northern Lights Health Foundation’s history – the $16 million Gratitude Campaign. “Good health is where it all starts and that’s why it’s so important that the community rallies behind this cause.” - Susanne Chaffey, Executive Director of the Health Foundation The Gratitude Campaign was officially unveiled by Campaign Chair, Howie Ewashko. After Howie shared history and insight into the Campaign, Susanne Chaffey and Past Board Chair, Dan Fouts took the stage where they shared the remarkable story of Fort McMurray man, Jeremy Snook. The announcement concluded by recognizing the 91 donors who’ve supported the Gratitude Campaign, raising an astounding $6.2 million to date. Spring 2016 IT STARTS WITH YOU The $16 million Gratitude Campaign celebrates our community’s commitment to improving health care services in Wood Buffalo. In recent years, significant population growth has made it increasingly difficult to meet growing health care demands. From prenatal to palliative, health care touches every single one of us a number of times throughout our lives. We need your support to ensure everyone in our community has world class health care facilities they can count on in times of need. The Gratitude Campaign is the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the Health Foundation’s history and is comprised of eight projects which will fundamentally change the face of health care in Wood Buffalo. It starts with you. Donate. Volunteer. Get Involved. To learn more, visit