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  • Community funds CT Scanner for the QEH Emergency Department

    January 29, 2024 Emergency physician Dr. Nicole Green stands outside of the QEH emergency department. The department will get a new $1.3 million CT scanner later this year thanks to generous donor support. CHARLOTTETOWN – In the fall of 2023, the QEH Foundation announced a campaign to fund a CT scanner for the QEH emergency department.


  • QEH Foundation’s Big Day of Giving Supported by Islanders Tip to Tip

    MAY 25, 2023

    Ocean 100 and Hot 105.5 crews broadcasted live from the QEH lobby! QEH Staff, Foundation Staff, and Radio Crews proudly present QEH Big Day of Giving grand fundraising total of $861,061

    CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – May 24 is the second annual QEH Big Day of Giving – a day for us to come together and have a BIG impact on the health ca…


  • Campaign to Bring CT Scanner to QEH Emergency Department

    NOVEMBER 30, 2023

    CHARLOTTETOWN – Transporting a patient from the QEH emergency department to the CT scanner involves three hallways, many corners and several doorways. This long but necessary journey for imaging takes critically ill patients far from the hospital’s well-resourced trauma room.


  • QEH Foundation Gala Auction raises $363,435

    NOVEMBER 18, 2023

    QEH Foundation Board Chair John Gaudet, right, with Mark Cormier, VP of Community Relations with Cavendish Farms, the Presenting Sponsor for the QEH Foundation’s Yuletide Gala Auction.

    CHARLOTTETOWN – Applause filled the ballroom of the Delta Prince Edward on Saturday night as the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) Foundati…


  • 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

    Celebrate the season of giving with a gift that gives back! Gifts of all sizes from our kind and caring community help ensure Islanders receive the best health care possible, closer to home. This year, we’ve compiled a list of meaningful gifts that will not only bring joy to your loved ones but also help make a positive impact in the lives o…


  • The W.H. Tidmarsh Foundation Supports Men’s Health Care in PEI

    JUNE 20, 2023

    From left: Larry Sider, Director of The W.H. Tidmarsh Foundation; Jack Simmonds, Chair of The W.H. Tidmarsh Foundation; Dr. Daniel Costa, QEH Urologist; and John Gaudet, QEH Foundation Chair

    CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation announced a significant donation in support of men’s health delivered at the…


  • Harry MacLauchlan Memorial Golf Tournament Exceeds $1 Million for the QEH Foundation

    JUNE 15, 2023

    The Harry MacLauchlan ‘Great Day’ Fore Health Memorial Golf Tournament has reached more than $1 million in cumulative fundraising after a successful 20th anniversary tournament on June 14th. Celebrating this milestone are, from left, Wade MacLauchlan and Brenda MacLauchlan, representing the MacLauchlan Family; Mike Hennessey, …


  • Luxury Shed for Breast Health Care at QEH

    JUNE 7, 2023

    In front of the new QEH Ultimate Shed Giveaway “Cedar Shed” are project leads (L to R): Sara Dykerman of Plank & Pine Interior Design, Jillian Sexton of Sherwood Timber Mart, and Jennie Arsenault of Arsenault Bros. Construction.


  • Harry MacLauchlan Memorial Golf Tournament Tees Up for Milestone Year

    JUNE 6, 2023

    Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty event co-chairs Mike Hennessey and Jamie Currie are looking forward to this important fundraising event for the QEH and are grateful to the community support for this year’s tournament including Presenting Sponsor Fair Isle Ford, and Corporate Sponsors Canadian Tire and Island Petroleum, along…


  • QEH Big Day of Giving Supports Health Care for Islanders Tip to Tip

    MAY 17, 2023

    At the QEH helipad are baby Maren Lake held by her mother, Shae-Lynn, with her father, Jordan, left, and her papa, Paul Higginbotham, RN.

    CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – May 24 is the second annual QEH Big Day of Giving – a day for us to come together and have a BIG impact on the health care of those we love.


  • Wo He Lo Holds Successful Mother’s Day Online Auction

    APRIL 24, 2023

    Katie O’Brien, RN, left, and Diane Christie, RN, right, of the Provincial NICU at the QEH, say “Thank you!” to Wo He Lo for helping to fund the new infant simulator used to help train neonatal staff in critical situations. The auction proceeds also funded an OmniBed shuttle to help transport critically ill babies from one depar…


  • Tulips Sale Supports New Mental Health and Addictions Ignition Fund at the QEH

    FEBRUARY 6, 2023

    CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Colourful locally-grown tulip bouquets are a beautiful way to make a difference for PEI health care. Islanders are once again invited to brighten their home, home office, or workplace with vibrant tulips from Vanco Farms through the QEH Foundation’s annual tulips sale.


  • Medavie kickstarts Mental Health & Addictions Ignition Fund with $100,000 donation

    JANUARY 25, 2023

    The QEH Foundation launched a Mental Health & Addictions Ignition fund on January 24, 2023, that was kickstarted with a generous donation of $100,000 from Medavie. Donations to this fund will support mental health equipment needs for upcoming expansions including the QEH mental health and addictions emergency department and…


  • QEH Foundation Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Fund for Mental Health & Addictions Care

    JANUARY 24, 2023

     The QEH Foundation has established a Mental Health & Addictions Ignition Fund to support mental health care equipment needs at the QEH. The new initiative was celebrated at an announcement event January 24th. Pictured (left to right) are QEH Medical Director Dr.


  • QEH Digital Mammography Machine Funded with $600,000 Gift from Master Packaging

    JANUARY 19, 2023

    Master Packaging CEO Ms. Mary-Jean Irving, right, and QEH radiologist Dr. Kim Hender stand by the new digital mammography machine funded with a $600,000 commitment from Master Packaging

    Staff of the QEH Diagnostic Imaging Department are praising the leading-edge advancements of two digital mammography machines that were fund…


  • QEH Foundation Launches Campaign to Fund Equipment Needed for Emergency Care

    NOVEMBER 24, 2022

    Dr. Trevor Jain in the QEH Emergency Department. More than $1 million in priority medical equipment is needed for emergency care at the Island’s main referral hospital.

    The QEH Foundation launches its 2022-23 Annual Friends for Life campaign today to support the QEH Emergency Department.


  • QEH Foundation Yuletide Gala Auction raises $367,048

    NOVEMBER 19, 2022

    It was a wonderful night at the QEH Foundation’s Yuletide Gala Auction. Representing Stewart McKelvey, Live Auction Sponsor, are Spencer Campbell, left, and Jennifer MacPherson, right, with QEH Foundation Board Chair John Gaudet.


  • QEH Foundation's Annual Yuletide Gala Returns

    November 7, 2022  

    QEH Medical Laboratory Technologist Wenbin Wei in the Provincial Laboratory at QEH. Proceeds from the QEH Foundation’s Yuletide Gala Auction will support the purchase of new equipment for the laboratory.

    The QEH Foundation is thrilled to announce the return of its Yuletide Gala Auction, with presenting sponsor CN.


  • QEH Auxiliary Surpasses $6 Million in Donations and Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    July 4, 2022

    Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, first left, was pleased to recently host at a ceremony at Government House to celebrate the QEH Auxiliary’s 40th anniversary year and surpassing $6 million in charitable giving to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.


  • Harry MacLauchlan Memorial Golf Tournament raises a record $101,247 for the QEH Foundation

    June 16, 2022

    Kreative Acres was the winning team of the 2022 Harry MacLauchlan ‘Great Day’ Fore Health Memorial Golf Tournament, with a score of 59. Team members stand proudly with the tournament trophy, from left: Chris Linzel-Waddell, Chris McQuillan, Lucas Arsenault, and Thane Hansen.


  • QEH Foundation's Ultimate Shed Giveaway: Kids Edition

    The QEH Foundation Ultimate Shed Giveaway brings together community-minded individuals in PEI’s construction, design, and building supply industry to raise funds for priority medical equipment needs at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

    The Ultimate Shed Project starts with the build of a backyard garden shed, but with a luxurious twist.