Hot August Nights Car Cruise Raises $3,022 for Soldiers’

SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 Automobile aficionados rallied together last month to raise more than $3,000 for Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH). Every Tuesday in August, car lovers of all kinds gathered at the iconic Webers burger joint on Highway 11 to celebrate a mutual interest and raise money for a good cause. Self-proclaimed extreme car enthusiasts […]

Some of the items purchased with Angie's auction proceeds

Former Patient Raises $15,000 for Mental Health at Soldiers’

Online auction proceeds purchase mental health recreational therapy equipment Angie Green-Hill knows how hard it can be to pass the time during a hospital stay. That’s why she decided to do something about it. Her third annual online silent auction raised $15,000 for recreational equipment for inpatient Mental Health Services at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital […]

Shirley Johnson (centre) presents the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation with a cheque for $10,000 to refresh the Birthing and New Families Services Family Waiting Room to Mark Riczu, OSMH Foundation Executive Director (left) and Brittany Wilson, OSMH Foundation Development Officer, Major Gifts.

$10,000 Donation to Refresh Family Waiting Room at OSMH

Funds will give new life to Regional Women and Children Program (RWCP)  When Shirley Johnson had a tour earlier this year, she was inspired to make a grand donation to refresh an area of Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) that is near to her heart. She donated $10,000 to provide a facelift to the Family […]

The Allstate Insurance Orillia team presents a cheque for $1,000 to the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Executive Director, Mark Riczu (far left) and Foundation Development Officer, Marina Genua (far right). The Allstate team from left to right is Heidi Landsman, Tammy Revie, Amanda Martyniuk, and Jacqueline Dejong.

Orillia Allstate Insurance Donates $1,000 to OSMH

The Orillia division of Allstate Insurance Canada quoted their way to a $1,000 donation to Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. For every household who submitted a no-obligation home or auto quote, Allstate Insurance Canada – Orillia donated $25 to the Hospital to hit the campaign’s maximum of one thousand dollars. Orillia Allstate Insurance Manager Tammy Revie […]

2019 Reid Family Scholarship winner Timothy Walker is congratulated by his mentor, Chief of Emergency Medicine at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Dr. Aaron Barnett.

Orillia Secondary School Graduate Wins Reid Family Scholarship

Eighteen-year-old Timothy Walker sets his goals high — he plans to become a surgeon in the cardio-thoracic or neurological fields — and as the winner of the 2019 Reid Family Scholarship, he is closer to achieving them.Inspired by his youth group leader and Chief of Emergency Medicine at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Dr. Aaron Barnett, […]


McHappy Day Raises $8,820 for Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

Community Donations Improve Care for Sick Children A cheque for $8,820 was presented to the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation on behalf of Orillia McDonald’s Restaurants, demonstrating the incredible showing of support from our community on McHappy Day. In Orillia, one dollar from every Big Mac®, Happy Meal® and Hot McCafé® beverage sold on McHappy […]

Community BBQ Raises $4,338 for Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital

Oro-Medonte Deputy Mayor Scott Jermey’s fourth annual BBQ raised $4,338.05 for Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. More than 100 community members braved the rain to attend the festivities last Saturday. Organizer Scott Jermey said he was impressed by the turnout and the community’s generous spirit. “Despite the downpour, we had a great outpouring of support for […]


OSMH debuts 25 brand new wheelchairs thanks to community support

Twenty-five brand new wheelchairs have been rolled into Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, thanks to the generosity of the Orillia and area community. Through its successful 2018 Giving Tuesday campaign, the OSMH Foundation saw more than $25,000 in donations come through the door, including a generous match gift from Subaru of Orillia. The campaign, which ran […]


Scotiabank makes $20,000 gift to Orillia’s Hospital

Scotiabank is helping to improve patient care at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH). They have made a $20,000 donation to the Hospital, which is their fourth installment of a $100,000 pledge commitment. “Scotiabank in Orillia is truly a generous, community minded business and we could not be more grateful for their ongoing support,” said Mark […]

The Sheridan Family Makes a Donation to OSMH

Sheridan Seating Owners Make Generous Donation in Honour of their Parents

Paul and Patrick Sheridan, the owners of Sheridan Seating in Orillia, have made a $10,000 donation to Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation. The donation was made in honour of their late parents, Dick and Phyllis. “Our parents were very active members in the Orillia community, as both business leaders and volunteers,” said Paul Sheridan. “This […]