Sunshine Super Wash for Soldiers’ Charity Car Wash and BBQ a Big Success!

OCTOBER 29, 2019 The first Sunshine Super Wash for Soldiers’ Charity Car Wash and BBQ was an astounding success, raising $4,080.65 for the Hospital. More than 250 car washes were sold during the event held Saturday, September 21st. Ten dollars from each wash was kindly donated by Sunshine to the Hospital Foundation. The onsite BBQ, […]


Soldiers’ 18th Annual Hospital Gala Raises Record $100,000 for ADUs

OCTOBER 23, 2019 The Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 18th Annual Gala raised more than any other OSMH gala before it. A $100,000 total for the evening brings the cumulative amount raised over the last 18 years to $1,000,000 for Soldiers’. The October 18th fundraiser was held at Casino Rama Resort with 325 Hospital supporters […]


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 […]