Organizers of Best Western PLUS Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre’s Margaritaville New Year’s Eve Party present a cheque for $4,660 to the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation. (L-R) Lisa Wanamaker, OSMH Foundation, Paul Laforet, Executive Chef, The Grape and Olive Wine & Martini Bistro, Danielle Foster, Housekeeping Manager, Andrea Sullivan, Assistant General Manager, Don Bassie, Maintenance Manager and Kaitlyn St. Pierre, OSMH Foundation.

Margaritaville New Year’s Eve Party Nets $4,660 for Soldiers’

Best Western PLUS Mariposa Inn & Conference Centre’s annual New Year’s Eve bash raised close to $5,000 for Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. Attendees rang in 2020 sipping on margaritas at the Margaritaville-themed evening. The donation is a combination of proceeds from ticket sales, table sponsors and the event’s 50/50 draw. “Best Western has hosted this […]

Stephanie Worthington (right) shares a high five with OSMH Foundation’s Executive Director Mark Riczu after making a $5,000 commitment to the Hospital’s Ophthalmology Department.

Leading by Example: Inspiring More Young People to Financially Support Hospital

As a millennial, Stephanie Worthington wants to show her peers that supporting their local Hospital is attainable and important — even for younger generations. A funeral director by profession, Worthington is also one of the newest members of the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Board of Directors. In October, she chose to make a major […]

Shoppers Drug Mart owners and staff present a cheque for $8,537 to representatives of the Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation to support Women’s Health Programs at the Hospital.

Orillia Shoppers Drug Mart Stores Raise $8,537 for Women’s Health

Local LOVE YOU fundraising campaign most successful to date Shoppers Drug Mart stores in Orillia are committed to putting women’s health first. Locally, Shoppers stores raised $8,537 to support Women’s Health Programs at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, the result of their annual LOVE YOU fall fundraising campaign. This latest contribution brings the total money raised […]

(L-R) Lisa Wanamaker, OSMH Foundation Development Officer is presented with a cheque for $5,000, the proceeds from the 19th annual McGregor on the Water Customer Appreciation BBQ, from Linda Csumrik, Vice President, Erin Shaw, Office and Dock Crew Member, and Doug Csumrik, President of McGregor on the Water.

McGregor on the Water Donates $5,000 to Soldiers’

Proceeds from Customer Appreciation BBQ and Fundraiser Supports Paediatrics The Csumrik family presented a cheque for $5,000 to Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation, the proceeds from their 19th annual McGregor on the Water Customer Appreciation BBQ Fundraiser. The funds will support the purchase of a Central Patient Monitoring System (CPMS) to benefit Soldiers’ youngest patients […]

Experiencing for themselves the comfort of warm blankets, Subaru of Orillia Owner, Rob Stein (centre right) and General Manager, Mark Shivers (right) present Lisa Wanamaker (left) and Mark Riczu of the OSMH Foundation a cheque for their Giving Tuesday matched gift of $5,000.

Online Donations Total $12,300 for Soldiers’ Gift of Comfort Campaign

Giving Tuesday Efforts Net a Blanket Warmer and an Ice Machine Just over $12,000 will be put towards improving the patient experience at Soldiers’ thanks to the generosity of the public and an incredible community partner, Subaru of Orillia. This Giving Tuesday, Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation asked the public to give the Gift of […]

Dr. Tim Hillson (left) presents a cheque for $7,819 to Brittany Wilson, OSMH Foundation Development Officer, the proceeds of Cure for the Common Comedy show that he organized this past October.

$7,819 Raised by Second City’s Cure for the Common Comedy Show

A $7,819 dose of hilarity is just what Dr. Tim Hillson ordered with his second annual comedy show fundraiser. The money raised from his Cure for the Common Comedy show will support equipment needs in Soldiers’ Surgical Department. As an ophthalmologist who practices in the Orillia community, Dr. Hillson said he enjoys the challenge of […]

Representatives from the Army Navy & Air Force Veterans – Unit 400 deliver a donation of $3,000 to Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation. From left to right: Kristen Dawson, Soldiers’ Manager of Patient Experience, Ab Mitchell, Veterans Visiting Member, Colleen Payie, Army Navy & Air Force Veterans – Unit 400 Vice President, Jack Gillard, Army Navy & Air Force Veterans – Unit 400 President (back), Bob Dimalane, Legion Visiting Member.

Army Navy & Air Force Veterans Support Pastoral Care at Soldiers’

Orillia’s Army Navy & Air Force Unit donated $3,000 to pastoral care for patients with military service at Soldiers’. The gift is a result of ongoing fundraising events held throughout the year by the 400 Unit. Money raised through dart games, bake sales, dinners, and general donations allow the club to donate close to $60,000 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]