Air Canada Foundation Supports Soldiers’ Newborns with Donation

The new Panda Bedded Warmers with Resuscitation Units for Soldiers’ Obstetrics Department are going to help give babies born at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital the best possible start thanks to the support from generous donors like the Air Canada Foundation.  The Air Canada Foundation is a registered charitable organization focused on the health and well-being […]

OSMH Foundation Launches Monthly 50/50 to Support Hospital

Buy tickets online at The Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation is excited to announce the launch of a monthly online 50/50 raffle to support the greatest needs of the Hospital. Open to Ontario residents over the age of 18, the first draw will take place June 25th, 2021 and on the last Friday of […]

$1,000 Early Bird Winner of Soldiers’ 50/50 in Support of Charlee’s Run

Brian and Irene Nicol of Orillia are the lucky winners of Soldiers’ 50/50 $1,000 Early Bird Prize in support of Charlee’s Run. Raffle participants who acquired a ticket before April 16th were eligible for the Early Bird Draw. Brian purchased his winning ticket on April 2nd as a way to participate in the 5th Annual […]

Legion Supports Purchase of Specialized Beds for Cataract Surgery at Soldiers’

The Royal Canadian Legion’s Ontario Provincial Command Branches and Ladies’ Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation have generously donated $5,700 for the purchase of a specialized stretcher bed to improve cataract surgeries at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. Each year, more than 1,500 cataract surgeries are performed at Soldiers’. Surgeons can perform up to 18 cataract surgeries in one […]

Registration Now Open for the 5th Annual Charlee’s Run in Support of Soldiers’

Virtual Event Raises Awareness of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Registration for the 5th Annual Charlee’s Run event is now live on Once again, the run will be taking place virtually to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Charlee’s Run is an annual fundraising event named in honour of Charlee Clare Holmes, who passed away in […]

Bottle Drive at Local Beer Stores Nets Over $40,000 for Soldiers’

Orillians who popped a top or two over the summer months and donated their empties to The Beer Store’s bottle drive helped raise an incredible $42,133 to support Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. This fundraising campaign was part of The Beer Store’s company-wide initiative to raise funds for local hospitals and food banks across the province. […]

Record-Breaking Year for Hospital Gala

Soldiers’ Spooktacular Soirée Raised $136,000 in support of Critical Care and Ventilators The Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 19th Annual Gala may have gone virtual, but the dollars raised will make a real impact on patient care at Soldiers’. The proceeds will help the Hospital purchase life-saving ventilators, other breathing apparatus and medical equipment to […]

Sunshine Superwash Celebrates 50 Years of Business with $7,000 Donation to Soldiers’

COVID-19 couldn’t stop the owners of Sunshine Superwash from celebrating the business’ golden anniversary in Orillia. To mark the milestone, owner Ted Hewett hosted a two-day charity car wash in support of Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital. The September 11th and 12th event cleaned up, raising $7,048.10. Ten dollars from every car wash and the proceeds […]

Smilezone Foundation Donates Masks to Soldiers’ Paediatric Patients

The Smilezone Foundation is shifting gears in the current pandemic environment by creating the Safe Smile Mask Campaign to ensure children receiving medical, mental and emotional support services at partner healthcare facilities, like Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, have a mask to wear. The Smilezone Foundation transforms waiting rooms, patient care rooms or entire medical areas […]