(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 […]


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 […]