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 […]

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 […]