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Glenn Connell – Certificate of Appreciation from President, Lions International
OneFoundation applauds Lion Glenn Connell, President of Lions Eye Care and proud member of the Merritton Lions Club, for receiving special recognition at the A-2 Lions Convention that was...
$40,000 Gift from Val Fleming Funds Arts in Medicine program
In February, Niagara Health’s Walker Family Cancer Centre officially launched a new program called Arts in Medicine thanks to a donation of $40,000 gifted by Val Fleming. The progra...
Score to Win Contest Raises over $2600
OneFoundation was excited to be the benefactor of a Score to Win Contest on March 26, 2017, in support of Niagara Health’s Walker Family Cancer Centre. This amazing event ra...
Lions Club of Port Colborne donates $10,000 towards Ophthalmology Microscope
On March 31, the Lions Club of Port Colborne generously donated $10,000 to OneFoundation for Niagara Health System as part of Lions’ Eye Care’s $200,000 commitment for the pur...
SCFD Combat Team Supports Children's Health
On March 15th, the Local 485 Combat Team of St Catharines Professional Firefighters presented OneFoundation for Niagara Health System with a cheque for $4500! These funds were ...
Donation by Casa Dante, Lodge #19, Provides Comfort for the Patients of Niagara Health
On March 9th, Casa Dante (Dante Lodge #19/Order of the Sons of Italy) gifted OneFoundation for Niagara Health System with a generous donation of $7,200 to fund the crucial purch...
Funding Innovation Contributes to OneFoundation with Generous Donation
OneFoundation is greatly appreciative of Funding Innovation for generously donating over $15,000 on March 13th, 2017. Proceeds were raised through Art Easel sales where individuals place ...
The Sottile Brothers – Upholding a Healthy Tradition
A mainstay of downtown Niagara Falls core businesses, Olsen-Sottile Insurance Brokers has repeatedly lent its support to the Greater Niagara General Hospital going back to when Founders B...
Fire & Ice Gala in Support of Medical Imaging Huge Success
On Saturday, February 25th, OneFoundation for Niagara Health System’s Annual Gala dazzled supporters of Niagara Health at the alluring Fire and Ice themed event, held at Sheraton on...
Knights Fight Cancer Jerseys Sales Support WFCC
On February 28, Michael Agrette, owner and president of Hockey 99, presented OneFoundation for Niagara Health System with a cheque for $750.00 on behalf of Knights Rep Hockey...
Sandra Schmirler Foundation donates $62,500 to OneFoundation
The 2017 Scotties Tournament of Hearts brings more than elite curling to Niagara. It also brings with it a generous donation of $62,500 from the Sandra Schmirler Foundation to OneFou...
$100,000 Donation from Niagara-on-the-Lake Healthcare Foundation towards Celebration of Lights
Niagara-on-the-Lake Healthcare Foundation (formerly Niagara-on-the-Lake Hospital Foundation) presented OneFoundation for Niagara Health System with a cheque for $100,000 on December 21st,...
OneFoundation recruits Roger D. Ali as President & Chief Executive Officer
OneFoundation for Niagara Health System (NHS) is pleased to announce that Roger D. Ali is joining OneFoundation in the role of President & Chief Executive Officer on January 16, 2017....
Niagara Motors’ Dick Family Donates $50,000 to OneFoundation
Dave Dick, Owner and Dealer Principal of Niagara Motors, paid forward the success the Dick family has enjoyed by making a gift of $50,000 in memory of Dave and Ella Dick to OneFoundation ...
"Mo-Bros" Walker Rollo and Ryan Keyes Raise Moustache Mania Dollars
Walker Rollo & Ryan Keyes are local 6th grade students from St. Catharines. During the month of November, they draw on a different moustache for school each day to raise funds...
Niagara Paramedics Supporting a Healthier Niagara
Niagara Paramedic Association, Niagara EMS and Cupe 1019 are wearing Pink Epaulets during #Pinktober!They visited OneFoundation to present a check for $5000 from last year's...
Positively Affecting the Eye Sight of Thousands
On September 13th, OneFoundation for Niagara Health System hosted Lions from across the region to celebrate Lions’ Eye Care Niagara’s new commitment to raise $200,000 for the ...
Laughter, tears and triumphant embraces at the 2016 Big Move Cancer Ride
On Sunday, September 11th, with the sun shining and a gentle breeze keeping it cool, riders in the eighth Big Move Cancer Ride could not have asked for a better day for a ride. They took ...
A Tribute to Jan Cook
Niagara’s new St. Catharines hospital and cancer centre came to be through the generosity of many community philanthropists and volunteers who undertook an ambitious $40-million fun...
Over 1500 Donors Receive Big Thank You
Over 1500 healthcare donors received a phone call today, but they were not asked for a donation. Together with community partner Minacs, OneFoundation for Niagara Health System called don...
A Tribute to Edd Masters
Our thoughts are with the family of Edd Masters, who passed away last week. Edd began his 50 plus years of support of health care in Niagara when the Greater Niagara General Hospital blue...
Emterra Environmental Donates Over $43,000
On June 29th, Emterra Environmental presented a cheque for over $43,000 to OneFoundation for Niagara Health System to support cancer care in the region, bringing Emterra’s total don...
Lending a helping hand to local aspiring healthcare providers
OneFoundation for Niagara Health System celebrated aspiring healthcare providers on Tuesday at its annual Scholarship Awards Celebration held at the Niagara Health System St. Catharines...
Thank you 2016 Kids Ultimate Challengers!
We are thrilled to announce that the 2016 Kids Ultimate Challenge raised an incredible $55,000 for the Children's Health Unit of the Niagara Health System, making it our best year yet...
Paying tribute to John G. Walker
Our Niagara Health System hospitals and our Niagara community lost a true ally on Thursday, May 26, 2016 with the passing of John Walker. Personally and in the name of the Walker Fami...
A day of mud, sweat and cheers for 900 Niagara kids: Another sell-out year for OneFoundation’s Kids Ultimate Challenge supporting the Children’s Health Unit of the NHS
OneFoundation for Niagara Health System’s Kids Ultimate Challenge is back again this year in support of the Children’s Health Unit of the Niagara Health System.   A sell-...
Motorcycle Ride for Dad helps fund important prostate cancer research in Niagara
The Niagara Chapter of the Motorcycle Ride for Dad held its kick-off BBQ today at Niagara Regional Police Headquarters in downtown St. Catharines. Many committee members were in attendanc...
A big win for the cancer centre at the annual Cuthbert Cup
The 3rd annual Cuthbert Cup, a friends and family hockey tournament, had their biggest year yet raising $5,651 for the Walker Family Cancer Centre! The tournament is held in loving memo...
Illustrating the life of Gordon “Gordo” Kretz
Family and friends of Gordon “Gordo” Kretz gathered at the Walker Family Cancer Centre to honour his memory and dedicate a set of framed cartoon strips drawn by local cartooni...
The Healing Power of Play
On April 1, 2016, the Children’s Health Unit received a heartwarming donation that will help brighten the spirits of Niagara Health System’s youngest patients. Thanks to the g...
I spy with my little eye something that is…Hospital staff raise funds for interactive children’s mural
Creativity was at the forefront at the Niagara Health System St. Catharines Site on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 as Niagara artist Melani Pyke revealed a bright and cheery mural to benefit...
Springtime in Paris Gala sweeps guests away to the ‘City of Lights’
OneFoundation for Niagara Health System welcomed 300 guests on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the Springtime in Paris Gala, an awe-inspiring Parisian themed event supporting the Niagara Healt...
À Votre Santé! – To Your Health! OneFoundation presents ‘Springtime in Paris’ in support of the NHS Surgical Program
OneFoundation for Niagara Health System is pleased to present the Springtime in Paris Gala on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the elegant Sheraton on the Falls in Niagara Falls.   Ins...
TD Bank Group invests in life-saving endoscopy services
On Thursday, February 4, 2016, employees from TD Bank Group visited the Niagara Health System St. Catharines Site with a $50,000 donation supporting endoscopy needs at NHS sites across th...
Thank You 2015 Celebration of Lights Donors
We would like to extend heartfelt thanks to everyone who made a gift in honour or in memory of someone special through our 2015 Celebration of Lights Campaign holiday campaign.   Pro...
GNGH Auxiliary donates $125K to help purchase patient care equipment at Niagara Health System's GNG Site
Christmas came early at the Greater Niagara General Site of the Niagara Health System when the Greater Niagara General Hospital Auxiliary donated $125,000 to OneFoundation for Niagara Hea...
They grew a stache and raised some cash: Moustache Mania supports local prostate cancer care
In the philanthropic community, the month of November is commonly associated with terms like the ‘Handlebar’, the ‘Fu Manchu’ and the ‘Walrus’.  I...
Team Niagara REALTORS® Give Back for Christmas
Team Niagara REALTORS® is giving back at Christmas by donating a full commission (in the client's name) and a further 10% of future gross commissions, to the end of January 2016...
CIBPA gift supports life-saving cardiac care
Members of the Canadian Italian Business & Professionals Association (CIBPA) learned first hand how their donation to cardiac care is making a difference for Niagara Health System pat...
BMO Financial Group invests in a healthier Niagara
Representatives from BMO Financial Group recently visited the Niagara Health System’s St. Catharines Site with a $45,000 donation. This gift completes their $400,000 commitment to O...
OneFoundation Recruiting New Board Members
Governed by volunteers Board members from all walks of life and experience, OneFoundation and its members are committed to using donor dollars responsibly and transparently in order to pl...
5th Annual Pasta for Prostate Cancer fundraiser pays tribute to founder
OneFoundation for Niagara Health System’s community partners, the Roberto Family, invite you to join them for the 5th Annual Pasta for Prostate Cancer on Sunday, November 22, 2015 a...
Welland Hospital Auxiliary pledges $500,000 for Endoscopy Services at Niagara Health System’s Welland Site
OneFoundation for Niagara Health System is pleased to announce a $500,000 commitment from the Welland Hospital Auxiliary in support of Endoscopy Services at Niagara Health System’s ...
OneFoundation welcomes Joseph Maggiolo as new Board Chair
OneFoundation for Niagara Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph (Joe) Maggiolo as incoming Chair of the Foundation’s Board of Directors.  Joe was welco...
7th Annual Big Move Cancer Ride draws an inspired crowd
There was no shortage of inspiration at the 7th annual Big Move Cancer Ride in support of the Niagara Health System’s Walker Family Cancer Centre on September 13, 2015.   The R...
Donations to OneFoundation are now worth DOUBLE!
The Kanwar Family matches donations up to $125K for Endoscopy Equipment   OneFoundation for Niagara Health System is thrilled to announce its first-ever matching gift opportunity...
ICT Department hosts another successful BBQ fundraiser
The Niagara Health System Information, Communication & Technology (ICT) Department is made up of an enthusiastic team of individuals who are dedicated to supporting the hospital sit...
Hernder Picasso’s Foundation Tees Up for Cancer Care
Hernder Picasso’s Foundation held its 5th annual charitable golf tournament presented by Performance Mercedes-Benz on June 1st at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club.  Thanks to the he...
Funding Innovation Partners with OneFoundation
Funding Innovation offers an Easel Program that is designed to provide charitable and humanitarian organizations with a zero-risk, long-term, sustainable source of funding. Their Progra...
2015 OneFoundation for NHS Scholarship & Awards Event ... another stellar year for aspiring caregivers
Two exceptional students were the stars of the show at OneFoundation's Scholarship & Awards Event held June 25th. Notre Dame graduate Sean Thompson (front left) was awarded the Dr...
Joe & Anita Robertson invest in brainpower at NHS
It was Benjamin Franklin who said ‘An investment in knowledge pays the best interest’.  Joe and Anita Robertson subscribe to Franklin’s thinking, believing that a...
Strands of “Girl Power” for the Walker Family Cancer Centre
A group of grade 4 students from Richmond Street Public School in Thorold decided that they wanted to raise money for cancer patients.  So, they approached their Vice Principal askin...
Kids Ultimate Challenge Climbs to New Heights
They leapt hurdles, jumped through hoops, climbed hay mountains, swung over a giant pit of mud, got soaked by firemen…and had fun doing so at the 2015 Kids Ultimate Challenge suppo...
Emterra Group kicks off year four of the “Make Your Contribution at the CurbTM!” Challenge
Members of Emterra Group, Niagara Region’s waste and recycling collection contractor, visited the Walker Family Cancer Centre today to kick off year four of the “Make Your Con...
Empire – Building better communities...
Proving that they take community-building seriously, Paul Golini, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Industry Relations of Empire Communities recently delivered a $40,000.00 gift to...
OFNHS's First Thank-a-Thon a Huge Success!
On May 6, almost 1400 donors to the Niagara Health System received a phone call thanking them for their loyal support.  Community partner, Minacs helped the OneFoundation for Niagara...
Thank you Welland Hospital Auxiliary for your unwavering dedication to Kidney Care at the Welland site of the Niagara Health System
Jeanie Bourque, President of the Welland Hospital Auxiliary says “Thanks a Million” to the members of the Welland Hospital Auxiliary at a celebration lunch on Friday, March 27...
Congratulations St. Catharines Hospital Auxiliary for 150 years of dedicated service to the Niagara Health System
This year, the St. Catharines Hospital Auxiliary members are celebrating 150 years of dedicated service. They are the oldest auxiliary in Canada and it is certainly a point of pride for o...
GNGH Auxiliary – supporting patient care and then some!
Thank you GNGH Auxiliary Volunteers for your tireless work to benefit the GNG Site and all of Niagara! Christmas came early for the Jeff Morgan Emergency Department in Niagara Falls as G...
Port Colborne Auxiliary’s gifts of comfort bring joy
‘Comfort and Joy’ … these words take on a deeper meaning for the Port Colborne Auxiliary … a group of 29 dedicated volunteers who derive joy from helping patient...
School spirit at Grapeview Public School benefits cancer patients!
Grade 8 students from Grapeview Public School made a visit to the St. Catharines hospital recently to deliver their contribution to cancer care. With the support of staff and parent counc...
Danke schön to Niagara German Canadian Club for your continued good work!
Niagara German Canadian Club President Eve Lauric (2nd from left) and Financial Secretary Margaret Hein (2nd from right) are warmly thanked for their $5,000 gift by OneFoundation Vice Cha...
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24 stands tall for our community’s veterans and our hospital’s patients
Nurses at the NHS St. Catharines Site are delighted to have TWO additional Vital Signs Monitors to care for patients on their expanding Medical/Surgical Unit. Members of the Royal Canadia...
Welland Site Volunteers Give Back!
Welland Hospital Site volunteers (front row L to R - Jane Sujer, Mary Pate, Joan Scott and Denise Drennan) present donations of $500 each from RBC to OneFoundation for Niagara Health Syst...
Niagara Hunting & Fishing Club helps patients breathe easier
Outdoorsmen Gabriel Giancaterino, Cleto Donatelli and Luigi Casagrande representing the Niagara Hunting and Fishing Club (L to R holding receipt) present $3,000 to OneFoundation for Niaga...
Congratulations to the recipients of the First Annual Scholarship and Award Presentations hosted by OneFoundation for Niagara Health System
The First Annual Scholarship and Award Presentations held as OneFoundation for Niagara Health System took place on Thursday, June 26th at the Welland Site.  Recipients of all schol...
The Club Italia Open was a Swinging Success
The 26th Annual “Club Italia Open” Golf Tournament took place on Sunday, June 8th at the Willodell Golf Club of Niagara. Golfers enjoyed a delicious lunch of porchetta and I...
Cancer Centre Wins Big with Re/Max Raffle
Re/Max Garden City Realty Inc. has been fundraising for the Walker Family Cancer Centre for the past five years. They started in 2010 with a goal of reaching $50,000… and this ye...
Regional Construction Association supports Regional Healthcare Needs
The Heavy Construction Association of Regional Niagara (HCARN) celebrated a milestone this year with their 23rd Annual HCARN Spring Golf Tournament held at Peninsula Lakes Golf Club in ...