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Published: Oct 18, 2014 - Posted by: ...
HRH Foundation Announces $225 million Campaign to Build and Equip the New Humber River Hospital and Unveils Campaign Cabinet
TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - On October 18, 2015, one year from today, the new Humber River Hospital will begin making patient care history in Canada. It will be North America's first fully digital hospital and will be a model of efficiency for every hospital in the GTA.
Today, on this momentous occasion - one year to opening - Humber River Hospital Foundation officially announces their capital campaign goal of $225 million needed to finish construction of the new hospital building and purchase the much needed medical equipment required to deliver the best possible care in our city.
Leading the fundraising charge is the Foundation's volunteer Campaign Cabinet, steered by passionate co-chairs Fausto Gaudio, President and CEO of IC Savings and Jack Kay, CEO of Apotex Incorporated:
"When we became involved with the fundraising efforts for the new Humber River Hospital many years ago, opening day seemed like a distant dream. And now, with one year until we open the doors to North America's first fully digital hospital on October 18, 2015, the excitement and urgency are profound,” state Mr. Gaudio and Mr. Kay. "It's this very real sense of urgency that will drive our fundraising activities for the capital campaign over the next very important year. We are proud to officially introduce our dynamic Campaign Cabinet who will lead the charge for better healthcare:
Fausto Gaudio , President and CEO of IC Savings
Jack Kay , CEO of Apotex Incorporated
Pamela Wing , Strategic Communications Consultant
Campaign Cabinet Members
Paul D. Allison , Chairman and CEO, Raymond James Ltd. and Chair of the Humber River Hospital Board of Directors
Shaykh Imran Ally , Imam, TARIC Islamic Centre
Clara Astolfo , Vice President, Community & Business Development, IC Savings
Eddy Battiston , Senior Partner, Battiston & Associates and Chair, Humber River Hospital Foundation Board of Directors
Dino Bottero , President, D. Bottero & Associates Limited
Ted Bluestein , President, Royal Management
Rudolph Bratty , Chairman & CEO, The Remington Group
Kenneth C. Cancellara , Q.C., Barrister & Solicitor
Ralph Chiodo , President, Active Green+Ross Tire & Automotive Centres
Ralph Ciccia , Barrister & Solicitor
Alex De Iulis , RES Group of Companies and Chairperson, IC Savings
The Hon. Consiglio Di Nino
Dr. Rueben Devlin , President and CEO, Humber River Hospital
Peter Eliopoulos , Owner, bypeterandpauls.com
Joseph Falconeri , Partner, Falconeri Munro Tucci LLP
Frank Fazzari , Managing Partner, Fazzari & Partners LLP
Ian W. K. Furlong , Associate, Thomson Rogers LLP
Heather Hurst , President and CEO, Humber River Hospital Foundation
The Honourable Frank Iacobucci, C.C., Q.C.
Mary Mauti, Right of Way Manager, Bell Canada
James O'Sullivan , Executive Vice President, Global Asset Management, Global Wealth & Insurance Scotiabank
Frank Piccin , Partner, Piccin, Bottos, Barristers & Solicitors
Dr. Ted Ptak , Endoscopy & Gastroenterology, Humber River Hospital
John Rossetti , Co-CEO & Chief Financial Officer, Italian Home Bakery Limited
Haroon Salamat , Coordinator, Muslim Friends of Humber
Roy Scaini , Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Barometer Capital Management Inc.
Ken Singh , President, Atlas Cargo
Srinivasan "Srini” Suppiramaniam , President & CEO, Kalaapam TV
Ranjit Wickramasinghe , Canadian-Sri Lankan Friends of Humber
About Humber River Hospital:
Humber River Hospital serves a catchment area of more than 850,000 people in the northwest Greater Toronto Area. The hospital currently operates on three sites with a total of 549 beds, 3,000 staff, approximately 600 physicians and 400 volunteers. It is affiliated with the University of Toronto and Queen's University Medical Schools.
Humber River Hospital is currently building North America's first fully digital hospital, one that the organization plans to make a lean, green and technological showcase. Learn more about our plans for the future at www.hrh.ca/redevelopment
SOURCE Humber River Hospital Foundation
For further information: Lori D'Amore, Communications and Marketing Officer, Humber River Hospital Foundation, (416) 249-8111 ext. 3985, firstname.lastname@example.org