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Sandra Will, Uxbridge Senior of the Year 2024

Posted by Gwen Layton on June - 10 - 2024

Sandra receiving the 2024 Uxbridge Senior of the Year award from Bruce Garrod at the Uxbridge Seniors’ Centre in June. Sandra Will has been a President, Past President and Secretary of the Executive and is also a Life Member of the Uxbridge Auxiliary. Sandra works in our thrift shop, Chances  [ Read More ]

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Volunteers Needed at Chances Are

Posted by Gwen Layton on May - 30 - 2024

Sorters 7 am – 11 am*** Sorter/Pricing Position –  help sort/price on FRI mornings** Linen Position – a helper needed – MON, WED and/or FRI**  Children’s Clothing Position – to help sort children’s clothes on FRI ** Floater – an extra helper to cover vacations/illness etc** Receiver Position – to  [ Read More ]

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2024 Run for the Diamond

Posted by Gwen Layton on April - 19 - 2024

The Run for the Diamond will take place June 23rd 2024 and will include a 10K and a 5k run. Net proceeds benefit the Uxbridge Hospital. All entrants, 16 years and over, will be entered into the Diamond Draw automatically. Some unique features of the event include: 5K and 10K Run and Walk  [ Read More ]

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Celebrating UHA Volunteers

Posted by Gwen Layton on April - 19 - 2024

Monday, April 15, we were thrilled to celebrate our dedicated volunteers. Thank you for helping us grow! During National Volunteer Week, we come together to recognize and celebrate the importance of each and every volunteer’s impact. The sharing of time, skills, empathy, and creativity is vital to our organization.

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Hospital Construction is on the Horizon

Posted by Gwen Layton on April - 19 - 2024

Construction is on the horizon … Did you know the new Uxbridge Hospital will support 20 per cent more Emergency Department visits and have 25 per cent more hospital beds? Read more about how the new hospital will enhance the overall health care landscape across The Regional Municipality of Durham  [ Read More ]

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Another Successful Poinsettia Fundraiser

Posted by Gwen Layton on December - 7 - 2023

Another successful Poinsettia Fundraiser is in the books, thanks to these two smiling Auxiliary members, Cathy McQuinn and Teri Murphy, the many “delivery elves of the day” and most importantly you, the Uxbridge Community. Thank you, once again. Together We Are Making a Difference!

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UHA Donates $400,000 in 2023!

Posted by Gwen Layton on December - 7 - 2023

The Uxbridge Hospital Auxiliary Elves presented a cheque for $200,000 to Michele Varela(R) of the Uxbridge Hospital Foundation at their volunteer Christmas luncheon! Members Pictured L-R, Representing: Chances Are Thrift Shop-Eevi Novek, UHA Executive-Yvonne de Ruiter, Cottage Gift Shop-Sandra Handscomb, Way finding-Nellie Browns, Ambulatory Care-Joe Perrott,

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Run for the Diamond 2024

Posted by Gwen Layton on October - 21 - 2023

The preparations for the June 23, 2024 Run for the Diamond have begun! We will be fundraising whole heartedly for the new hospital, shovels to hit the ground in 2024. We are looking for UHA members who would like to join our Run for the Diamond Sponsorship Committee – individuals  [ Read More ]

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UHA Poinsettia Fundraiser

Posted by Gwen Layton on October - 11 - 2023

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND…Decorate your home with these beautiful poinsettia plants and centrepieces. All funds raised go towards the building of our new Uxbridge Hospital! Cash or credit/debit card orders can be made in The Cottage Gift Shop at the Uxbridge Hospital. For all the details or to place your  [ Read More ]

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Fall Mum Delivery Day

Posted by Gwen Layton on September - 22 - 2023

Over 530 beautiful Fall Mums were displayed & delivered at the Oak Tree Medical Health Centre by Cathy McQuinn and her hardworking helpers as another UHA September fundraiser ends in success. A total of $5879.25 was raised. Bring on the Poinsettias!

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