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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 ]


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 ]


UHA Cheque Presentation @ Chances Are

Posted by Gwen Layton on August - 6 - 2023

A cheque for $100,000 for the new Uxbridge Hospital was presented on Wednesday, July 27, 2023 to Jim Williamson & Michele Varela by Carol Hanson, Gaye Burnett, Irene Pulkki & Ted Spice of the UHA’s Chances Are, bringing our 2023 donations total to $200,000!  


Auxiliary Quilt Raffle

Posted by Gwen Layton on July - 3 - 2023

And the winner is… PAUL STECKHAM of UXBRIDGE!! Special thanks to Ann Sibbing, the creator of the beautiful quilt, and Chris Carter, UHA Secretary, for their hard work in raising over $4,000 for our new Uxbridge Hospital!  


In-hospital Volunteers Needed

Posted by Gwen Layton on February - 15 - 2023

Ambulatory Clinic  Area – 2 Volunteers for monthly doctors clinics – various days each month. AM & PM shifts; prefer commitment of 2 shifts per month. Wayfinder/Information Desk – every other Tuesday aft’n 11:30-3pm or every other Thursday aft’n 11:30-3pm. Gift Shop – various once a month shifts as cashier and customer  [ Read More ]


“New, modernized hospital in Uxbridge”

Posted by Gwen Layton on January - 16 - 2023

Oak Valley Health, alongside the provincial government, is expanding and building a new, modernized hospital in Uxbridge. The new hospital will add more patient beds and expand key services such as ambulatory care and diagnostic imaging – making it easier for families to continue receiving high-quality care, closer to home.  [ Read More ]


“Grant Us Tomorrow”

Posted by Gwen Layton on September - 15 - 2022

Uxbridge Hospital’s own Dr. Jennifer Wilson has published a memoir surrounding the work of the international team she founded, the Ghana Health Team. “Grant Us Tomorrow, A Medical Memoir”, is a story of hope, transformation, courage and community and is now available for purchase at the Cottage Gift Shop. Dr.  [ Read More ]


Oak Tree Medical Centre

Posted by Gwen Layton on January - 31 - 2022

We were honoured to welcome Peter Bethlenfalvy, John Henry , Dave Barton, Willie Popp and several other guests into our building for a special announcement as well as a ribbon cutting to officially open our new Oak Tree Medical Centre. “If you want to move mountains tomorrow, you must start  [ Read More ]


Chances Are Reopens

Posted by Gwen Layton on February - 22 - 2021

Chances Are welcomes Summer with a new showroom downstairs to showcase our special sales. Upstairs welcomes you back with fashion, footwear and jewellery. Come see what’s new – looking forward to seeing you again!  


New Volunteer Opportunities

Posted by Gwen Layton on October - 13 - 2020

Sandi  Lofgren has finalized job descriptions for our two new  hospital Volunteer programs – Diagnostic Imaging and Ambulatory Clinic Volunteer. Chances Are is always looking for new volunteers, including men, to help sort donations certain mornings or act as cashiers throughout the week. Please contact Bev Latva @ or 905-852-9771  [ Read More ]