A little over a year has passed since the last announcement of the Major Gifts Campaign of the Fondation du Center hospitalier régional de Rimouski, but it was worth the wait to make the announcement of significant support. .
Indeed, the Foundation confirms a contribution of $ 100,000 to the Major Gifts Campaign offered by André Collin and his company Les Structures GB, of Rimouski. The pandemic may have slowed down many activities, but it has never come to slow down people’s generosity.
Through this significant financial support, Les Structures GB expresses their desire to improve the health and well-being of their community. “For us, our employees, both our retirees, our active employees and their successors, are the heart of our company. We want to be able to offer them the chance to have access to quality health care nearby. We are therefore happy to get involved with the Foundation and to invest in projects aimed at improving the physical and mental health of our entire community, ”says André Collin, owner of Les Structures GB.
The Chairman of the Foundation’s Board of Directors, Pierre-Luc Harrison, associates his voice with that of all the beneficiaries, health professionals and employees of the CISSS du Bas-Saint-Laurent in thanking them. “Structures GB is one of those companies that stand out for their generosity and dedication. We are very fortunate to be able to count on this important support, ”he commented.
$ 4.3 million of a target of $ 5 million
Since the launch of the Major Gifts Campaign in 2018, the business and medical communities, as well as the population, have generously responded to the call. A few months from the finish line, $ 4.3 million was raised on a goal of $ 5 million. “The health needs are great. The campaign is going well, but we still need everyone and continue our efforts to reach and even exceed our goal. We are confident that we will be able to announce other great partnerships by the end of the year ”, underlines the president of the Major Gifts Campaign, Louis Khalil.
The sums raised to date have already enabled several projects to see the light of day, including the redevelopment of the resuscitation room at the Rimouski Regional Hospital, the establishment of a brachytherapy room which now enables men in pain. of prostate cancer to receive their treatments in Rimouski and the acquisition of new thermalization and meal distribution trolleys for faster healing. To find out about the 4 main thrusts of the Major Donations Campaign: www.fondationchrr.com/cdm