Discovery Health Care Foundation

Since its inception in 1989, the Discovery Health Care Foundation has been committed to raising funds for health care facilities located on the Bonavista Peninsula and in the Clarenville area served by Eastern Health.  The Foundation achieves this objective by working to secure funding to provide medical technology and equipment.  This is achieved through fundraising and partnering with individuals, corporations, service groups and funding foundations.

Historical Background
The Discovery Health Care Foundation has initiated numerous campaigns since 1989, raising over $5 million.  Some of our larger campaigns include: 

Mental Health & Addictions & Bonavista ER Room - $500,000

Crib, 3 Stretchers, 2 Automated Tourniquets - $108,000

Mental Health Project - $500,000

Sentimag Monitor & Probe - $95,000

2 Cuddle Beds - $40,000 
Revitalize & Renew Campaign - $80,000
Health Care that Cares Campaign $65,000
Mini C-Arm Campaign (portable x-ray machine) - $100,000
Endoscopic Campaign - $30,000
Palliative Care Campaign - $65,000
Emergency Room Campaign - $112,000
Dialysis Unit - $75,000
Ultrasound Campaign - $360,000
Labour Delivery Rooms - $115,000
Direct Digital Radiography Campaign (main x-ray unit) - $400,000
CT Scanner Campaign - $350,000
Mammography Unit - $182,000
Haematology System - $182,000
Ultrasound Campaign - $200,000

Discovery Health Care Foundation Board of Governors
The Discovery Health Care Foundation is fortunate to have a dedicated group of volunteers who help us work towards achieving our mission statement.  Members of our Board of Governors live throughout the communities that we represent, working hard to promote the Foundation and its importance to health care in region.

Our Board members:

Kevin Parsons – Chair – Garden Cove
Bruce Mercer – Vice Chair – Swift Current
Jessie Reid – Clarenville
Roy Johnson – Catalina
Gerald Spurrell - Trouty
Gail Brown - Bonavista
Ron Johnson - VP Information Services & Rural Health - St. John's
Leona Piercey – Chief Development Officer – Garden Cove 

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