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The Digby and Area Health Services Charitable Foundation is a registered charitable organization that is governed by an independent Board of Directors. It has been formed as a trust to manage funds for the purpose of maintaining present and future health services within the Digby area.

Food for thought!

January 2023 - DAHSCF supported seven community schools with a $10,000 donation towards healthy eating and healthy learning! The local schools include Digby Elementary, Digby Neck Consolidated, Islands Consolidated, Weymouth Consolidated, Saint Mary's Bay Academy, Digby Regional High, Digby Alt High).


Photo:  Jennifer Thibault (VP- DRHS), Beth Earle (Chair DAHSCF), Arlene Drew, Stephanie Elliot (Staff DRHS), Michelle Tufts (P- DES) and Jared Purdy (ED- TCRCE)

2023 Annual Richard Ellis Memorial Golf Tournament 

Thursday, June 22nd
Digby Pines Golf Course


This annual tournament is the Foundation's main fundraising event and it always promises an afternoon of great golf and plenty of laughs!

Happily Supporting Tideview's True Door Campaign

DAHSCF delivered a donation of $9,000 to Tideview Terrace in support of the True Door Campaign.  Each door provides a sense of home, security and familiarity to its owner. Thank you to the staff at Tideview Terrace for the small acts that make big impacts every day!


Photo:  Residents Robert Wiles, Shaureen Shepard and Verna Lewis with DAHSCF board member Alison Simpson.


Donations made to the DAHSCF go directly back in to our community. Here is a list of donations the Foundation made in 2022 on behalf of its donors:

  • $10,000 - TCRCE Healthy Promoting Schools

  • $5,000 - Digby Splash Park Society

  • $1,000 - The Digby Cancer Help Fund Association

  • $115,000 - Equipment purchases for the Digby General Hospital (Combi-Oven, Treatment
    Plinths (4), Stretchers (7), Patient Lift, Low Rise
    Bed (2), Ultrasound and Interferential Combo Unit)

  • $29,322 - Infant Warmer, Infant Scale

  • $18,200 - RCMP Seniors’ Safety Society

  • $9,000 - Tideview Terrace True Doors

  • $5,000 - DARC Active Digby Fund

  • $10,000 - DARC Equipment Loan Program

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