About DAHSCF

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.

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THANK YOU,
to the Foundation's
retiring Chair,

Oliver Janson

The Foundation would like to thank Oliver Janson for his 9 years of service to the board.  Under his leadership as Chair, the DAHSCF funded numerous equipment purchases for the Hospital, and continued to provide ongoing financial support for Senior Safety, the YMCA, DARC, and Transport de Clare.

His commitment to the future of the Digby community has included, the DAHSCF committing funds for Scholarships for Medical Professionals, financing the apartment to house visiting Medical Professionals and has started the process to potentially hire a Community Navigator!  Thank you for the difference you make in your community!

6th Richard Ellis Memorial
Golf Tournament 
SEPT. 23, 2021
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Donations made to the DAHSCF go directly back in to our community. Here is a list of recent donations the Foundation has made on behalf of its donors:

  • $17,500 - RCMP Seniors' Safety Program (2021)

  • $1,000 - Digby Cancer Help Fund Assoc. (2021)

  • $2,896 - DGH Vital Signs Monitor (2021)

  • $26,663 - DGH Electrocardiograph Unit (2021)

  • $10,000 - Fundy YMCA (2021)

  • $6,500 - DGH Medical Grade Cabinet (2021)

  • $7,500 - Transport de Clare (2021)

  • $1,000 - Digby Area Recreation (2021)

  • $4,640 - DGH Pharmacy Grade Refrigerator (2021

DONATIONS made by DAHSCF
SUPPORTING THE DIGBY AND AREA SENIORS' SAFETY PROGRAM

(L-R) Vice Chair, Retired St/Sgt Philip Barrett and  Foundation Chair, Oliver Janson, present the DAHSCF donation of $17,500.00 to Seniors' Safety Coordinator, Dawn Thomas, and Cst. Pierre Edmond. 

 

June 2021 - The Digby & Area Seniors' Safety Program is a Provincial leader in senior abuse prevention. The goal is to educate seniors on crime prevention, health and wellness, and to promote safe and independent living. The Foundation has been proud to support this program since 2003.

SUPPORTING THE DIGBY CANCER HELP FUND ASSOCIATION

Pictured - Joanne Belliveau and Joan Nelson from the Digby Cancer Help Fund Association and Oliver Janson, Foundation Chair.

 

June 2021 - The Digby Cancer Help Fund Association helps individuals within the Municipality of Digby with travel expenses for cancer related medical appointments.
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