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Local Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign Raises $98,144 for Caleb’s Courage

(L-R: Jennifer Swan, Manager of Women’s Health, CBRH; Matthew MacDonald, RN, CBRH; Caitlyn MacDonald, Manager of Philanthropy, CBRHF; Mike, Aubriegh, Nicole (front) Emmy and Lauchie MacArthur, Caleb’s family; Troy Wilson, Tim Hortons; Karen Hatcher, Tim Hortons) — Tim Hortons hosted their annual Smile Cookie campaign from September 19-25, across the…...

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Radio Month raises over $1,000,000 for Health Care in Cape Breton

The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation’s Radio Month took place throughout November, raising a grand total of $1,001,700.06 in support of health care in Cape Breton. This is only the third time in the 15-year history of Radio Day (Month) that $1 million has been reached. The month-long initiative came…...

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18th Annual Festival of the Greens Raises More than $100,000.

On Saturday, November 26, the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation celebrated the 18th annual Festival of the Greens, presented by Cape Breton Beverages. The holiday gala raised $111,478 in support of health care on the island. Taking place at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre, Festival of the Greens featured…...

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Because You Care GIFT Catalogue Launches in Memory of Molly Elizabeth Wadden

The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation, and partner Colbourne Auto, are proud to launch the fifth annual Because You Care Gift Catalogue, in memory of Molly Elizabeth Wadden (2010-2022). Since the initial launch in 2018, the Catalogue has helped to raise nearly $200,000 for more than 19 areas of care…...

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15th Annual Radio Day turns into Month Long Celebration

After being postponed due to hurricane Fiona, Radio Day, the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation’s largest annual fundraising event, will become a month-long campaign to support mom, baby, and pediatrics at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. “We are grateful to our community partners for making the shift to Radio Month…...

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Radio Day 2022 POSTPONED

On September 24, our community was devastated by hurricane Fiona. Currently, the Cape Breton Regional Municipality remains in local a state-of-emergency. Given these circumstances, Radio Day, originally scheduled for October 6, will be postponed. We recognize that our community resources are spread thin, and Radio Day relies on the time…...

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Radio Day returns in support of Mom, Baby, and Pediatrics

The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is gearing up for the 15th annual Radio Day, supporting moms, babies, and pediatric patients in Cape Breton. Over the past 14 years, the community has rallied around Radio Day, helping to raise more than 9 million dollars for health care on the island.…...

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CBU student wins vehicle lottery in support of cancer care

Lakhveer Singh Rupal and Ashok Kumar Maurya hold the keys to their new 2021 Colbourne Custom Bronco. Left to right: Brad Jacobs (Colbourne), Lakhveer Singh Rupal, Ashok Kumar Maurya, Caitlyn MacDonald (Foundation) and Stan MacDonald (Foundation). SYDNEY, N.S – Lakhveer Singh Rupal will drive away with a 2021 Colbourne Custom…...

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Cape Breton’s Largest Road Hockey Tournament Returns

SYDNEY, N.S – The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation’s Because You Care Cup will return, after the event was postponed the past two years due to the pandemic. The Foundation’s signature event, which is known as being Cape Breton’s largest road hockey tournament, first began in 2014 and has since…...

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Registration for Move Because You Care now OPEN!

The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is proud to present Move Because You Care – a virtual run, walk or “move” taking place June 17-19, in support of the Area of Greatest Need Fund. All proceeds from this event will help combat high priority needs, here at home, by ensuring funds are available to…...

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