Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation exceeds target for 2018-2019

(Photo / Michael J Brethour)

The Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation had a banner year in 2018-2019.

Members of the community joined the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation on Wednesday evening for their annual general meeting in the Chamber of Commerce of Quinte West. (Photo: Alex Mahar / Quinte News.)

The TMH Foundation set a $ 2,600,000 goal for the fiscal year, surpassing that target and earning $ 3,068,000, an increase of 3% over the previous year.

The foundation's general meeting took place on Wednesday evening, announcing the treasurer's report, expenses, scholarship holders, and total revenue for the year. The QHC Trenton Memorial Hospital was able to use this year's critical medical equipment subsidies and full renovation for $ 2,658,000. The turnover amounted to approximately 1.600.000 USD.

This year, the foundation provided $ 119,116 to local organizations, six local students, and one loyalist college student for post-secondary health education. The organizations that won the Kay Stafford Memorial Fund Awards were: the Alzheimer's Society, the Batawa Lions Club, the Big Brother Big Sisters, the Canadian Ski Patrol, the Northumberland Community, Frankford United Church, the Frankford Youth Center , Gift from the Heart, the John Howard Society, Trenton Lions Club, Lower Trent Conservation, our TMH, Quinte Access, the Children's Foundation, Quinte West Fire and Rescue, Quinte West Youth Center, Quinte Volunteer and Information Center, Canada, Trenton YMCA and the Brain Injury Association.

The students each received a scholarship of $ 1,000. Taylor Smith of Bayside Secondary School, Rebecca Thickson of ENSS, Madison Royer of Marc Garneau, Frank Vreugdenhil of Quinte Christian, Olivia Garrett of St. Paul's, Daniel Eden of Trenton High School and Carley Davis of Loyalist College were the recipients.

The Kay Stafford Memorial Fund 2018-2019 winners received scholarships at the annual meeting of the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation. (Photo: Alex Mahar / Quinte News.)

Wendy Warner, managing director of the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation, says they are thrilled to raise over $ 3 million this year.