Gifts in Action

Home Lotteries are a BIG Win for Health Care

BenjaminWhen it comes to home lotteries, most people are in it for the BIG WIN hoping to cash in on big prizes like the 2017 Foothills Hospital Home Lottery $2.4 million grand prize showhome. But, for Calgary Health Trust, home lotteries mean a big win for all patients who require health care in Calgary. 

Patients like Benjamin.

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The Art of Healing – a donation comes full circle

In the Stillness - Julie deBoerIf you have ever spent time at one of Calgary’s hospitals you may have noticed the artwork on the walls. While they might seem aesthetic, these pieces actually play a very important role in healing as well - research has proven that a well-placed painting can shorten hospital stays, reduce the need for pain medication, improve patient experiences and comfort families.

Recently, a gift in honour of Philip and Harriet Libin’s 55th anniversary and their 75th birthdays allowed South Health Campus’ (SHC) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) the ability to outfit their family waiting room with beautiful pieces of artwork and gave one local artist some closure.

 

 

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