Hope Returns to the Farm

Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Time: 6:00pm to 11:00pm
Location: Saunders Farm, 7893 Bleeks Rd., Munster, ON
Menu: Family-Style Dinner
Theme: Kickback and Catch-Up Country Affair
Dress Code: Country Chic (In case you need some inspiration – Denim and Plaid!)

About Hope Returns to the Farm

After a two-year hiatus, Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation is heading back to Saunders Farm for the triumphant return of our incredibly successful signature event.

Join us for Hope Returns to the Farm on Thursday, September 15, 2022 as we kickback and catch-up with family, friends and colleagues, all while raising funds for the Queensway Carleton Hospital’s top priorities including upgrades to 11 surgical suites, the purchase of new technology and equipment and the renovation of the mental health unit.

This country-chic themed event is one of the highlights of the social scene and brings together 450 community and corporate leaders, business and medical professionals, philanthropists and donors for an inspirational evening of networking and some good old fashioned fun!

Roaring campfires, a family-style dinner and live entertainment make Hope Returns to the Farm the must-attend event of the year.

To confirm your Corporate Sponsorship or to purchase a table, please contact events@qch.on.ca or by phone at 613-721-4731.

Looking forward to seeing YOU at the farm!

About QCH Foundation

Each week more than 1,500 people will visit Queensway Carleton Hospital (QCH) for emergency care. Our loved ones deserve the very best treatment options available, and thanks to the generosity of our community in supporting QCH Foundation, the medical team at QCH has access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology.

QCH is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the country and thanks to donor support to the QCH Foundation we will ensure it is equipped to provide world-class care, close to home, to the more than 500,000 people who may turn to it each year.

Thanks to the incredible generosity of our donors, QCH Foundation is working together to inspire change and advance local healthcare. We are investing in state-of-the-art equipment in an effort to help reduce wait times and increase capacity.

Our Priorities

Reducing Wait Times:

With an increase in the number of surgeries required at QCH, the medical equipment used to perform these operations is in high demand and in urgent need of upgrades and replacement. Donor support will help transform our 11 surgical suites with technology and equipment that will help to reduce wait times (post-pandemic), build capacity, attract the best and brightest surgical talent, and most importantly, improve health outcomes for our patients.

Increasing Capacity:

With West Ottawa’s only Emergency Department (ED), Queensway Carleton Hospital (QCH) has an immediate need to create more space for patients. With continued support from our donors, we have transformed a space inside the hospital to create 15 new bed bays, creating a safe and comfortable place for patients to be treated.

Investing in Technology:

Hospitals rely on the generosity of the community to support the purchase of innovative new devices and to replace outdated and aging equipment as these upgrades are not covered through government funding. The medical equipment we need right now is more important than ever before. Investing in modern technologies today will help us save lives, detect health concerns early, fight disease and provide preventative care.

History

QCH Foundation’s signature event series that has been tremendously successful and inspired positive change in our community. Through the ‘Hope’ fundraising events, more than $1.2 million has been raised for the renovation and expansion of mental health services at QCH.

40 Years of Love, September 2016 – $290,000 raised
Hope Blooms at the Farm, May 2018 – $517,000 raised
Harvesting Hope at the Farm, September 2019 – $470,000 raised