QEII Foundation’s 2021-2022 annual report highlights donors’ impact on transforming health care, with $11.73 million funded for advanced patient care.

Dr. Adrian Kerr - A cardiovascular perfusionist

The report showcases QEII Foundation’s commitment to transforming health care and tackling some of the pressure and needs facing our system. In 2021 – 2022, $11.73 million was funded for advanced patient care, here in Atlantic Canada. Through generous support of our donor community and volunteer leadership, the following impacts were made possible:

  • $1.2 million committed for COVID-19 Recovery for more appointment times and increased access, tackling wait times and reducing backlogs for patients
  • $52,240 to alleviate patients’ financial stressors through Patient Essentials grants
  • $4 million raised for Atlantic Canada’s first hybrid operating room (OR), transforming surgical care
  • $1.9 million net raised by BMO Ride for Cancer, including a $200,000 match, unlocking more personalized cancer treatment options than ever before
  • $2.16 million in total research projects supported to detect, investigate, and improve care for patients 
  • $436,054 raised by community fundraising, bringing communities closer together, inspiring generosity
  • $973,987 for education support, nurturing tomorrow’s healthcare professionals
  • $258,025 in memorial gifts and tribute giving, for recognizing and remembering loved ones
  • $1.69 million in gifts of securities for life-changing investments in health care
  • $2.05 million received from gifts in wills, supporting tomorrow’s health care with a legendary commitment

Susan Mullin - QEII Foundation’s President & CEO shared:

“We are transforming health care. This is a statement we don’t make lightly. We stand in awe of our healthcare teams, who continue to show extreme perseverance and grit. Never backing down or giving up and pushing through many pandemic-induced pressures. The stories shared showcase philanthropy at its best. Thanks to you, our donor community, the QEII continues to feel your support and can focus on caring for patients and their families in the best way possible.”

To learn more, please visit http://annualreport.qe2foundation.ca