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Each year, the Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation is incredibly grateful to be a beneficial of the Pickering Mayor's Gala.

Click here to find out more about the Gala.

Since the inaugural event in 2005, this event has earned the distinction of Durham Region’s premier black-tie charity fundraiser.  More importantly, due to the generosity of the sponsors & guests, it has raised over $3 million for the Ajax Pickering Hospital, and hundreds of thousands more for so many essential Durham-based charities and not-for-profit organizations.

The impact of this event on the health care of our community is far and wide, with the event supporting many different departments & programs in the hospital, as well as various pieces of equipment:

  • Pulmonary Function Testing Box

  • furniture for the new offices of the Assertive Community Treatment Team

  • Ventilators for the ICU

  • Monitors & Monitoring System for the NICU

  • Heart Monitors for the Emergency Department

  • Refurbishment of the Quiet Room in the Emergency Department

  • Panda Warmers for Labour & Delivery

  • Fetal Monitors for Labour & Delivery

  • ECG Machine for Cardiac Diagnostics

  • Portable Ultrasound Machines for the ICU & Complex Continuing Care unit

  • Transport Incubator for Labour & Delivery

  • Vital Signs Monitors (multiple departments)

  • OR Universal Platform (Surgical Tower), and the

  • MRI

Plus, the event has provided undesignated support to:

  • Complex Continuing Care Unit

  • In-Patient Mental Health Unit

  • 2 North Patio Landscaping

Mayor Kevin Ashe & Gala Chair Kim Cahill at the 2023 event

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