Our community is full of stories – stories that connect us all together through pain, perseverance, hope, and healing. Here, you can read some of the most impactful stories of patients throughout our region, and how the MHHF made a difference in difficult times.


$1.4 million raised by the Gift Shop

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“I Choose Joy”

A few years ago, the Crapo family decided in lieu of exchanging gifts, they would donate Christmas funds to a different charity each year. Spread throughout Alberta, the family has always been “community conscientious” and has taken this task to heart in a big way. Christmas 2021 was Cassie Paul’s turn to select the charity […]
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Jaxson Graham – Growing and Communicating

The Health Foundation first met Jaxson when he was just one and navigating the supports offered by Children’s Allied Health. Jaxson was born with Down syndrome and, also like 60% of babies with Down syndrome, had a severe congenital heart defect requiring surgery 11 weeks after birth. Jaxson required physical and occupational therapies for physical […]
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The Act of Giving Back

Volunteering is a wonderful way to give back to one’s community. An act of giving without expecting anything in return, volunteering is an essential part of the Medicine Hat Health Foundation. Theresa Reimer has been a volunteer with the Health Foundation Gift Shop for the past 5 years. Now retired 12 years, during her working […]
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