Our Success Stories

Covenant Foundation has a number of success stories to share from patients and donors positively impacted by the health care programs and services that Covenant Foundation supports.

Caritas Contributes $50,000 to Grey Nuns Hospital's Unit 43Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Smiles graced Palliative Unit 43 at the Grey Nuns Community Hospital, when a group of tenacious and committed people from the Clitar Heroes Foundation presented a giant cheque to the unit for $93,325.37. Covenant Foundation contributed $50,000.
Shanti's Thank YouTuesday, October 29, 2013
Shanti fondly refers to the Grey Nuns as “her hospital” because she has been there so often and received such wonderful care. Thanks to her efforts, Shanti raised over $1500 for a Neopuff Infant Resuscitator.
Theme Room Campaign
With the support from our corporate community, the Grey Nuns Community Hospital and the Misericordia Community Hospital, Covenant Foundation has implemented theme rooms in a hospital setting.
Creating Calm for Dementia PatientsThursday, March 1, 2018
At Villa Caritas, the unit that houses patients suffering from dementia has a special decal that covers the entire wall and, most importantly, its exit doors.
Youville Home patio opens to rave reviewsFriday, June 28, 2013
The patio project was funded through the annual Youville Home Golf Classic ($75,000) and the Covenant Foundation ($125,000). The space is landscaped so wheelchairs can easily move around and it is secure so all the residents can enjoy it.
Long-time journalist celebrates 102nd birthday at Edmonton GeneralThursday, March 29, 2012
Throughout her life, Joy Roberts White is used to being on the go and loves being surrounded by people. At the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre the case is no different.
Having an eye implant doesn’t help me see any better but it helps others see me better.Friday, August 1, 2003
Hi, my name is Amanda Guthrie...
Matt's E-MailThursday, April 24, 2008
The following is an e-mail received by the IRSM clinic from Matt, a patient who benefited from a a bilateral, bone anchored hearing aid giving him the ability to hear.
Debbie's JourneyThursday, March 1, 2012
My name is Debbie and my journey began nine years ago. A cyst in my mouth along the inside of the gum tissue was back for the third time. After a visit to the oral surgeon, it was discovered that there was a tumor that had grown down from the cyst...
Enhancing Diagnostic Imaging ServicesThursday, March 1, 2018
Made possible by a grant commitment from Covenant Foundation and donors like you, new equipment that assesses swallowing ability is enhancing care and contributing to Stoke Distinction accreditation at the Grey Nun Community Hospital.
New NICU Keeps Families TogetherThursday, March 1, 2018
Thanks to help from Covenant Foundation, the new NICU at the Misericordia Community Hospital in Edmonton is innovative, state of the art, and best of all, allows babies and families to stay together during a stressful time.
Helping Moms and Babies at Grey NunsThursday, March 1, 2018
With help from Covenant Foundation, the Grey Nuns has invested in equipment to become accredited under the WHO's Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global effort to protect, promote and support breastfeeding.
New Transportation Vehicle Connects Patients to CommunityThursday, March 1, 2018
A new vehicle at Villa Caritas improves quality of life for patients thanks to funding from Covenant Foundation. Villa Caritas is the largest provider of acute geriatric mental health services in the province, serving 150 seniors.
St Joseph's Hospital Radiothon Raises Funds for Simulation CentreThursday, March 1, 2018
The St. Joseph's General Hospital Radiothon raised funds to construct a vital simulation centre that will aid in providing excellence in rural emergency medicine.
Radiothon Supporters Try Out Medical SimulationThursday, March 1, 2018
Donors and Sponsors of the St. Joseph's General Hospital Radiothon enjoyed a simulation experience to better understand the equipment and centre funded by the event.
More Access to Pulmonary Support for Rural PatientsThursday, March 1, 2018
An Edmonton lung rehabilitation program gets an expansion to rural areas thanks to a grant from Covenant Foundation.
Hockey Dreams Come True at EGCCCThursday, March 1, 2018
Two residents of the Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre had a life-long dream come true when they were given Edmonton Oilers playoff tickets thanks to the support of Covenant Foundation's donors and community partners.
Contributing Comfort to a new Mental Health UnitThursday, March 1, 2018
Upgraded furniture and equipment featured in a recent renovation of the Mental Health Unit at the Misericordia Community Hospital gives patients comfort for longer-than-average stays.
MCH Legacy Garden Refresh and ExpansionThursday, March 1, 2018
A refreshed calm, green space is available at Misercordia Community Hospital for staff and volunteers to take restorative breaks, enabling them to better serve with care and compassion.
Donation Creates Opportunities for Mobility and IndependenceThursday, March 1, 2018
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Covenant Foundation Presents 1st Annual Vascular Health DayThursday, March 1, 2018
At Grey Nuns, the Northern Alberta Vascular Centre played host to Vascular Health Day, as proclaimed by the City of Edmonton. Patients, health care professionals, government and community gathered to practice and learn.