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2020 Professional Development Award Recipients
Congratulations to the winners of this year's Professional Development Awards...
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation Appoints Larry Long and Leah Schatz to Board of Directors
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation has appointed two new members to its Board of Directors...
Tim Hortons® raises record amount through Smile Cookie Fundraising Campaign
Tim Hortons restaurant owners and millions of generous Canadians across the country combined broke a new Smile Cookie record this year...
Samaritan Place is Hiring for Hospice at Glengarda
The Hospice at Glengarda is opening in late 2020. Please visit the following link for exciting employment opportunities
2020 SPH Professional Awards Application Now Available
Application deadline: September 11, 2020.
Visiting and Family Presence Practices* at St. Paul’s Hospital during COVID-19
As of July 7, 2020, The Public Health Order has created space for increased family presence* at the Hospital. At St. Paul’s Hospital, we are working on the internal processes for designating visitors and will be ready to welcome designated family supports on July 9, 2020. *These practices are subject to change based on the pandemic risk levels, any and all relevant Public Health Orders, and current Family Presence Guidelines for the SHA. Please check back online for current information.
St. Paul's Hospital Foundation 2020 Draws Winners
The 2020 SPH Foundation Draws winners have been announced!
St. Paul's Hospital Foundation 2019 Audited Financial Statements
The following audited Financial Statements were presented at the SPHF June 11, 2020 Annual General Meeting.
FOUNDATION REPORTS SIGNIFICANT REVENUE THANKS TO COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR HOSPICE
The St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation Annual General Meeting was held today in an online event hosted by Volunteer Board Chair Neil Weber. Revenues of an astounding $16.67 M were reported by the Foundation in 2019, due in large part to community support for the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-Life Care.
SPHF AGM Zoom Meeting Link
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation’s Annual General Meeting will be held Thursday June 11, 2020 at noon. To get a password to the meeting, please contact Jennifer Bow at 306-655-5821, or email her at Jennifer.Bow@sphfoundation.org. To attend the AGM, enter meeting ID 892 7629 7506 in the Zoom app, or click on the title of this article to open up the full version of this post.
St. Paul's Hospital Foundation AGM June 11, 2020
You are invited to the 2020 SPHF Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 12 noon via Zoom. The Meeting ID is: 892 7629 7506. Please email Jennifer.Bow@sphfoundation.org or call 306-655-5821 to receive a password for this event.
$20M Close to Home Campaign For Hospice Concludes With $1M Capstone Gift
Today St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation received a $1 million gift from Jim and Lisa Yuel and their daughters Neli and Taya. “We are thrilled to announce that with this remarkable gift, we are now able to effectively mark the completion of the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-life Care,” said Foundation CEO Lecina Hicke.
Close To Home Major Announcement
You are invited to attend a virtual Close to Home Major Announcement on Tuesday May 12 at 10:00 am. Watch online at www.closetohome.fund or on Zoom Webinar (prior registration and application download required).
Apply Now for the 2020 Foundation Draws
The Foundation Draws Application Forms are now available. Application deadline is May 15, 2020. Items will be drawn on Tuesday June 23rd at noon in the cafeteria. More information and a downloadable application can be found at: https://www.stpaulshospital.org/foundation/about/programs/draws.php
COVID-19 Hospital Fund Media Release
Today St. Paul's Hospital Foundation, Royal University Hospital Foundation, Saskatoon City Hospital Foundation, and the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital Foundation announced a joint fundraising initiative called the COVID-19 Hospital Fund. Details below and at https://covid-19hospitalfund.ca/.
SHA asks people to pause donations of supplies
Notice from SHA regarding donations of supplies ...
SPH Foundation Update - March 16, 2020
For the health and safety of our community, effective March 16, 2020 St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation has temporarily closed the Gift Shop and our Foundation office and will support our Hospital and your philanthropic goals through remote methods...
St. Paul's Hospital Foundation Announces Sandhya Padmanabh as Director of Philanthropy
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandhya Padmanabh as Director of Philanthropy effective January 1, 2020.
Research provides insight into supervised consumption services
The 2019 W.F. Mitchell Seminar focused on supervised consumption services.
Robert 'Bob' Steane Leaves Extraordinary $10M Legacy Gift to City Foundations
Foundations encourage everyone to 'Be A Bob' and give, volunteer in their own way
New $2.4 Million CT Scanner at St. Paul's Hospital
Saskatchewan residents are benefiting from improved access to specialized medical imaging, thanks to a new computed tomography (CT) scanner at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon...
Mistletoe Ball Raises $206,667 For Hospice & End-Of-Life Care
On Saturday November 16, Saskatoon’s 30th Annual Mistletoe Ball, presented by Nutrien, raised an astounding $206,667 for St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation.“This is one of the most successful Mistletoe Balls to date...
Winners Announced for Sold Out Hospital Home Lottery in Support of Hospice
The 2019 Fall Hospital Home Lottery has sold out. Thank you for your incredible support...
Growing Our Community: Joe Remai Makes Significant Gift to Close to Home Campaign
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation today announced an exciting $500,000 gift to the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-Life Care from local philanthropist Joe Remai.
Gordon and Jill Rawlinson Support Hospice with Heart
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation today announced an exciting $650,000 gift to the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-Life Care from local philanthropists Gordon and Jill Rawlinson.
SPH Foundation Announces Lecina Hicke as New CEO
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Lecina Hicke as CEO of St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation, effective August 15, 2019.
Community Comes Together with Philanthropist Robert Steane to Support Local Hospice
(June 18th, 2019—Saskatoon)—St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation announced an exciting $1 million gift to the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-life Care from philanthropist Robert Steane.
Sod Turning Heralds Start of Construction for New Hospice in Saskatoon with Significant Gift from Leslie and Irene Dubé
Excitement was high today as community gathered to witness the ceremonial sod-turning to mark the start of construction for The Hospice at Glengarda, Saskatchewan’s first free-standing residential hospice...
Donor Support Has Significant Impact on Patient Care
Through the immense generosity and commitment of our donors along with effective stewardship of investments, in 2018 St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (SPHF) raised $8,219,236 in support of St. Paul’s Hospital and the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-Life Care.
Apply Now for the 2019 Foundation Draws
The Foundation Draws Application Forms are now available. Application deadline is May 17, 2019. Items will be drawn on June 20th at noon in the cafeteria.
2019 SPHF Annual General Meeting Notice
You are invited to the 2019 SPHF Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 12 noon.
Weekly Reflections: March 15 2019
Reflection from Emmanuel Care is on the value of prayer in our day. From Providence Health BC we reflect on connecting the good in ourselves with the good in others to transform the world through love.
Local Philanthropists Give Significant Donation to Support Hospice and Palliative Care in Saskatoon
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation announced a significant $700,000 gift to the Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-life Care from the Campaign’s Honourary Co-Chairs Gene and Adele Dupuis...
$20M Campaign to Build Saskatoon's First Hospice Has Impressive Start With $6M Anonymous Donation
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation launched its new Close to Home Campaign for Hospice and End-of-life Care today...
Reflections into 2019
Reflections from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC as 2018 ends and a new year begins.
Christmas Craft Sale
Christmas Sale showcasing St. Paul's employee creativity.
Partners in Excellence Applications now available
If you are a St. Paul's Hospital physician or employee with a great idea to improve patient care at St. Paul's Hospital, we want to know about it.
Gormley Gathering raises $164,550 thanks to donors
Don Narcisse opened up about his experience with prostate cancer at the annual Gormley Gathering, presented by Orano.
Reflection from Emmanuel Care: Let's focus on where we are rather than on where we've been or are going.
Providence Health BC Reflections
Two reflections from Providence Health both speak to the value of Respect.
Creative Fun and Good Food
St. Paul's Healing Arts Program is partnering with youth artists and CHEP mobile food market at St. Paul's August 13th and 16th.
Latest Weekly Reflections
A similar message from Emmanuel Care and Providence Health BC: be genuine with others. "Let your light shine".
2018 SPH Professional Awards Application Now Available
Application deadline: September 14, 2018.
2018 Foundation Draws Winners
Winners list for the June 20th Foundation Draws!
The Lifeline June 2018
The lastest issue of The Lifeline is now available...
Ceremony for unveiling of Truth and Reconciliation mural
A new mural at was unveiled at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon on Monday.
Donor Support Has Tremendous Impact on Patient Care
“Without support from our community - we would not be where we are today,” said St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation Board Vice-Chair Neil Weber...
Latest Weekly Reflections
From Emmanuel Care: Love is stronger than death; support and prayers for the Humboldt Broncos community. From Providence Health BC: National Volunteer Week April 15-21, 2018
From Selling Honey to Volunteering - how you are making a difference at St. Paul's!
Read more from the May issue of The Kindred Spirit Donor Report
Weekly Reflection from Providence Health BC
We don't control events that happen but we can decide not to be reduced by them.
SaskEthics Newsletter March 2018
Ethical care understands health as well as illness
2018 SPH Foundation Draws accepting applications
2018 SPH Foundation Draws is open for applications April 1 to May 18, 2018.
Reflection for Holy Week and Easter
Emmanuel Care (our owners) send this prayer reflection for Holy Week and for Easter Sunday.
Hot off the press: Nursing Alumni Newsletter!
The School of Nursing Alumni Newsletter 2018 is now available.
Latest Weekly Reflections
From Emmanuel Care (our owners): People gain hope when they are not experiencing something alone. From Providence Health BC: The Dalai Lama speaks of humanity.
Emmanuel Care - leaders give strength to others to help them find strength to stand on their own. Providence Health BC - March 21st Persian New Year. Rich symbolism connected to foods.
Ethics Newsletter Now Available!
Current happenings in Ethics
Easter Mass at St. Paul's Hospital
2018 Easter Masses: Palm Sunday March 25th at 4:00 p.m. Easter Sunday April 1st at 4:00 p.m.
Planting the Seeds Of Hope
Will you help us buy a Point-of-Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) machine for our Hospital? This remarkable piece of equipment can be used to diagnose and treat a multitude of conditions right at the patient’s bedside.
A Day In the Life of the Hospital's Writer-in-Residence
Kristine Scarrow is the Writer-In-Residence at St. Paul’s Hospital, and she describes her work as all about learning what she can do to make a patient’s stay better...
Conscientious Objectors Bring Valuable Discussion to Healthcare Teams
The role of conscientious objection in healthcare was explored at the 2017 W.F. Mitchell Bioethics Seminar...
Mistletoe Charity Ball Raises $191,500 for heart health patients at St. Paul’s Hospital
“What a wonderful way to start the Christmas season! Funds raised through the Mistletoe Ball will bring advanced equipment to our Hospital, making a significant difference for the more than 1300 patients who access St. Paul’s Hospital’s Heart Health program each year,” said Chris Boychuk, SPH Foundation Volunteer Board Chair...
Celebrating our Donors and Supporters on National Philanthropy Day
The Mosaic Company has been a strong supporter of St. Paul’s Hospital for many years, and is a leader in social responsibility and....
Hospital Home Lottery: Meet Our Top Winners
Thank you to all those who purchased tickets for their tremendous support. A complete list of winners will be posted at HospitalHomeLottery.org on Nov. 16. All winners will be notified in writing by Deloitte LLP.
Weekly Reflection - Providence Health
Reflection November 5, 2017 "Sleeping Sickness"
Weekly Reflection Emmanuel Care
Meaning, reflection for Nov. 3, 2017
Journal to the Self, Healing Arts Program
You’ll explore 18 unique journaling techniques that will add colour, perspective, and dimension to your reflective writing.For staff, caregivers, patients and their families. Dates: Thursdays, November 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7 (4 weeks long)Time: 4:30 - 6:30
Healing Arts Program Presents: Author Day Nov 15th
Come and listen to dynamic storytelling and powerful writing by two of Saskatoon’s local authors Danica Lorer and Sally Meadows! 5th Floor hub Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 2:00—3:30 p.m.
Cinnamon Bun Day is November 15th!
Staff, Physician and Volunteer Appreciation with cinnamon buns and coffee.
Personnel Association Children's Christmas Party
Last Day for Tickets November 16th 2017!!
"When Good People Disagree" with Jeff Blackmer
Join us Thursday November 2 at 11:00 am (SPH Pylypchuk Hall) for the 2017 William F. Mitchell Bioethics Seminar. Free admission. Registration required.
Join Us for Mission Week, Oct 10 - 13, 2017!
Activities include: Recommittment Ceremonies, Mission Week Videos (Oct 10 in Pylypchuk Hall), Mission in Action Awards (Oct 11 at 12 noon), Feast Day (Oct 12 at 12 noon), SPH Foundation Awards (Oct 12 at 12 noon)....
Taking Care of the Spirit Gathering
A sharing circle and open mic for patients and families to take care of the spirit through sharing creativity and community. October 24th, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm on the 5th Floor at St. Paul's Hospital
Gormley Gathering Reception Raises More Than $1M in Support of Urological Health at St. Paul's Hospital
650 CKOM radio personality John Gormley hosted the annual Gormley Gathering reception, presented by AREVA Resources in support of urological health at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon.
St. Paul's Hospital Chair Announcement
St. Paul's Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Lise de Moissac as the new Chair of the Volunteer Board of Directors. Ms. de Moissac has served...
The September Lifeline is now online
The Lifeline is St. Paul's Hospital's staff newsletter published by St. Paul's Hospital for and by its employees. Read it online today.
Christmas Art and Craft Sale
Showcasing SPH Employees Thursday, November 30, 2017 9 am to 5 pm.
Read The Spirit Newsletter Today
Stop by the Foundation office to pick up the latest copy of the Spirit, or read the publication online today!
Hospital Home Lottery - Spectacular Early Bird Cottage!
$680,000 Candle Lake Cottage,AND Bennington Pontoon Boat Plus $5,000 Cash!
2017 Professional Development Awards
Apply for the annual St. Paul's Hospital Foundation Professional Development awards before ....
The 2017 Driving Fore Prostate Golf Classic raises an impressive $108,367, bringing exceptional care to urology patients in Saskatchewan
The 2017 golf classic with host celebrity Glen Gulutzan, Head Coach of the Calgary Flames was proudly presented by Athabasca Basin Security on July 18th at Dakota Dunes Golf Links...
Public Service Announcement: Provincial HIV Testing Day
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 marks HIV Testing Day in Saskatchewan and around the world. For more information on Provincial HIV Testing Day, go to www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca or www.skhiv.ca.
Saskatoon Celebrates Better Care, Better Patient Outcomes with First Accountable Care Unit
Friday, June 23, 2017 - Saskatoon patients now have access to an innovative, patient-centred model of care at St. Paul’s Hospital. Health Minister Jim Reiter today joined ...
SPH Foundation is accepting proposals from Advertising Agencies
Proposals due July 3 at 12 noon.
SPH Foundation is accepting proposals for Investment Management Services
SPH Foundation requesting proposals from qualified investment management firms...
CNYC Art Gallery Opening - Celebrating Our Community Youth
Celebrating the creative spirit of the Core Neighbourhood Youth Co-op's students! Meet the artists and view the art work created. Tuesday June 20th 2017 9:45 - 10:15
Hospital Values Community Health and Well-being
The 25th Annual Community Day celebrations will be held on our front lawn on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 11am to 2pm...
Kindred Spirit Donor eReport
May 2017 Issue
SPH Foundation is pleased to announce our new Volunteer Board Chair!
SPH Foundation is pleased to announce our new Volunteer Board Chair and Board of Directors.
Research Crop Grows Opportunity in SK While Supporting Prostate Health
Two of Redhead Equipment’s favourite things are agriculture and giving back to the community...
Finding the Gifts - Palliative Care Video
The Catholic Health Association of Saskatchewan has produced this Palliative Care video as part of their video series "Finding the Gifts".
Saskatoon Community Advances Patient Care through $5 Million In Donations to St. Paul’s Hospital
Together with our donors and community, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (SPHF) raised a tremendous $5,279,345 in 2016 to support...
Public Service Announcement: Saskatchewan celebrates National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week
This year, National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week (NOTDAW) takes place from April 23 to 29.
Calgary Flames Glen Gulutzan Hosts Celebrity Golf Classic in Support of St. Paul’s Hospital
Saskatoon's premium fund raising golf tournament and banquet returns with Celebrity Host Calgary Flames Head Coach, Glen Gulutzan. Saskatchewan raised Gulutzan is a ...
Meet the Spring Hospital Home Lottery Top Winners
All winners will be notified in writing by Deloitte LLP. A complete list of winners will be posted on April 7, 2017 at HospitalHomeLottery.org.
Take a tour of the SPH Healing Arts Online Gallery
The St. Paul's Hospital Healing Arts online gallery is a collection of artwork, poetry, and musical pieces created by participants of the Healing Arts Program.
National Health Ethics Week starts April 3, 2017
Mark Your Calendar! April 3 to April 7, 2017 is National Health Ethics Week.
Turn Your Idea Into Reality!
Partners In Excellence Applications due March 6, 2017 at 12 noon. Applications must have Manager, Director and VP Approval.
Mistletoe Charity Ball Raises $196,900 For Operating Room Advancements
On Saturday, November 19th, the 27th Annual Mistletoe Ball fund raiser raised $196,900 in support of operating room advancements at St. Paul’s Hospital.
Celebrating our donors and supporters on National Philanthropy Day
Today is National Philanthropy Day and we would like to thank all our loyal donors and volunteers for their support to St. Paul’s Hospital.
The Gormley Gathering Cocktail Party Raises $222,421 for Cystoscopy Equipment
Thanks to the generosity and support from our community of donors, The Gormley Gathering, presented by PotashCorp on November 7th, raised an astounding $222,421 in support of ...
Mistletoe Ball Excitement As Tickets Almost Sold Out!
The excitement is palpable as preparations get underway for the almost sold out Mistletoe Ball!
Enhancing Patient Education at 4th Annual Urology Symposium
Patients and families who are faced with a diagnosis of prostate cancer were given tools to learn how to ‘Survive & Thrive” at the fourth annual Urology Symposium held on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the Radisson Hotel.
SK Woman Receives First Neuro System Cochlear Implant in North America
Vi Flatt used to call her husband, Ray, her translator. That was before she received North America’s first Neuro System cochlear implant surgery at St. Paul’s Hospital.
Seeking Input to Better Understand End of Life Care
St. Paul's Hospital is seeking input from patients, families and health care workers to...
Writer New Addition to Healing Arts Program
Since February, Saskatoon writer Kristine Scarrow has been relishing her new role as writer-in residence as part of the Healing Arts Program at St. Paul’s Hospital. An author of two young adult novels and...
Saskatoon Health Region and St. Paul’s Hospital commit to a better healthcare system for First Nations and Métis people
For Saskatoon Health Region employee, Neal Kewistep, seeing the Truth and Reconciliation flag raised will...
Hospital Home Lottery Tickets Sold Out Early!
Showhome open until October 14. Watch the draw for the Grand Prize Showhome November 10 on CTV News at Noon.
SPH Foundation Professional Development Award Winners
Winners of the SPH Foundation Professional Development Awards on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 12 noon.
Mistletoe Ball Tickets Now Available
Presented by PotashCorp. Saturday, November 19, 2016.
4th Annual Urology Symposium: Prostate Cancer - Survive & Thrive
Presented by Motorcycle Ride for Dad. Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 7:30 am to noon.
Purchase Gormley Gathering Tickets Today
Presented by PotashCorp. November 7, 2016 at 5:30 pm
Thank You Sarah McLachlan Fans!
At a sold out Cameco Cares concert in support of...
A Mother's Love for her Son Inspires Support
Every transplant has an organ donor hero...
Driving Fore Prostate Golf Classic Raises $128,296
Urology patients in Saskatchewan will receive exceptional care...
Rock 102's Caged for the Cure Raises Over $183,197 For Prostate Health
After 12 hours, Rock 102’s Shack, Watson and Whitney wrapped up the sixth annual Caged for the Cure radio marathon at The Centre Mall, raising a total of $183,197 in support of the Leslie & Irene Dubé Urology Centre of Health at St. Paul’s Hospital.
Willie Desjardins, Bryan Trottier and George Reed Golf For Prostate Health July 19th
Organizers of the annual Driving Fore Prostate Golf Classic are pleased to announce...
Sarah McLachlan takes to the Stage in Support of SPH Foundation
Sarah Mclachlan will be taking to the stage this summer in support of...
Foundation raises 4.7M in support of St. Paul’s Hospital
Through the immense generosity and commitment of our donors along with effective stewardship of investments...
Support Saskatoon’s Driving Fore Prostate Golf Classic July 19th
Urology patients in Saskatchewan will be receiving better care with support from Saskatoon sponsors, celebrities and golfers. P
Charity Ball Launches Christmas Season for SPH Foundation
Elegant gowns and classic tuxedos were in full force on Saturday, November 14th at the 26th annual Mistletoe Ball fundraiser which raised $186,500 in support of St. Pauls Hospital.
Painting Raffle by SPH Healing Arts Program
St. Paul's Hospital Healing Arts is holding a Raffle for an original acrylic painting (30 x 60 unframed)...
Learning to Survive and Thrive at the Third Annual Urology Symposium
Members of the public learned how to Survive and Thrive when faced with diagnosis of prostate cancer at the third annual Urology Symposium held on Saturday, November 7, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Palliative Care Memory Tree Nov 16-28 at Market Mall
The Memory Tree is located at Market Mall in Saskatoon from November 16-28. The Memory Tree will be displayed until Boxing Day. There is no cost to place a memory card. Donations are accepted.
Charity Cocktail Party Raises $127,950 for Urological Care
The Gormley Gathering, presented by PotashCorp, is an annual cocktail party that raises funds to improve care for patients living with prostate cancer and urological illnesses. In this, its fifth year, The Gormley Gathering, hosted by Rawlco Radio and Saskatoon radio personality John Gormley, has raised a remarkable $127,950 in support of the Leslie and Irene Dubé Urology Centre of Health at St. Pauls Hospital.
Saskatchewan's First HIV Transitional Care Home and Hospice Opens Its Doors
Sanctum, Saskatchewans first HIV transitional care home and hospice, opens its doors in Saskatoon to clients on November 3, 2015.