On behalf of Honourary Chairs Ralph & Gay Young and presenting sponsor Imperial Equities, we thank all our sponsors, guests and donors for transforming generosity into courage. You have allowed us to not only exceed our fund raising goals you have elevated our communities’ attention and dedication to investing in rehabilitative care at a local level. Rest assured you are fueling innovative care, research, and state‐of‐the‐art equipment and technology. Through your tremendous support, the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital will be the first hospital in Canada to have bionic robotic legs.
The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation provides financial support to enhance patient care at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital -- the largest freestanding, tertiary rehabilitation hospital in Canada, located in Edmonton, Alberta. The Foundation's work includes fundraising for new capital projects, innovative technology, state-of-the-art equipment, and leading edge rehabilitation research and education. Our donors and corporate sponsors are important partners in these efforts, ultimately helping empower patients and their families to live full and often extraordinary lives.
The Building Trades of Alberta Courage Centre opened in the fall of 2010. This new facility, where rehab and new technologies come together to provide encouraging new ways to rebuild lives, is made possible by many generous donations.
Edmonton seniors, older adults with chronic conditions and individuals with disabilities have a new and expanded home for dental care, thanks to a partnership between the School of Dentistry, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation (GRHF) and Alberta Health Services.
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The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation gave a lead gift of $75,000 to our Foundation. We then also supported the project while the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital and Alberta Health Services provided operational guidance. An ongoing collaboration with NAIT supports technology and program development for the Centre and the overall hospital, including the “Smash Up Derby” game. Read our news release for complete details and visit http://oilers.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=647088 for live video and images of this celebration.