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New Foundation Executive Director takes the helm

The Board of Directors of the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation is pleased to introduce its new Executive Director, Delphine Haslé, CFRE. Delphine will officially begin her role on July 3.

“It is an honour to lead the fundraising team at the Perley Rideau.” says Delphine. “I look forward to inviting donors to invest in Canada’s very first Centre of Excellence in Frailty-Informed Care and our expanding vibrant Seniors Village. I am passionate about our mission and I am committed to achieving results for the Perley Rideau.”

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#TeddyTuesday

The first ever #TeddyTuesday was a success!  Held on November 27th to mark Giving Tuesday, Perley Rideau residents, tenants, volunteers, and staff were invited to bring in their stuffed animals and register them (with a small donation) for the #TeddyTuesday contest.  

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'An Hour to Give' hosted by Sam Laprade

In case you missed the Perley Rideau on An Hour to Give hosted by Sam Laprade (1310 AM News), click below to listen to the full podcast.  Akos Hoffer, Perley Rideau CEO; Jill Ronan, family member; Gail Lalonde, volunteer; and Dan Clapin, Executive Director of the Foundation, all talk about the Perley Rideau experience.

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A Storied Life

Lyn Waddell inspired generations of young readers with her historical novels, radio plays and volunteerism. In a final act of kindness, she made generous donations in her will to a series of charities, including the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation.

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Nine Decades of Giving Back

At the age of 90, Armold (Robbie) Roberts continues to give back to the community. He and Audrey, his wife of 67 years, reside at the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre. “Like many of the residents, Audrey and I enjoy spending time there,” he says simply. “I appreciate the quality of care we receive here and I’m proud to support it.”

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