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We are listening, we are learning, and we stand in solidarity
News Posted On Jun 02, 2020

We are listening, we are learning, and we stand in solidarity

As the reality of systemic racism unfolds, specifically targeting African Americans in our neighbouring country of the United States of America, we must acknowledge that this is a fundamental human rights issue not limited to the borders of any one jurisdiction,…

Our frontline providers need your support during COVID-19
News Posted On May 04, 2020

Our frontline providers need your support during COVID-19

Now more than ever, your support of the Royal Alexandra Hospital is critical. With the unprecedented responses demanded by COVID-19 upon our healthcare teams, your continued commitment is even more important. We know the government is making every…

In times like these, we come together.
News Posted On Mar 23, 2020

In times like these, we come together.

On behalf of the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation thank you for the many kind and caring gestures of support for the men and women on the frontlines of care at our hospital. From meal deliveries to snacks and water and all the well-wishes in between,…

Our Update: Covid-19
News Posted On Mar 13, 2020

Our Update: Covid-19

Dear Foundation friends and supporters, In response to the global pandemic of the COVID-19 virus and under guidance from Alberta Health Services and the Chief Medical Officer of Alberta, we have made the difficult decision to postpone all Royal Alexandra…

Partnership: The Royal Glenora Club
News Posted On Feb 19, 2020

Partnership: The Royal Glenora Club

The Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society is thrilled to share a partnership with The Royal Glenora Club. Nestled in Edmonton's River Valley, The Royal Glenora Club is a beautiful family-oriented athletic and social club. The Royal Glenora Club has been…

Low-Tech, High-Touch
News Posted On Dec 20, 2019

Low-Tech, High-Touch

WATCH THE GLOBAL NEWS STORY When women are forced to spend days, weeks, and sometimes even months on bedrest in the hospital due to complications during their pregnancy it is not only their physical medical needs that need to be addressed. Caring for…

Our Partnership with Yu Fashion
News Posted On Dec 02, 2019

Our Partnership with Yu Fashion

After many years in the fashion industry, Fay Yamada opened Yu Fashion in the Fall of 2004. The Yu Fashion name has become synonymous with hard-to-find designer labels and has since become an all-encompassing hot spot for the best in clothing and accessories…

Our Partnership with Poppy Barley
News Posted On Nov 11, 2019

Our Partnership with Poppy Barley

The Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Edmonton's own Poppy Barley.  Named in honour of the original unit of measurement in shoemaking, poppyseeds, and barleycorns, Poppy Barley has taken the world by…

Firefly Lighting Up Treatment of Gynecological Cancers
News Posted On Jul 05, 2019

Firefly Lighting Up Treatment of Gynecological Cancers

Women now have access to an enhanced treatment for certain gynecological cancers with a new state-of-the-art attachment to the da Vinci surgical robot at the Royal Alexandra Hospital’s Lois Hole Hospital for Women. Firefly, a fluorescence imaging upgrade…

Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society Celebrates One Year of Success
News Posted On Jun 28, 2018

Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society Celebrates One Year of Success

A room full of remarkable women and several supporting men converged on the Royal Glenora Club this past Monday to celebrate the first successful year of the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society. The society's charity partner, the Royal Glenora Club,…

Third Time was a Charm for Holts for Hope 2018
News Posted On Mar 28, 2018

Third Time was a Charm for Holts for Hope 2018

The third annual Holts for Hope event was held March 15, 2018, in support of the Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society and yet again the event knocked it out of the park with style, grace and, most importantly, an amazing amount of support raised for…

The Launch of the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society
News Posted On Jun 13, 2017

The Launch of the Lois Hole Hospital Women's Society

Named for the hospital it supports the Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society is a group of activated and engaged women that have a front-row seat in the evolution of women’s health excellence in our city and province.   The official launch event welcomed…

The Dawn of a New Chapter for the Lois Hole Hospital for Women
News Posted On Apr 26, 2017

The Dawn of a New Chapter for the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

April 2017 brought with it the 7th anniversary of the the only dedicated women’s hospital in the province. On the afternoon of April 11, 2017 the Royal Alexandra Hospital Foundation was pleased to host High Tea at the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald to…

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