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A LHHWS Fall Recap
News Posted On Oct 27, 2021

A LHHWS Fall Recap

After a brief break for the summer, The Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society returned to action this fall – and what a busy fall it’s been! Here are a few of the highlights from the past few months. Starting in September, the LHHWS hosted an event…

Let Hope Bloom! Announcing the Hope Box in Support of Women's Health
News Posted On Jun 01, 2021

Let Hope Bloom! Announcing the Hope Box in Support of Women's Health

Today we are excited to announce an exciting new philanthropic collaboration in support of the Lois Hole Hospital Women’s Society, featuring So Pretty Cara Cotter, Justine Ma, LD Designs, and PURA Botanicals. "The Hope Box" is a brand new partnership…

‘Raise Some Help’ For Canada’s Women at the 2021 Run For Women
News Posted On Feb 09, 2021

‘Raise Some Help’ For Canada’s Women at the 2021 Run For Women

  Since its inception in 2013, the Shoppers LOVE. YOU. Run for Women has been held annually to support women’s mental health across the country. Despite the pandemic—and in spite of it—this year will be no exception. With the COVID-19 crisis affecting…

New Child-Friendly COVID-19 Book Educates Kids and Supports Families
News Posted On Jan 08, 2021

New Child-Friendly COVID-19 Book Educates Kids and Supports Families

Not long ago, local family physician Dr. Stephanie Liu wrote a children’s book called, "Georgie Shark and COVID-19."  The book's goal is to help children better understand the pandemic, such as why they can't see their grandparents as much, have…

September 30th is Orange Shirt Day
News Posted On Sep 28, 2020

September 30th is Orange Shirt Day

In addition to being home to its many medical centres of excellence, the Royal Alexandra Hospital is proud to be the hospital that operates the most community-focused programs in Alberta.  These include Access 24/7 Mental Health and Addiction Services,…

Celebrating ten years of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women
News Posted On Sep 19, 2020

Celebrating ten years of the Lois Hole Hospital for Women

It was in April of 2010 that the Lois Hole Hospital for Women opened its doors. At the time, it was the first hospital in Alberta dedicated to women and women’s care. And today it still is. Over the years, there have been so many significant milestones.…

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…

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