Why is a new Hospital
Grey Bruce Health Services Markdale needs a new Hospital
because the current facility, built over several decades
ago is now outdated and inefficient. The emergency department
is too small and lacks privacy. The Hospital’s
layout and design is increasingly at odds with the outpatient
delivery system now in place. Due to current space limitations
new services and technology cannot be implemented.
Is renovation of the
current building an option?
No. Renovation costs are estimated to be higher than
new construction. The current site is not large enough
for a major renovation.
How will I benefit from
the new Hospital?
You and your family will continue to have access to
quality emergency, ambulatory and inpatient health care
right in the community where you live or visit.
What will the new Hospital
The total cost is $24 million. The proposed provincial
government portion is 50% leaving $12 million to be
Where will the new Hospital
The new Centre Grey Hospital will be built on the Grey
Gables Site on the south end of Markdale.
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What is the Centre Grey
Hospital Capital Campaign?
The Centre Grey Hospital Campaign ‘Quality Care
Close To You’ is a $12 million public campaign
designed to raise pledge donations from corporations,
community individuals, local businesses, service clubs,
and foundations. The campaign is a challenging and extraordinary
event in the life of the region.
Who is being asked to give?
Everyone is being asked to give. The entire community
is being encouraged to participate in building a new
How can I make a gift
to the Centre Grey Hospital Campaign?
You can support the Centre Grey Hospital Campaign by
making a multi-year pledge. You can also make gifts
of stocks, bonds, insurance policies, or make arrangements
for the Hospital in your will.
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Who should I make my
pledge form/cheque payable to?
All pledges/cheques should be made payable to: Centre
Grey Health Services Foundation. The Foundation is an
independent, legally incorporated local organization
with charitable registration number: 89063 40325 RR0001
Does this mean that
my gift qualifies for a tax credit?
Yes. All gifts to the Centre Grey Hospital Campaign
qualify for a tax credit. Charitable receipts are issued
annually to all donors on a timely basis.
How long is the pledge
Gifts may be payable over a three to five-year period.
This system allows people to plan and budget their gift
and give to their maximum.
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How will the Hospital
use my donation?
All funds raised by the Centre Grey Health Services
Foundation are spent at the local level to improve health
care. Funds donated to the Centre Grey Hospital campaign
will be used to build the new Hospital.
How can I get more information
about the campaign?
You can get more information by calling the campaign
office at 519 986-3040 ext. 178 by fax: 519 986-4562
or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
How can I help build the
new Hospital in Markdale?
You can help by making a gift and by getting involved
in the campaign as a volunteer.
Why should I give in
support of the Markdale Campaign?
You should give because your support will help build
a new Hospital. This is a rare and special chance to
ensure access to quality health care for years to come
and to significantly enhance quality of life in the
region. You should give because your support will make