BOWMANVILLE, – Monday, April 8, 2019 – On Sunday, April 7, 2019, Major the Reverend Canon David Saunders, along with the congregation of St. Martin’s Anglican Church in Courtice, presented Andrea Russell, Chief Development Officer, Bowmanville Hospital Foundation, with a cheque for $10,000. The funds will be directed to the redevelopment and expansion project for Bowmanville Hospital.
“Many of our members have received care at Bowmanville Hospital and value the friendly, patient- focused approach taken by staff,” said Canon Saunders. “We recognize the need for a facility as important as our community hospital and the challenge it faces to continue to provide the vital services, comfort and patient centred care our residents have come to know, while serving Clarington’s growing population. We feel it is extremely important to donate our funds to support the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation and the much needed redevelopment project, which will benefit so many in the local community and those well beyond its borders.”
Located in the chapel of White Cliffe Terrace Retirement Residence, St. Martin’s Anglican Church is a mixed denominational congregation made up of White Cliffe residents and others living throughout Clarington. For nearly 30 years, St. Martin’s has been supporting many community programs, including Gate 3:16 Outreach Centre, Oshawa Refuge, food banks and recently, a $10,000 donation to Durham Hospice, Clarington site. This is the first gift from St. Martin’s Anglican Church to be received by the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation.
“The generosity demonstrated by St. Martin’s Anglican Church is an example of the incredibly benevolent and caring community the Bowmanville Hospital Foundation is fortunate to belong to,” says Ms. Russell. “This gift marks an incredible accomplishment for the Church and their small congregation.
We are extremely thankful for their investment in our Hospital, in the lives of people and the community.”