It’s the sort of gesture supposed to make frontline workers and healthcare employees grin from ear to ear.
On Friday, Sept. 23, workers, supporters and members of Wellspring Niagara will hand-deliver 800 Smile Cookies to Niagara Well being for our workers to take pleasure in. The chocolate chunk cookies adorned with smiley faces are a present from Wellspring Niagara donor and member Paul Battaglia. Paul, a most cancers survivor from St. Catharines, positioned a major order for Smile Cookies to help the annual marketing campaign at three Tim Hortons places in Fonthill the place proceeds from gross sales will profit Wellspring Niagara.
Each Paul and Wellspring Niagara are sharing the massive order with different most cancers patient-supporting organizations as a gesture of gratitude for his or her work. Bins of cookies will probably be distributed to the Walker Household Most cancers Centre and different departments at Niagara Well being, and can embody a thanks be aware from Paul to healthcare employees.
Members of the media are invited to attend the supply for a photograph and/or story:
When: Friday, Sept. 23 at 11:30 a.m.
The place: Foremost entrance of the St. Catharines Website, 1200 Fourth Ave.
Who: Ann Mantini-Celima, Wellspring Niagara Government Director; Paul Battaglia, Wellspring Niagara member and Smile Cookie donor; Katie Beaton, Paul’s spouse; Jacqueline Eire, Wellspring Niagara Neighborhood Engagement and Occasions Co-ordinator; Tracy Fazzari, Director, Affected person Care, Oncology and Palliative Care, Walker Household Most cancers Centre; and frontline healthcare employees.
About Wellspring Niagara:
Wellspring Niagara offers free providers and packages to help people residing with most cancers and their households. Wellspring Niagara fulfills the dream of Aldo Mantini, who misplaced his life to most cancers at age 31. Aldo had impressed many in his neighborhood to work collectively to carry the kind of supportive care supplied by Wellspring to Niagara. Immediately, in its twenty first 12 months, the centre offers all kinds of packages and providers to satisfy the social, emotional, restorative and informational wants of individuals with most cancers. All packages are freed from cost and help anybody residing with most cancers at any stage and their caregivers and relations by way of the Niagara area. As a not-for-profit, charitable group, Wellspring Niagara doesn’t obtain any authorities funding and depends solely on the monetary help of the neighborhood it serves, the Niagara area.
About Niagara Well being:
Niagara Well being is a regional hospital system with a number of websites and a rising community of community-based and digital providers. We offer a full vary of acute care hospital providers to the 450,000 residents throughout the Niagara area. Along with working one of many busiest emergency medication packages in Ontario, we’ve got regional centres of excellence in psychological well being and addictions, in addition to most cancers, cardiac, kidney, kids’s well being, and girls’s and infants care. With the third-oldest inhabitants in Canada, we’re additionally inserting an elevated deal with take care of older adults.
Our crew is made up of greater than 7,300 staff, physicians, volunteers and affected person companions who contribute to our objective of offering Extraordinary Caring. Each Individual. Each Time. Our Accreditation with Exemplary Standing is a transparent demonstration of the crew’s dedication to the very best security and high quality requirements.