Awards will honour philanthropic leadership, volunteer excellence in Kingston’s hospitals

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Davies and Ian Wilson awards, honours presented annually by the University Hospital of Kingston Foundation, the joint fundraising arm of Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care.  The awards will be presented June 14 at UHKF’s annual Celebration of Giving.

The prestigious Davies Awards for Philanthropic Leadership are awarded to individuals, organizations and community groups that have demonstrated outstanding philanthropic leadership benefiting the Kingston hospitals and the provision of healthcare for the people of Kingston and southeastern Ontario. Last year’s recipients were the Lions Club District A3 and Brit Smith.  Nominations will be accepted from any member of the hospital community, including staff, board and board committee members, patients, volunteers and donors.

The Ian Wilson Award is granted to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding volunteer efforts in the solicitation of donations benefitting the Kingston hospitals through an event, organized campaign or informal activity.  Last year’s recipient was Dr. Martin ten Hove. Any volunteer, hospital staff member, hospital board or committee member or third party event organizer may be nominated for the Ian Wilson Award.

Nominations for both awards will be accepted until 4 pm, Friday April 28, 2017.  Click here for more details and nomination forms.

For further information, please call 613-549-5452 ext. 5914.



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