The Eastern Kings Health Foundation Inc. is a registered charitable organization that raises funds to support equipment and resources for health services in the Eastern Kings area of Prince Edward Island. The Foundation is unique in that it not only provides support to Souris Hospital, but also supports Colville Manor, Mental Health and Addictions , Home Care and Public Health. Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, the Foundation is committed to fundraising, collecting and directing dollars to improve and maintain the health of the citizens of Eastern Kings.
Originally established in 1988 as the Souris Hospital Foundation, in 2001 the Foundation was renamed the Eastern Kings Health Foundation and its mandate was expanded to include the Eastern Kings health region and the health services offered in the region. Since the amalgamation to one health region in Prince Edward Island in 2010, the Foundation continues to support health care in the area.
Our fundraising supports patient care. Though our solicitation of gifts is focused on specific priorities, the Foundation accepts donations directed to the Souris Hospital, Colville Manor or the other services we fund.
Our Aim is to provide funding for medical equipment and resources to improve the health of communities in Eastern Kings.
We Cover the Eastern Kings area of Prince Edward Island which ranges from East Point to Morell to Little Pond and all points in between. The area has a year round population of approximately 7,500 that swells to approximately 15,000 during the months from May to September with summer visitors.
Our Charitable Registration number is 88869 4791 RR0001.