News & Events

14th Annual Northwestel Festival of Trees

12/6/2016

The Yukon Hospital Foundation’s 2016 Northwestel Festival of Trees inspired individuals and businesses across the territory to give generously to quality health care, resulting in one of the most successful years in the event’s history.

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7th Annual Skookum Charity Pro-Am

5/18/2016

Skookum Asphalt is proud to present the 7th Annual Skookum Asphalt Charity Pro-Am in support of the Yukon Hospital Foundation. Please join us for a round of golf and the opportunity to raise funds for a great cause!

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4th Annual Speaker’s Reception

5/13/2016

More than $18,000 was raised in support of the Yukoners Cancer Care Fund at a reception hosted by the Honorable David Laxton, Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly and the MLA for Porter Creek Centre. The reception, held on April 28th, was in partnership with Yukon College and the Yukon Hospital Foundation.

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First MRI north of 60 now open at Whitehorse General Hospital

1/13/2015

The first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) program in Canada’s North has opened at Whitehorse General Hospital (WGH) thanks to the joint efforts of the Yukon government, the Yukon Hospital Corporation and the community.

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2014 Northwestel Festival of Trees raises over $530K

1/12/2015

The 2014 Northwestel Festival of Trees concluded over the weekend and successfully raised $530,000 for the Yukon Hospital Foundation in support of quality health care in the territory.

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Skookum Asphalt Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament drives home nearly $60K for Yukon Hospital Foundation

7/23/2014

Nearly $60,000 was raised this past weekend at the Yukon Hospital Foundation’s 4th Annual Skookum Asphalt Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Mountain View Golf Club.

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Keystone of Life Foundation Donates $9702 to Surgical Day Care

7/2/2014

The Keystone of Life Foundation recently delivered a $9,702 donation to the Yukon Hospital Foundation for the purchase of three recliner chairs for Whitehorse General Hospital’s Surgical Day Care Unit.

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Yukon breaks ground on the first MRI in northern Canada

5/28/2014

In a significant milestone for health care services in Yukon, ground was broken today on a new facility at Whitehorse General Hospital to house Canada’s first magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) program north of 60.

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Guest WiFi Service Launched at Whitehorse General Hospital

5/20/2014

A new guest wireless Internet service has been launched at Whitehorse General Hospital for use by patients and their families. The introduction of the guest network is a partnership between the Yukon Hospital Foundation, Northwestel, the Government of Yukon’s Community Development Fund and the Yukon Hospital Corporation.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation hosts 2nd annual Dine Out Whitehorse

4/28/2014

Between April 26th and May 3rd, sixteen amazing Whitehorse businesses will donate a portion of their sales back to the Yukon Hospital Foundation. Diners will be treated to a variety of culinary experiences, with some restaurants creating special menu items for the week, some featuring select items and others giving back a portion of all sales. New this year, diners can pick-up a special Dine Out Whitehorse Passport. For each visit to a participating restaurant, diners will be entered into a draw to win a flight pass from Air North, Yukon’s Airline.

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2nd Annual Reception to Help Care for Yukoners Fighting Cancer

4/23/2014

The Honourable David Laxton, Speaker of the Yukon Legislative Assembly and the MLA for Porter Creek Centre, invites all Yukoners to join him for the second annual Speaker’s Reception in support of the Yukoners’ Cancer Care Fund. The Reception will commence at 5:30 pm on Thursday, April 24 in the atrium at the Yukon Government Main Administration Building. The evening will feature live music, appetizers and live and silent auctions. Admission is by donation and charitable receipts will be issued. Everyone is welcome and all proceeds will benefit the Yukoners’ Cancer Care Fund.

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Yukon Government announces temporary home for MRI scanner to be built this year

3/17/2014

The Government of Yukon will provide $2.8 million to Yukon Hospital Corporation in 2014/15, pending legislative approval, to build a temporary home for Whitehorse General Hospital’s new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner. The announcement was made today by Minister of Health and Social Services Doug Graham.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation Issues Decor RFP

3/10/2014

Yukon Hospital Foundation is inviting companies to submit a proposal for the décor planning and execution for the 2014 Northwestel Festival of Trees, the premier annual fundraising event for the Yukon Hospital Foundation (YHF). The YHF is seeking an experienced, passionate, creative, hard-working, cost-effective and organized décor company/team to deliver a high caliber event, which represents the YHF in the highest regard.

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Northwestel Festival of Trees Raises $500K

12/5/2013

The 2013 Northwestel Festival of Trees concluded in Whitehorse over the weekend, raising $500,000 for the Yukon Hospital Foundation. In its eleventh year, the Festival is the Foundation’s annual signature fundraising event and brings together hundreds of sponsors, volunteers and businesses to raise funds for Yukon hospitals.

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Season’s Eatings! presented by Outside the Cube Launched

11/15/2013

Treat your workplace to a delicious continental breakfast delivered to your door and help raise money for the Yukon Hospital Foundation! All proceeds go to purchase equipment that will enhance patient safety, comfort and care. Breakfasts are $10 each, plus a $50 charitable donation per order. Breakfasts include an assortment of Baked baked goods, yogurt, juice and a variety of fruit. Coffee and tea can be added to the order. Visit http://seasonseatings.ca/ for more information!

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2013 Northwestel Festival of Trees Event Schedule Announced

11/15/2013

The Yukon Hospital Foundation will kick off its 11th annual Northwestel Festival of Trees November 21 in Whitehorse with several magical events that will make this a year to remember!

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Bob Park Charitable Golf Classic Raises $10,000 for Yukoners Cancer Care Fund

8/27/2013

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4th Annual Pro-Am Raises Over $80,000

7/24/2013

More than $80,000 was raised this past weekend at the Yukon Hospital Foundation’s 4th Annual Skookum Asphalt Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Mountain View Golf Club. Through rain, sun and more rain, over 115 players from Yukon, British Columbia and Alberta, 20 professional golfers from the Canadian Professional Golfers’ Association (CPGA) and dozens of volunteers enjoyed a day of great golf, great food and a bit of competition.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation Spring & Summer Events Raise $18,000

6/28/2013

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Author and Artist Honour Yukon Women

6/17/2013

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You’re Invited: Reception Held to Launch Yukoners Cancer Care Fund

5/2/2013

A newly established fund to support Yukoners fighting cancer and their families, who help to care for them, will launch at a reception in Whitehorse on Thursday, May 2 at 5:30 in the Yukon Government Main Administration Building Foyer.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation introduces Dine-Out Whitehorse

4/16/2013

The Yukon Hospital Foundation is pleased to introduce its newest fundraiser - Dine-Out Whitehorse, presented by Evergreen Homes and Construction. Between April 20th and 27th, eleven amazing Whitehorse restaurants will donate a portion of their sales back to the Yukon Hospital Foundation.

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Community creates the Yukoners Cancer Care Fund at the Yukon Hospital Foundation

3/4/2013

Thanks to the incredible support of the community, the Yukon Hospital Foundation has established a new fund, the Yukoners Cancer Care Fund which will support cancer care and cancer patients in the territory.

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Northwestel Festival of Trees Raises Over $500K

12/6/2012

This year’s Northwestel Festival of Trees concluded in Whitehorse over the weekend, raising over $500,000 for the Yukon Hospital Foundation.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation’s Breakfast Delivery

11/6/2012

Treat your workplace to a delicious continental breakfast delivered to your office and help raise money for the purchase of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Machine (MRI) for the Whitehorse General Hospital!

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Volunteer at Northwestel Festival of Trees

10/30/2012

The annual Northwestel Festival of Trees relies on the wonderful support of volunteers to make this important community event a success year after year. We are currently looking for volunteers for the 2013 Northwestel Festival of Trees, which is scheduled from November 21 - 30, 2013.

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More than $1.6 Million Raised for MRI Campaign

10/30/2012

The Yukon Hospital Foundation (YHF) is in the final stages of its MRI Campaign, with less than $400,000 in funds needed to buy a Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine for the Whitehorse General Hospital.

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Charity Golf Tournament Raises $9,000 for Hospital’s Maternity Ward

8/28/2012

The Bankers and Friends Charity Golf Tournament held on August 24th at Mountain View Golf Club raised more than $8,950 for the Yukon Hospital Foundation’s Little Treasures Fund to purchase a syringe pump for the Whitehorse General Hospital’s maternity nursery.

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Skookum Asphalt Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament drives home $75K for Yukon Hospital Foundation’s MRI

8/16/2012

The 3rd Annual Skookum Asphalt Pro-Am Golf Charity Tournament held recently at the Mountain View Golf Club brought the Yukon Hospital Foundation’s campaign $75,000 closer to purchasing the first Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine north of 60. Thanks to the generosity of our amazing sponsors and participants, 100% of those funds will go towards our MRI campaign.

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Skookum Asphalt Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament drives home $75K for Yukon Hospital Foundation’s MRI

8/16/2012

The 3rd Annual Skookum Asphalt Pro-Am Golf Charity Tournament held recently at the Mountain View Golf Club brought the Yukon Hospital Foundation’s campaign $75,000 closer to purchasing the first Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine north of 60. Thanks to the generosity of our amazing sponsors and participants, 100% of those funds will go towards our MRI campaign.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation’s “Epicurious” Features Top Chef Canada Winner

4/12/2012

The Yukon Hospital Foundation will present the fourth annual Epicurious, Gourmet Food Festival on April 19 to benefit its campaign to purchase a Magnetic Resonance Imaging – or MRI machine – for Whitehorse General Hospital.

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Northwestel Festival of Trees Raises $450 K for Yukon Hospital Foundation

11/29/2011

This year’s Northwestel Festival of Trees concluded in Whitehorse over the weekend, raising over $450,000 for the Yukon Hospital Foundation.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation Launches 2011 Northwestel Festival of Trees

11/16/2011

The Yukon Hospital Foundation will launch the 2011 Northwestel Festival of Trees this evening with the Capstone Mining Corp. BAH Humbug Cocktail Party at the Yukon Government Main Administration Building.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation Reaches $1M Mark for MRI Campaign

10/20/2011

One year into its three-year campaign, the Yukon Hospital Foundation has raised $1 million to help fund this state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment for our hospital.

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Skookum Asphalt Charity Golf Tournament Raises $90 K for Yukon Hospital Foundation’s MRI Campaign

7/25/2011

The 2nd Annual Skookum Asphalt Charity Pro Am Golf Tournament held at Mountain View Golf Club over the weekend brought together 18 Canadian golf professionals and 144 local golfers in support of the Yukon Hospital Foundation’s ongoing MRI fundraising campaign.

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Charity Golf Tournament Raises Over $8,000 for Hospital’s Maternity Ward

7/6/2011

The Bankers and Friends Charity Golf Tournament held on June 25 at Mountain View Golf Club raised $8,750 for the Yukon Hospital Foundation’s Little Treasures Fund to purchase three infant resuscitators for Whitehorse General Hospital’s Maternity Ward.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation’s ‘Epicurious’ Raises Over $40 K Toward MRI

2/2/2011

The Yukon Hospital Foundation’s third annual Epicurious, Gourmet Food Festival on January 27 raised over $40,000 towards the purchase of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging – or MRI – machine for Whitehorse General Hospital.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation’s 3rd Annual ‘Epicurious’ Features Food Network Star

1/25/2011

Epicurious will feature 19 local chefs, Yukon College and Skills-Canada Yukon culinary and restaurant service students and celebrity chef Lynn Crawford in a ‘celebration of food’ at the Yukon Convention Centre that allows event attendees to explore the culinary offerings of each participating chef.

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Yukon Hospital Foundation Launches New Fundraising Campaign

10/14/2010

The Yukon Hospital Foundation is embarking on a new three- year fundraising campaign to purchase a Magnetic Resonance Imaging – or MRI – machine for Whitehorse General Hospital.

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