About YHF

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Established in 1970, Yarmouth Hospital Foundation provides a way for town and municipal units, individuals, businesses and community groups to support the Yarmouth Regional Hospital and its number one priority: building better health care. Through the generosity of our donors, Yarmouth Hospital Foundation has donated almost $29 million in support of your regional hospital.  This figure includes $10 million raised for hospital expansions in the mid-to-late nineties.

On average, during the past ten years, Yarmouth Hospital Foundation has contributed in excess of $800,000 annually towards equipment and/or infrastructure.  Equipment purchased includes CT scan, portable X-Ray and ultrasound units, infant ventilators and incubators, laparoscopic suites (OR), lab equipment, renal dialysis equipment, ceiling lifts and upgrades to the cardiology, cancer, and wellness centres, among others.

Through our annual appeals, memorial, tribute and general donations, campaigns, staff lottery, third-party events, gifts in wills, major gifts and our WE CARE Radiothon, YHF works with our community year after year to provide continued support and financial assistance towards the purchase of equipment and services that improve the health and wellness of families and individuals of Yarmouth, Digby & Shelburne counties.

In August of 2021, the Yarmouth Hospital Foundation received the prestigious distinction of accreditation granted by the Standards Program with Imagine Canada.


Our Promise
Committed to quality health care delivery, we connect generosity to opportunities to change and save lives.

Our Mission
To support and enhance our Hospital as a Community and Regional Centre of Excellence in Health Care.

Our Vision
Advancing opportunities that inspire donors, both of today and tomorrow, the foundation strives to be a leader in health care philanthropy by building meaningful, life-long donor relationships. We encourage transformational giving to support health care innovation and excellence at Yarmouth Regional Hospital and throughout the region for our families and the community.

Our Guiding Values
Integrity. Credibility. Accountability. Sustainability. Philanthropy. Community. Inclusivity.


Notre mission
La Fondation de l’hôpital de Yarmouth a pour mission d’appuyer et d’améliorer notre hôpital en tant que centre communautaire et régional d’excellence en soins de santé.

Notre vision
En favorisant les occasions qui inspirent les donateurs actuels et futurs, la Fondation s’efforce d’être un chef de file en philanthropie des soins de santé en tissant des liens significatifs et durables avec les donateurs. Nous encourageons les dons qui appuient l’innovation et l’excellence des soins de santé à l’hôpital régional de Yarmouth et dans toute la région pour nos familles et la communauté.

Notre promesse
Engagés à offrir des soins de santé de qualité, nous relions la générosité aux occasions pour changer et sauver des vies.

Nos valeurs directrices
Intégrité. Crédibilité. Responsabilité. Durabilité. Philanthropie. Communauté. Inclusion.