27 May

Apple Blossom Parade

Join us at the Apple Blossom Parade! Honk, wave, and show your support! We would love to see you out in the Kentville community for Apple Blossom weekend! Watch for the Foundation in the Grand Street Parade; be sure to honk, wave, and show our support – it’s going to be so much fun! Let’s make it a great event and show our appreciation for the community.

1 pm Kentville, NS Event details
3 Jun
VRHF Event: World Environment Day

World Environment Day

Join the VRH Foundation on June 3rd at Oakdene Park in Kentville from 11- 3 pm as we help support the Kentville Rotary with World Environment Day! With over 20 environment exhibitors, workshops by Flying Squirrel Adventures, Electric Cars & Bikes rides, plus FREE plants, compost and seeds! Bring your own bowl, water bottle and … Read more World Environment Day

11 am Oakdene Park, Kentville, NS Event details

Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign

From May 1-7th, when you buy a Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie, 100% of the proceeds go to support local charities or community groups — like your regional hospital. Skip the Line! At a $1.50 a cookie – why not treat your family, friends or co-workers with a bulk order! Simply print and fill out the … Read more Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie Campaign

Light In The Forest: Museum of Natural History

Join Holly Carr at the Museum of Natural History between May 17-28th for an open exhibit experience of her award-winning tale that takes you on a journey into a dark foreboding forest and ultimately finding your way back into the light. The concept shines a light on youth mental health and wellness through an immersive … Read more Light In The Forest: Museum of Natural History

20 Jun

Annual General Meeting

You’re invited to our Annual General Meeting. See the impact of donor resources and meet the faces of our Board. This is an incredible opportunity to see firsthand the impact of the generous contributions of our donors and meet the faces of the Board who have worked hard all year to make this organization a success.

We hope you’ll join us for an informative and inspiring event. Stay tuned for specific details in the weeks to come!

7 pm Virtual Event details
13 Sep


A little change can make a big difference! Join us in our biggest day of giving for the Health in Harmony Radiothon! Tune into AVR 97.7 for compelling stories from patients, physicians, and community members – or volunteer with us in your community to help raise funds for essential healthcare needs for the Annapolis Valley! Mark your calendar and stay tuned for updates closer to the event!

6 am - 6 pm Valley Regional Hospital Foundation Event details
16 Sep

Country Rocks the Farm

Friend of the Foundation, GLS Society for Health and Life are presenting Country Rocks the Farm, an outdoor concert at Noggins Corner Farm as a fundraiser to fight food insecurity in the Annapolis Valley. We are excited to attend this fun event with our friends! Purchase tickets at: www.countryrocksthefarm.ca

6 pm Noggins Farm, Wolfville, NS Event details
4 Nov

Light in the Forest: a Multimedia Experience by Holly Carr!

Light in the Forest is an all ages multimedia experience that takes the audience on a journey from the dark foreboding forest into the light.

7 pm Festival Theatre, Wolfville, NS Adult $15 | Senior $10 | Student and Youth $5 Event details
29 Sep

Free Movie Presented by Forbes Kia!

Join us on Thursday September 22nd at the Valley Drive-In for a FREE movie showing of Top Gun: Maverick presented by Forbes Kia in New Minas!

The Foundation will be there selling 50/50 tickets in support of the Breathe Well Campaign. Bring your carload and enjoy a night under the stars!

Gates open at 6pm, showtimes are estimate based on sunset.

Gates open at 6pm Valley Drive-In, Cambridge Event details
18 Nov

Planters Ridge Winter Winery Social

Tickets are on sale now! Kick off the holiday season at Planters Ridge on Friday, November 18th for a Valley Regional Hospital Foundation Winter Winery Social!

Enjoy delicious tastings by Chef Chris Pyne of Founder’s House, with select wine pairings from the Planters Ridge collection. Stay tuned to Valley Regional Hospital Foundation for more details.

Planters Ridge Winery Event details
22 Jul
VRHF Event: Annapolis Valley Charity Men’s Day

Annapolis Valley Charity Men’s Day

Join us for some fun on our beautiful Annapolis Valley golf courses during the week of July 18th to July 22nd for a Charity Men’s Day – All in support of our Breathe Well Campaign.

Proceeds will help us replace essential pulmonary function testing equipment and benefit respiratory therapy at Valley Regional Hospital.

Annapolis Valley Golf Courses Event details
23 Jul

Charity Dinner & Dance

We are honored to have double lung transplant survivor Mike Reid host a charity Dinner & Dance in support of our Breathe Well Campaign. Proceeds will help us replace essential Pulmonary Function Test equipment and benefit respiratory therapy at Valley Regional Hospital.

You can buy a ticket, or buy a table and make a night of it with your friends and colleagues! Choice of chicken or beef dinner, and LIVE entertainment!

5 pm Louis Millet Centre, New Minas Event details
23 Apr

Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra: Holly Carr’s Light In The Forest

Join the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra for a stunning season finale event! Together with nationally acclaimed silk artist Holly Carr, our young musicians proudly present the world premiere of Light in the Forest: a beautiful, brand-new work from Symphony Nova Scotia’s own L. Christopher Palmer, commissioned specifically by Holly to complement her live painting, original animation, and dance.

7:00 PM St. Andrews United Church, Halifax Event details

Mother’s Day Bouquets on sale with Two Birds One Stone Farm

We are celebrating Mother’s Day with help from our friends at Two Birds One Stone Farm! These beautiful bouquets can be pre-ordered beginning on April 26th.

Deadline for Student Awards

We are pleased to announce two bursaries of $1,500 and $1,000 from the Robert and Minnie (Beals) Sowerby Fund are available to 2022 graduates of Kings and Annapolis Counties who are pursuing post-secondary education in a healthcare related field. Applications must be received by May 9, 2022.

9 Sep

Valley Vineyard Social

We are excited to introduce a NEW event series this summer, Valley Vineyard Social, celebrating all the Annapolis Valley has to offer during the most beautiful season of the year.  It’s time to be SOCIAL at your favorite Valley Vineyards! 

Lightfoot & Wolfville Event details

Last Day to order a LoveGram!

February is the Month of Love at Valley Regional Hospital Foundation and we want to help you send a LoveGram!  With a small gift to the Foundation, we will send a card to someone special or deliver a candle to one of our healthcare heroes here at Valley Regional Hospital!

Gift of Shares Deadline

When you donate shares to Valley Regional Hospital Foundation you are investing in your healthcare. Plus, you can greatly reduce capital gains on gifted shares and receive a charitable tax receipt – it’s a win-win opportunity! To learn more about giving a gift of shares contact us at 902-678-5414 or info@vrhfoundation.ca. Gifts of shares need to be received by the Foundation by December 31, 2021 to be eligible for a 2021 tax receipt. 

Harvest For Health

The Valley Regional Hospital Foundation is excited to launch Harvest of Health: Tastes of Europe, our Virtual Celebrity Chef Cooking Series presented by Mud Creek Rotary.  Sate your travel woes by learning how to cook European-inspired cuisine in your own home – and support our CT FOR LIFE Campaign!

19 Mar

Wolfville Lions “CT FOR LIFE” Breakfast

The Wolfville and District Lions Club are fundraising for our CT FOR LIFE Campaign with a Breakfast on Saturday, March 19th at the Wolfville Lions Hall.

Thank you Wolfville Lions! Your support will help us replace a much needed CT Scanner for Valley Regional Hospital.

8 am - 10:00 am Wolfville Lions Hall Event details
26 Jul

Health Talks

Our next Health Talk is scheduled for May 28th and we’ll be exploring the topic Parenting Teens During the Pandemic.

Virtual Health Talk FREE Event details
9 Oct

Valley Harvest Marathon

We are proud to support the Valley Harvest Marathon as a Health and Wellness Partner. The Valley Harvest Marathon is a signature event in the Valley during the Thanksgiving weekend. How natural to have a Harvest Marathon during thanksgiving weekend in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia – heart of agriculture, apple capital, and winery centre of Atlantic Canada.

Wolfville, Nova Scotia Event details
3 Dec

Festival of Lights

Watch your mailboxes in November for Valley Regional Hospital Foundation’s annual Festival of Lights Campaign! Join us on December 3rd at the Louis Millett Centre in New Minas for a donor appreciation event and help us celebrate the season of giving!

Louis Millett Centre, New Minas Event details

Dining with Doctors

Thank you to all of our generous donors and sponsors for making the 2019 Dining with Doctors event such a wonderful success! All funds raised helped purchase laparoscopic surgical equipment for Valley Regional Hospital. 

Third Party Events

Are you interested in organizing a fundraising event in your community to support healthcare? Read more about some great events that might spur your creativity and download our Third Party Fundraising Toolkit. We welcome your support!