Dozens of local area residents gathered on June 13, 2017 in the Hospice gardens to celebrate ARCH Expansion ground breaking. At 4,800 square feet, the addition will allow ARCH the opportunity to grow existing programming and add new services to better serve local families.
The event provided an opportunity to thank generous supporters and donors who helped raise the $3 million needed for construction in record time!
MPP Ross Romano presents ED Theresa Mudge with essential funding for new boilers at ARCH Hospice.
Executive Director, Theresa Mudge, joins supporters and volunteers Shannon McLeod and Donna Barill celebrating and thanking the community for all of their support
Construction Association members gather to celebrate the total raised for expansion with Project Dragonfly - $41,726!
Theresa Mudge, ARCH Hospice Executive Director, and Marie Paluzzi, ARCH Hospice Board of Directors Chair, spoke of thanking the community for coming together.
An excavator was on site where the ARCH Expansion will extend to.
G. Verdi & Princess Marie Jose Lodges donated $25,000 towards the Why it Matters campaign for the bariatric care program as part of expansion.
MPP Elect Ross Romano, ARCH Executive Director Theresa Mudge, ARCH Board Chair Marie Paluzzi, and former MPP David Orazetti
Nearly one hundred supporters celebrated and thanked the community for making expansion a reality so quickly.
Longtime supporters and volunteers Dale, Lucy and Diane joined us for the Ground Breaking Ceremony on June 13.
Delicious appetizers and homemade punches were served up by Julie Premo, Manager of Support Services.
Ontario Trillium Foundation provided a $51,400 grant towards ARCH Expansion.
Project Dragonfly worked with its members for ARCH Expansion, including hosting the Winmar Golf Tournament and selling tickets for the Dragonfly Draw.
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation contributed $1,000,000 in funding towards the 4,800 square foot expansion.
Supporters, donors, and volunteers all had a chance to meet one another on this joyous day.
Volunteer Mark Caccamo and Owner's Representative and Manager of Operations, Nicole Pearce, worked with the EPOH architects to design the space.
ARCH Hospice Board of Directors, as well as Elected Officials, and Construction, Architectural, and Project Leads commemorate the ARCH Expansion ground breaking with golden shovels in the ARCH garden.
Our Community's Future
ARCH expansion will include a paediatric suite, multipurpose garden room, private family sleepover space, children's playroom.
Bar Owner Loving husband ARCH Fundraiser
Grade 7 Student Loves video games ARCH Donor
Director of Education Avid volunteer ARCH Board Member
Filmmaker Loves trains ARCH Supporter
College Professor Country music enthusiast ARCH Fundraiser
Retired Engineer Expert cabinet-maker ARCH Volunteer
Construction Association Avid hunter ARCH Supporter
Happily Retired Golfer and fisherman ARCH Family Member
Semi-Retired Adores her grandchildren ARCH Volunteer
Registered Nurse Loves hiking ARCH Staff
Homemaker Lives for theatre & writing ARCH Family Member
USW Union Coordinator Avid camper ARCH Hospice Supporter
SK Student Loves everything food ARCH Supporter
Marketing Coordinator Wants to see the world ARCH Fundraiser
Professor & Artist Optimist, yet realist ARCH Family Member
8 Year Old Swims like a fish ARCH Supporter