BMO Financial Group Donates $100,000 to Headwaters Health Care Foundation Commitment to Care Campaign

BMO Financial Group Donates $100,000 to Headwaters Health Care Foundation 
Commitment to Care Campaign 
ORANGEVILLE, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/22/13 -- Headwaters Health
Care Foundation is pleased to announce that BMO Financial Group is
supporting local health care through a leadership gift of $100,000 to
the Commitment to Care Campaign, which will help expand patient
programs and services. 
"As Canada's oldest bank, BMO has played an important role in the
development of our country and, I'm pleased to say, BMO is today
playing an important role in the further development of health care
services for everyone in our community," said Bob Burnside, Chair,
Commitment to Care Campaign. "BMO's multi-year pledge to Headwaters
Health Care Foundation will help expand patient programs and
services, bring leading edge technology into the hospital, and help
more peop
le in Dufferin-Caledon receive the care they need close to
home." 
The five-year, $14 million Commitment to Care Campaign supports three
distinct areas of growth at Headwaters Health Care Centre: 


 
--  $3.5 million expansion to outpatient facilities in the Ambulatory Care
    Unit, allowing for additional procedure rooms, expanded outpatient
    clinics such as chemotherapy, orthopedics and dialysis, and a fourth
    operating room to increase surgical capacity; 
    
--  $3 million for the purchase of specialized pieces of state-of-the-art
    medical equipment costing $100,000 or more; 
    
--  $7.5 million for new and upgraded equipment throughout the hospital,
    over the next five years. 

 
"BMO recognizes the importance of health and wellness to
communities," said Mike Bonner, Vice President, Commercial Banking,
Greater Toronto District, BMO Bank of Montreal. "Along with
Commercial Account Manager Tracy Cooper, I am delighted about BMO's
support for the Commitment to Care Campaign and the vital services it
will provide for the community. 
"Our company and employees are committed to improving the communities
in which we live and work, and this donation allows us to make a
significant contribution to healthcare in the area." 
HHC Foundation launched the Commitment to Care Campaign in concert
with Headwaters Health Care Centre's 100th anniversary. To make a
donation or find out more about the Commitment to Care Campaign,
please visit www.hhcfoundation.com. 
About BMO Financial Group: 
Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a
highly-diversified North American financial services organization.
With total assets of $525 billion as at October 31, 2012, and more
than 46,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of
personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment
banking products and solutions. For more than 195 years, BMO
Financial Group has believed in community reinvestment and corporate
and social responsibility in the communities it serves. In 2012, BMO
contributed more than $87.6 million in donations, sponsorships and
events in Canada and the United States to groups, organizations and
programs that help build and sustain resilient, vital and healthy
communities. 
About Headwaters Health Care Foundation 
Headwaters Health Care Foundation is the fundraising organization of
Headwaters Health Care Centre. The Foundation raises funds for
medical equipment, infrastructure and continuing education for
Headwaters Health Care Centre. For more information, please visit
www.hhcfoundation.com. 
About Headwaters Health Care Centre 
Headwaters Health Care Centre is an 87-bed acute and complex
continuing care facility, offering both inpatient and outpatient
services, as well as an Emergency Department with 24/7 coverage. By
offering care closer to home and putting patients first, Headwaters
aims to provide an exceptional experience every time. Please visit
www.headwatershealth.ca for more information and a full list of
services.
Contacts:
Headwaters Health Care Foundation
Catherine Matzig
Campaign Manager
519.941.2702, ext. 2285
cmatzig@headwatershealth.ca