“Our regional hospital touches everyone. Volunteering to co-lead the Health Services Foundation’s Major Gifts Committee in support of the South Shore Regional Redevelopment has been a wonderful way to give back to our local health care team.”

Cathy Carey & Danny Carey, Major Gifts Co-Chairs, daughter and father, as well as operators of Danny Carey’s Insurance in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia


The saying “it takes a village” has never been more true than in the fundraising efforts for the South Shore Regional Hospital Redevelopment Project.

When the Health Services Foundation committed to fundraising for in support of the redevelopment, it knew there would be eager individuals to help reach its largest fundraising goal.

The Campaign Cabinet carving the path to success to the Foundation’s fundraising goal consists of 18 volunteers from various communities in Lunenburg and Queens Counties. Co-Chaired by David Himmelman & Tim O’Regan, these volunteers are the driving force behind various portfolios of our campaign, including pace setting gifts, hospital family campaign and communications.

Members of our volunteer campaign cabinet:

  • David Himmelman (Co-Chair)
  • Tim O’Regan (Co-Chair)
  • Paul Snow (Pace Setting Committee)
  • Danny Carey (Major Gifts Committee)
  • Cathy Carey (Major Gifts Committee)
  • Tina Grace (Community Committee)
  • Shelley Bolivar-Sabean (Community Committee)
  • Eric Whynot
  • Nick Saunders
  • Janice Tanner-Ernst
  • Anne Cosgrove
  • Jeff Sabean (Treasurer)
  • Dr. Greg McNally (Hospital Family Campaign)
  • Phil Bradfield (Hospital Family Campaign)
  • Lynn Farrell (Hospital Family Campaign)
  • Patrick Hirtle (Communications)

Our Hospital Family volunteers:

  • Adam Clarke -Diagnostic Imaging
  • Adam Rowlands – Respiratory
  • Allison Cleaveland – Medical Device Reprocessing
  • Anne Visser – Diagnostic Imaging
  • Beth McMullin – Medical/Surgical
  • Blair Conrad – I.T.
  • Brienna Organ – Emergency
  • Colleen Cameron-Mosher – Oncology
  • Deborah Lewis-Demone – Ambulatory Care
  • Donna Coleman – Physiotherapy
  • Doreen Hawco-Mahoney – ICU
  • Glenna Mills – ICU
  • Janet Sears – Inpatient Mental Health
  • Jennifer Ferguson – Day Surgery
  • Leanne Forrest – Endoscopy
  • Lisa Joudrey – Administration
  • Lisa Oickle – Facility Support Services
  • Liz Watson – Infection Control
  • Megan MacNeil – Supervisor/Recovery Room
  • Meghan Eisener – Clinical Nurse Educator
  • Neily Holdright – Maintenance & Operations
  • Rachel Eddy – Operating Room
  • Riley Nowe – Peri-Op
  • Sarah Smith – Ambulatory Care
  • Shelley Bishop – Pharmacy
  • Stephanie Mailman Crouse – Administration
  • Tanya Corkum-Garber – Emergency Department
  • Tiffany Hamilton – Supervisory/Recovery Room
  • Wendy Young – Women’s & Children’s Department

Pace Setting Committee:

  • Paul Snow
  • Ian Lightstone
  • Henry Demone
  • John Carroll

Our dedicated volunteers support the fundraising campaign by:

  • Make key introductions to potential donors within their peer group
  • Attend planning meetings
  • Set an example through their own meaningful campaign pledges
  • Act as cheerleaders in the community for the campaign

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

Exciting work is on the horizon for the Redevelopment’s Major Gifts Committee.

If you would like to learn how you can be involved, send a note to brighterdays@nshealth.ca


Donor/Volunteer Education Session: April 2022