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St. Joseph’s Hospital receives 'major' anonymous donation

Donor expressed gratitude for having valuable services when they were needed.
St. Joseph's Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital in Estevan.

ESTEVAN - An anonymous donation has been made to the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation, with a designation to the endoscopy unit at the hospital.

The amount, which the foundation described as 'major', is $100,000. 

The foundation said the donor has a personal connection to the unit. They were grateful that St. Joseph's Hospital had the necessary services at their time of need and wanted to give back to say thank you.

“We are so fortunate to have St. Joseph’s Hospital and all it has to offer. We hope that this donation will be impactful for many others,” said the anonymous donor.

Each year, the surgical department performs 850 endoscopy procedures, serving all of southeast


“The endoscopy unit at our hospital is a vital service for our community in southeast Saskatchewan. This donation will help St. Joseph’s Hospital continue to offer endoscopy services for many years to come. We are so grateful for this donation and know that it will make a huge impact at our hospital for both patients and staff,” said foundation executive director Lori Gervais.

“People don’t always realize how much our hospital relies on donations and we wanted to give back to say thank you,” said the anonymous donor.