The Foundation contributed $800,000 to the Manitoba Centre for Proteomics and Systems Biology in 2000.
Automatic monthly donations are an effective and generous way to support the Foundation for the long term. In 2003, Leslie Weir became the Foundation’s first monthly donor.
HSC Winnipeg opened the Great-West Life PET/CT Centre in 2004, raising the quality of diagnostics in Manitoba.
In 2006, Ken Hildahl chaired the Hope Project to fund important enhancements on GD6, an HSC ward for patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and other conditions that compromise the immune system.
In 2007, Jackie Stephen chaired the first Keeping Abreast event to raise funds in support of women in Manitoba living with breast cancer.
Dr. Ruth Ann Marrie, Director of HSC Winnipeg’s Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, received her first research grant from the Foundation in 2008.