Lameque Hospital Foundation's annual fundraising campaign gets underway

An annual fundraising campaign aimed at supporting the Lameque Hospital and Community Health Centre got underway this week.

The campaign aims to raise $40,000 to support the facilities' development priorities and effectively meet meet the changing needs of the community.

Last year $76,995.00 was raised and will allow for the purchase of equipment and improve spiritual care at the area's health facilities.

Lameque Hospital Foundation chair Yolande Chiasson says all donations stay in the region

Vitalite health Network president and CEO Gilles Lanteigne says every penny raised benefits the entire population of the Acadian Peninsula, making the dream of a better quality of life for present and future generations possible.