Author Archives: Michelle Morrison

Just imagine. You know the specialized equipment you are working with is reaching its end of life, yet each and every day, anxious patients with life-threatening heart conditions are relying on your help. This time, I need your help.

We sat down with Rita Mirwald, an inaugural member of Women Leading Philanthropy (WLP), to explore her journey, motivations, and experiences.

Inland Steel Products Inc. is donating $100,000 to help fund much-needed upgrades in the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Royal University Hospital (RUH).

Royal University Hospital (RUH) Foundation’s 40th Annual Greek Gourmet Feast, presented by Nutrien and hosted by Manos, raised more than $164,000 (net) at a sold-out event Wednesday night!

For nearly four decades, patients from across the province requiring the most complex and specialized physical and mental health care have been supported on their journeys at Royal University Hospital by Leslie and Irene Dubé.

Canadians are known worldwide as compassionate people, who give generously to charities and humanitarian organizations. Have you ever wished there was a way to leverage the value of your donations to a charity?

Thank you to Don and Marg Ravis for their recent gift of $75,000 to advance cardiac care excellence at Royal University Hospital. This generous donation is  designated for the RUH Cardiac Care Endowment the couple created in 2021.

Imagine a moment that changes the course of medical history in Saskatchewan – for Bentley Wiebe, such a pivotal moment arrived unexpectedly this past May when he received ground-breaking cardiac surgery at Royal University Hospital.

Krista Schiebelbein is a breast cancer survivor. Her medical journey consists of many interventions, including a double mastectomy performed in the wake of a long-awaited genetic test confirming she had a gene mutation that increases one’s lifetime risk of breast cancer by 60 to 80 percent.

Dwayne Nicholson’s wonderful big smile says it all! That’s because he can now receive a portion of follow-up care for his Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD),  commonly known as a mechanical heart, at RUH rather than in Alberta.