Real estate brokerage joins efforts to redevelop hospital

the Faris team will donate $100 from every home sold to the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation’s Thanks to you, we can campaign

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THE STEVENSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOUNDATION
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The Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation (SMHF) is honored to have been chosen as the Faris Team Real Estate Brokerage Charitable Partner for Alliston for the second time, having first been selected as the Partner of Choice in 2021. The partnership of the last year raised $16,500 for SMHF. Mark Faris of the Faris team presented the product to Mary Thomas, CEO of SMHF, last Friday.

Under the Faris Cares program, $100 from every home purchased or sold by Team Faris’ Alliston location will be donated to SMHF to support the hospital’s priority needs. The Faris team recently challenged other community real estate agents to make a similar pledge. To date, the challenge has inspired four additional real estate agents from various brokerages to join the challenge and donate a portion of the proceeds from homes purchased or sold to SMHF.

Funds raised by the Faris team will support the Thanks to you, we can fundraising campaign – the largest and most important campaign in the history of the foundation. The campaign is currently at 65% of its $43 million goal to redevelop the hospital and implement critical equipment and technology upgrades.

“This generous donation along with a commitment for a second year of support from Faris Team Real Estate Brokerage recognizes the important role our local hospital plays in our community. With nearly 40,000 patient visits per year to the emergency department, a space designed to accommodate just 7,000 visits, the need for support is urgent,” says Mary Thomas, CEO of SMHF. “Our communities are growing rapidly and our local hospital must grow with it. The support of our business partners helps us ensure that exceptional healthcare stays close to you. We are very grateful to have been selected once again by the Faris team.

“The mission of the Faris team is to give our all for the communities we serve,” says CEO and Broker, Mark Faris. “As a brokerage, we are seeing firsthand the growing population of our communities and are proud to support the redevelopment expands to meet that demand. Our local hospital is investing in the health of our employees, customers and of our families. It is a pleasure for us to give back and support the place that keeps us all physically and mentally healthy.”

The Thanks to you, we can is the largest campaign in SMHF history, supporting the redevelopment of Stevenson Memorial Hospital. The hospital’s redevelopment plan includes a revitalized emergency department, doubling the area of ​​the hospital and tripling the number of parking spaces. Renovated outpatient rooms, delivery rooms and laboratory spaces are also included in the plans. With an emergency department built to handle 7,000 visits per year that currently handles nearly 40,000 per year, along with a growing population in South Simcoe and surrounding communities, this redevelopment is needed today and for the future generations.

For more information, to get involved or to donate, please visit transformingstevenson.ca

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