Georgetown Hospital Volunteer Association Donates $60,000 to Support Georgetown Hospital

August 8, 2023

(Halton Hills, ON) – The Georgetown Hospital Volunteer Association (GHVA) continued their commitment in support of Halton Healthcare’s Georgetown Hospital presenting a cheque to support the hospital for $60,000 at their 64th Annual Meeting in July.

“We can’t thank our amazing volunteers enough for their incredible commitment of time, talent and compassion,” says Michele Leroux, Halton Healthcare’s Chief Human Resources Officer, “We are so grateful for the work they do to help us provide exemplary patient experiences, always.”

“Congratulations to the GHVA on another very successful year. In addition to their generous donation of time, the volunteers raise funds through the Gift Shop, 50/50 draws and other community events,” notes Monica Bettazzoni, Chief Operating Officer at Georgetown Hospital. “Our volunteers do so much to support our hospital. From greeting you when you first walk through the door and helping patients at mealtime, to running various fundraisers throughout the year, their support is invaluable to our hospital.”

“Georgetown Hospital volunteers have a long history of giving and service to the hospital,” explains Allan Welters, President of the GHVA. “I am proud to lead such a dedicated team of compassionate volunteers who strive to make a difference in the lives of patients and their families and have a lasting impact on the health of our community.”

During the meeting, the accomplishments that volunteers achieved over the past year, along with the volunteer’s years of service were also celebrated.

Halton Healthcare’s hospitals accept applications for new volunteers twice a year. Adults and youth looking to volunteer can submit an application online from July 1 - August 12, 2023. Please visit for more information.

Georgetown Hospital Volunteer Association (GHVA): The GHVA’ s mission is to provide service, support and fundraising for their community hospital. The Association raises funds through many annual events including the poinsettia sale, as well as the Gift Shop and lobby vendor sales. The Association offers many rewarding and fulfilling volunteer experiences to adults and youth. If you are interested in volunteering or for more information, visit

Halton Healthcare: Halton Healthcare is a healthcare organization comprised of three community hospitals - Georgetown Hospital, Milton District Hospital and Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital. Together these hospitals, along with their community locations, provide healthcare services to nearly 400,000 residents in the communities of Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. Halton Healthcare hospitals have been recognized for their best practices in a number of patient safety and patient care initiatives. For more information, visit