A gesture of generosity that immortalizes the memory of a person and supports the sustainability of the foundation

CARAQUET – The Fondation Hôpital de l’Enfant-Jésus de Caraquet would like to thank Mr. Gaston Hachey who donated $2,500 to create an endowment fund in memory of Mrs. Lorraine Thériault to honour her commitment to the community and health care in the region. Mrs. Thériault was the wife of Mr. Gérald W. Thériault of Grande-Anse.

Mr. Hachey, the executor of Mrs. Thériault’s will, explains the motivation for his gesture by the fact that Mrs. Thériault was very conscious of the need for health services in the region and was fully grateful for them.  A woman of great generosity, she was very involved in her community.  She gave much of her time to many associations such as Les Dames d’Acadie, Les Dames de l’Institut féminin, the committee to save the Enfant-Jésus Hospital (SOS Hospital), the Grande-Anse Golden Age Club, as well as to several medical societies such as the Arthritis Society, the Canadian Cancer Society and the Heart and Stroke Foundation for which she organized the annual regional fundraiser for many years. 

“We would like to thank Mr. Hachey for this generous gesture. The Endowment Fund program is a way to honor a loved one and at the same time support the development of the Enfant-Jésus Hospital RHSJ†.  The capital is invested and the interest is used so that the foundation can achieve its mission,” says Ms. Christina Mallet, Chair of the Board of Directors.  

The mission of the Enfant-Jésus Hospital Foundation is to raise funds for the purpose of supporting the Enfant-Jésus Hospital RHSJ† and improving health care and services for the community.

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For more information, please contact:

Mona Doucet

Director of Development