"The hospital has been there for my family and I want it to be there for many more."

Carolyn and Robert R.

"After my hip replacement in October, staff and nurses were the best. Thank-you!"

John V

About Us:

Foundation Staff

Please let us know how we may be of service:

  • Call us at 519.372.3925, fax us at 519.372.3950
  • Visit us on the main level of the hospital, just east of Central Registration

Meet Our Staff

Amy McKinnon, Executive Director

Amy joined the Foundation in June, 2017. She comes from the Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation where she has worked as Director, Development Research & Strategic Analysis and Privacy Officer. During her tenure with TG&WHF Amy held the position of interim Director of Major Gifts.

Amy started her fundraising career with the Vancouver General & UBC Hospital Foundation before returning to Ontario and joining the Royal Ontario Museum’s team during their $270 million capital campaign.

Amy grew up in Amberley and is excited to return to her roots and family and support the community she calls home. She recently relocated to Georgian Bluffs with her husband James.

Contact Amy

Willard VanderPloeg, Charitable Giving Advisor

Willard is now working as Charitable Giving Advisor to promote legacy giving and assist donors in planning Will bequests and other special gifts in support of GBHS hospitals in Centre Grey, Meaford, Owen Sound, Southampton, Wiarton and Lion’s Head.  Willard worked as Development Officer for OSRHF from 2002 through 2017, raising funds through the Foundation’s planned and major gifts programs and maintains its Caring for Tomorrow Endowment Fund. Willard has more than 25 years experience in the charitable sector and in estate & gift planning. He is a long time member of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners.

Contact Willard

Tiffany Robbins, Development Associate

Tiffany is responsible for raising funds for the Foundation through a variety of initiatives, including the Catch the Ace Lottery, as well as producing the Foundation’s Support Report and Annual Report.  Previous to joining the OSRHF team, Tiffany was responsible for generating funds through the special events portfolio at Bruce Peninsula Health Services Foundation in Wiarton.

Contact Tiffany

Brenda O’Neill, Event Manager

Brenda O’Neill joined the OSRHF fundraising team this March 2019.  She will be working closely with the community to support the Curling FunspielCharity Golf ClassicBayshore Race, Feast for the Foundation and other initiatives..

Contact Brenda

Shelby Grahlman, Fundraising Coordinator

Shelby is at our front desk ready to assist each and every donor. Whether you need assistance with making a donation or have another inquiry, feel free to contact her.

Contact Shelby

Ways to Give:
Monthly Giving

Catch The
Ace Lottery