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George Jackson Toyota Scion Donates to MRI

(Renfrew) Recognizing the importance of health care access for everyone across the Ottawa Valley, George Jackson Toyota Scion recently donated $20,000 amongst the areas five hospitals, with $4,000 going towards MRI Image Matters.

“There is an inherent need for comprehensive health care throughout Renfrew County,” shared Warren LaRocque, Sales Manager. “Our customers come from across the Ottawa Valley so we wanted our contribution to be able to reach a large number of people, and health care affects us all.”

George Jackson Toyota Scion Celebrates County-Wide Health Care
$4,000 donated to MRI Campaign and other hospitals

Over the last year, the owners of George Jackson Toyota Scion have saved towards this donation to ensure that the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation MRI Image Matters campaign, the Arnprior & District Memorial Hospital, Deep River District Hospital, Renfrew Hospital, and St. Francis Memorial Hospitals received and equitable contribution.

“We are honoured to receive the donation,” said Dr. Kevin Roach on behalf of the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation. “The MRI has arrived and we are hoping to have it operational for the start of November. Thanks to the generosity of Renfrew County, we have entered the final phase of the campaign with less than $240,000 to raise!”

To date, over $4,260,000 has been raised towards the purchase and installation of an MRI at the regional hospital. With less than $240,000 remaining in their goal, it is the perfect time to be a part of the movement to improving access to comprehensive health care, closer to home. For more information on MRI Image Matters, to make a donation, or if you have a fundraising idea, call (613) 732-2811 ext. 7408 today.

(L to R) Kevin Oattes Toyota, Dr. Kevin Roach Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation, Amy Joyce Deep River District Hospital, Wendy Knechtel Arnprior & District Memorial Hospital, Warren LaRocque Toyota, Barb Desilets Renfrew Victoria Hospital, Toni Lavigne-Conway St. Francis Memorial Hospital, Jim Burchell Toyota, Colleen Hoffman Toyota