• Chances Are Reopens

    Chances Are will reopen June 17 with a new showroom downstairs to showcase our special sales. Upstairs welcomes you back with fashion, footwear and jewellery. Come see what's new - looking forward to seeing you again when we enter Stage 1 of Reopening Ontario!

  • New Volunteer Opportunities

    Sandi  Lofgren has finalized job descriptions for our two new  hospital Volunteer programs - Diagnostic Imaging and Ambulatory Clinic Volunteer. Volunteers will be updated when further information is available. Please note  both positions have a high-touch area cleaning component and  therefore will require volunteers to be on their feet for a large ...

  • New medical office building at Uxbridge site

    On October 24, 2019 we celebrated another important milestone for the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital (UCH). I was joined by Dr. Jennifer Wilson, family and emergency physician at the Uxbridge site and Mayor Dave Barton, of the Township of Uxbridge at a special staff town hall, to announce the construction of ...

  • Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Mission Statement

    As a Hospital Association we are advocates of community partnerships in support of health care in Uxbridge through education, fundraising opportunities and the promotion of volunteer services to people.

The Auxiliary has been busy fundraising for the Uxbridge  Hospital through events such as wine/cheese tasting and art auction, and our annual Run for the Diamond Marathon, in the month of June, 2021.

The Auxiliary also has a store, Chances Are, on Bascom Street in Uxbridge which sells gently-used clothing and small housewares. The store is operated by a team of over 90 volunteers.

These fundraising initiatives, have allowed the UCH Auxiliary to donate over $3 million dollars to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Foundation since 2010. The money has been used for diagnostic equipment and upgrading various systems throughout the Hospital.

In September of 1954, the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital Auxiliary held its inaugural meeting, boldly setting out to raise awareness and funds to help build a local Cottage Hospital.  Thanks in large part to those dedicated early members and donors, the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital officially opened its doors in 1959.

In 2019, the Auxiliary marked 65 years of association and service to the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital and the Community – providing daily volunteer support and fundraising millions of dollars for upgrades and changes to help the hospital meet the medical needs of all Uxbridge residents.

Please click here to view a brief history of the Auxiliary – specially prepared by students of Uxbridge High School.