First introduced in 1994, the annual Light Up a Life campaign has raised nearly $3.5 million and funded a variety of equipment for NHH over the...
Capital Campaign Cabinet
When you hear the passion Hank Vandermeer has for Northumberland County, it’s hard to believe this hasn’t always been his home. When he was just 10 years old, Hank and his family immigrated from the Netherlands to Canada and decided to plant their roots in Northumberland. Hank grew up understanding the difference a caring community could make –... read more
When asked what inspires him to dedicate his time to supporting Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH), Blake reflects on his childhood and on lessons learned from his family at an early age. Blake’s mother spent many years canvassing for local non-profits – the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, and the Salvation Army – and he... read more
Teresa Behan has lived in Northumberland County for over 30 years and is passionate about supporting and bettering her community, through both her work with the Town of Cobourg and her volunteer efforts. Both she and her husband, Tom Behan, are dedicated to supporting Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH) as members of the Exceptional Community, Exceptional... read more
Tom Behan was born and raised in Cobourg and has lived in the community his whole life. He is a civil engineer and the President of Behan Construction, a local road building construction company located in Northumberland County. Both he and his wife, Teresa Behan, are dedicated to supporting Northumberland Hills Hospital (NHH) as members of the Exceptional... read more
“This community is successful and is the incredible place it is because of those who have given back and gotten involved,” shares Paul van Laren. Paul is one of those people, long involved with his children’s activities, coaching local sports teams, and supporting his community where he could – something his father always stressed the importance... read more