Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Where is the Cobequid Health Centre Foundation located?

A. The Foundation is located within the Cobequid Community Health Centre (40 Freer Lane, Lwr Sackville, NS) on the main level, Room 2203.  Our hours of operation are Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • For general inquiries within the Foundation, phone 902-869-6111
  • For special events and volunteer inquiries, phone 902-869-6128
  • For the Executive Director, phone 902-869-6111
  • Our fax number is 902-869-6154
  • Our email address is

Q. Do all donations to the Cobequid Health Centre Foundation remain in our community?

A. Yes, all funds donated to the Cobequid Health Centre Foundation are used to improve health care and bring new services to the communities of Bedford, Sackville, Waverley, Fall River, Hammonds Plains, Mount Uniacke and surrounding areas.  Each year the Foundation funds priority equipment for the centre.  All funds raised in our community stays in our community.

Q. Do I get a charitable income tax receipt for my gift?

A. Yes, the Cobequid Health Centre Foundation is a registered charity. Our charitable number is 89845-4350 RR0002. All cash donations are issued a tax receipt.

Q. Does the Cobequid Health Centre Foundation conduct door-to-door canvassing?

A. No, the Cobequid Health Centre Foundation does not participate in a door-to-door fundraising campaign. Some of our Walk Run Participants will go door-to-door in October soliciting pledges. These participants will wear an official Cobequid Foundation Volunteer Pin and will have a letter of authorization on Foundation letterhead with them. If you have any concern regarding someone who solicits a donation at your door, please contact the Foundation office at 869-6111 as we can verify authorized solicitors.

Q. How do I become a board member with the Cobequid Health Center Foundation?

A. Cobequid Health Center Foundation has a volunteer board of directors. Our Board of Directors is a unique mix of business professionals, community leaders, and health professionals. Each member brings with them a strong commitment to the vision and mission of the Cobequid Community Health Centre. Our board members live or work within the catchment area. If you would like more information on how to get involved, please contact our Executive Director at 869-6111.

Q. As a donor of the Foundation, can I see first-hand how my donations are spent?

A. Yes. We appreciate your continued support of our organization. Our Foundation Staff cordially invite you to tour our Centre. We would love to show you first hand the services we offer and how the generous donations the Foundation receives are put to work within our Centre. To arrange a tour, please call (902) 869-6111.