Help us bring new equipment to Chatham-Kent by participating, donating to, or sponsoring one of our signature events, including:

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Parade of Chefs

Presented by Precise ParkLink

We are pleased to announce the highly-anticipated return of the 18th Annual Parade of Chefs, presented by Precise ParkLink, after a 3-year hiatus. We invite you to join us on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at The Chatham Armoury, which will be transformed for one special night into The RBC Royal Palace for an evening of elegance with a distinct flavour that you can only find right here in Chatham-Kent.

This year’s all-new theme – A Royal Affair with Local Flair – will provide our honoured guests with the chance to indulge in an exquisite evening of local food and drink and exclusive experiences unlike anything seen before here in our community.

Tickets for this exclusive event go on sale March 27th, and will be available for only $225 per guest.

Charity Golf Tournament

Presented by Entegrus

Over the past 17 years, Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation’s annual Charity Golf Tournament presented by Entegrus has raised over $885,000 to purchase new medical equipment for Chatham-Kent Health Alliance (CKHA)!

Following a record-setting result in 2022, our 18th annual Charity Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, June 9th, 2023. More information about tournament registration and other details, contact the Foundation office directly at or call 519-436-2538.

Although this year’s tournament sold out quickly, we encourage you to click here to learn more or explore other ways to support this cause.

Igniting Healthcare 50/50 FUNdraiser

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation (CKHAF) is excited to bring back the Igniting Healthcare 50/50 FUNdraiser in 2023 for the 5th consecutive year. Over the past four years, this fundraiser has grown into one of the most successful 50/50 draws in the region, raising over $1.16 million in total ticket sales!

This year’s campaign will launch on May 24th, with the draw to be held on July 12th. We are thrilled to partner with Maple City Homes once again this year, as they have supported this event since its inception in 2019.

Proceeds from this year’s campaign will support the purchase of an innovative new Asset Tracking Module for CKHA’s Chatham and Wallaceburg sites. Be sure to follow CKHAF on FacebookInstagram, or Twitter for all the latest details.

Christmas Wish Tree

Presented by RBC Wealth Management Dominion Securities

Karen Ewald, VP & Portfolio Manager

Our 33rd Annual Christmas Wish Tree campaign drew to a close at the end of January after two months of incredible generosity from across our community! This year’s campaign raised a grand total of $128,926, honouring over 700 family members, friends, and loved ones throughout Chatham-Kent and beyond.

Proceeds from this campaign supported the purchase of new Blanket Warming Cabinets to ensure patients are kept warm and comfortable at CKHA’s Chatham and Wallaceburg sites.

To learn more or to support this year’s campaign, click here to visit the campaign page.

Frontline Faces Radiothon

Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation was thrilled to have hosted Chatham-Kent’s first-ever Frontline Faces Radiothon, presented by Precise ParkLink and in partnership with Blackburn Media, which raised an unprecedented total of $102,595.60 in honour of our local hospital’s frontline physicians, staff, and volunteers.

We would like to thank everyone who tuned in to Country 92.9 FM or 630 AM CFCO on October 1st, and all those who made donations in support of the Highest Priority Needs at CKHA.

Event Information

If you have any questions about our Signature Events, please contact our Manager of Events & Partnerships, Marianne Burke at

By supporting Chatham-Kent Health Alliance Foundation, you are making an impact on healthcare in Chatham-Kent!