What is the Gold Leaf Society?

The Gold Leaf Society was created to celebrate our visionary donors who have left a gift in their will to the University Hospital Foundation.

As a member of the University Hospital Foundation’s Gold Leaf Society your generosity will be celebrated in a way that will ensure your gift will never be forgotten – our way of saying welcome to our newest community of donors.

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Enjoy Gold Leaf Society member benefits
Receive recognition opportunities
Leave a Legacy that will impact healthcare for future generations

Your Community Awaits

The Gold Leaf Society would not be the same without you – our donors. For that matter, neither would healthcare at the University of Alberta Hospital site.


Legacy gifts underpin every emergency surgery, diagnostic exam, bedside consultation and research project conducted by our doctors and healthcare teams – and there are thousands and thousands of them every year.

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Donor Spotlight

Stan the Man

Gold Leaf Society Member, Cathy Housdorff, wanted to say thank you to the doctors and healthcare teams at the University of Alberta Hospital who worked so hard to save her vision.


And to leave a legacy on behalf of her Dad – Stan the Man – whose big laugh and love of life touches her every day, despite his passing due to Lewy Body Dementia in December, 2020.

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Caroline Thompson, Director of Philanthropy

Ways To Leave A Legacy

Information on Legacy Gifts & Securities Learn More

Gold Leaf Society Brochure

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Barbara Rollester, on behalf of her mother, Eleanor Rice

She believed that every gift to the University Hospital Foundation was helping a patient. And she’s still helping them.

Together We Can
Transform Health

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