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“I live in Brampton. I work in Brampton. It’s my hospital.”


January 2, 2024 - Hospital Family Story, Stories

“I live in Brampton. I work in Brampton. It’s my hospital.”

Andrew Asa has been a Business Project Manager with William Osler Health System (Osler) for more than 13 years. From the start, he has been committed to supporting his community hospital as an employee, a donor and a volunteer.

A member and past co-chair of the Employee Giving Committee, Andrew recalls fundraisers of all sizes: from on-site Osler Olympics to an employee pledge of $1 million to help fund redevelopment initiatives. With a matching gift from Orlando Corporation’s $15 Million Matching Challenge, the latter campaign raised over $2 million, making it the largest employee contribution to date.

“We’re a community hospital, and many of us who work here also live in this community,” Andrew says. “I’m proud to support my local hospital. You’re helping your neighbours and the people you work with—and giving makes you feel good.”

Through volunteering at Osler Foundation fundraisers like Holi Gala and the Gala Benefit Concert, Andrew has been able to assist the hospital further and is always looking for opportunities for his Osler colleagues at all levels to interact, volunteer and contribute.

“I enjoy the social aspect and getting other people to join to support initiatives,” Andrew says. “At the same time, we continue to spread awareness that new equipment, as well as 10 per cent of renovation and capital costs, must be funded by the community.”