The CHUS Foundation supports the strategic directions of the CIUSSS del’Estrie – CHUS* in order to contribute to the continuous improvement of the health care and services provided to the population.
By supporting research, prevention, training and humanization of care projects, the Foundation ensures the health of the Estrie region community, from birth to the end of life.
*Fleurimont Hospital, Sherbrooke’s Hôtel-Dieu Hospital, and the Centre de recherche du CHUS
CHUS Foundation is a charitable organization that acts as a privileged partner in the advancement and development ofHôpital Fleurimont,Hôtel-Dieu de Sherbrooke and Centre de recherche du CHUS.
Since its incorporation in 1977, daily efforts have been made to meet the needs for state-of-the-art medical equipment, research, and for implementing and updating new programs to humanize health care.
Constitution of the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke (CHUS) Foundation by letters patent.
Launch of the Centre hospitalier universitaire Foundation by Dr. Lazure, Minister of Social Affairs.
First donation to the Centre hospitalier universitaire Foundation from the Société des médecins of the Université de Sherbrooke’s Faculty of Medicine in the amount of $75,000.
During this period, the Centre hospitalier universitaire Foundation contributed more than $2 million to the Fleurimont Hospital.
Amalgamation of Sherbrooke’s three hospitals and their three respective foundations.
The foundations of the Centre hospitalier universitaire de Sherbrooke, Des Amis de l’Hôtel-Dieu, and of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul united to form a single entity: the CHUS Foundation. The Estrie hospital foundations were the first foundations in Quebec to merge.
To reflect its new identity, the CHUS Foundation chose a new logo, with a graphic element that has remained: a butterfly.
Update of the Foundation logo: The pink butterfly was changed to a yellow and orange butterfly.
The CHUS Foundation celebrated 40 years in operation!
The CHUS Foundation team keeps growing stronger. We have a record 17 employees! The Foundation is also revamping its brand image by upgrading its website and logo, which has been used for 10 years.
Since 1977, the CHUS Foundation has donated more than $88 million to the CIUSSS de l'Estrie - CHUS.
These funds have enabled the Fleurimont Hospital, Sherbrooke’s Hôtel-Dieu Hospital, and the Centre de recherche du CHUS to make major progress on technological advances, in addition to enabling the achievement of projects in medical research, staff training, and humanization of care.
Honesty and transparency
Each year, the CHUS Foundation produces and makes available its annual report and financial statements in order to share its achievements with the community and report on the financial situation at the end of the fiscal year.