Dial-a-Carol is an annual fundraising event held by the Oddfellows & Rebekahs organizations in Grand Falls-Windsor. In mid-Decemeber, the groups' members gather at VOCM radio to broadscast the live event over the airways. From 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. supporters call in a pledge and request a Christmas carol in honour or in memory of a loved one. The proceeds have been donated to the South and Central Health Foundation for more than 20 years and used to fund various projects and services in children's health.

2014 Dial-a-Carol has been set for Sunday, December 14th. Watch for updated information.

Supporters Pledge $8,000 at 2013 Dial-a-Carol

The Independent Order of Oddfellows Exploits Lodge 2N and Rebekahs held the 34th Annual "Dial-A-Carol" on 620 VOCM Radio on Sunday, December 15th. This year "Dial-a-Carol" raised funds for the Speech, Language Pathology and Audiology Department at the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre.

Thanks to donors our charity will create a more comfortable family-friendly waiting area for young patients visiting the speech therapist or audiologist. The play area will provide a healthy, active, and fun play experience for the whole family.

It will be designed to engage children through wall mounted games and puzzles; a TV that will play educational videos beneficial for parents and children alike. It will have child-size seating as well as kids wall décor and murals in the reception and waiting areas.

You can honor your pledge by either dropping by our office Monday to Friday. We are located in the lobby of the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre. You can also mail it to : South and Central Health Foundation, P.O. Box 739, Grand Falls-Windsor, NL, A2A 2K.

Thank You once again for your support!!!

Independent Order of Oddfellows & Rebekahs
Dial-a-carol History for SCHF

Dates                            Money Raised                               Equipment Purchases

2012                       $6,514                               Billichek Assessment for newborns

2011                       $7,506                               Medfusion Syringe Medication Pump

2010                       $7,982                               OBS Family Room

2009                       $7,250                               Vital Signs Monitor & Breastfeeding Chair

2008                       $8,380                               Newborn Hearing Screening (Audiology/OBGYS)

2007                       $5,000                               Treadmill for Physiotherapy

2006                        $7,900                              Automatic Blood Pressure pump 
                                                                       with Oxygen Monitor

2005                       $4262                               Isolet

2004                       $8200                               Event Monitor

2003                       $6875                               CT Scanner

2002                       $7500                               Fetal Heart  Monitor

2001                       $8000                               CT Scanner

1999                       $9700                               Portable defibrillator/ Cardiac Monitor

1997                       $10,000                            Dialysis Unit

1996                       $8000                               Auditory Evoked Potential Unit 
                                                                      for hearing loss in Children

1993/94                  $ 48,189                           Yag Laser - fundraised by provincial
                                                                        group as well as local

1992                       $9750                               Middle Ear Analyzer

1991                       $12,326                            CT Scanner

1990                       $10,025                            non invasive Pacemaker
                                                                        and Defibrillator/Monitor with special 
                                                                        pediatric attachments

1989                       $7520                               2 Apnea Monitors

1988                       $14,975                            Krista Pardy Intensive Care Room - 
                                                                        Pediatric Monitor, Oxygen Analyzer,
                                                                        Easy Chair, Aerosol and Mist Tent,
                                                                        Electronic Blood Pressure Apparatus


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