MEDIA RELEASE – Barrie Area Pharmacy Helps Kick Off Hospice Simcoe’s Annual Fundraising Gala

March 2, 2023

Barrie, March 2, 2023

Hospice Simcoe’s annual fundraising Gala returns March 24th to Liberty North in Barrie. This year, in honour of 35 years of providing hospice palliative care to our community, Hospice Simcoe celebrates with a Memories & Milestones theme.

PHOTO CREDITS, left to right:
Joe Kamel, Magdy Kamel, Kelly Hubbard, Executive Director of Hospice Simcoe, Lila Kamel and Emil Kamel

Local pharmacy, PureHealth Pharmacy, joins in the celebration this year as presenting sponsor. “Our partnership with Hospice Simcoe gives us the opportunity to celebrate our community and help raise funds and awareness for Hospice Simcoe’s residence and bereavement support programs”, said PureHealth Pharmacy owners Magdy, Joe, Lila and Emil Kamel. “At PureHealth, we have a passion for serving and caring for our patients. We’re a multi-generational family business who understand the value of treating everyone who comes through our doors as family. With the help of new technologies that allow our pharmacists to process prescriptions quickly and accurately, we truly are the next generation pharmacy.”

PureHealth Pharmacy’s team of pharmacists, dispensary technicians, and home healthcare specialists focus on patient’s health and caring for their needs. For further details, visit:

About Hospice Simcoe:

For the dying and bereaved, Hospice Simcoe provides compassionate, expert care and services to ease the pain – before, during, and after their journey. They provide home visiting, residential care, and bereavement support. Hospice Simcoe is a registered charity and relies on our community for approximately $1.3 million annually. Their services are provided at no cost to those in need.

If you would like to learn more about Hospice Simcoe, or to purchase Gala tickets, please visit: or call 705-722-5995.

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Marilyn Guest, Fund Development Manager, Hospice Simcoe
(705) 722-5995 | [email protected] 

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