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7-year-old’s birthday money donated to VJH Foundation
Nov

8

2018

7-year-old’s birthday money donated to VJH Foundation

Abbie Boyle just turned 7 years old and had a fun birthday party doing gymnastics with her friends. But unlike most 7-year-olds, Abbie also wanted to give back to her community to celebrate her birthday. Abbie was inspired by her friend to combine their birthday parties and raise money for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. They asked each party-goer to give a toonie to support…

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Girls Gone Wild Give Back
Nov

8

2018

Girls Gone Wild Give Back

Their annual bus trip was another great success! Each year, Linda Donhauser organizes a shopping trip to Tulalip Casino Resort in Marysville, Washington for a huge group of ladies who call themselves “Girls Gone Wild.” Their trip is more than a fun way to get together with girlfriends; it is also a great opportunity to give back to the community. September 2018 marked the 12th…

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VJH Foundation Announces 31st Annual Light a Bulb Campaign
Nov

7

2018

VJH Foundation Announces 31st Annual Light a Bulb Campaign

  The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation launched its 31th annual Light A Bulb Campaign on Wednesday, November 7th, at Vernon Jubilee Hospital to raise $275,000 for critical equipment at VJH. The goal of the campaign is to give VJH surgeons the ability to perform more surgeries, ultimately reducing wait times and improving patient outcomes so our loved ones can get on the road to recovery…

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Bannister GM Vernon deliver smiles to VJH staff and patients
Sep

21

2018

Bannister GM Vernon deliver smiles to VJH staff and patients

Bannister GM Vernon graciously donated 1,000 Tim Hortons Smile Cookies to VJH Foundation be distributed to VJH staff and patients. The generous donation brought life to the ‘Give a Smile, Get a Smile’ slogan of the annual, much-loved Smile Cookie campaign. The cookies were distributed to various departments hospital wide and offered to patients. “The Smile Cookie promotion from Tim Hortons is a great way…

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Canada Post Heritage Club, Chapter 29, donates $1,000 to VJH Foundation
Sep

19

2018

Canada Post Heritage Club, Chapter 29, donates $1,000 to VJH Foundation

The Canada Post Heritage Club, Chapter 29, has donated $1,000 to VJH Foundation for the area of greatest need. The club’s banquet, hosted at the Prestige Hotel Vernon on September 12, wanted to support the VJH Foundation and give back to their community in an impactful way. “The hospital is a place we’ve all got experience with. We’re all seniors, if not yet, we will…

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Gambrinus Malting Donates $5,000 to VJH Foundation
Sep

10

2018

Gambrinus Malting Donates $5,000 to VJH Foundation

Gambrinus Malting Corporation has generously donated $5,000 to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation for the area of greatest need. “We’re incredibly happy as a company to be able to support the Foundation,” says Ken Smith, Director of Operations for Gambrinus Malting Corporation. “My daughter was born at VJH, so it’s a particularly special place for me personally. We’re excited as a company to be able…

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Agnes Sakakibara, Irene Oizumi and Lisa Westermark, Executive Director of the VJH Foundation.
Sep

5

2018

Japanese Canadian Golf Social Donates $2,500 in Memory of Tosh Oizumi

The Vernon Japanese Canadian Golf Social, held earlier this summer on July 28, in memory of Tosh Oizumi has donated $2,500 to the VJH Foundation in support of the McMurtry Baerg Cancer Centre. Irene Oizumi and Agnes Sakakibara hosted the 2-day event together at the Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club, in memory of Irene’s late husband Tosh Oizumi. “The main objective was to remember and…

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2018 Raffle Winners!
Aug

29

2018

2018 Raffle Winners!

Congratulations to the VJH 2018 Raffle Prize winners!! Delores Green was the grand prize winner of West Jet airfare for two anywhere that West Jet flies. I didn’t buy a ticket with the intention of winning, I just did it to support the hospital and the cause,” says Delores. Donna O’Dwyer won the second prize, a pair of custom Skevik Skis Designed, engineered and built…

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9th Annual Charity Classic raises over $300,000
Aug

28

2018

9th Annual Charity Classic raises over $300,000

  The 9th Annual VJHF Charity Classic raises an outstanding, record breaking, amount of over $300,000 net for OPERATION: Surgical Care for Life. Players dodged the drizzle as they went from spectacular hole to hole on the beautiful Predator Course and were delighted with the fabulous hospitality provided by hole sponsors. They returned to a cocktail reception and gourmet dinner. The Live Auction featured 12 amazing…

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2018 VJH Foundation Raffle Tickets.
Jun

19

2018

2018 VJH Raffle – now open!

Don’t miss this Raffle! $20 per ticket and only 5000 available. click here to purchase your ticket All proceeds towards “Operation: Surgical Care for Life”. The new campaign at the VJH Foundation. Please give and help us reach our goal of $3.6M for our campaign “Operation Surgical Care for Life”. With the money raised we will: – Open another operating room at VJH to ensure…

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Fraternal Order of Eagles raising $21,631
Jun

19

2018

Fraternal Order of Eagles raising $21,631

Thank you to the Provincials Charity Fraternal Order of Eagles for their generous donation of $21,631.00 and a special thank you to Klara Schubert for presenting the idea to the Eagles to focus the fundraising efforts towards the purchase for a Gamma Probe at VJH. The contribution came from many Eagles Fraternities throughout the Province, all working together to reach their goal of $20,000 to…

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7th annual Vernon Dragon Boat Festival – July 14
Jun

7

2018

7th annual Vernon Dragon Boat Festival – July 14

The 7th annual Vernon Dragon Boat Festival and Pledge Drive takes place Saturday July 14, 2018 at Swan Lake. The event brings paddlers from across the province for a great day filled with exciting racing and fund raising for breast cancer treatment and diagnosis at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Register your team now! Early Bird Deadline – June 24 $550 + 5% tax Regular Deadline –…

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