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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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Light a Bulb Shines On – Kal’s Naan Stop Raises $6,834 for Campaign
Jan

26

2018

Light a Bulb Shines On – Kal’s Naan Stop Raises $6,834 for Campaign

(pictured: Dr. Curtis Mohamed, Light a Bulb Chair/Kal Sidhu/Pratab Sidhu) It was the most successful Light a Bulb in its 30-year history. The annual Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s campaign to fund urgently-needed equipment for Vernon Jubilee Hospital has raised nearly $290,000 to purchase a new fleet of endoscopes for the Ambulatory Care Unit. “The community rallied for Light a Bulb like we’ve never seen before,”…

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Light a Bulb Campaign Exceeds Goal
Jan

12

2018

Light a Bulb Campaign Exceeds Goal

The hospital tree is fully lit! Due to the generous spirit of the North Okanagan community, Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s 30th Annual Light a Bulb Campaign has raised $275,888 exceeding its $250,000 goal. Businesses, individuals and organizations contributed to the Campaign in amounts of $10 to $40,000. “Every donation we received was vital in making this happen. We want to sincerely thank everyone who contributed…

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Light a Bulb at $244,586
Dec

21

2017

Light a Bulb at $244,586

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Light a Bulb Campaign is at 97% of its goal, raising $244,586 towards the $250,000 needed to purchase new endoscopes in the VJH Ambulatory Care Unit. “We are very thankful to have received so many generous donations over the past week, including a gift of $30,000 from Grizzly Curb & Concrete,” said Lisa Westermark, VJH Foundation Executive Director. “The North Okanagan…

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Japanese Women’s Association Supports Light a Bulb
Dec

21

2017

Japanese Women’s Association Supports Light a Bulb

Many thanks to the Japanese Women’s Association for donating funds raised from an annual spring chow mein fundraiser and fall bazaar! Janie Crockett and Agnes Sakakibara presented a cheque to VJH Foundation director Kevin Arbuckle.

Light a Bulb Campaign at $175,225
Dec

15

2017

Light a Bulb Campaign at $175,225

With only 10 days until Christmas, Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Light a Bulb Campaign is $75,000 short of its $250,000 goal. “It’s a challenge to raise such a significant amount in a short time, but we are optimistic that our community will once again come through for this important campaign,” said Campaign Chair Dr. Curtis Mohamed. Many businesses, individuals and community groups have contributed to…

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Light a Bulb Campaign Surpasses Halfway Mark
Dec

8

2017

Light a Bulb Campaign Surpasses Halfway Mark

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Light a Bulb Campaign has raised $162,249 towards its $250,000 goal to purchase endoscopes for cancer screening equipment at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. A significant donation from the Armstrong/Spallumcheen Health Care Auxiliary (A/SHA) helped boost the campaign to 65% of needed funds raised. Through proceeds from its Armstrong thrift shop, the Bargain Bin, the Auxiliary was able to contribute $40,000 to Light…

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Light a Bulb Campaign Raising Funds for Cancer Screening
Dec

1

2017

Light a Bulb Campaign Raising Funds for Cancer Screening

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Light a Bulb Campaign is off to a great start, raising $67,990 towards a goal of $250,000. “We are very thankful to have the generous support of community-minded organizations, businesses and individuals who want the best possible health care for everyone in the North Okanagan,” said 2017 Light a Bulb Campaign Chair Dr. Curtis Mohamed. Light a Bulb is raising funds…

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Vernon Elk’s Lodge Donates to Light a Bulb
Nov

24

2017

Vernon Elk’s Lodge Donates to Light a Bulb

The Vernon Elks’ Lodge #45 is once again supporting Light a Bulb with a generous $1,000 donation! Funds will help purchase endoscopic equipment for cancer screening at VJH.  Endoscopes are critical diagnostic tools that can detect early cancers as they feature exceptional clarity in imaging. Susan Camponi (L), Bill McDonald and Maureen Sather (R) presented a cheque to Andrea Egan, VJH Foundation Development Officer.

Kal’s Naan Stop Supports Light a Bulb with Samosa Fundraiser
Nov

17

2017

Kal’s Naan Stop Supports Light a Bulb with Samosa Fundraiser

KALS’ NAAN STOP is supporting VJH Foundation’s Light a Bulb Campaign to purchase cancer screening equipment at VJH! 50% of bulk samosa sales will be donated to the campaign. BAG OF 50: BEEF $80, VEGETABLE $60, BUTTER CHICKEN $80, SPINACH & CHEESE $88 – cash, debit and credit! Pick up MON TO SAT 11:00 AM TO 8:00 PM until DECEMBER 31 at 3603 – 32…

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Army Navy Air Force Unit #5 Donates to Light a Bulb
Nov

17

2017

Army Navy Air Force Unit #5 Donates to Light a Bulb

Our appreciation goes out to the Army Navy Air Force Unit #5 for their $2,000 donation to Light a Bulb. Andrea Egan (middle) from VJH Foundation accepted the cheque on behalf of the Foundation. The Ladies’ Auxiliary also donated $500 to the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre. Lorraine Woodroff and Jim Chapman from ANAF presented more than $30,000 in donations to local charities and non profit organizations!

Book Warehouse Supports Light a Bulb
Nov

17

2017

Book Warehouse Supports Light a Bulb

Thank you to all the volunteers and supporters of Book Warehouse on Kalamalka Lake Road for the generous donation of $1,000 to the 30th Annual Light a Bulb Campaign. VJHF is raising $250,000 to purchase diagnostic testing and cancer screening equipment for Ambulatory Care at VJH. Book Warehouse sells books, magazines, puzzles, games, music and more, with most items prices at $1 or less. They…

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