Contact Us

Archive for Blog’ Category

Boa Thong Donates to Most Urgent Needs at VJH
Jan

19

2017

Boa Thong Donates to Most Urgent Needs at VJH

Many thanks to Boa-Thong Thai Food Restaurant owners Amy and Wit (R), and cook Somkuan and his wife Ja (L), for stopping by the Foundation office with a generous donation of $500! Amy and Wit are ongoing supporters of the Foundation, donating funds from restaurant sales.  They took over the ownership of Boa-Thong eight years ago.  Located in downtown Vernon, Boa-Thong has won many local awards for best…

Read More

SilverStar Emergency Services Day to Feature Rescue Skills in Action
Jan

19

2017

SilverStar Emergency Services Day to Feature Rescue Skills in Action

Nine of the Vernon region’s most skilled Emergency Services teams will present thrilling demonstrations and showcases at SilverStar Mountain Resort’s Emergency Services Day, benefitting Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation, on Saturday, January 21. The all-day event honours first responders and everyone who steps up to help people in crisis situations. From a heli-winch rescue to avalanche search techniques, Emergency Services Day features first-hand the skills and…

Read More

SilverStar Giving a Lift to Emergency Department at VJH
Jan

6

2017

SilverStar Giving a Lift to Emergency Department at VJH

SilverStar Mountain’s Annual Emergency Services Day will take place Saturday, January 21, 2017 in support of VJH Foundation. SilverStar will donate $20 from every lift ticket sold that day to raise funds for the VJH Emergency Department. Last year’s event was a tremendous success, raising $15,000 for equipment in the Emergency Department.  SilverStar has been an avid supporter of VJH Foundation raising more than $53,000…

Read More

Light a Bulb Campaign Exceeds Goal
Jan

4

2017

Light a Bulb Campaign Exceeds Goal

The hospital tree is fully aglow with bulbs lit by generous donors who helped the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Light a Bulb Campaign reach $280,992 in donations, exceeding the $250,000 goal. “Every donation we received was important in making this happen. We want to sincerely thank everyone who contributed to Light a Bulb for better health care in the North Okanagan,” said Light a Bulb…

Read More

Light a Bulb Campaign Close to Goal
Dec

22

2016

Light a Bulb Campaign Close to Goal

With just a few days before Christmas, Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Light a Bulb Campaign has reached $245,527 towards its $250,000 goal. “We are very excited to be so close to our goal and will continue to raise funds throughout the month,” said Campaign Chair Kevin Arbuckle. “Our community is exceptionally generous, with several of our supporters increasing their donation amounts to help us out…

Read More

Morning Star Donates Cuddly Bears to VJH Kids
Dec

22

2016

Morning Star Donates Cuddly Bears to VJH Kids

Many thanks to Trent Dansereau and the Vernon Morning Star team for donating limited edition Gund Christmas Bears from their Holiday Bear Extravaganza! This annual tradition sees community members queue up outside the Morning Star from the wee hours, for a chance to get one of 50 precious bears. Kids at VJH during Christmas will definitely have their spirits lifted by these adorable, cuddly stuffed…

Read More

VJH Foundation Hits the Million Dollar Mark from Armstrong Spallumcheen Health Care Association
Dec

22

2016

VJH Foundation Hits the Million Dollar Mark from Armstrong Spallumcheen Health Care Association

A generous donation of $123,680 from the Armstrong Spallumcheen Health Care Association (A/SHA) to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation, brings their total cumulative donations to $1,088,499. “The VJHF Board of Directors wishes to thank the dedicated team at the Armstrong/Spallumcheen Health Care Association for their ongoing support to ensure vital health care needs are met in the North Okanagan,” said Elise Allan, VJH Foundation President. Funds…

Read More

Shoppers Drug Mart Campaign Benefits McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre
Dec

22

2016

Shoppers Drug Mart Campaign Benefits McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre

Thank you to the generous Vernon Shoppers Drug Mart stores for donating $11,380 to the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre. Funds were raised at the 27th Street, Downtown and Polson Mall locations from September 10 to October 7 during the Love You—Growing Women’s Health Campaign. Pictured: Trent Appell-manager 27th St., Dave Stefaniak-Manager Polson Mall, Ayman Jalloul-Owner Polson Mall, Chuks Nwosu-Owner Downtown, Marg Bailey-VJH Foundation, Colin Scott-Manager Downtown…

Read More

McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre
Dec

9

2016

McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre

Many thanks to Army, Navy, Air Force Vets Ladies’ Auxiliary and the Pythian Sisters Temple #21 for their donations of $500 to the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre. The McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre opened in in 1998, heralding a new era of cancer care at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. In 2012, VJH Foundation raised more than $500,000 for the expansion of the Cancer Centre, including renovations and equipment purchases….

Read More


Dec

9

2016

Service Clubs & Community Organizations Support Light a Bulb

Service groups and community organizations have generously donated to this year’s Light a Bulb Campaign to purchase high definition camera heads and control units for VJH Operating Rooms. The new equipment will provide the surgical team with the tools to perform minimally invasive surgical and diagnostic procedures, resulting in faster recovery times and shorter hospital stays. Some of the groups include Fraternal Order of Eagles…

Read More

Watkin Motors Raises Funds for Prostate Cancer
Dec

7

2016

Watkin Motors Raises Funds for Prostate Cancer

Mark Roberts and Nancy Marshall from Watkin Motors, presented a cheque for $905 to Lloyd Mitchell of the Vernon PSA Support Group, care of Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. Thank you to everyone who liked & shared throughout November as Mark grew his Mo’ for a Bro’.


Page 10 of 23« First...89101112...20...Last »