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Care Quilts & Prayer Shawls Bring Comfort to Patients & Families at VJH
Mar

17

2017

Care Quilts & Prayer Shawls Bring Comfort to Patients & Families at VJH

Providing comfort and solace to those in sorrow and distress can come in many different forms. For Reverend Grace Wulff, In-house Chaplain at VJH, one of those ways is with prayer shawls and comfort quilts. “When you wrap a prayer shawl around someone who is experiencing difficult circumstances, it is a reminder that they are cared for and loved, and reminded that God cares for…

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Parkview Place Expands Music & Memory Program
Mar

17

2017

Parkview Place Expands Music & Memory Program

With support from the Enderby & District Care Society, VJH Foundation has funded a docking station and iPod Nano for the Music & Memory program at Parkview Place in Enderby. The new equipment helps expand the program to common areas in the facility such as the Activity Room, Dining Area, Patio and Library. Music & Memory is integrated into a resident’s care plan, helping to…

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Storm the Castle at the JCI Hospital Gala
Feb

16

2017

Storm the Castle at the JCI Hospital Gala

The 8th Annual JCI Hospital Gala takes place Saturday, April 22nd at the Vernon Lodge Hotel.  ‘Storm the Castle’ will feature a medieval themed event with live and silent auctions, casino, a photographer, dancing and a medieval feast! Funds raised will support VJH Foundation in purchasing cardiac transfer equipment.  This lifesaving equipment will be used when transporting cardiac patients from Vernon Jubilee Hospital to the…

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St. Patrick’s Day Party with Cod Gone Wild to Benefit SUN FM Radiothon
Feb

16

2017

St. Patrick’s Day Party with Cod Gone Wild to Benefit SUN FM Radiothon

Friday, March 17, 2017 – 8:30pm Vernon Lodge $27 All Ages Join Cod Gone Wild and 105.7 Sun FM for the best St. Patrick’s Day party this side of Newfoundland, live at the Vernon Lodge and Conference Centre! Cod Gone Wild will be featuring their new 5-piece band line-up that will keep you dancin’ and jiggin’ all night long as the band features songs from…

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SilverStar Mountain Resort’s Emergency Services Day Raises $13,000 for VJH Foundation
Feb

1

2017

SilverStar Mountain Resort’s Emergency Services Day Raises $13,000 for VJH Foundation

SilverStar Mountain Resort’s 2nd Annual Emergency Services Day fundraiser for Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation was a tremendous success, raising $13,000 for the hospital’s Emergency Department on Saturday, January 21. “Last year, there were more than 44,000 emergency room visits at VJH,” said Sue Beaudry, VJH Foundation Director of Development. “The dedication from SilverStar Mountain Resort and the Emergency Service groups who took part in this…

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Go Casual for a Cause
Jan

25

2017

Go Casual for a Cause

CASUAL FOR A CAUSE is a campaign that encourages businesses to allow their employees to wear jeans or casual wear on Fridays for a fee, in support of Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. You can designate an individual from your business to distribute Casual for a Cause buttons to staff, collect the registration fee and provide the collected money and staff information to the Foundation Office….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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