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A Lifetime of Giving
May

5

2015

A Lifetime of Giving

Growing up in a serene neighbourhood with a supportive family might not prepare some children for the harsh realities of life, but for Rob and Laura Tedham, it was the perfect foundation that gave them the resolve and dedication to help others. Life-long volunteers, Rob and Laura have seen the other side of life from a local and international perspective. “I began volunteering with a youth organization in a rough Calgary neighbourhood,”…

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16th Annual Do It For Dad Run/Walk to Fight Prostate Cancer to Take Place at Coldstream Ranch
May

3

2015

16th Annual Do It For Dad Run/Walk to Fight Prostate Cancer to Take Place at Coldstream Ranch

Teamwork and dedication to the cause are major factors in the ongoing success of the VJH Foundation’s Do it For Dad event held each Father’s Day at Coldstream Ranch. Now in its 16th year, the annual run & walk to support local men with prostate cancer has raised $322,222 since its inception. More than 350 people come out faithfully each year to honour the fathers and men in their lives by…

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Big Upgrade for Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s Imaging Department
Apr

25

2015

Big Upgrade for Vernon Jubilee Hospital’s Imaging Department

With the completion of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s ‘Take a Picture’ campaign, the VJH Imaging Department is now fully digital, five years earlier than anticipated. The new machine was purchased thanks to more than $500,000 in generous donations from local individuals, and organizations made to VJH Foundation’s Take a Picture campaign. Funding was also provided by the regional hospital district. “It’s astounding the level…

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Foundation Nets Funds from MNP LLP
Mar

6

2015

Foundation Nets Funds from MNP LLP

Many thanks to MNP LLP for their generous donation of $2,620. MNP donates $20 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation every time the Vernon Vipers score a home goal! Go Vipers! (photo credit Lisa VanderVelde, Vernon Morning Star)

1st Annual Rockin’ for Radiothon to Benefit VJH Foundation
Mar

6

2015

1st Annual Rockin’ for Radiothon to Benefit VJH Foundation

Checkers Bar and Grill at the Best Western is presenting the 1st annual ‘Rockin’ For Radiothon’ on Sunday, March 22 from noon to midnight with 12 local bands serving up 12 hours of rockin’ good fun for a great cause! Proceeds will support the Sun FM “Have a Heart Radiothon,”which is raising funds to purchase needed equipment for the Women’s and Children’s Health Services Unit…

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Coldstream Kids Care
Feb

12

2015

Coldstream Kids Care

Grade five student Jonah S., donates $265 from bake sale proceeds to VJH Foundation to help other kids. It was a sweet day for the students of Coldstream Elementary School on February 10th. That’s because a group of grade five students from Miss Hamilton’s class organized a bake sale to raise money to help other kids.   Jonah S., along with classmates Devin, Matthew, Michael,…

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SUBWAY co-owner Gurjit Jhajj and VJH Foundation's Sue Beaudry.
Feb

6

2015

Subway Cookies for Care Campaign Supports VJH Foundation’s Tower of Care

SUBWAY restaurants are once again supporting VJH Foundation’s ‘Building a Tower of Care Campaign, Phase II’ by donating 100% of sales from cookies throughout the month of February. “We are very grateful for the ongoing support of SUBWAY,” says Sue Beaudry, Director of Development for VJH Foundation. “Last year, Cookies for Care raised nearly $15,000. That covers the cost of three patient beds which are…

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