Contact Us

Archive for Blog’ Category

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,…

Read More

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…

Read More

Wokathon Raises Funds For Women’s & Children’s Health at VJH
Feb

3

2015

Wokathon Raises Funds For Women’s & Children’s Health at VJH

On Sunday, January 18th, The Rice Box Annual WOKATHON took place. The Rice Box donated 100% of profits from that day to The Sun FM Have a Heart Radiothon to benefit Women & Children’s Health Services at VJH and to the Cambodia Support Group. VJH Foundation received $5,359.94 which will benefit pediatric care at VJH. A BIG thank you to the staff, volunteers and community…

Read More

‘The REALTOR® Initiative’ to Benefit Tower of Care
Jan

29

2015

‘The REALTOR® Initiative’ to Benefit Tower of Care

The REALTOR® Initiative is in support of Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s Building a Tower of Care Campaign Phase II, to help complete the top two floors of Polson Tower by Fall 2015. ✓ 5 REALTORS® have committed to help this amazing campaign! A WIN-WIN-WIN! The customer, the REALTOR® and Vernon Jubilee Hospital all benefit! •HERE IS HOW THE PLAN WILL WORK If you want to…

Read More

Shoppers Drug Mart’s Tree of Life Campaign Benefits McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre
Jan

21

2015

Shoppers Drug Mart’s Tree of Life Campaign Benefits McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre

Thank you to local Shoppers Drug Mart stores for their generous donation of $7,568 to the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre! Funds were raised through the annual Tree of Life campaign taking place in September and October at all three Vernon Shoppers locations. “The Tree of Life campaign focuses mainly on women’s health,” says Cassandra Elstak-Blackwell, Pharmacist/Owner of the Vernon Plaza location. “We look at women as…

Read More

Okanagan Landing Volunteer Firefighters Association Leaves Legacy for VJH Foundation’s ‘Tower of Care Campaign’
Jan

16

2015

Okanagan Landing Volunteer Firefighters Association Leaves Legacy for VJH Foundation’s ‘Tower of Care Campaign’

Continuing their longstanding tradition of community service, the Okanagan Landing Volunteer Firefighters Association is leaving a legacy in the North Okanagan with a $25,000 donation to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s ‘Tower of Care Campaign.’ “We are very thankful for the OK Landing Firefighters generous contribution to Tower of Care”, says Sue Beaudry, VJHF Director of Development.  “Their gift will be used to help equip…

Read More

Light a Bulb Exceeds Goal!
Jan

8

2015

Light a Bulb Exceeds Goal!

VJH Foundation Director of Development Sue Beaudry thanks donors for their generous support!   It took a few extra days, but the VJH Foundation Light a Bulb Campaign not only reached its $250,000 goal, but surpassed it, bringing in $252,168. “We remained optimistic and just kept working at it,” says Richard Finn, Campaign Co-Chair.  “People in the North Okanagan know how to take care of…

Read More

Light a Bulb Hits $213,550
Dec

22

2014

Light a Bulb Hits $213,550

The hospital tree will be shining brighter as $46,000 in donations to Light a Bulb were received by Vernon Jubilee Hospital over the past week. “It was a little concerning to be considerably short of our goal at this time last week,” says Co-Chair Dr. Chris Cunningham.  “We are thankful for the many individuals, businesses and organizations that came forward offering their support.” With less…

Read More

Samosa Sale Raises $11,300 for Tower of Care
Dec

21

2014

Samosa Sale Raises $11,300 for Tower of Care

The North Okanagan Sikh Cultural Society made a generous donation of time and money in the amount of $11,300 from the Samosa Fundraiser for Tower of Care.  This was a wonderful effort with businesses donating food, and Sikh community members making, selling and delivering all the samosas!

Knights of Columbus Donate to Do it For Dad
Dec

19

2014

Knights of Columbus Donate to Do it For Dad

BIG thanks to Father Dale Normandeau (L), Grand Knight Brett Jones (R) and the Knights of Columbus Vernon Council 4949. Their generous donation of $1,800 from their ‘Grow it For Your Brother’ fundraiser in November will support prostate cancer treatment and awareness. Lloyd Mitchell (centre) from the Vernon Prostate Cancer Support & Awareness Group accepted the donation on behalf of the group’s partner, Vernon Jubilee…

Read More


Page 21 of 26« First...10...1920212223...Last »