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…
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.
Thanks to The Rise Community Association for generously supporting the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre at VJH! President Tony Monk presented a cheque to VJH Foundation Development Assistant Terri Manke.
Big thanks to Starlight Foundation and Toys “R” Us for their dedication to helping sick kids! Through ongoing sponsorship from Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us Canada, Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada has provided Admit Kits for sick kids and youth at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Admit Kits are given to families of children admitted to the hospital through the emergency department. The kits can be…
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…
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…
The Armstrong Lions Club set its sights high when its members committed to raising more than $100,000 to fund a new Argon Laser for the Lions Vision Centre in Armstrong. “We realized it was a huge job and we maybe should have some help,” said Sandy McMurray Lions Club Zone Chair, speaking to local community groups at the Lions Vision Centre yesterday. The Armstrong Club…
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.
Thanks to 105.7 Sun FM Vernon Have a Heart Radiothon held April 2017, VJH Foundation was able to purchase furnishings for the Winter Garden in the Women’s & Children’s Department at VJH. Funds were also raised for 3 NEO Blue Radiometers and 3 C02 Monitors for kids at VJH! Lisa Westermark from the Foundation and Karie Campen from VJH Support Services enjoy the view!
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…
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!
The Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies’ Auxiliary #3557 donated $1,000 towards the purchase of a new Gamma Probe for VJH. Last year, the Hospital’s general surgeons completed 100 mastectomy or breast-related procedures that required the use of a gamma detection probe. Replacement and the upgrade of this piece of equipment is vital in providing North Okanagan residents with the best possible health care. Rosalie Schmidt,…