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SUN FM Have a Heart Radiothon Raises a Record $93,602
May

11

2018

SUN FM Have a Heart Radiothon Raises a Record $93,602

Sun FM’s 15th annual “Have a Heart Radiothon” set a new record raising $93,602 in 12 hours! From 6 am to 6 pm on April 26th, Brian Martin and Betty Selin broadcasted live from Village Green Centre, while individuals, businesses and community groups rose to the challenge, donating funds and event proceeds to support our kids at VJH. “We would like to thank everyone who…

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Jugo Juice Donates $650 to VJH Foundation
May

11

2018

Jugo Juice Donates $650 to VJH Foundation

Thank you to Bhavin Bhavsar, owner of the new Jugo Juice at  Village Green Centre, for donating $650 to VJH Foundation. On their January 17th Grand Opening, Jugo Juice offered smoothies by donation, with all proceeds supporting VJH Foundation for better health care in the North Okanagan! Terri Manke gratefully accepted the generous donation on behalf of VJH Foundation.  

Royal Purple Ladies’ Auxiliary Donates $1,000 to VJH Foundation
Feb

22

2018

Royal Purple Ladies’ Auxiliary Donates $1,000 to VJH Foundation

A big thank you to the Royal Purple Ladies’ Auxiliary for their $1,000 donation supporting health care in the North Okanagan. Greg Mussenden, VJH Foundation director, accepted the generous donation from Dianne Weaver, President (left) and Judy Keckalo, Immediate Past President (right).

SilverStar Emergency Services Day Raises $12,500
Feb

21

2018

SilverStar Emergency Services Day Raises $12,500

SilverStar Mountain Resort’s 3rd Annual Emergency Services Day fundraiser for Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation was once again a great success, raising $12,500 for the hospital’s Emergency Department on Saturday, February 17 . Funds were raised through SilverStar’s donation of $20 from every lift ticket sold on the day of the event. Since 2013, SilverStar’s event initiatives have raised $78,700 for the Foundation. “We are grateful…

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SilverStar Hosts Emergency Services Day Benefitting VJH Foundation
Feb

2

2018

SilverStar Hosts Emergency Services Day Benefitting VJH Foundation

Join us in the Silver Star Village as we showcase the talent and procedures of our local emergency services and response teams. Watch live repelling demos, learn about avalanche rescue techniques, watch and assist in live firefighting demonstrations from the local SilverStar Fire Hall, and much much more. It’s a great family friendly event for all! Date: Saturday, February 17 Location: SilverStar Village Centre Start…

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Shoppers Drug Mart Growing Women’s Health Supports McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre
Jan

26

2018

Shoppers Drug Mart Growing Women’s Health Supports McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre

pictured: Connor Holden (Front Store Manager, Downtown), Dave Stefaniak (Manager Polson Mall), Marj Aeichele (Assistant Front Store Manager, Downtown), Chuks Nwosu (Store Owner Downtown), Greg Hamilton (VJH Foundation Treasurer), Ayman Jalloul (Store Owner Polson Mall) The Shoppers Drug Mart annual Growing Women’s Health Campaign raised $7,552 for VJH Foundation with funds being designated to the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Funds were raised at…

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Light a Bulb Shines On – Kal’s Naan Stop Raises $6,834 for Campaign
Jan

26

2018

Light a Bulb Shines On – Kal’s Naan Stop Raises $6,834 for Campaign

(pictured: Dr. Curtis Mohamed, Light a Bulb Chair/Kal Sidhu/Pratab Sidhu) It was the most successful Light a Bulb in its 30-year history. The annual Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s campaign to fund urgently-needed equipment for Vernon Jubilee Hospital has raised nearly $290,000 to purchase a new fleet of endoscopes for the Ambulatory Care Unit. “The community rallied for Light a Bulb like we’ve never seen before,”…

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Light a Bulb at $244,586
Dec

21

2017

Light a Bulb at $244,586

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…

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Japanese Women’s Association Supports Light a Bulb
Dec

21

2017

Japanese Women’s Association Supports Light a Bulb

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.

Starlight Foundation Donates Admit Kits for Kids at VJH
Dec

20

2017

Starlight Foundation Donates Admit Kits for Kids at VJH

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…

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Light a Bulb Campaign Surpasses Halfway Mark
Dec

8

2017

Light a Bulb Campaign Surpasses Halfway Mark

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…

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