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JCI Gala Raises $26,800 for VJH Foundation
May

26

2017

JCI Gala Raises $26,800 for VJH Foundation

The 8th annual JCI Hospital Gala held April 22nd at the Vernon Lodge and Conference Centre raised $26,800 for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. Funds will purchase lifesaving emergency cardiac equipment that will be used when transporting patients to the KGH Cardiac Care Unit. This equipment will help keep both patients and health care staff safe during transport, allowing staff to assist patients while being…

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Fraternal Order of Eagles Donates $2,000
May

26

2017

Fraternal Order of Eagles Donates $2,000

Many thanks to the Vernon Fraternal Order of Eagles #3557 for their generous donation of $2,000! John Mayrhofer, Eagles Secretary, dropped by the Foundation office to present the cheque to Sue Beaudry. Funds will be designated to areas of most need.

Vernon Doctors Hockey Tournament Donates $75,000 for Cardiac Care and Surgical Services at VJH
May

19

2017

Vernon Doctors Hockey Tournament Donates $75,000 for Cardiac Care and Surgical Services at VJH

Thanks to the vision and dedication of a local physician, North Okanagan residents will receive major enhancements to their health care. The Vernon Doctors Hockey Tournament, founded by Dr. William Cawkell, has donated $75,000 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation to support Surgical Services and the purchase of a LUCAS Chest Compression System at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. “Our heartfelt thanks and appreciation goes out to Dr….

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Rock for Care Raises $3,081
May

18

2017

Rock for Care Raises $3,081

Rock for Care at The Longhorn Pub on April 23rd raised $3,081 for the Cancer Equipment Fund at VJH! Thank you to Zav Dhillon (pictured with Richard Rolke from VJH Foundation), Dan Ondzik and the team from The Longhorn, Rick Zipp, all the bands, auction sponsors, event supporters and everyone who came out to enjoy the event!

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Receives Million Dollar Legacy Gift
May

5

2017

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Receives Million Dollar Legacy Gift

Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation has received its largest single legacy gift to date. Long- time Okanagan resident Frank Yanavicius left his full estate, a gift in excess of $1 million, to the Foundation in recognition of exceptional care he received at VJH in his later years. “This generous gift from Mr. Yanavicius will ensure improved health care for North Okanagan generations to come,” said Sue…

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TB Vets Charitable Foundation Funds Theravest System for VJH Respiratory Patients
May

5

2017

TB Vets Charitable Foundation Funds Theravest System for VJH Respiratory Patients

Thanks to a generous gift of $16,300 from TB Vets Charitable Foundation, respiratory patients in the North Okanagan can breathe easier. The donation to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation was used to purchase a High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) generator and vests for the treatment and therapy of people with compromised airway clearance. “We are very thankful for the generosity of TB Vets for funding…

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SUN FM Have a Heart Radiothon Raises a Record $82,675
Apr

28

2017

SUN FM Have a Heart Radiothon Raises a Record $82,675

Sun FM’s 14th annual “Have a Heart Radiothon” set a new record, raising $82,675 in 12 hours. From 6 am to 6 pm on April 27th, 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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Starlight Foundation Donates Nurture Smart Mobiles for VJH Babies
Apr

24

2017

Starlight Foundation Donates Nurture Smart Mobiles for VJH Babies

VJH Pediatric nurses Donna & Myriah show off the new Nurture Smart Mobiles for babies at VJH. Many thanks to Starlight Children’s Foundation Canada for their generous donation of the mobiles! The mobiles provide visual and auditory stimulation, soft sounds to comfort babies, have no removable parts that can fall into a crib, and comply with hospital sanitary standards. Starlight Foundation provides entertainment activities for…

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Todd Orton (left), of the Vernon Vipers, is joined by Greg Hamilton (right) and Aidan Northcott, of BDO Canada, who donated $1,960 to Kevin Arbuckle of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. BDO donated $20 for every Vipers home goal. -image by Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star
Apr

13

2017

VJH Scores Donation from BDO Vernon

Way to Goal!! BDO Vernon and Vernon Vipers teamed up to make health care better in the North Okanagan. For every Vipers home goal scored, BDO donates $20.00 to VJH Foundation, totalling $1,960! (photo L to R: Todd Miller, Kevin Arbuckle, Aidan Northcott, Greg Hamilton – credit – Lisa VanderVelde, Vernon Morning Star)

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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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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