Telus is celebrating 10 years of making a difference in communities across Canada through its TELUS Day of Giving program. This year, Vernon Jubilee Hospital was fortunate to be selected as a TELUS partner to upgrade the outdoor space for patients in the Psychiatry department. TELUS volunteers provided labour, while VJH Foundation provided funding for supplies. The project, which took place May 30, included painting…
The Vernon Lions Club has generously donated $1,000 to the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre and $1,000 to the Diabetic Daycare Clinic at VJH.
Interior Savings has once again offered its generous support for the 16th Annual Do It For Dad Run/Walk to fight prostate cancer in the North Okanagan. The annual event, organized by the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation and the Vernon Prostate Cancer Support & Awareness Group will take place Father’s Day, June 21st at Coldstream Ranch. “At Interior Savings, we invest in programs that improve the…
Although the Okanagan Landing Volunteer Firefighters Association has disbanded, their generosity and service to the community will have a lasting presence in the North Okanagan. The story of the Association began decades ago in the 1970s, when the Okanagan Landing area was without fire protection services. “Okanagan Landing was part of the Regional District,” explains founding member Ed Forslund. “With no fire protection in the…
Carolyn Todd-Russell of the Brown Derby Cafe presents Sue Beaudry of Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation with a $5600.00 cheque that will be used towards the purchase of an Ultrasound Machine for the Digital Mammography Unit at VJH! Funds were raised through the sale of a pin-up calendar featuring members of the Tapestry Ladies Choir in Armstrong. Deborah Mehes-choir director, the Calendar Girls and VJHF send a ‘Heartfelt’…
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,”…
VJHF Board member Kevin Arbuckle receives a $500 donation from Peter Hill, Jake Russell and Grace Urquhart of the Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board, North Okanagan Division.
VJH Foundation Board member Richard Rolke receives a generous donation of $1,000 for the Tower of Care Campaign from the Fraternal Order for the Eagles’ Past President John Mayr Hofer.
Thank You Subway! Vernon, Armstrong and Enderby locations raised funds through the sale of cookies, with all proceeds to Tower of Care, Phase II.
Many thanks to Pippa Forster from Designers Gallery Vernon for the generous donation of $1,511 towards Tower of Care!
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)
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,…