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North Okanagan Lions Clubs & Partners Raise Funds for New Argon Laser at Lions Vision Centre

Vernon Elk’s Lodge Donates to Light a Bulb
Nov

24

2017

Vernon Elk’s Lodge Donates to Light a Bulb

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.

Radiothon Funds Furnish Winter Garden in Women’s & Children’s Department at VJH
Nov

24

2017

Radiothon Funds Furnish Winter Garden in Women’s & Children’s Department at VJH

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!

Kal’s Naan Stop Supports Light a Bulb with Samosa Fundraiser
Nov

17

2017

Kal’s Naan Stop Supports Light a Bulb with Samosa Fundraiser

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…

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Army Navy Air Force Unit #5 Donates to Light a Bulb
Nov

17

2017

Army Navy Air Force Unit #5 Donates to Light a Bulb

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!

Eagles Ladies’ Auxiliary Supports Gamma Probe
Nov

17

2017

Eagles Ladies’ Auxiliary Supports Gamma Probe

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,…

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Book Warehouse Supports Light a Bulb
Nov

17

2017

Book Warehouse Supports Light a Bulb

Thank you to all the volunteers and supporters of Book Warehouse on Kalamalka Lake Road for the generous donation of $1,000 to the 30th Annual Light a Bulb Campaign. VJHF is raising $250,000 to purchase diagnostic testing and cancer screening equipment for Ambulatory Care at VJH. Book Warehouse sells books, magazines, puzzles, games, music and more, with most items prices at $1 or less. They…

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VJH Foundation Launches 30th Annual Light a Bulb Campaign
Nov

9

2017

VJH Foundation Launches 30th Annual Light a Bulb Campaign

The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation launched its 30th annual Light a Bulb Campaign today at Vernon Jubilee Hospital with a goal of $250,000 for critical equipment at VJH. Endoscopes are urgently required by physicians and medical staff in the Ambulatory Care Unit. The scopes are diagnostic tools featuring exceptional clarity in imaging and can detect early cancers and other life threatening illnesses. “Each year more…

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9Round Fitness Helps Kick Cancer
Oct

26

2017

9Round Fitness Helps Kick Cancer

9Round Fitness donated a penny for every kick made on their October 12 Kick Event. $437.46 was raised towards a new Gamma Probe System at VJH, to help detect and treat breast cancer. Owners Ralph and Emily Buisine started the Kick Out Cancer Event at their Vernon Square club to raise funds to help breast cancer patients in the North Okanagan.   pictured L to…

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ACT/UCT Donates to VJH Seniors Patient Comfort
Oct

26

2017

ACT/UCT Donates to VJH Seniors Patient Comfort

The ACT/UCT Kelowna West Council #1003 has generously donated $500 to support patient comforts for seniors on 3N at VJH. Dave Roseberry (centre) from ACT/UCT presented the cheque to Terri Manke (left) and Lisa Westermark from VJH Foundation.

Tim Hortons Brings Smiles to Kids at Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Oct

25

2017

Tim Hortons Brings Smiles to Kids at Vernon Jubilee Hospital

Tim Hortons is once again bringing smiles to kids and their families at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. The annual Smile Cookie campaign held September 8 to 17 at locations in Vernon, Armstrong and Enderby raised $26,670 in cookie sales and a matching donation from owners Dan and Jamie Currie. Chocolate chunk cookies decorated with smiley faces sold for $1.00 each to support Pediatric Care at VJH….

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Vernon Legion Funds New Equipment at VJH
Oct

24

2017

Vernon Legion Funds New Equipment at VJH

Thanks to a generous donation from The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 25 Vernon, Vernon Jubilee Hospital has additional vital testing equipment. The Legion donated $17,790 to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation for the purchase of a bladder scanner in the Emergency Department (ED). The ED, which had 47,908 visits last year, had only one scanner which was used multiple times each day, with increasing demand. “The…

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