Postal Strike Effects Light A Bulb Results
The 31st annual Light A Bulb Campaign launched on November 7th and is off to a slow start, raising $44,000 of the $275,000 target, due to the rotating postal strike.
The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation is raising funds for critical equipment at VJH. The goal of the campaign is to give VJH surgeons the equipment needed to perform more surgeries, ultimately reducing wait times and improving patient outcomes so our loved ones can get on the road to recovery much sooner.
“We would like to thank all of the generous people who have donated to Light A Bulb so far,” says Lisa Westermark, Executive Director, Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. “Light A Bulb is a fixture in the North Okanagan and an important initiative for the Foundation. We want to reassure folks that they can continue to mail in their donation forms despite the postal strike and that online donations are a safe and secure option.”
Local organizations who have contributed to the Light A Bulb Campaign include: Armstrong Veterinary Clinic, Army Navy Airforce Veterans #5, Arrowhead Electric, Coldstream Women’s Institute, Kim’s Concrete Finishing Ltd., and the Royal Purple Society Vernon Lodge #123.
Help the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation light the tree on top of the hospital with your donations! Each $35 tax deductible gift will light one bulb on the tree of lights; $500 will light an entire string. Every gift, great or small, brings us closer to raising $275,000 for critical equipment at VJH.
Do you have a fun idea to help raise funds for the Light A Bulb campaign? Connect with the VJH Foundation for support in starting your own special fundraiser by calling 250-558-1362.
Please donate: online at www.vjhfoundation.org, by mail to VJH Foundation, 2101–32nd Street, Vernon BC V1T 5L2 or by phone at 250-558-1362.