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RBC Foundation Provides Local Youth Greater Access to Mental Health Services

RBC Foundation Provides Local Youth Greater Access to Mental Health Services
Jan

24

2020

RBC Foundation Provides Local Youth Greater Access to Mental Health Services

Youth between the ages of 15-25 in the North Okanagan now have more opportunities to access mental health rehabilitation and recovery services thanks to a generous grant from RBC Foundation. “The RBC Youth Mental Well-being Project is our commitment to remove barriers and provide young people the right care at the right time,” states Ray Warren from RBC. “RBC Foundation is excited to partner with…

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Jan

14

2020

Light a Bulb Far Exceeds 2019 Fundraising Goal

North Okanagan residents once again rallied during the holiday season, helping the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation not only reach, but exceed its fundraising goal for 2019. “The annual VJH Light a Bulb campaign officially closed on December 31st, however with some holiday mail delays, donations were still trickling into our office this week,” stated Kate McBrearty, VJH Foundation Executive Director. “We are ecstatic to announce…

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Jan

14

2020

Give to Light a Bulb and Get a Tax Break

With the end of 2019 just around the corner, North Okanagan residents are reminded that there is still time to help others, and also help yourself at the same time. The annual Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation Light a Bulb campaign will close on December 31, and the iconic red tree will be turned off for another year. However, there is still time to make an…

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Give the Gift of Light a Bulb This Year
Dec

17

2019

Give the Gift of Light a Bulb This Year

With just over one week to go until Christmas, many people are struggling with last minute decisions about what to get that special someone. This year, North Okanagan residents are reminded that they can give their loved ones the gift of healthcare by supporting the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation’s  annual Light a Bulb campaign. “Every day our healthcare teams use equipment and tools that have…

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Patients to Breathe Easier Thanks to TB Vets Respiratory Grant
Dec

11

2019

Patients to Breathe Easier Thanks to TB Vets Respiratory Grant

Thousands of people in the North Okanagan who are impacted annually by respiratory related issues will now be breathing easier thanks to the purchase of a new state-of-the-art piece of equipment. The TB Vets Charitable Foundation has granted the Vernon Jubilee Hospital (VJH) Foundation the funds to purchase a GlideScope© Core TM, or video laryngoscope. This piece of surgical equipment was developed for the management…

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Armstrong Spallumcheen Auxiliary Supports Light a Bulb in a Big Way
Dec

9

2019

Armstrong Spallumcheen Auxiliary Supports Light a Bulb in a Big Way

Solely operated by more than 65 dedicated volunteers, the Armstrong Spallumcheen Healthcare Auxiliary (ASHA) is a fixture in this vibrant community.  The Auxiliary, which originated over 85 years ago, runs the extremely popular Bargain Bin thrift store in Armstrong. Locals from around the valley make special trips to donate, shop and volunteer at the store which is open from Tuesday through Saturday each week. With…

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Patients to Receive Bears and Care at Hospital this Holiday Season
Dec

4

2019

Patients to Receive Bears and Care at Hospital this Holiday Season

For 31 years BC Liquor Stores has invited their customers to Share-a-Bear to support a good cause, and this year is no different. This week, local BC Liquor Store Manager Ron Hopkins arrived at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation office with more than 150 bears to be distributed within the hospital this holiday season. “Throughout November and December our customers are invited to purchase twin…

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32nd Annual Light a Bulb Campaign Launches
Nov

19

2019

32nd Annual Light a Bulb Campaign Launches

­The lighting of a red tree at Vernon Jubilee Hospital is regarded by many in the North Okanagan as the indication that the holiday season is not far off. This Friday, the iconic red tree will once again be fully lit to mark the launch of the annual Light a Bulb campaign, supporting health care in our hospital and our community. This year, the goal…

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Smile Cookie campaign raises more than $18,000 for Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Nov

6

2019

Smile Cookie campaign raises more than $18,000 for Vernon Jubilee Hospital

The annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Campaign raised an amazing $18,774 through local cookie sales for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital this year. Smile cookies, the chocolate chunk cookies decorated with blue eyes and an iconic pink smile were on sale from September 16-22, 2019. Through the national campaign, customers could purchase the delicious cookies for only $1 plus applicable taxes, with the full proceeds going to…

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New Physiatrist and Much Needed Equipment for North Okanagan Residents
Oct

18

2019

New Physiatrist and Much Needed Equipment for North Okanagan Residents

Local residents will no longer have to be referred to Kelowna to access physiatry care treatments with the recruitment of a new doctor and the purchase of new two pieces of specialty equipment. The Vernon Jubilee Hospital team was delighted to recently welcome Physiatrist Dr. Jennifer Thomas to Vernon, a medical doctor who specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Physiatrists diagnose and treat both acute…

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VJH Foundation Kicks off Fundraising Program at Shoppers Drug Mart
Oct

10

2019

VJH Foundation Kicks off Fundraising Program at Shoppers Drug Mart

VERNON, BC – Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation is calling on residents of the North Okanagan to support the McMurtry-Baerg Cancer Centre, which continues to be a starting point for people newly diagnosed with cancer to support them in their journey through the process. From October 5th to November 1st, residents can donate to the LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart fall fundraising program to grow…

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VJH Foundation Announces New Executive Director
Oct

8

2019

VJH Foundation Announces New Executive Director

A now familiar face is leading the way in supporting improved health care services in the North Okanagan. The Board of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Kate McBrearty as Executive Director of the Foundation, effectively immediately. “On behalf of the entire Board, we are thrilled to officially welcome Kate to the position of Executive Director. She has been…

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