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Share-a-Bear cheering up children this holiday season
Nov

28

2018

Share-a-Bear cheering up children this holiday season

Comforting a child and bringing a smile to their face while they are sick during the holiday season is a priceless gift. BC Liquor Stores’ annual Share-a-Bear campaign has been bringing joy to children all over British Columbia for nearly 30 years. The Share-a-Bear program began in 1989 and has gifted almost 700,000 stuffed bears to charities throughout the province. Customers purchase stuffed bears to…

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Get Healthy for the Holidays and support VJH Foundation
Nov

27

2018

Get Healthy for the Holidays and support VJH Foundation

You don’t need to wait for a New Year’s Resolution to make your health a priority. Fit Body Boot Camp in Vernon has an amazing deal starting December 1st and you won’t want to miss it. From December 1 to January 31, Fit Body Boot Camp has a 21 day fitness package for $67. Even better than the price is the fact that 100% of…

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Postal Strike Effects Light A Bulb Results
Nov

26

2018

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…

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Bottle Recycling supports VJH Foundation
Nov

25

2018

Bottle Recycling supports VJH Foundation

We all have them – empty bottles sitting around the house, waiting to be taken to the bottle depot for recycling. Most of the time, they hang around for months until something must be done! Have you ever thought of using the money earned from your recyclables to support your community? Desert Cove Homeowners Association is taking a proactive and philanthropic approach with their bottle…

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7-year-old’s birthday money donated to VJH Foundation
Nov

8

2018

7-year-old’s birthday money donated to VJH Foundation

Abbie Boyle just turned 7 years old and had a fun birthday party doing gymnastics with her friends. But unlike most 7-year-olds, Abbie also wanted to give back to her community to celebrate her birthday. Abbie was inspired by her friend to combine their birthday parties and raise money for the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation. They asked each party-goer to give a toonie to support…

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VJH Foundation Announces 31st Annual Light a Bulb Campaign
Nov

7

2018

VJH Foundation Announces 31st Annual Light a Bulb Campaign

  The Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation launched its 31th annual Light A Bulb Campaign on Wednesday, November 7th, at Vernon Jubilee Hospital to raise $275,000 for critical equipment at VJH. The goal of the campaign is to give VJH surgeons the ability to perform more surgeries, ultimately reducing wait times and improving patient outcomes so our loved ones can get on the road to recovery…

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Bannister GM Vernon deliver smiles to VJH staff and patients
Sep

21

2018

Bannister GM Vernon deliver smiles to VJH staff and patients

Bannister GM Vernon graciously donated 1,000 Tim Hortons Smile Cookies to VJH Foundation be distributed to VJH staff and patients. The generous donation brought life to the ‘Give a Smile, Get a Smile’ slogan of the annual, much-loved Smile Cookie campaign. The cookies were distributed to various departments hospital wide and offered to patients. “The Smile Cookie promotion from Tim Hortons is a great way…

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Agnes Sakakibara, Irene Oizumi and Lisa Westermark, Executive Director of the VJH Foundation.
Sep

5

2018

Japanese Canadian Golf Social Donates $2,500 in Memory of Tosh Oizumi

The Vernon Japanese Canadian Golf Social, held earlier this summer on July 28, in memory of Tosh Oizumi has donated $2,500 to the VJH Foundation in support of the McMurtry Baerg Cancer Centre. Irene Oizumi and Agnes Sakakibara hosted the 2-day event together at the Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club, in memory of Irene’s late husband Tosh Oizumi. “The main objective was to remember and…

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2018 Raffle Winners!
Aug

29

2018

2018 Raffle Winners!

Congratulations to the VJH 2018 Raffle Prize winners!! Delores Green was the grand prize winner of West Jet airfare for two anywhere that West Jet flies. I didn’t buy a ticket with the intention of winning, I just did it to support the hospital and the cause,” says Delores. Donna O’Dwyer won the second prize, a pair of custom Skevik Skis Designed, engineered and built…

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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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Take a Sneak Peek at the New Top Floors in Polson Tower
Oct

8

2015

Take a Sneak Peek at the New Top Floors in Polson Tower

Due to the generosity of the North Okanagan community and beyond, the Building a Tower of Care Campaign, Phase II has been a great success, surpassing its goal of $2.5 million in less than two years. The Campaign was launched in November 2013, to raise funds to equip and furnish the top two floors of Polson Tower to alleviate capacity issues at VJH. Four semi-private…

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