Monthly Archives

July 2019

Another Success for Wheel-O-Rama

By | News, Thank You!

Thank you to VITV’s Wheel-O-Rama for their generous $4,120 donation for our Endoscopy campaign. To date, they have donated over $7,500 through their
WestJet ticket raffle!

Photo: Janice Perrino, CEO, Hospital Foundation & Allen Felker, VITV & Wheel-O-Rama Organizer

Lions Support Palliative Care

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Thank you to the Nanaimo Lions Club for their generous donation of $1,000 for Palliative Care! Since their first gift 19 years ago, they have donated over $30,000 to the Hospital Foundation!

Photo: Janice Perrino, CEO, Hospital Foundation & Leslie Smith, Nanaimo Lions Club

Dragon Boat Festival Delivers Big Again

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Thank you to the Save On Foods Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival for their generous $10,000 donation! This is the first gift towards their pledge of $50,000 for the new ICU at NRGH. To date, the Festival has donated an incredible $515,000 to the Hospital Foundation to support healthcare in our community!

Photo: Heiko Behn, Chair, Save On Foods Nanaimo Dragon Boat Festival & Janice Perrino, CEO, Nanaimo Hospital Foundation

Berwick on the Lake

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Thank you to Berwick on the Lake Resident’s Council for their generous donation of $500! The funds will support the new surgical suite in the Endoscopy Department at NRGH! We are grateful for their support over the past 6 years.

Photo: Janice Krall, Director, Major Gifts, Nanaimo Hospital Foundation & Flo Hoskins, Berwick Resident’s Council Member

Improving Patient Comfort

By | News

Quality of life is an important part of patient care. The Hospital Foundation is committed to helping make residents as comfortable as possible. The smallest things can make a difference in patient quality of life like this aquarium at Trillium Lodge in Parksville. The little schools of fish bring a smile to the lodge residents as well as staff and visitors.

Comfort for Children at NRGH

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Thank you to Alice Wager for the donation of beautiful, handmade blankets and cover pads. They will add a splash of colour and joy in the paediatric department!

Photo: Janice Perrino, CEO, Hospital Foundation & Alice Wager

Quilters Guild Give Again

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Thank you to the Nanaimo Quilters’ Guild for their donation of beautiful quilts for VISCAN (Vancouver Island Suspected Child Abuse Network). These lovely quilts will provide comfort for Vancouver Island’s most vulnerable children.

Photo: Janice Perrino, CEO, Hospital Foundation and Bonnie Dormuth, Quilters’ Guild