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March 2021

Doughnation Day

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Doughnation Day is Saturday, March 27! Customers can purchase a 6-pack of Hot Cross Buns at Cobs Bakery on Metral Drive and they will donate $2 to the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation.

Women of the Moose

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The Women of the Moose – Nanaimo Chapter #197 have been supporting the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation for over 20 years and have given $34,700! Their recent gift of $5,000 has been designated for equipment for our hospitals new ICU. Your continued support is so greatly appreciated!

Benny Boxes

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In loving memory of their baby boy, the Sundquist family were compelled to make “Benny Boxes”, for others who experience the loss of a baby. These special memory boxes have been donated to the Perinatal/Maternity unit at NRGH in hopes to help guide and comfort grieving families. This beautiful demonstration of compassion has touched the hearts of us all.
Photo: Kate Sundquist and little Hazel

Rotary Club of Lantzville

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Thank you to the Rotary Club of Lantzville for their recent gift of $7,500! This incredible donation is going towards the purchase of the equipment in our new ICU. To date they have donated over $65,000 to our hospital!
Photo: Janice Perrino, CEO Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation and Mark Taylor and Doug Slowski, Rotary Club of Lantzville

Cobs Doughnation Week

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Cobs Doughnation Week is March 22 – 27 when $2 from every 6-Pack of Hot Cross Buns sold online at Cobs Bakery on Metral Drive will be donated to the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation.

Elsie Smith’s Special Legacy

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Elsie Smith left a special legacy with her dear friend Liz Youssef. Before Elsie’s passing she gave Liz all her remaining yarn in order to continue handcrafting and donating her special baby hats for the maternity ward at NRGH. Thank you for this heartfelt gift.

Scrub Cap Donations

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We can’t thank Dorothy Lupul and her group enough for their continued scrub cap donations. They recently dropped off another 128 scrub caps at NRGH. To date they have donated over 500 scrub caps to health care workers across the island!