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Contact Tina Lutz at the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation and she can assist with planning and helpful tips!
250.667.8462 or email

The Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation is grateful to be the Charity of Choice for many community events and special fundraisers which are an important part of our fundraising activities. The proceeds from these events help the Hospital Foundation support better healthcare in our community by funding department expansions, medical equipment, patient comfort items and staff education. In addition, they help raise important awareness about the Hospital Foundation and the need to support healthcare on Central Vancouver Island.

Your support is greatly appreciated. Thank you!


We are so incredibly grateful to Mid Island Co-op for their amazing fundraiser for us! We are overjoyed to announce that Mid Island Co-op has donated a grand total of $42,342.61 to Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation! proceeds will go toward the purchase of medical equipment for the new Intensive Care Unit at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. THANK YOU to Mid Island Co-op and everyone who bought fuel on Fuel Good Day for making this happen!

TIM HORTONS SMILE COOKIE September 19 – 25, 2022

We are so excited to let you know that Smile Cookie 2022 raised $44,123.17 for the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation! 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the new Intensive Care Unit at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital.

To date, Tim Hortons in Nanaimo has generously donated nearly $270,000 to the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital! And they did this with the help of you, our valued community members, who bought all those delicious cookies.

We hope everyone is looking forward to sharing even more smiles in 2023! Stay tuned for more information.


The Nanoose Bay Lions Club held an extremely successful garage sale fundraiser in May this year, and raised just under $3,000 for the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation! They wanted to support the purchase of new medical equipment for the Intensive Care Unit, which is currently under construction. We are so grateful for your efforts and support!


You can support the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital’s NEW ICU by dough-nating to the Hospital Foundation at Cobs Bread at 6461 Metral Drive in Nanaimo! The team run a “Dough-Nation” week every year, with $2 from every six-pack of hot cross buns being donated to the Hospital Foundation. You can also donate your points in-store to the Hospital Foundation account. Just tell the cashier.