Facts & Financials

Audited Statements and Highlights from past years


  • Over 32,000 donors have given over $50 million to the Foundation since 1991.
  • 1,629 donors gave over $2.5 million in 2017/18.
  • Donations arrived from across Central Vancouver Island – from Bowser to Ladysmith, and all points in between
  • 1,501 individuals contributed  in 2017/18.
  • 37 community organizations and service clubs contributed in 2017/18.
  • 80 businesses contributed in 2017/18.
  •  9 separate foundations contributed in 2017/18.

Code Brew

  • Owned and operated by the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation – profits support the mission of the Foundation.
  • Located in the lobby at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH)
  • Proudly brews Canterbury Coffee and offers a variety of freshly baked goodies, sandwiches, soups and salads.
  • NRGH location provides patients, staff and visitors an hospitable place to meet and take a break..
  • Serves an average of 5,500 customers per week and employs 14 staff.

Nanaimo Lifeline

  • Owned and operated by the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation – profits support the mission of the Foundation.
  • Provides over 3,500 clients with a “touch of the button” personal emergency response service that provides emergency support for clients and peace of mind for them and their families.
  • Serves the communities of Nanaimo, Parksville and Qualicum Beach.
  • Monitors for Lifeline programs in Port Alberni, Comox and Powell River.
  • Visit Lifeline’s website for more information

Dufferin Place Extended Care Facility (Nanaimo)

  • Opened spring 1987.
  • Has 126 publicly subsidized units.

Eagle Park Health Care Facility (Qualicum Beach)

  • Opened 1994.
  • Has 75 publicly subsidized units.

Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH)

  • Had its beginnings in the late 19th century, in two miners’ cabins on Chapel Street. Between 1877 and 1963, the hospital had four more venues before moving into its sixth and present structure, on Dufferin Crescent.
  • Has 320 acute care beds.
  • Is the primary community hospital for the approximately 158,000 residents of the Nanaimo and Qualicum Local Health Areas. (communities of Bowser, Cedar, Gabriola Island, Ladysmith, Lantzville, Nanaimo, Nanoose Bay, Parksville and Qualicum Beach)
  • Is the regional referral centre for the approximately 273,000 residents of the central Vancouver Island, including Alberni, Cowichan, Lake Cowichan, Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Qualicum.
  • It also serves as a referral centre for selected services for residents of North Vancouver Island.
  • Employs approximately 1,700 individuals locally, including approximately 200 physicians.
  • Delivers more than 1,100 babies yearly.
  • Has the busiest emergency department on Vancouver Island.

Oceanside Health Centre (Parksville)

  • Opened June 2013.
  • Delivers an augmented approach to care by providing patients with team-based primary and community services that focus on prevention, wellness and disease management, as well as urgent care services that provide same day medical care for medical issues that require immediate attention.

Trillium Lodge (Parksville)

  • Opened July 1982.
  • Has 75 publicly subsidized units.