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President’s Message

Greetings to all! This past year has been busy, challenging and educational for me as your president.  Since my last message, I have had the privilege of visiting many of your auxiliaries and have enjoyed meeting members and sharing with them as they showed me their thrift stores, gift shops, coffee shops, hospitals and extended... Read More »

BCAHA Membership Survey

Hello Members! The BC Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries (BCAHA) wants to work closely with members to ensure it is delivering the resources, education and connections that will help auxiliaries thrive into the future. We are asking all local auxiliary members to participate in this survey so that we can obtain a broad understanding of members’... Read More »

BCAHA 2019 AGM & Conference Opening Ceremony Quotes

…Since assuming the role of Lieutenant Governor I’ve attended many events in support of wonderful organizations throughout the province, but seldom does it give me as much pleasure as it does to meet with you today. Having spent much of my own professional career in the company of really remarkable volunteers, I’m honoured by the... Read More »

2019 BCAHA ‘Then & Now’ Photo Contest Winners

First Prize – Auxiliary to the Lions Gate Hospital (North Vancouver): An Auxiliary volunteer takes a reading break in the Auxiliary lounge in the 1970s.   A youth Auxiliary volunteer takes a break in the same lounge in 2019.  In 25 years, what will our volunteer be doing during her/his break?   Second Prize – Langley... Read More »

Across the Province

Healthcare Auxiliary Day May 10th Auxiliary Day is celebrated in Richmond, Kelowna, Summerland, Chilliwack, Sunshine Coast and Powell River.  BCAHA salutes our member Auxiliaries and congratulates them for being difference-makers in healthcare and in their community. Across the Province Armstrong Freedom of the City Award: The volunteers of the Armstrong Spallumcheen Healthcare Auxiliary were surprised... Read More »

100th Anniversary for Auxiliary to UHNBC

In 1919, in the aftermath of World War 1 and amid a flu pandemic, a group of dedicated women formed the Prince George Ladies Auxiliary. In the 1920s, the Auxiliary raised funds for a much-needed X-ray machine. During the Depression, they stored food items and produce for patients and used a horse and buggy to... Read More »

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The Association that BC healthcare auxiliaries look to for inspiration and support.

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  • Compassion, Respect and Accountability

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