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Richmond Auxiliary Presents Bursaries

Harmony Sander wants to become a Registered Nurse and, ultimately, a Nurse Practitioner. She has volunteered at Richmond Hospital since 2015.  This past year, she was accepted into the UBC Nursing Program (Okanagan Campus) and is eager to work with sick children.

Ada Zhang is entering her fourth year in Microbiology and Immunology at UBC and is […]

President’s Message

The spring and summer have passed quickly and it has been a hot and sometimes smoky summer for most everyone across the Province.  Fall is now upon us and we are back in full swing and working hard to provide the equipment and other items for the care and comfort of patients in our local […]

Dawson Creek Auxiliary Supports ‘Click for Babies’ Campaign

105 Purple Knitted Baby Hats Help ‘Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome BC’

Every September for the past three years, the Dawson Creek & District Auxiliary Society of Local Health Care has been mailing small packages of knitted purple baby hats to the BC Children’s Hospital.  These purple baby hats join a collection of over 11,000 purple […]

Dorothy (Dot) Diotte: A Volunteer Who Made a Difference

Dorothy (Dot) Diotte, a native of Toronto, Ontario moved to North Vancouver with her husband and children in the early 1970s.  After 15 years, they moved to Squamish.  A year later, and with time on her hands, it was suggested to Dot that she volunteer at the Hospital.  This marked the beginning of her 31-year […]

Across the Province

Sunshine Coast Thrift Store Volunteer Appreciation Lunch
The Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary Thrift Store celebrated the contributions of their volunteers on June 18 at the Sechelt Indian Band Hall.  Approximately 120 people attended and enjoyed a delicious lunch of pasta, chicken and salad catered by Shift Restaurant.  A choice of two yummy cakes was served as dessert. […]