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BCAHA News No. 81 June 2019
BCAHA News No. 80 March 2019
BCAHA News No. 79 December 2018
BCAHA News No. 78 September 2018
BCAHA News No. 77 April 2018
Auxiliary Action No. 76 December 2017
Auxiliary Action No. 75 Summer 2017
Auxiliary Action No. 74 Spring 2017

Auxiliary Action No. 73 Winter 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 72 Fall 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 71 Spring 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 70 Winter 2016

Auxiliary Action No. 69 Fall 2015

BCAHA Membership Survey

June 26, 2019|

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 »... Read More »

BCAHA 2019 AGM & Conference Opening Ceremony Quotes

June 26, 2019|

…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 »... Read More »

2019 BCAHA ‘Then & Now’ Photo Contest Winners

June 26, 2019|

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 »... Read More »

Across the Province

June 26, 2019|

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 »... Read More »

President’s Message

June 25, 2019|

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 »... Read More »

100th Anniversary for Auxiliary to UHNBC

June 25, 2019|

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 »... Read More »

President’s Message

June 25, 2019|

Greetings to all, Spring is in the air! Winter has been colder than usual and I am more than happy to embrace the words of the poet, “If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” The sun is shining, trees are budding out and the daffodils are blooming here on the Island. The highlight of... Read More »... Read More »

Sunshine Coast’s Pop-up Thrift Store

April 16, 2019|

A creative idea from the Sunshine Coast has generated interest and smiles from the residents of Totem Lodge and the Shorncliffe Care Facility. As described on its Facebook Page (March 5, 2019), volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Healthcare Auxiliary offered the residents Christmas stocking vouchers for the Auxiliary Thrift Store. But due to mobility challenges,... Read More »... Read More »

Across The Province

June 25, 2019|

‘Volunteers Rock’ at Penticton Auxiliary All we can say is “Wow!” Just three months after the Penticton Hospital Auxiliary fulfilled its original $250,000 pledge to the SOS Medical Foundation’s campaign to provide the medical equipment for the PRH expansion, they’ve donated again. Now the Auxiliary has presented more than $45,000 to help acquire medical equipment... Read More »... Read More »