Philanthropy

Asha and Ravi, Jab Sidhoo's children are thrilled to carry on their father's legacy

The legacy of a lion

Jab Sidhoo was just six years old when he arrived in B.C.…

  • Jan 17, 2022

 

Dr. Rebecca Deyell, pediatric oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital, with Ellie, treated for a rare childhood cancer at BC Children’s Hospital. Thanks to vital donor support, researchers can explore uncharted paths and treatment options for children like Ellie.

Ellie’s journey: Rare condition points to critical research need

BC Children’s Hospital shares need for increased research for childhood cancers

  • Dec 13, 2021

 

Double Your Impact: Medical imaging to advance patient care

Canadian business icon Jim Pattison is making a $4-million matching donation to…

  • Dec 9, 2021

 

Viviane Müller (right) accepts the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation’s Philanthropy Award of Distinction on behalf pf PARC Retirement Living, joined by foundation vice-chair Grant Turnbull (centre) and Tony Baena, PARC president and CEO. (Peace Arch Hospital Foundation photo)

$1.2M donation celebrated by Peace Arch Hospital Foundation

PARC gift recognized with philanthropy award

Viviane Müller (right) accepts the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation’s Philanthropy Award of Distinction on behalf pf PARC Retirement Living, joined by foundation vice-chair Grant Turnbull (centre) and Tony Baena, PARC president and CEO. (Peace Arch Hospital Foundation photo)
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.

Jillian Harris joins Do Some Good to drive more community impact

Team Jilly’s 12 Days of Giving campaign runs Dec. 1 to 12

  • Nov 22, 2021
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.
SMHF Ep. 6 Positive Health Clinic

Double Your Impact: Meet Surrey’s Positive Health Clinic

Canadian business icon Jim Pattison is making a $4-million matching donation to…

  • Nov 18, 2021
SMHF Ep. 6 Positive Health Clinic
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot at the Grand Prize home in South Surrey’s Ocean Park neighbourhood.

Take a video tour of this magnificent Millionaire Lottery home

Support VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation: Prizes include $3 million home package or $2.7 million cash

  • Nov 1, 2021
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot at the Grand Prize home in South Surrey’s Ocean Park neighbourhood.
Peace Arch Hospital Foundation executive director Stephanie Beck (centre) accepts a $20,000 gift from South Surrey philanthropists Helga and Vern Höing. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey philanthropists share appetite to help health-care workers

Vern and Helga Höing donate funds for Thanksgiving, Christmas meals at Peace Arch Hospital

Peace Arch Hospital Foundation executive director Stephanie Beck (centre) accepts a $20,000 gift from South Surrey philanthropists Helga and Vern Höing. (Contributed photo)
White Rock businessman Manjit Lit celebrated his 73rd birthday Oct. 12 by donating $100,000 each to four different charities, including the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation. (Contributed photo)

White Rock businessman donates $400K to charity on his own birthday

Manjit Lit gave $100K each to four groups, including Peace Arch Hospital Foundation

White Rock businessman Manjit Lit celebrated his 73rd birthday Oct. 12 by donating $100,000 each to four different charities, including the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation. (Contributed photo)
One of this year’s Grand Prize options is a $2.9 million Dream Home package in South Surrey, featuring this 5,975 sq. ft. home in beautiful Morgan Creek.

Win your dream home – and help BC’s kids

2021 Dream Lottery supports BC Children’s Hospital Foundation + features a $2.9 million Grand Prize!

  • Aug 23, 2021
One of this year’s Grand Prize options is a $2.9 million Dream Home package in South Surrey, featuring this 5,975 sq. ft. home in beautiful Morgan Creek.
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.

A family navigates childhood cancer through the pandemic

Jean Up this May and help kids get out of their hospital gowns and back into their jeans

  • May 17, 2021
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Family shares their story to create change for other families affected by dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 17, 2021
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo outside of the 5,137 sq. ft. Grand Prize home in Langley, in Murrayville.

Win big and help our Heroes

Get your tickets to win a $2.6 million Grand Prize – and support two great causes

  • May 17, 2021
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo outside of the 5,137 sq. ft. Grand Prize home in Langley, in Murrayville.
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Family shares their story to create change for other families affected by dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 10, 2021
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Family shares their story to create change for other families affected by dementia

The book, Our Fine Romance, is the kind of love story that…

  • May 4, 2021
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
Peter and Stephanie Chung. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Surrey philanthropists presenting $285K in scholarships on Saturday

Drs. Peter and Stephanie Chung over the past nine years have awarded more than 500 students, in memory of their son Joseph

Peter and Stephanie Chung. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Dec 21, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.

Double-lung transplant saves father after lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis

This holiday season Angel donations will help fund the most urgent health care needs

  • Dec 14, 2020
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.
Visit The Wooden Spoon in White Rock to help kids, restaurants, farmers... and yourself! BC’s dairy farmers are partnering with restaurants across the province for the Wake Up to the Best campaign in support of Breakfast Club of Canada.

This month, eating breakfast is an act of kindness

Support participating local restaurants and you’ll be funding nutritious breakfast for BC kids

  • Dec 14, 2020
Visit The Wooden Spoon in White Rock to help kids, restaurants, farmers... and yourself! BC’s dairy farmers are partnering with restaurants across the province for the Wake Up to the Best campaign in support of Breakfast Club of Canada.
Beyond the healthcare challenges, COVID has also vastly changed the hospital’s fundraising landscape. The suspension of traditional fundraisers has left a gap in funding when the hospital is under unprecedented pressure.

Trio of initiatives shine light on vital healthcare needs at Surrey Memorial Hospital

The holiday season is a time to share joy and hope

  • Nov 30, 2020
Beyond the healthcare challenges, COVID has also vastly changed the hospital’s fundraising landscape. The suspension of traditional fundraisers has left a gap in funding when the hospital is under unprecedented pressure.