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2018 Media Releases

November 9, 2018: TB Vets Charitable Foundation makes $25,000 donation to Victoria Hospitals Foundation

October 25, 2018: Victoria Hospitals Foundation Launches $3.5 Million You Are Vital Campaign

August 17, 2018: Baby Hugging Program at Victoria General Hospital Celebrates Successful First Year

June 18, 2018: BoosterBuddy has more than 200,000 friends!

May 3, 2018: VHF Launches $500,000 Campaign for Ultrasound Equipment

April 12, 2018: TB Vets Charitable Foundation makes $15,000 donation to Victoria Hospitals Foundation for critical care equipment

April 5, 2018: Baby Hugging Program at VGH Gets Some Love

February 14, 2018: Young Patients at VGH Say Thank Firefighters for $25,000 Donation

January 11, 2018: Hockey for Hospitals: Community to Support Local Hockey Team and Emergency Care

January 10, 2018: B.C. Business Leader Donates $800,000 to Renovate Cardiac Care Unit

2017 Media Releases

November 27, 2017: Local Canadian Tire Stores Help Caregivers Fix Hearts at RJH

November 19, 2017: Victoria Hospitals Foundation’s Visions Gala Raises Record Total for Cardiac Care

October 27, 2017: Victoria Hospitals Foundation Fall Campaign for Cardiac  Care

October 5, 2017: Island Health, UVic and UBC Launch Major Cognitive Health Research Project

May 29, 2017:  TB Vets Charitable Foundation Makes $25,000 donation

April 26, 2017: Victoria Hospitals Foundation Launches Campaign for Neurology and Rehabilitation

January 23, 2017: Hockey For Hospitals 2017

January 18, 2017: Renovations Complete at Royal Jubilee Hospital Emergency Department

2016 Media Releases

December 2, 2016: Victoria Hospitals Foundation recognized as national leader in corporate culture

November 20, 2016Visions Gala Sets Record Total to Fund Surgical Excellence

October 25, 2016: Fall Campaign for Surgical Excellence

October 19, 2016: Young Patients Thank Firefighters for Supporting Pediatric Care at Victoria General Hospital

June 7, 2016:  First Open Heart Society Donates $50,000 to the Victoria Hospitals Foundation

April 20, 2016: Victoria Hospitals Foundation Launches Spring Campaign for Cancer Care

February 24, 2016: Hockey For Hospitals

2015 Media Releases

December 8, 2015Charity Golf Classic Raises $26,770 for Neonatal IntenOctober 25, 2016sive Care

November 22, 2015: Victoria Hospitals Foundation’s Visions Gala Raises $553,000

October 29, 2015: Victoria Hospitals Foundation Announces New Members to Board of Directors

October 27, 2015: Victoria Hospitals Foundation Launches Fall Campaign for Medical Imaging Systems

October 16, 2015: Bell Let’s Talk Donates $20,000 Towards Mental Health at Royal Jubilee Hospital

September 29, 2015:  Young Patients Thank Firefighters for Ongoing Support of Pediatrics

September 23, 2015: Provincial Employees Community Services Fund Donates $6,200 towards Pediatric Care

June 16, 2015: Community Connection Health Foundation Donates $13,780 to Cardiac Care at Royal Jubilee Hospital

June 1, 2015: Coast Capital Savings Donates $112,950 to the Victoria Hospitals Foundation for Youth Mental Health App

May 11, 2015: Rexall Foundation Donates $20,000 to NICU at Victoria General Hospital

April 28, 2015: Victoria Hospitals Foundation Launches Spring Campaign for New Breast Imaging Equipment

April 15, 2015: Victoria General Hospital Auxiliary donates $12,388 to the Victoria Hospitals Foundation for new stretcher at VGH

February 17, 2015: Victoria Central Lions Club Donates $20,000 Towards Neonatal Care at Victoria General Hospital

February 4, 2015: Hockey For Hospitals

2014 Media Releases

November 23, 2014: Victoria Hospitals Foundation’s Visions Gala Raises $468,000 for Cardiac Care

November 6, 2014:  Victoria Hospitals Foundation launches Fall Campaign for Cardiac Care

October 27, 2014: Victoria Hospitals Foundation Announces 2014/15 Board of Directors

May 15, 2014:  Community Health Foundation Donates $36,066 to Kidney Treatment

May 7, 2014:  Help Island Children Survive and Thrive at Victoria General Hospital

March 28, 2014 Building Care Together Campaign announces final total raised: $25,200,000

March 28, 2014 Building Care Together Campaign receives $100,000 pledge from Great-West, London Life and Canada Life

February 20, 2014 Craig Mearns makes major gift to Building Care Together campaign

January 23, 2014 Local Canadian Tire Stores Donate $52,000 to Help Doctors Fix Hearts

January 21, 2014:  Building Care Together Campaign nearing $25 million goal

2013 Media Releases

December 24, 2013:  Cardiovascular Unit at Royal Jubilee Hospital Named in Honour of Vinnie Gill

December 16, 2013:  Canadian Tire Fix-A Heart Campaign Marks the Season

November 18, 2013: Victoria Hospitals Foundation’s Visions gala raises $458,000 for the Royal Jubilee Hospital Patient Care Centre

November 7, 2013: Fall Campaign launched for leading-edge equipment at Patient Care Centre

October 17, 2013: Victoria Hospitals Foundation announces new members to board of directors

May 21, 2013: Victoria Hospitals Foundation launches Spring Campaign to raise funds for a Gamma-CT Scanner

April 8, 2013: Victoria Hospitals Foundation Raises over $100K to purchase Incubators for NICU at Victoria General Hospital

March 20, 2013: TB Vets Helps Island Patients in Crisis Breathe Easier

February 21, 2013: Variety — the Children’s Charity makes $123,000 donation to Victoria General Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

February 19, 2013: Local Canadian Tire stores raise more than $55,000 for Cardiac Care at Royal Jubilee Hospital through Fix-A-Heart Campaign