Delta Hospital Foundation

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Recent news articles from the Delta Hospital Foundation

  • June 20, 2017
    <p> <strong>Photo description (L-R): Angela Turner (Delta Hospital Foundation), Jennette Coates (Delta Hospital), Paul Martins (RBC), Colin Shirley (RBC), Lisa Hoglund (Executive Director, Delta Hospital Foundation), Sherry Lampshire-Hall (RBC), Karen Nichvalodoff (Delta Hospital), Ingrid Barnes (Vice-Chair Delta Hospital Foundation Board of Directors)</strong></p> <p> Delta &ndash; RBC Foundation has made a $20,000 donation to Delta Hospital Foundation that will go towards purchasing a new Colonoscope for the busy Surgical Services department at Delta Hospital.</p> <p> A Colonoscope is a thin flexible tube with a camera attached that allows physicians to take photos and videos of the inner lining of a patient&rsquo;s large intestine.&nbsp; Colonoscopes are a vital part of diagnostic and screening procedures, helping to detect ulcers, colon polyps, tumours, and areas of inflammation or bleeding.&nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;We are so thankful for RBC&rsquo;s long history of helping fund priority needs at Delta Hospital,&rdquo; says Angela Turner, Major Giving Manager, Delta Hospital Foundation. &ldquo;Through their generous donations, RBC has helped promote the best possible healthcare here in Delta, and the new Colonoscope will have real impact for our medical staff, and most importantly for our growing patient population.&rdquo;</p> <p> Since 1999, RBC has donated over $240,000 in support of Delta Hospital. Over the years these funds have supported the purchase of a number of priority needs for the hospital including a Non-Invasive Ventilator, crash and isolation carts, a Blue Tooth Probe for the surgical daycare program and additional hi-tech tools for the Respiratory Therapy team.&nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;We are committed to community investment&rdquo;, says Carmen Ryujin, Manager of Donations, Brand and Communications at RBC. &ldquo;We see our contributions to Delta Hospital as an investment in the future health and well-being of&nbsp;the community.&rdquo;</p> <p> RBC Foundation stays true to its motto of &lsquo;helping clients thrive and communities prosper.&rsquo; In 2016 alone, RBC has donated $77 million to registered charities in Canada.&nbsp; They are actively involved with charitable organizations around the world and they support their employees in their volunteering efforts.</p> <p> Learn more at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.rbc.com/community-sustainability/">www.rbc.com/community-sustainability</a>.</p>
  • June 08, 2017
    <p align="center"> Tsawwassen Springs Golf Course - Venue for Golf Tournament</p> <p> May, 2017</p> <p> Delta - The Century Group Delta Health Classic is set to take place Thursday, June 15<sup>th</sup> at the spectacular Tsawwassen Springs Golf Course. Now in its eighteenth year, this sold out golf tournament is one of Delta Hospital Foundation&rsquo;s biggest signature fundraising events. To date, it has raised $1.7 million NET for Delta Hospital. This year, 150 business and community leaders will tee off in their Fiesta-Mexican themed attire for a fun day of golf in support of prostate and general cancer care at Delta Hospital. 2017 marks the third year of Century Group&rsquo;s generous five year title sponsor commitment.</p> <p> Century Group has a rich philanthropic history in Delta, particularly when it comes to Delta Hospital. Over the last 25 years, Century Group has donated over $1.8 million to Delta Hospital. They have supported capital campaigns, donated funds for priority medical equipment, including the invaluable CT scanner, and have made contributions towards Delta Hospital&rsquo;s Greatest Needs Fund. &ldquo;Giving back to the community is a huge part of who we are as a company,&rdquo; says Sean Hodgins, Century Group President. &ldquo;We continue to be proud of the work we do and are proud of the support we give to Delta Hospital.&rdquo;</p> <p> Not many Title Sponsors are as fully committed as Century Group. Their vendors and volunteers that show up and work to support the golf tournament ensures its success. &ldquo;We gratefully acknowledge the immense support we receive from Century Group. Their enthusiasm and sense of community is beyond compare,&rdquo; says Lisa Hoglund, Executive Director, Delta Hospital Foundation. &ldquo;We simply couldn&rsquo;t reach the same fundraising heights if it wasn&rsquo;t for them and the many generous businesses in our community that make this event shine for our hospital.&rdquo;</p> <p> CENTURY GROUP<br /> Century Group is committed to building community. In business for more than 60 years, their vision is to create beautiful sustainable buildings and liveable neighbourhoods, where people can access jobs, transportation, and local amenities. Their most recent development is Northgate, a new mixed-use community in the heart of Tsawwassen that features a senior&rsquo;s residence, townhomes, and a Class A office building.</p>
  • May 29, 2017
    <p> Photo(Left &ndash; Right): Karla Rockwell, Education Committee, DHF Board Member, Shari Barr, Education Committee, Annual Giving Manager, DHF, Lisa Hoglund, Executive Director, DHF, Mrs. Reynolds, Don Livingston, Education Committee, Chair, DHF Board Member, Meghan Lindsay, this year&rsquo;s recipient of the 2017 Robert T. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship, Hugh Reynolds, son of Robert T. Reynolds.&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Delta - In a group of truly remarkable and deserving applicants, Delta Hospital Foundation announces that Meghan Lindsay, a graduating student from Burnsview Secondary in North Delta, is this year&rsquo;s recipient of the Robert T. Reynolds Memorial Scholarship. Delta Hospital Foundation presented Meghan with the scholarship Tuesday, May 23rd at the Delta Hospital. Mrs. Reynolds, wife of late Robert T. Reynolds, and son, Hugh were in attendance to congratulate Meghan on her scholarship.</p> <p> In its 21<sup>st</sup> year, this annual scholarship of $1,000 is given in recognition of Mr. Robert T. Reynolds&rsquo; dedicated community leadership. Mr. Reynolds was a member of one of Delta&rsquo;s pioneering families that worked tirelessly towards the development of a hospital in this municipality. His tenacity and perseverance were contributing factors in the founding of the hospital in 1977. Mr. Reynolds went on to become one of Delta Hospital Centennial Society&rsquo;s first Chairmen.</p> <p> The scholarship is open to all Grade 12 students residing in Delta who intend to undertake post-secondary education. Meghan Lindsay is an amazing young woman who consistently achieves excellence in both her academic and sporting pursuits. She has maintained a very high grade point average throughout high school and, as a member and captain of the Delta Coastal Selects Metro, she has competed at a high level in soccer, as well as in many other sports. Meghan has also coached the junior girls&rsquo; teams in soccer, basketball and volleyball. While balancing both academics and sport, Meghan still finds time to volunteer at the NorthCrest Care Seniors Centre, helping create a positive living environment for its residents. Meghan has been accepted to University of British Columbia&rsquo;s Science program for next fall. She will pursue her goals of attending medical school and becoming a physician.</p> <p> &nbsp;&ldquo;On behalf Delta Hospital Foundation and the Reynolds&rsquo; family, I congratulate Meghan on her accomplishments,&rdquo; says Lisa Hoglund, Executive Director of Delta Hospital Foundation. &ldquo;We are honoured to give Meghan a helping hand and wish her all the best for the future. We have every confidence this wonderful young woman will achieve great things in the years to come.&rdquo;</p>