Delta Hospital Foundation

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Recent news articles from the Delta Hospital Foundation

  • October 16, 2017
    <p> Photo L-R: Pam Paton (Co-Chair of Gala Committee), Don Sangster (Delta Hospital Board Member and Co-Chair of Gala Committee), Teresa Cooper (Director, Community Relations &amp; Communications, MK Delta Lands Group).</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: center;"> <strong>MK Delta Lands Group Leads the Way for Midnight Garden Hospital Fundraiser</strong></p> <p> <strong>October, 2017</strong></p> <p> Delta - For the fifth consecutive year, Delta Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce MK Delta Lands Group as Presenting Sponsor of Delta Hospital Foundation&rsquo;s 19<sup>th</sup> annual Moonlight Gala. The Midnight Garden themed Gala will be held on Saturday, November 4<sup>th</sup> at Tsawassen Springs.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;To help out this important fundraising evening for Delta Hospital is a true honour and we are only too happy to be able to support for a fifth year&rdquo;, says Joanne Barnett, President of MK Delta Lands Group. &ldquo;Delta Hospital offers our community such a vital service, especially the Emergency Room. This year we&rsquo;re raising money to fund priority medical equipment for the ER; it gives us all piece of mind to know that Delta Hospital is right here and well-equipped to help any of us in case of a medical emergency.&rdquo;</p> <p> With the leadership of Presenting Sponsor MK Delta Lands Group, Venue Sponsor Shato Holdings, Tribute Sponsor Port of Vancouver, Platinum Sponsors Gateways Casinos &amp; Entertainment Ltd and Ocean Trailer, and support of all the other generous sponsors and community supporters, the 2017 Moonlight Gala hopes to top last year&rsquo;s fundraising record of over $347,000 Net for Delta Hospital.&nbsp; Funds raised at this year&rsquo;s event will go towards purchasing priority medical equipment for Delta Hospital&rsquo;s ER Department including a mobile ultrasound machine and two lifepak defibrillators.</p> <p> &ldquo;Every year, with the overwhelming support of business and community leaders, and Delta Hospital&rsquo;s own doctors and staff, we exceed our fundraising expectations. And we see no reason why we can&rsquo;t break our previous fundraising record again this year.&rdquo; says Pam Paton, Gala Co-Chair. &ldquo;The 2017 Gala Committee has been working hard to make the 19<sup>th</sup> Annual Moonlight Gala yet another night to remember. And we are so grateful to our sponsors, led by MK Delta Lands Group, for making this fundraising event possible.&rdquo;</p> <p> This year&rsquo;s Moonlight Gala is sold out! If you are interested in attending or sponsoring next year&rsquo;s 20<sup>th</sup> Moonlight Gala, please contact Delta Hospital Foundation&rsquo;s Special Events Manager Sharla DeGroote at <a href="mailto:Sharla.degroote@dhfoundation.ca">Sharla.degroote@dhfoundation.ca</a> or call 604.940.9695</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>MK Delta </strong></p> <p> Operating from its office in Ladner, BC MK Delta Lands Group owns approximately 500 acres of lands in Delta. Over the past decade, the company has been investigating how best to develop our lands in ways that contribute to the economic and environmental prosperity of Delta. We are proud of our continuing support of many worthy causes in this great community.</p> <p> For additional information about MK Delta Lands Group, call 604.952.5542 email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:Teresa@mkdeltalandsgroup.com">Teresa@mkdeltalandsgroup.com</a> or visit <a href="http://www.mkdeltalandsgroup.com/">www.mkdeltalandsgroup.com</a></p>
  • September 27, 2017
    Photo (left to right): Angela Turner (Major Giving Manager, DHF), Lisa Hoglund (Executive Director, DHF), Gary Bain (President, Legion Branch #289), Lloyd Jones (Legion Branch #289), and Ingrid Barnes (Vice-Chair, DHF Board of Directors)
    <p align="center"> &nbsp;</p> <p align="center"> <strong>Legion Branch #289 Donates $6,500 to Fund Priority Equipment at Delta Hospital</strong></p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> <strong>Delta -</strong> Delta Hospital Foundation is delighted to receive a recent donation of $6,500 from the Royal Canadian Legion #289 Tsawwassen Branch in support of priority equipment for Delta Hospital.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The Tsawwassen Legion has been a longtime supporter of the Foundation.&nbsp; Since 1995, they have contributed more than $146,000 and helped fund priority equipment for many different areas of Delta Hospital, including the medical unit, emergency department, and residential care.&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> This most recent gift will go towards the purchase of a new dermatome for Delta Hospital&rsquo;s busy surgical department.&nbsp; This surgical instrument is an essential device used for skin grafting, which is often needed following the removal of a skin cancer or an injury such as a burn or similar trauma.&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;We are so grateful for the continuous support we have received from the Tsawwassen Legion Branch 289&rdquo;, says Angela Turner. &ldquo;We truly appreciate their commitment to the hospital and our community&rdquo;.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The President of Legion Branch #289, Gary Bain, graciously acknowledged their support for Delta Hospital. &ldquo;Delta Hospital has helped so many in our community over the years, and we are only too happy to contribute,&rdquo; says Gary.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The Royal Canadian Legion is Canada&rsquo;s largest Veteran support and community service organization.&nbsp; With over 300,000 members in over 1,400 branches across Canada, they make a difference in the lives of Veterans and their families, provide essential services within communities and remember the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for Canada.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>
  • September 11, 2017
    <p> <span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 14px; line-height: inherit; font-family: -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, &quot;Segoe UI&quot;, Roboto, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">On Monday, September 4th, the grandchildren of the late Lorraine Guichon held their 7th annual Corn &amp; Potato sale at Backroads Family Farm Market, raising a generous $4,238.30 for Delta Hospital Foundation!</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, &quot;Segoe UI&quot;, Roboto, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;" /> &nbsp;</p> <p> <span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 14px; line-height: inherit; font-family: -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, &quot;Segoe UI&quot;, Roboto, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">These hard-working cousins come together every year to honour their Grandma Lorraine by donating 100% of the proceeds as a thank you for the amazing care she received at Delta Hospital. To date, they have raised $23,942.38!</span><br style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, &quot;Segoe UI&quot;, Roboto, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 14px;" /> &nbsp;</p> <p> <span style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-variant-numeric: inherit; font-stretch: inherit; font-size: 14px; line-height: inherit; font-family: -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, &quot;Segoe UI&quot;, Roboto, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Our sincerest gratitude to the entire Guichon family for their incredible community support!</span></p>