Donation

Trail First Presbyterian Church’s Douglas Club donated $500 to the Sacred Space project in Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital, a dedicated space for patients and their families to focus on emotional wellness and find support from their peers during challenging times. L-R: Douglas Club members Glenn and Nuala present their donation to Debbie Wood, KBRH Health Foundation board, second vice chair. Photo: Submitted

Volunteer group donates to sacred place in Trail hospital

The sacred space project first began in 2010 at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

 

The KBRH Health Foundation has received a $5,325 donation from the members of the First Presbyterian Church of Trail. This donation will support the Columbia View Lodge Garden of Gratitude Project, prioritizing restoration of the garden courtyard areas at Columbia View Lodge, ensuring they are fully accessible and usable. L-R: Mission Committee Members, Lottie Bonin and Esther Brown presented this donation to Doug Sperry, KBRH Health Foundation Board Member. Photo: Submitted

Greater Trail community steps up for regional health care

Donations to music therapy, hospital care and greatest need fund

 

The Murphy Family Foundation is providing over $1M to upgrade the Kids Rink and provide enhanced programming for Greater Trail youth. Annie and Rich Murphy have owned the Trail Smoke Eaters since 2016. Photo: Jim Bailey

Murphy foundation commits $1.1M for Kids Rink upgrades and programming

Kids Rink to get new concrete floor, new arena boards, and improvements to ice-level viewing area

 

McDonald’s in Trail and Castlegar have donated $1,000 raised during Change-Up for Light-Up, to the KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign. Trail McDonald’s team members presented the donation on behalf of the Trail and Castlegar teams, to KBRH Health Foundation Board Secretary, John Sullivan. Photo: Submitted

Community Lights Up! The Hospital in Trail

Pledge Day returned in-person this year bringing a day of live entertainment

McDonald’s in Trail and Castlegar have donated $1,000 raised during Change-Up for Light-Up, to the KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign. Trail McDonald’s team members presented the donation on behalf of the Trail and Castlegar teams, to KBRH Health Foundation Board Secretary, John Sullivan. Photo: Submitted
L-R: Lina Horan, Barbara Gibson, Maria Burkholder, Joanne Balfour and Jen Savage. Photo: Submitted

Society donates $20,000 to Greater Trail hospice care

SMS Italo Canadese meetings are again in-person

L-R: Lina Horan, Barbara Gibson, Maria Burkholder, Joanne Balfour and Jen Savage. Photo: Submitted
Pledge Day was held at Waneta Plaza last month. Photo: Diego PH/Unsplash

Community Lights Up! The Hospital

Photos: Pledge Day for Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital went in-person after a 2-year hiatus

Pledge Day was held at Waneta Plaza last month. Photo: Diego PH/Unsplash
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The KBRH Health Foundation received $40,000 from the Trail Hospital Auxiliary, completing their pledge of $75,000 to the Ambulatory Care Campaign. This donation is funding the Ambulatory Care Units Shared Administrative Office and the Oncology Units Consultation Examination Room. This support is made possible through sales at the Gift Shop at KBRH. Dr. Carolyn Stark, Foundation Board Member, accepts this donation from Trail Hospital Auxiliary members Gerri Paterson, Dianne Kaniss, Anita Fricke and Allana Ferro (left to right).Photo: Submitted

Community Lights Up! the Trail hospital

Pledge Day held earlier this month in-person for the first time in two years

The KBRH Health Foundation received $40,000 from the Trail Hospital Auxiliary, completing their pledge of $75,000 to the Ambulatory Care Campaign. This donation is funding the Ambulatory Care Units Shared Administrative Office and the Oncology Units Consultation Examination Room. This support is made possible through sales at the Gift Shop at KBRH. Dr. Carolyn Stark, Foundation Board Member, accepts this donation from Trail Hospital Auxiliary members Gerri Paterson, Dianne Kaniss, Anita Fricke and Allana Ferro (left to right).Photo: Submitted
Tim Hortons’ Trail Manager, Angelo Caraos (left) presents this donation to Paul Butler, KBRH Health Foundation Board Member.Photo: Submitted

Tim Hortons Trail gives to hospital campaign

Cookie with a smile raises healthy donation for Trail hospital

Tim Hortons’ Trail Manager, Angelo Caraos (left) presents this donation to Paul Butler, KBRH Health Foundation Board Member.Photo: Submitted
The Rossland Health Care Auxiliary has made a generous donation of $75,000 for the Ambulatory Care Campaign. This is the final installment of a $150,000 pledge made to support the Administration Area in the new Ambulatory Care Unit at KBRH. Lindy Welsby, KBRH Health Foundation Board Chair, accepts this donation from Rossland Health Care Auxiliary members Linda Cant, Michele Cordiez and Valerie Cross (right to left). Photo: Submitted

Greater Trail community Lights Up! the hospital

Pledge Day returned live to the Waneta Mall on Friday, Dec. 2

The Rossland Health Care Auxiliary has made a generous donation of $75,000 for the Ambulatory Care Campaign. This is the final installment of a $150,000 pledge made to support the Administration Area in the new Ambulatory Care Unit at KBRH. Lindy Welsby, KBRH Health Foundation Board Chair, accepts this donation from Rossland Health Care Auxiliary members Linda Cant, Michele Cordiez and Valerie Cross (right to left). Photo: Submitted
Jayne Garry, Community Relations Leader, Teck Trail Operations (left), presented their donation to Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation Executive Director. Photo: Submitted

Teck Trail donates $15,000 to Telehealth Room

Pledge day was held at Waneta Plaza on Dec. 2

Jayne Garry, Community Relations Leader, Teck Trail Operations (left), presented their donation to Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation Executive Director. Photo: Submitted
With the help of several local businesses, the Sinful Kings motorcycle riding club held its first Coats for Kids event at the Fieldhouse last month, providing families with much needed warm weather gear. Photo: Jeremy Brown

Riding club rallies ‘Coats for Kids’ drive in Trail area

Club will set up table at Breakfast with Santa at the Warfield hall, Dec. 4, 9-11 a.m.

With the help of several local businesses, the Sinful Kings motorcycle riding club held its first Coats for Kids event at the Fieldhouse last month, providing families with much needed warm weather gear. Photo: Jeremy Brown
A plane parked at the BC Aviation Museum. (Courtesy BC Aviation Museum)

BC Aviation Museum seeking donations for new floatplane exhibit

Donations will be used in a new exhibit dedicated to floatplanes during the 1950s

A plane parked at the BC Aviation Museum. (Courtesy BC Aviation Museum)
The second annual Operation Owatz event crossed the finish line, meeting its fundraising goal of $30,000. L-R: Lindy Welsby, Operation Owatz event organizer; Sandra Owatz, Operation Owatz event organizer and wife of Dr. Todd Owatz; and Dr. Andrew Schumacher, General Surgeon and colleague and friend of Dr. Owatz; presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted

Operation Owatz hits $30K goal to benefit Kootenay Boundary patients

Movement challenge/fundraiser in memory of KBRH surgeon Dr. Todd Owatz

The second annual Operation Owatz event crossed the finish line, meeting its fundraising goal of $30,000. L-R: Lindy Welsby, Operation Owatz event organizer; Sandra Owatz, Operation Owatz event organizer and wife of Dr. Todd Owatz; and Dr. Andrew Schumacher, General Surgeon and colleague and friend of Dr. Owatz; presented this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Submitted
“We encourage everyone to support Light-Up on December 2, and donate to our local healthcare sites to ensure your contributions improve patient care right here in the Kootenay Boundary,” says Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Diego PH/Unsplash

Light Up The Hospitals! Pledge Day returning live to Trail mall

Who’s ready for children fa la la’ing, fiddlers a fiddlin’, dancers a…

“We encourage everyone to support Light-Up on December 2, and donate to our local healthcare sites to ensure your contributions improve patient care right here in the Kootenay Boundary,” says Lisa Pasin, KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Diego PH/Unsplash
At the Friday launch of Stuff the Bus 2022, staff at the Trail branch of Kootenay Savings Credit Union jumped right in with a generous contribution. Big kudos Kootenay Savings staff! Photo: Submitted

Help ‘Stuff the Bus’ today in downtown Trail

The event runs at Trail Ferraro Foods from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

At the Friday launch of Stuff the Bus 2022, staff at the Trail branch of Kootenay Savings Credit Union jumped right in with a generous contribution. Big kudos Kootenay Savings staff! Photo: Submitted
Dr. Paul Raju and Nurse Emily LaRochelle helped acquire supplies at the Trail hospital to send to Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photos: Submitted

Kootenay medical staff send aid to children’s hospital in Sri Lanka

Kootenay nurses were able to collect and transfer 80 endrotracheal tubes and 48 laryngeal masks

Dr. Paul Raju and Nurse Emily LaRochelle helped acquire supplies at the Trail hospital to send to Lady Ridgeway Hospital for children in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Photos: Submitted
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Trail Legion donates to gratitude garden

Gratitude Garden coming to Columbia View Lodge

Photo: Submitted
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Kootenay Savings employees donate to greatest needs fund

This generous donation was made in honour of Credit Union Day

Photo: Submitted
New and gently-worn winter coats and boots can be dropped off for locals in-need at the CDS office in downtown Trail. Photo: Unsplash
New and gently-worn winter coats and boots can be dropped off for locals in-need at the CDS office in downtown Trail. Photo: Unsplash