fundraising

A.M. Ford has donated $19,300 to the KBRH Health Foundation’s Ambulatory Care Campaign. The donation will be used for an examination and consultation room in the ambulatory care general clinic. A.M. Ford Dealer Principal Dan Ashman presents this donation to Lisa Pasin, executive director for the KBRH Health Foundation. Photo: Dan Caverly

Hospital campaign starts with a challenge to Kootenay Boundary businesses

Two-year $750,000 Ambulatory Care Campaign now underway by KBRH Health Foundation

 

L-R: Marjorie Nutini and Maureen Kowalchuk, auxiliary volunteers, presented a $1,200 donation to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation. The total amount the Rossland auxiliary has donated to the foundation, to date, is $1,533,428. Photo: Submitted

Rossland auxiliary donates to seniors’ comfort

Extended care residents live in Poplar Ridge Pavilion, located in a wing of KBRH

 

Surrey teen Sia Sidhu has been raising money for BC Children’s Hospital in a variety of ways in recent years. This year's "Team Sia" fundraiser involves a raffle of more than 60 prizes donated by sponsors. (submitted photo)

B.C. girl, 13, raises over $32K for BC Children’s Hospital, launches new raffle

Several hospital departments have benefitted from Sia Sidhu’s fundraising work in recent years

 

The Riverside Food Bank Garden has 32 planters, most donated by individuals, local businesses, and several nonprofits. Located near the Trail walking bridge, the garden is maintained and harvested by volunteers. Everything grown at the site goes to Trail food banks and the shelter. “We are grateful to our sponsors,” saying Gina Ironmonger, incrEDIBLE market volunteer. She thanks the Kiwanis Club of Trail, Columbia Valley Greenhouses, Ye Olde Flower Shoppe, Trails Incredible Farmers Market and volunteers. Photo: Submitted

COVID doesn’t stop incrEDIBLE Trail volunteers from growing community bonds

The Riverside Food Bank Garden is located near the Columbia River Skywalk

The Riverside Food Bank Garden has 32 planters, most donated by individuals, local businesses, and several nonprofits. Located near the Trail walking bridge, the garden is maintained and harvested by volunteers. Everything grown at the site goes to Trail food banks and the shelter. “We are grateful to our sponsors,” saying Gina Ironmonger, incrEDIBLE market volunteer. She thanks the Kiwanis Club of Trail, Columbia Valley Greenhouses, Ye Olde Flower Shoppe, Trails Incredible Farmers Market and volunteers. Photo: Submitted
South Surrey's Kelly Tarry and her family participate in the inaugural BC Stay-at-Home Campout on April 25. The event was so successful, a second one is planned for May 16. (Contributed photo)

B.C. families invited to ‘camp out’ at home in support of COVID-19 response fund

Third province-wide Stay-at-Home Campout planned as charitable fundraiser

  • Apr 28, 2021
South Surrey's Kelly Tarry and her family participate in the inaugural BC Stay-at-Home Campout on April 25. The event was so successful, a second one is planned for May 16. (Contributed photo)
Funds will be raised through a virtual concert on April 15 showcasing Canadian talent. Image: Grans to Grans

Trail Grans to Grans invites locals to virtual fundraising concert

90 minutes of music, dance, storytelling, and drumming will stream April 15

Funds will be raised through a virtual concert on April 15 showcasing Canadian talent. Image: Grans to Grans
Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold online and at London Drugs this year. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)

Girl Guide cookie sales return to B.C. London Drugs stores

Door-to-door sales cancelled amid pandemic’s third wave

Boxes of chocolate and vanilla Girl Guide cookies are being sold online and at London Drugs this year. (Girl Guides of Canada photo)
Rotary Club Community Bingo goes every Friday night, purchase tickets online.

Rotary community Bingo growing by leaps and bounds

It’s been so popular, that the Rotary clubs have the difficult task of sharing the funds raised

Rotary Club Community Bingo goes every Friday night, purchase tickets online.
Michael Yellowlees and his dog Luna continue on their journey through Port Alberni after a couple of interviews on a soggy Friday, March 5, 2021. Yellowlees left Tofino four days previously and intends to walk to Newfoundland and Labrador to raise awareness for a Scottish environmental charity. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Kilted Scotsman launches walking trek across Canada in B.C.

Michael Yellowlees departs Tofino to raise funds for endangered Caledonian Forest

Michael Yellowlees and his dog Luna continue on their journey through Port Alberni after a couple of interviews on a soggy Friday, March 5, 2021. Yellowlees left Tofino four days previously and intends to walk to Newfoundland and Labrador to raise awareness for a Scottish environmental charity. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
The Feb. 20 fundraiser for Getting to Home goes virtual-only in Trail. Participants can still plan their own walk using social distancing rules. Photo: Trail Times

Trail ‘Getting to Home’ fundraiser goes virtual-only

Coldest Night of the Year event goes Saturday, Feb. 20

The Feb. 20 fundraiser for Getting to Home goes virtual-only in Trail. Participants can still plan their own walk using social distancing rules. Photo: Trail Times
Barb Johnson works to finish a piece that will be part of an online fundraiser for the Tuesday Morning Quilters. Photo: Sheri Regnier

Greater Trail quilters take their autumn sale online

Tuesday Morning Quilters turn to Facebook for their annual fundraiser

Barb Johnson works to finish a piece that will be part of an online fundraiser for the Tuesday Morning Quilters. Photo: Sheri Regnier
Melissa Gresley-Jones hiking with one of her sons. (Submitted photo)

Kootenay mom turns COVID lockdown into positive action

Take a Hike runs from the Kootenay Columbia Learning Centre in East Trail

Melissa Gresley-Jones hiking with one of her sons. (Submitted photo)
Mia Noblet highlines across Cottonwood Lake. A local group has been trying to buy nearby land to prevent it from being logged. (Vince Hempsall photo)

Cottonwood Lake society $80K away from Aug. 31 goal

The preservation group is attempting to buy 49 hectares of land slated for logging

Mia Noblet highlines across Cottonwood Lake. A local group has been trying to buy nearby land to prevent it from being logged. (Vince Hempsall photo)
Ryan Reynolds appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. (Pacific Wild Website)

Ryan Reynolds matching fundraising dollars for B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest

Vancouver-born actor appeals to the public with Make Ryan Pay! campaign

Ryan Reynolds appears in a Pacific Wild campaign video. (Pacific Wild Website)
Back in 2015, the TB Vets Charitable Foundation donated $20,000 to the KBRH Health Foundation in support of a Hamilton T1 Transport Ventilator, which has been used in the Emergency Department and by the High Acuity Response Team. KBRH Respiratory Therapists and HART Team members Jon Marion (centre, left) and Dave Scott (right) were on hand with Lisa Pasin, Director of Development of the KBRH Health Foundation (left), to receive this state of the art equipment. (Submitted photo)

TB Vets launch ‘7 for 7’ fundraiser for B.C. hospitals

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital is included in the campaign for 7 new ventilators

Back in 2015, the TB Vets Charitable Foundation donated $20,000 to the KBRH Health Foundation in support of a Hamilton T1 Transport Ventilator, which has been used in the Emergency Department and by the High Acuity Response Team. KBRH Respiratory Therapists and HART Team members Jon Marion (centre, left) and Dave Scott (right) were on hand with Lisa Pasin, Director of Development of the KBRH Health Foundation (left), to receive this state of the art equipment. (Submitted photo)
KBRH Health Foundation Director Lisa Pasin (left) accepted this donation from team members (from right) Ian Foley, Greg Kinnear , and Ken Saretsky. (Submitted photo)

Team donates to hospital in Trail

Emergency department campaign underway at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital

  • Mar 19, 2020
KBRH Health Foundation Director Lisa Pasin (left) accepted this donation from team members (from right) Ian Foley, Greg Kinnear , and Ken Saretsky. (Submitted photo)
DBS Energy donates to hospital campaign

DBS Energy donates to hospital campaign

ED Campaign underway by Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation

DBS Energy donates to hospital campaign
Staff at West Kootenay Animal Hospital are again being very sweet to furry friends in-need by raising money for the local animal shelter during BC SPCA’s “Treat Week.” The clinic will match all funds raised until March 1 to donate to the cause. (Submitted photo)

Sweet way to raise money for furry friends in need

Fundraiser underway until March 1 at West Kootenay Animal Clinic

  • Feb 28, 2020
Staff at West Kootenay Animal Hospital are again being very sweet to furry friends in-need by raising money for the local animal shelter during BC SPCA’s “Treat Week.” The clinic will match all funds raised until March 1 to donate to the cause. (Submitted photo)
Take a dip and raise money for a critical Greater Trail cause

Take a dip and raise money for a critical Greater Trail cause

The hospice society’s Swimathon goes March 5 in the Trail Aquatic and Leisure Centre

Take a dip and raise money for a critical Greater Trail cause
Peter Morgenthaler (left) and Forrest Drinnen, former member of Rotary Club of Trail. Photo: Scott Daniels

Celebrating 50 years with the Rotary Club of Trail

Peter Morgenthaler has been a Trail Rotarian since 1970

Peter Morgenthaler (left) and Forrest Drinnen, former member of Rotary Club of Trail. Photo: Scott Daniels