Philanthropy

'Langley Memorial was created by the local community so there’s a real sense of ownership among patients and staff,' says Heather Scott, executive director of Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation.

By the community, for the community: Welcome to Langley Memorial’s new ER

Langley Memorial Hospital’s founding back in 1948 was possible because of its…

  • Jun 14, 2021

 

Board member Ellen Peterson has donated time and money to the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation through annual fundraising drives, events and capital projects, and now she’s chosen one more avenue for her generosity: a bequest in her Will.

A lifetime of giving becomes a Langley legacy

Leave a Legacy Month offers a chance to reflect, and plan for the future

  • May 24, 2021

 

Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.

A family navigates childhood cancer through the pandemic

Jean Up this May and help kids get out of their hospital gowns and back into their jeans

  • May 17, 2021

 

Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Family shares their story to create change for other families affected by dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 17, 2021
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo outside of the 5,137 sq. ft. Grand Prize home in Langley, in Murrayville.

Win big and help our Heroes

Get your tickets to win a $2.6 million Grand Prize – and support two great causes

  • May 17, 2021
Hometown Heroes Lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo outside of the 5,137 sq. ft. Grand Prize home in Langley, in Murrayville.
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Family shares their story to create change for other families affected by dementia

The IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s will help families at any stage in the dementia journey

  • May 10, 2021
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.

Family shares their story to create change for other families affected by dementia

The book, Our Fine Romance, is the kind of love story that…

  • May 4, 2021
Michael Harbott is sharing his and his wife Maureen’s experience on the dementia journey to raise awareness for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s.
Dr. Kevin Calder joined the Langley Memorial Hospital team in December and supports patients and his fellow surgeons in plastic and recontructive surgery.

Surgeon brings comprehensive, close-to-home care to Langley Memorial Hospital patients

From hand injuries to skin cancer removal, plastic surgeon provides head-to-toe care

  • Apr 5, 2021
Dr. Kevin Calder joined the Langley Memorial Hospital team in December and supports patients and his fellow surgeons in plastic and recontructive surgery.
Clockwise from left: Lottery spokesperson Erin Cebula; This year’s grandest Grand Prize home is a 5-bedroom, 6,200 sq. ft. Palace in Morgan Creek (South Surrey).

A Great Cause – with a Grand Prize

BC Children’s Hospital Choices Lottery helps kids, with chance to win $2.8 million dream home package

  • Feb 8, 2021
Clockwise from left: Lottery spokesperson Erin Cebula; This year’s grandest Grand Prize home is a 5-bedroom, 6,200 sq. ft. Palace in Morgan Creek (South Surrey).
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Dec 21, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
The Breakfast Club of Canada provides healthy breakfasts to children across Canada. This year, when you grab a healthy breakfast at a participating restaurant, the BC Dairy Association will make a donation to the Breakfast Club of Canada! (Photo: Benedicte Brocard)

This month, eating breakfast is an act of kindness

Support participating local restaurants and you’ll be funding nutritious breakfast for BC kids

  • Dec 21, 2020
The Breakfast Club of Canada provides healthy breakfasts to children across Canada. This year, when you grab a healthy breakfast at a participating restaurant, the BC Dairy Association will make a donation to the Breakfast Club of Canada! (Photo: Benedicte Brocard)
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.

Double-lung transplant saves father after lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis

This holiday season Angel donations will help fund the most urgent health care needs

  • Dec 14, 2020
After living with cystic fibrosis his entire life, Nick Kanaan required a double-lung transplant. Today, he honours Dr. John Yee and the medical team at VGH who helped save his life.
To be able to provide some comfort during this difficult time is very rewarding, says Dr. Leo Wong, physician at St. Luke Family Practice and board member for the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Holiday healthcare salute: ‘Tis the season to give back and give thanks

This season, your Langley hospital donations have double the impact

  • Dec 7, 2020
To be able to provide some comfort during this difficult time is very rewarding, says Dr. Leo Wong, physician at St. Luke Family Practice and board member for the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.

Put on a BraveFace: Mask fundraiser helps make children’s wishes come true

From Black Press Media + BraveFace – adult, youth and kid masks support Make-A-Wish Foundation

Black Press Media and BraveFace have come together to support children facing life-threatening conditions. Net proceeds from these washable, reusable, three-layer masks go to Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon.
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.

A childhood story of love, loss and hope

Supporting the fight to conquer childhood illnesses

  • Nov 23, 2020
Cameron Bulger was diagnosed with brain cancer at age 6 and passed away 2 1/2 years later. While BC Children’s Hospital is home to experts leading the way in treating the most aggressive cancers, a devastating 20 per cent of children who are diagnosed with cancer will not survive the next five years.
Brittni Redekopp, manager of the Market at Wagner Hills. Wagner Hills program participants work on the farm and in the workshop creating products and giftware that are sold at The Market.

Vital Langley program builds recovery through community

Wagner Hills launches annual fall campaign to serve men and women in recovery

  • Nov 16, 2020
Brittni Redekopp, manager of the Market at Wagner Hills. Wagner Hills program participants work on the farm and in the workshop creating products and giftware that are sold at The Market.
'When you donate securities directly, you get the tax benefits, and the charity wins too,' says Luke Berard, CFP, a financial planner with RBC Financial Planning.

How charitable donations can yield big wins for donors, too

Gifts of securities in kind can bring several tax benefits

  • Nov 9, 2020
'When you donate securities directly, you get the tax benefits, and the charity wins too,' says Luke Berard, CFP, a financial planner with RBC Financial Planning.
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot, at the 2020 VGH Millionaire Lottery home in South Surrey.

Take a video tour of the Millionaire Lottery homes

Win this home: 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and 6,453 sq.ft. of paradise in beautiful South Surrey!

  • Nov 2, 2020
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot, at the 2020 VGH Millionaire Lottery home in South Surrey.
It pays to get passionate about financial planning – for you and your community

It pays to get passionate about financial planning – for you and your community

Free Oct. 7 seminar explores issues around women’s charitable giving

  • Oct 5, 2020
It pays to get passionate about financial planning – for you and your community
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