Philanthropy

Honey needs new wheels after being found paralyzed on the side of a road. (GVAC/Facebook)

‘Honey needs wheels’: Island animal rescue fundraises for paralyzed, abandoned pup

The organization plans to try physiotherapy but says: ‘Honey needs wheels’

 

Victoria student Levi Budd won $10,000 for Habitat for Humanity in a writing contest. (Courtesy Lucky Budd)

B.C. 6th-grader who started the #levidrome drive wins $10K with his writing

Sixth grader’s essay funds Habitat for Humanity Victoria

 

Dr. Jason Archambault, a urologist and Head of Surgery at Langley Memorial Hospital, uses the white light scope currently used to treat bladder cancer. The hospital foundation hopes to purchase a Blue Light Cystoscopy, which has proven to significantly improve identification of bladder tumours – even those otherwise difficult to detect.

Hospital Foundation shines a light on vital technology needed for Langley

Campaign aims to purchase Blue Light Cystoscopy equipment to treat bladder cancer

  • May 23, 2022

 

Leaving a legacy through our estate allows us to create some kind of permanence – something lasting for our families and the community, explains Michael Leggatt, an investment counsellor with RBC Wealth Management and board chair of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Create a lasting impact in your community: How legacy planning can help

Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation shares how to make a difference close to home

  • May 9, 2022
Leaving a legacy through our estate allows us to create some kind of permanence – something lasting for our families and the community, explains Michael Leggatt, an investment counsellor with RBC Wealth Management and board chair of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation.
“A gift at this critical time, when food prices in our community are soaring, can make a massive difference in the lives of those who need it."

More than a Meal: Transforming Langley lives through nutrition and care

Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation supports vital nutrition for those in need

  • Apr 25, 2022
“A gift at this critical time, when food prices in our community are soaring, can make a massive difference in the lives of those who need it."
Dennis and Joan Ducklow honour the community where they’ve lived and worked for four decades with their support for Langley Memorial Hospital.

Langley residents pay it forward for their community hospital

Monthly giving an easy way to have a big impact for your hospital and community

  • Apr 4, 2022
Dennis and Joan Ducklow honour the community where they’ve lived and worked for four decades with their support for Langley Memorial Hospital.
Any investments we can make as a community to provide more resources for children and adolescents will be very helpful, says Langley physician Dr. Leo Wong, board member of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Community comes together for Langley youth

Township of Langley’s $250,000 donor-matching grant means donations have double the impact

  • Feb 21, 2022
Any investments we can make as a community to provide more resources for children and adolescents will be very helpful, says Langley physician Dr. Leo Wong, board member of the Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation.
Asha and Ravi, Jab Sidhoo's children are thrilled to carry on their father's legacy

The legacy of a lion

Jab Sidhoo was just six years old when he arrived in B.C.…

  • Jan 17, 2022
Asha and Ravi, Jab Sidhoo's children are thrilled to carry on their father's legacy
Dr. Rebecca Deyell, pediatric oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital, with Ellie, treated for a rare childhood cancer at BC Children’s Hospital. Thanks to vital donor support, researchers can explore uncharted paths and treatment options for children like Ellie.

Ellie’s journey: Rare condition points to critical research need

BC Children’s Hospital shares need for increased research for childhood cancers

  • Dec 27, 2021
Dr. Rebecca Deyell, pediatric oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital, with Ellie, treated for a rare childhood cancer at BC Children’s Hospital. Thanks to vital donor support, researchers can explore uncharted paths and treatment options for children like Ellie.
Young fan takes in the energy of the Shaw Charity Classic in 2018. 

The Shaw Charity Classic: A Canadian fundraising success story

The annual community support event continues to grow as one of Canada’s most impactful fundraisers

  • Dec 20, 2021
Young fan takes in the energy of the Shaw Charity Classic in 2018. 
No donation is too small, and whatever you can afford will be put straight to work ensuring caregivers have the tools they need to diagnose and treat patients efficiently, so patients can return home to their families faster, and in good health.

This holiday season, care for Langley’s caregivers

Matching donation doubles the impact of your gift to Langley Memorial Hospital Foundation

  • Dec 6, 2021
No donation is too small, and whatever you can afford will be put straight to work ensuring caregivers have the tools they need to diagnose and treat patients efficiently, so patients can return home to their families faster, and in good health.
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.

Jillian Harris joins Do Some Good to drive more community impact

Team Jilly’s 12 Days of Giving campaign runs Dec. 1 to 12

  • Nov 22, 2021
Jillian Harris and Team Jilly have joined with Do Some Good to engage the community, support local causes and amplify the many amazing stories that non-profit organizations share. Join her for the 12 Days of Christmas campaign, Dec. 1 to 12.
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot at the Grand Prize home in South Surrey’s Ocean Park neighbourhood.

Take a video tour of this magnificent Millionaire Lottery home

Support VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation: Prizes include $3 million home package or $2.7 million cash

  • Nov 1, 2021
Millionaire Lottery spokesperson Todd Talbot at the Grand Prize home in South Surrey’s Ocean Park neighbourhood.
With the overwhelming response to last summer’s Pick-Up Picnics program, Downtown Langley is thrilled to welcome the program back, connecting diners with local restaurants, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 15.

Downtown Langley’s Pick-up Picnics are back: A delicious way to support local!

Is there any better way to celebrate summer than a Pick-up Picnic…

  • Jul 12, 2021
With the overwhelming response to last summer’s Pick-Up Picnics program, Downtown Langley is thrilled to welcome the program back, connecting diners with local restaurants, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 15.
'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
'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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.