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Recent news articles from the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation

  • June 24, 2021
    <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> This summer, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation is inviting the community to take part in their &#39;Cheers to Delta Hospital&#39; event which takes place July 1 to August 31, 2021. This fundraiser for Delta Hospital will also give Delta Hospital staff a much-needed morale boost and support our local restaurants/breweries.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Everyone is invited to participate and show their love of Delta Hospital by visiting one of 10 local host&nbsp;establishments and ordering their special &lsquo;Cheers&rsquo; drink of choice. The drink can be enjoyed at the host location or it can be taken &lsquo;to go&rsquo; to your home, backyard, or a &lsquo;cheers&rsquo; friendly local park. Partial proceeds of these beverages will go to support Delta Hospital. The Foundation encourages participants to post pics on social media and use the hashtag #Cheers2DH to show the staff of Delta Hospital that our community is here for them.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Participating host establishments include: Barnside Brewing Co., Browns Socialhouse Tsawwassen, Four Winds Brewing Co. Ltd., Gracie&#39;s Next Door, Il Posto, Illuminate Restorante, Mario&#39;s, Milestones Tsawwassen, One20 Public House, and The Primerose Greek Restaurant.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;We want to encourage the whole community to get out and show the staff of Delta Hospital that we appreciate everything that they have done for us over these past 16 months and at the same time help out the restaurant industry that has also felt the effects of the pandemic,&rdquo; says Lisa Hoglund, Executive Director, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation. &ldquo;We want to give thanks for our host establishments and our sponsors including Alair Homes Delta, McKim Mechanical and Neighbourhood Plumbing &amp; Heating Ltd for supporting this important fundraiser for Delta Hospital.&rdquo;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Proceeds from the &lsquo;Cheers to Delta Hospital&rsquo; event will fund Delta Hospital&rsquo;s busy Emergency Department which provides 24-hour emergency services for over 34,000 patients in need of immediate care every year.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> For a full list of participating establishments, visit <a href="https://www.gifttool.com/donations/Donate?ID=2261&amp;AID=6049">dhchfoundation.ca</a>.</p>
  • June 17, 2021
    <p> Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation (DHCHF) is excited to announce that our first ever digital 50/50 raffle jackpot was $21,820 in May! Howard M. from South Delta was the big winner taking home $10,910!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> The DHCHF 50/50 Raffle presented by View Laser will continue monthly - next draw will be on June 30, 2021. Enter for a chance to win by&nbsp;<strong>June 30 at 12pm.&nbsp;</strong>Tickets are 3 for $10, 20 for $20, 100 for $40. Anyone 19+ in B.C. can buy tickets monthly for your chance to win and support Delta Hospital. You could be our next big winner!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;We are so happy for Howard winning our first ever digital 50/50 raffle,&rdquo; says Lisa Hoglund, Executive Director, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation. &ldquo;Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket and supported Delta Hospital. Let&rsquo;s do it all again this month!&rdquo;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> By participating in this raffle, you will be supporting the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment, capital projects, building improvements, and ongoing education for staff at Delta Hospital.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Visit&nbsp;<a href="http://dhchf5050.ca/" target="_blank">dhchf5050.ca</a>&nbsp;to purchase your tickets for the chance to win!&nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p>
  • May 10, 2021
    <p> The Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society (DHAS) have generously donated $512,000 to the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation towards the purchase of priority equipment needs at Delta Hospital. This exceptional donation will support multiple departments including Surgical Services, the Medical Department, Rehabilitation and Long Term Care.</p> <p> The Auxiliary has been providing volunteer service, patient care and comfort and funding from their entrepreneurial efforts to Delta Hospital since 1969. As one of BC&rsquo;s most successful hospital auxiliaries, the DHAS has over 400 dedicated volunteers who donate nearly 100,000 hours each year. Through their successful business&rsquo; - Dogwood Gift Shop, Courtyard Caf&eacute;, the Delta Auxiliary Thrift Store and Lifeline - the Auxiliary has cumulatively raised over $18 million towards healthcare at Delta Hospital.</p> <p> &nbsp;&ldquo;We are very excited to work in collaboration with the Delta Hospital Auxiliary. &nbsp;The unwavering support of their dedicated volunteers is integral to providing the best health care possible at Delta Hospital. We are incredibly grateful for this remarkable gift that will purchase critical equipment,&rdquo; says Lisa Hoglund, Executive Director, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation. &ldquo;We look forward to a continued relationship with the Auxiliary as we collectively support Delta Hospital and healthcare in our community.&rdquo;</p> <p> &ldquo;The Auxiliary is thrilled to stand with the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation as partners to support Delta Hospital, and strengthen healthcare in our community,&rdquo; says Cathy Bayley, President, Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society. &ldquo;Every year our devoted volunteers donate countless hours to raise money for state-of-the-art equipment and provide compassionate care for patients at Delta Hospital.&rdquo;</p>
  • April 12, 2021
    <p> Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation is thrilled to launch their first digital 50/50 Raffle on April 12, 2021 in support of Delta Hospital and presented by View Laser Skin Rejuvenation.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;We are so excited to be launching our first ever digital 50/50 raffle which is open to anyone in British Columbia,&rdquo; says Lisa Hoglund, Executive Director, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation. &ldquo;This new endeavour would not be possible without our presenting sponsor, View Laser Skin Rejuvenation, and our gold sponsors - Becir Real Estate, EllisDon Corporation, Great Little Box Company and the Delta Optimist. &nbsp;We thank these sponsors for their commitment and look forward to seeing the jackpot grow in support of Delta Hospital.&rdquo;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> As COVID-19 restrictions are still in effect, many in-person community fundraisers have been put on hold. The 50/50 Raffle is great way to help ensure that our community has access to the best healthcare possible right from the comfort of your home while having a chance to win big!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Ticket sales will officially begin on April 12, 2021 @ 12:00 PM and will end May 31, 2021 @ 12:00 PM. The first draw to take place May 31 at 2:00 PM PDT with a guaranteed jackpot of $2500! Draws will continue monthly after that. By participating in this raffle, you will be supporting the purchase of state-of-the-art equipment, capital projects, building improvements, and ongoing education for staff at Delta Hospital.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Visit <a href="http://dhchf5050.ca">dhchf5050.ca</a> to purchase your tickets for the chance to win!</p> <p> &nbsp;</p>
  • April 06, 2021
    <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation along with title sponsor, Century Group, invites the community to participate in the 23<sup>rd</sup> annual Century Group Delta Health <em>Hybrid</em> Classic in June to raise critical funds for the busy Surgical Department at Delta Hospital.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> As COVID 19 restrictions for large gatherings are still in effect the &lsquo;in-person&rsquo; portion of the hybrid tournament will take place safely over multiple days in June (5<sup>th</sup>, 11<sup>th</sup>, 17<sup>th</sup> and now 10<sup>th</sup> ) at beautiful Tsawwassen Springs Golf Course. For the virtual portion of the event, anyone can join in online for an exciting auction, Firetruck Ladder Ball Drop 50/50, and the June 17<sup>th</sup>&nbsp;Livestream Program.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;&ldquo;We are looking forward to being able to see our golfers in person this year as we move from last year&rsquo;s golfless event to our hybrid tournament,&rdquo; says Lisa Hoglund, Executive Director, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation. &ldquo;The health of our community is of utmost importance and we believe that this is the perfect way to follow guidelines and come together to raise funds for Delta Hospital. This, of course, would not be possible without our title sponsor, Century Group. We are grateful for their continued and generous support as well as our other longstanding and new sponsors who are joining us for this annual fundraising tournament.&rdquo;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> Century Group has been the title sponsor for the 7<sup>th</sup> year in a row and has a longstanding history of supporting Delta Hospital and our community. &ldquo;This year, it is important to acknowledge the Hospital&rsquo;s hard work and show our gratitude for what they do,&rdquo; says Sean Hodgins, President of Century Group. &ldquo;Giving back is a huge part of what we do as a company, and we are proud to support raising funds that will go towards the critical work the Surgical Department does.&rdquo;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> This year&rsquo;s Century Group Delta Health Hybrid Classic &ldquo;bubble foursomes&rdquo; will have the opportunity to safely play a round of golf in support of Delta Hospital and have first dibs on prime tee-off times at this popular local course. It will all come to a close on June 17<sup>th</sup> with a live stream program that will include entertainment, top team award and prize announcements as participants raise funds for Delta Hospital&rsquo;s busy surgical daycare department which performs close to 9,000 surgeries each year.&nbsp; One of the critical pieces of equipment that is needed is the Radio-Fluoroscopic C-Arm Unit. This an imaging scanner primarily used for fluoroscopic intraoperative imaging during surgical, orthopedic, and emergency care procedures.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> All are invited to participate in this hybrid event either in person or online as we come together to raise funds for Delta Hospital&rsquo;s busy surgical services department.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> To become a sponsor or to register for the <em>Century Group Delta Health Hybrid Classic</em>, please contact our Special Events Manager at <a href="mailto:sharla.degroote@dhchfoundation.ca">sharla.degroote@dhchfoundation.ca</a> or 604 940 9695.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p>