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The Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society (DHAS) has generously donated $700,000 to the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation towards the purchase of critical equipment needs at the Delta Hospital Campus of Care. This exceptional donation will support the hospital’s greatest needs and enhance patient care across multiple departments including Long Term Care, Surgical Services, Medical Imaging and the Emergency Department.
The Auxiliary has been providing volunteer services, patient care and comfort and funding from their entrepreneurial efforts to Delta Hospital since 1969. As one of BC’s most successful hospital auxiliaries, the DHAS has over 300 dedicated volunteers who donate nearly 60,000 hours each year. Through their successful business’ – Dogwood Gift Shop, Courtyard Café, the Delta Auxiliary Thrift Store and Lifeline – the Auxiliary has cumulatively raised over $16 million towards healthcare at the Delta Hospital Campus of Care.
“We are honoured to work with the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society to help provide the best healthcare possible at the Delta Hospital Campus. We are incredibly grateful for this remarkable gift that will purchase critical equipment needs for multiple departments throughout the hospital,” says Lisa Hoglund, Executive Director, Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation. “We look forward to continuing this important partnership with the Auxiliary as we collectively support the Delta Hospital Campus of Care and strengthen healthcare in our community.”
“The Auxiliary is pleased to continue our successful partnership with the Foundation,” says Cathy Bayley, President, Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society. “Thanks to our devoted volunteers who donate countless hours to raise money for state-of-the-art equipment, this is our largest annual commitment to Delta Hospital. We would like to thank the Foundation for ensuring our volunteers are recognized and celebrated for their dedication.”
“I would like to sincerely thank the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society for your tremendous support to ensure that patients at Delta Hospital have the very best patient experience,” says Cathy Wiebe, Executive Director, Delta and White Rock/South Surrey Health Services and Delta and Peace Arch Hospitals. “We are so pleased the Auxiliary and Foundation continue to align their support, which improves health care in our community and ensures the Auxiliary is recognized for their hard work, dedication, and generosity.”