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The Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society (DHAS) has generously donated $600,000 to the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation towards the purchase of critical equipment needs at Delta Hospital. This exceptional donation will support the hospital’s greatest needs across multiple departments including Long Term Care, Laboratory Services and the Medical Floors.
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 50,000 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 $15 million towards healthcare at Delta Hospital.
“We are honoured to work with the Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society to help provide the best healthcare possible at Delta Hospital. We are incredibly grateful for this remarkable gift that will purchase critical equipment needs,” 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 Delta Hospital and healthcare in our community.”
“The Auxiliary is pleased to continue our successful partnership with the Foundation,” says Cathy Bayley, President, Delta Hospital Auxiliary Society. “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. The Foundation ensures 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. “There is strength in numbers, and we are so pleased the Auxiliary and Foundation have aligned their support to strengthen our site and to ensure the Auxiliary is recognized for their hard work, dedication, and generosity.”