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Did you know that 1 in 4 beds at Kelowna General Hospital is occupied by a patient travelling for care? The reasons for health-related travel vary from emergency trauma to acute mental health; neonatal to cardiac.  But all too often, visits are unplanned and incresingly lengthy.  Accommodation is expensive and, in popular summer months, nearly impossible to find. Research shows that patients heal faster and more effectively when surrounded by their loved ones.  And family members bond with others through a shared...

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2017 Innkeeper’s Celebration

2017 Innkeeper’s Celebration

The Innkeeper’s Celebration is back and better than ever! Join us for the 28th Annual Innkeeper’s Celebration hosted by the Hotel Eldorado. The evening will be filled with live entertainment, delicious food stations, an enticing selection of local, valley wide wine, beer and beverages. With group discounts and overnight packages available, Innkeeper’s is a great option for a small office Christmas party, a group of friends or a fun date night out. Funds raised will help to build JoeAnna’s House, a home-away-from-home for families...

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Day of Giving

Day of Giving

We’re excited to announce the return of the KGH Foundation’s Day of Giving on Thursday, May 31st. This year we will once again be celebrating the patient care advancements made possible through giving, and raising funds for the current priority – JoeAnna’s House. Every year, thousands of families from across the interior of British Columbia must travel from their homes in order for a loved one to receive life-saving specialist care at Kelowna General Hospital.  For many families wanting to maintain a...

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Tennis & Bocce by the Lake

Tennis & Bocce by the Lake

This fun-filled event, hosted by Walley Lightbody will bring together a variety of tennis competitors, bocce players, and local tennis celebrities, in an effort to celebrate the game and benefit our community. The event is raising funds for essential, life-saving cardiac equipment and cardiac rehabilitation services serving the interior of BC. New this year – we will be switching up the tournament format to Team Tennis.  Limited spots available so sign up early!  We have also added a 25km scenic cycle and lunch to...

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2018 Heart of Gold Gala

THE HUBER FAMILY As the 2018 Heart of Gold Honorary Chairs, we invite you to join us at this extraordinary black tie evening in support of JoeAnna’s House. Live Auction Packages are now available for preview! Click here to see the amazing opportunities available.   Saturday, September 8, 2018 Future Site of JoeAnna’s House Corner of Abbott Street and Royal Avenue Black Tie 5:00 Reception | 6:30 Dinner 8:30 Live Auction & Paddle Raising | 9:30 Dance & After Party   We once again have the best Chefs in...

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2017 Bike ‘n Braai

2017 Bike ‘n Braai

Sunday, June 4th, 2017 Over 120 riders gathered together on Sunday June 4th to help raise much needed funds for Foundry Kelowna, a new integrated youth mental health centre.  Together, we raised over $32,000 to help build this world-class facility for youth and families, right here in Kelowna! The KGH Foundation is so appreciative of all the support from the medical community, KGH staff, and their families and friends. The funds raised will give youth and families immediate access to help from a...

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