Thursday, April 12, 2018

More contributions come in for North Coast Health Improvement project

The fundraising work continues on for the members of the North Coast Health Improvement Society and this week the group has raised an additional 10,000 dollars towards their work on an upgrade for the Prince Rupert Regional Hospital Cancer Care Unit.

The latest donation coming through the support of Prince Rupert Grain which donated the 10,000 dollar cheque to the cause this week.

Prince Rupert Grain joins the campaign to raise funds for the
Prince Rupert Cancer Care Unit with a large donation to the
North Coast Health Improvement Society's fundraising initiative
(photo from NCHIS)

As we outlined on the blog in January, the group of dedicated local volunteers with the Society chose the Cancer Care Unit as their focus for this year, launching their fundraising efforts at the start of this year.

Their goal is to raise 200,000 dollars towards the work for the unit which will be put towards upgrades in treatment technology and increased comfort for patients and their families that requier the services of the Cancer Care Unit.

You can learn more about their fundraising plans from their Facebook page.

You can make your own donation to the Society and its work at PO Box 326, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3P9

More items of interest related to Community events can be found here.

Further background on issues of Health Care in Prince Rupert can be explored here, while a focus on the Northwest can be found here.

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