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"Where Ever the Need is the Greatest" Fund

Gifts allocated towards the Where the Need is Greatest Fund support the purchase of much-needed medical equipment throughout all departments of the Fort St. John Hospital and Peace Villa Residential Care facility. Funds are used where it would benefit patients most, and where it would make the greatest impact.

Eastern Star Children’s Fund

Equipment made specifically to meet the needs of the region’s youngest citizens is purchased with donations designated to this fund. Gifts directly benefit children, babies, and maternity patients.

Kidney Dialysis Fund

The Fort St. John Hospital is the regional centre for kidney dialysis, serving patients from as far north as Fort Nelson and as far south as Tumbler Ridge. Dialysis patients often spend a significant time in the hospital for treatment, and gifts allocated to this fund ensure the unit is equipped to offer them the best care and comfort.

Palliative Care Fund

Palliative care patients and their families no doubt have a difficult time coping as they enter this stage of life. Purchases with this fund help comfort patients and families in some small way as they are challenged with this hardship.

Cancer Treatment and Diagnostic Fund

Having the latest in cancer detection and treatment technologies is critical to ensuring residents are afforded the best care available. Donations designated to this fund often help to outfit the Community Cancer Centre and the Diagnostic Imaging department.

Endowment Funds

Endowment Funds give donors the opportunity to make a contribution that will ensure a continous and secure source of future funding for our Foundation to prodive critical medical equipment for our patients.

Our Endowment Funds include:

General Endowment Fund

Created in 2004, the General Endowment contiunes to grow with the help of generous donors.  Memorial donations are often directed to this fund with the permission of families who wish to pay a special tribute to a lost loved one. Many of our donors direct special bequests to our Endowment ensuring that their legacy has a lasting and significant impact for generations.

Henry Petrie Endowment Fund

This fund was created by the Petrie family in memory of a loving husband, father, and friend.  As an active member of the community, Henry believed in the work of the Hospital Foundation and in providing the best possible health care for his family and the community he loved.  Everyone is welcome to contribute to this fund and all donations are tax deductible.

Energetic Services Endowment Fund

This fund was created by one of our locally owned and operated companies, Energetic Services Inc..  Energetic wanted to make a lasting statement of their values as a corporate citizen.  They strongly believe in being financially responsible and in saving for the future.  They believe that a strong and vibrant hospital attacts good people to our community and they wish to support  their owner/operators and their families when health issues arise.  Everyone is welcome to contribute to this fund and all donations are tax deductible.

Ways to contribute

Please contact us to talk about how you can contribute to one of our Endowment Funds or how you might establish an Endowment fund in the name of your family or business.

Peace Villa Fund

Used to purchase equipment that increases care and comfort to the 123 residents of the Peace Villa Residential Care facility in our hospital.

Peace Villa Social Fund

Keeping residents of the Peace Villa Residential Care facility active and engaged in the community is important to ensuring their continued quality of life. With this fund, residents are treated to a variety of events and activities such as swimming, bowling, and barbecues.