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REPORTING · 25th February 2015
Kitimat Hospital Foundation
Kitimat General Hospital Foundation receives grant from RBC Foundation

The Kitimat General Hospital Foundation was the recipient of a $10,000 grant from RBC as the second installment of a $20,000 Community Funding grant approved by RBC in 2014.

The cheque was presented to members of the Kitimat General Hospital Foundation on February 24, 2015 by Shirley Breuker, Branch Manager of the Royal Bank of Canada in Kitimat. Joining her was Colleen Velho, Fern Fontes and Jaquie Phelps.

Chairperson, Corinne Scott stated “the funds received from RBC are a welcome addition to the 2014/2015 fund raising campaign to raise $50,000 for IV Infusion Pumps. The money received from RBC will cover the cost of two specialized Infusion Pumps required for Home Care Support. Eight additional Infusion Pumps are required for the Emergency Room and Acute Care areas of the Kitimat General Hospital.The Kitimat General Hospital Foundation is grateful for the support of RBC in ensuring that local medical equipment is state of the art and medical services in Kitimat remain exceptional into the future.”

Hospital Foundation members on hand to receive the grant were Corinne Scott, Chairperson, Doug Thomson, Vice Chair, and Mario Feldhoff, Director.

The Kitimat General Hospital Foundation is a volunteer organization that has raised more than $140,000 to support health care for the citizens of Kitimat. All funds raised go towards projects either specified by the donors, or determined in collaboration with the Medical Staff and Northern Health to be of immediate benefit to patients.