"Making a difference for patients
right here at home in the North,
-- where we live, work, and play"

New Staxi's Arrive at UHNBC

May 25, 2020

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Donations for frontline workers get real – through a significant donation to the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation for Scrubs.

We are ever so grateful to the Newell’s for their unwavering support for Spirit of the North. Their generosity at this time has made some frontline workers pretty happy. This purchase will have a lasting impact for healthcare workers directly in the line of potential COVID patients. Thank you!!


If you too would like to donate, a fund has been set up at https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/12869 or contact us directly to support COVID19-#safeathome Fund.


#GivingTuesdayNow

May 12, 2020
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#GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity that takes place every Tuesday in May, as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. The global day of action will rally people around the world and hopefully throughout our Region of Northern BC to tap into the power of human connection and strengthen communities through response for better health outcomes here at home in the North. We invite you to join us in demonstrating the power of kindness and generosity. Please consider at gift to our COVID-19 #safeathome Fund


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“My passion for nursing started in grade four.  I can’t explain why I started doing this, but instead of going out for recess.  I would go to the school’s first aid room and wait for kids to come in so I could bandage their scrapes and look at their bruises. My scope wasn’t very large at this time!  Thankfully, the staff in the office allowed me to do this every day and started calling me “Nurse Danielle.”

          Dani McGowan,
          4th Year Student Nurse


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“We are proud to donate these 200 Shields to the Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation for use at UHNBC and help support the front line workers right here in our community. Prince George Ford has strived for a more personal connection with the community in the last few years and we look to continue that push for connection. We hope it helps bring some sense of security in these unprecedented times."

Chris Wall, General Manager
Prince George Ford

 


Healthcare Philanthropy in the Time of Coronavirus-Podcast

May 7, 2020
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Listen to our very own Judy Neiser, CEO to Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation in this panel podcast where she and Healthcare Foundation professionals across the country weigh in on healthcare philanthropy during COVID-19, how it is changing the landscape of our work and the challenges and benefits we see as stewards for you, our donors, and Healthcare here at home. Listen in on all major platforms like iTunes, Spotify and Google play by following the link ​https://www.vitreogroup.ca/podcast/episode-39-healthcare-philanthropy-coronavirus


Giving Back to Help Our Tiniest Patients

May 7, 2020
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We are so grateful to Harpal Aulakh, Owner/Operator of AUL Industrial Repairs Ltd., who chose to give back in a BIG way to help our tiniest patients! Read the whole story here and find more inspiring stories like it, at https://www.spiritofthenorth.ca/about-us/news or to give in your own way during the crisis, the COVID-19 #safeathome Fund https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/12869


Spirit of Caring for Others

May 1, 2020
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How would you like to brighten someone’s day? 

Join us as we launch our SPIRIT OF CARING FOR OTHERS program.  In supporting better healthcare throughout the North, we know all too well that sometimes your health and how you feel is very much related to the kindness and goodness around you.  Social isolation might be what we need to do right now, but often for those in care, that’s a reality much of the time.  We are encouraging as many school aged children, budding artists, poets, or people who just know how to put kind thoughts to paper to do just that.  We in turn, and in partnership with our good friends at Northland Hyundai, will make sure that any messages dropped off at their location at 2021 HWY-16 West, will be delivered to someone in care and will definitely make their day brighter.

When you drop off your letter be sure to post a picture of yourself and #spiritofcaring, #teamspirit, or #spiritofthenorth, and most of all – SHARE, to inspire others to do so too!  For more information contact us today at www.spiritofthenorth.ca


Spring Grants 2020

Apr 8, 2020
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Donors to Spirit of the North Healthcare Foundation present $868,986.68 to Northern Health this Spring! Full details with links below!


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https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/12869

Even though we can't be together we can still stand together in the fight against COVID-19. In responding to our generous donors, we have set up a COVID19#safeathome Fund to provide emergency funding of Equipment, Education, and Enhancements to Healthcare for Prince George and Northern BC. We know healthcare truly does touch everyone and anticipate the needs will be great as we join the fight against COVID-19.

Link to donate: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/12869

With our immense appreciation. Stay Safe. #safeathome #teamspirit #letsworktogether 


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Prince George, BC
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