Columbia Valley & East Kootenay
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Free Information event
Dec 14, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
A free information event will be presented by The Kelowna General Hospital Foundation KGH Foundation) to make the public aware of The Better Together campaign and JoeAnna’s House, a home-away-from-home for families whose loved ones are patients at the hospital.
According to their website, “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 presence at KGH for the period of their loved ones treatment, the lack of affordable short-term accommodation in Kelowna adds significantly to their hardship.Research shows that patients heal better when surrounded by their loved ones. They get better when together. The KGH Foundation has committed to raising $8 million to build JoeAnna’s House, a home-away-from-home to keep families together when they need it most….”
Learn more or register for the free information event, go to: https://kghffoundation.com/event/joeannas house information sessions