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Saturday, 18 September 2021 09:25

Jocelyne Andree Manning

September 14, 1931 – September 11, 2021

Friday, 01 January 2021 11:43

Bears for kids

Shop gives bears to kids.

Friday, 01 January 2021 09:39

Poinsettias In The News!!

Times Colonist, Oct. 2020

Believe it or not, Christmas is just around the corner. You will soon be able to order holiday plants from the Victoria General Hospital Auxiliary’s annual Poinsettias for Patients campaign. The holiday tradition features top-quality plants grown locally by Hilltop Greenhouses.

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Black Press, Dec 2020

Children are a major part of the clientele at Victoria General Hospital’s ambulatory lab and it is a stressful place for kids who are often there for bloodwork and other uncomfortable procedures.

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Black Press, Dec 2020

The annual Poinsettias for Patients campaign sold more than $14,000 of the traditional Christmas plants this year, said Valerie Smith, past president of the VGHA and convenor of the campaign. Proceeds from this year’s effort will go toward improvements to a new out-patient lab, Hospital at Home, as well as providing a heartfelt thank you to frontline workers at the hospital.

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Tuesday, 29 December 2020 09:07

Poinsettia sales fund Out-patient improvements

The Victoria General Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to announce they have purchased three Virtual Reality headsets and a mural the CFAU at Victoria General Hospital. 

Friday, 17 July 2020 12:38

The Auxiliary since 1983

The Auxiliary since 1983

Saturday, 28 March 2020 08:53


Andrews inheritance

Friday, 06 March 2020 12:02


Val Smith, erstwhile President, and Howard and his sox were thanked for over 15 years of volunteer service to the Auxiliary.

Tuesday, 02 July 2019 12:36

BBQ 50/50 nets $500+

Many volunteers helped sell 50/50 tickets at the Staff & Volunteer BBQ June 27th.

Thursday, 17 January 2019 13:19

Alzheimer Helpline

FIRST LINK is your link to dementia support.

Friday, 05 October 2018 08:51

Can you hear me?

OK, so maybe they didn't include the drum kit but... 

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:00

At last! Free Wifi for all of us

The Auxiliary is picking up the tab for Wifi.

Leah Hollins presented an award of appreciation and gratitude at the Auxiliary’s annual general meeting Tuesday June 19th.

Thursday, 21 June 2018 12:30

Staff & Volunteer BBQ nets Auxiliary $400

There were 50/50 tickets and cake

Thursday, 21 June 2018 12:25

The Auxiliary Wall

Our new decal gets installed.

Saturday, 19 May 2018 13:02

Emerge giddy with gratitude

Dr. Hooker & all of the Emergency Department are thrilled to acquire an Intubation Scope.