COVID-19 Funds

COVID-19
FUNDS

Providing BC Women’s Hospital’s healthcare teams with the resources they need to deliver care safely and effectively.

Collaborating with the Women’s Health Research Institute to respond rapidly to the new questions posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ensuring that women, infants, and families in our community continue to receive the support and care they deserve.

HOW TO HELP: OUR COVID-19 FUNDS

The BC Women’s Health Foundation has established three COVID-19 Funds to respond quickly and effectively to the emerging needs of BC Women’s staff, women and their communities during this time: 1.) Hospital + Staff, 2.) Women’s Health Research, 3.) Women + Families

For more information on our COVID-19 Funds, please contact Carleen Pauliuk, Senior Director of Philanthropy at 604.875.2270 or carleen.pauliuk@bcwomensfoundation.org

OTHER WAYS TO SUPPORT

DONATE IN-KIND ITEMS

Non-Monetary Donations to the Hospital
BC Women’s Hospital’s Non-Monetary Donations Program is seeking: packages food items, toiletries, and art kits.

Personal Protective Equipment Donations to Health System
There is an imminent need for Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and Medical Supply donations to support hospitals across the province. If you or your company can contribute, please visit the following portal (This site has been established in partnership with the Government of BC to centralize all COVID-19 pandemic supply opportunities):https://bccovid19supplyhub.force.com/s/

By clicking “Donate In-Kind Items” above you will be directed to Aimee Nygaard, Manager, Philanthropy at aimee.nygaard@bcwomensfoundation.org. Alternatively, you can call 604.441.9775.

Please do not bring items directly to BC Women’s Hospital. The hospital is limiting the number of non-essential people on site to adhere to social distancing efforts.

OUR COMMITMENT TO OUR COMMUNITY

The health of our community is important to us. Our staff has forgone in-person meetings and are working virtually, with the intention to carry on with business as usual as best as we can. Thank you for your steadfast support and patience while everyone navigates this challenging time. Read our COVID-19 update from our President + CEO, Genesa M. Greening on March 13.

STAY UPDATED, STAY SAFE

The health, safety, and well-being of our employees, donors, partners, and the patients who are seeking care at BC Women’s Hospital are our Foundation’s top priorities. Please take care and adhere to the advice of the following health experts:

COVID-19 testing is not recommended for those who have mild respiratory symptoms. Start with the BC COVID-19 Symptom Self-Assessment Tool. If symptoms worsen, call 811.

STAY ENGAGED

Cheer on Our Healthcare Heroes
Join us every day at 7pm in making some noise to thank our healthcare heroes. Share on social media using the hashtag #thankshealthcareheroes.

Share a Story of Generosity
Share your story with us, or post a shout out on your own feed to a member of your community who has helped or inspired you along the way.

Follow Along
Follow the BC Women’s Hospital on Twitter @BCWomensHosp, Facebook @ProvincialHealthServices, and Instagram @phsa.bc.


BC Women’s Health Foundation is BC’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the full spectrum of women’s health. The information shared is intended to educate, inform, and point readers to credible sources. It is not intended to substitute professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of qualified healthcare professionals with any questions specific to your medical condition. For more information, visit HealthLinkBC.ca.