To some in the Tri-City area, the Project REACH OUT bus is just another vehicle. But for an estimated 3,000 at-risk youth, the bus is much more than that; it’s a safe haven on wheels. Thanks to a $1,000 donation from the Envision Charitable Foundation for two new stereo systems, the Project REACH OUT buses will now appeal to more youth.
The Family Education and Support Centre provides community services in Maple Ridge. Their playroom carpeting had worn down and thanks to a $1,000 grant from the Envision Foundation, children and families who use the room can now enjoy a clean and safe environment on the new carpeting.
New community kitchen helps young families have a healthy start
If you’ve ever made a resolution to start eating healthier, you’re in good company. But eating right can be a difficult goal for anyone to achieve, let alone individuals living below the poverty line.
The Kitimat Community Services' Youth Centre has provided a safe social and recreational drop-in centre for youth between the ages of 13-18 years of age since 1985. Thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Envision Charitable Foundation, the 75 youth who attend the centre on a regular basis will benefit from renovations to the centre.
New cardiac stress test treadmill for Mission Memorial Hospital
When it comes to diagnosing heart problems, most physicians are quick to refer their patients for an exercise electrocardiogram (ECG)—or a cardiac “stress test.” A first-line test to detect heart disease, an exercise ECG measures a patient’s heart electrical activity, blood pressure and heart rate while they exercise.
The Envision Charitable Foundation recently provided $11,000 to fully fund a cooling blanket for the Emergency Room in Delta Hospital. Seline Kutan, the Foundation’s Executive Director was extremely pleased to donate the funds to Delta Hospital Foundation’s Executive Director, Teresa Cooper, for the life-saving equipment.
There’s good news for people who arrive at Eagle Ridge Hospital in respiratory distress. Thanks in part to a $7,500 donation from the Envision Credit Union Charitable Foundation, the hospital has been able to add an additional acute bilevel ventilator to its emergency room equipment.
It's literally a lifesaver for premature babies.
The Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation recently received a $5,000 donation from the Envision Credit Union Charitable Foundation to help fund a neonatal ventilator, which will help to care for ill and premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit.
There’s good news for Chilliwack seniors. Not only will the Chilliwack and District Senior Resources Society’s shuttle service roll along for another year, it will now be even safer thanks to the Envision Charitable Foundation.
There’s good news for surgical patients at the PACU department at Ridge Meadows Hospital (RMH). The Envision Charitable Foundation has donated $9,500 for the purchase of a new Infusion Pump--a medical device that delivers intravenous fluids and medicine to patients.