A week long Run for Mom to raise funds for the Maternity Department at Chilliwack General Hospital (CGH) just wrapped up. The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation’s (FVHCF) annual event was held virtually this year, giving supporters the week of May 1 to 8th to complete their 5k walk or run.
“We are grateful that the community still came together to support this event, despite it not going ahead in person” shared Liz Harris, Executive Director, FVHCF. With the contributions from participants and other supporting businesses, the event brought in over $6,000.
The FVHCF would like to thank the Envision Financial Branches in Chilliwack, Minter Country Gardens, Starline Cabinet Co Ltd, Coast Capital Savings Cottonwood Branch, Scandic Signature Home Design Ltd. DBA Pair Home Design, Chilliwack Dogwood Monarch Lions Club, Trixie’s Car Wash, and Rainbow Greenhouse for donating towards this event. “Our Sponsors always add the success of Run for Mom and we are thankful for their help” stated Harris.
“We are excited to announce the Run 4 Mom Raffle, to help contribute more funds for our Maternity here at CGH,” said Harris. The Raffle, which features prizes such as a Supercycle pathway women’s comfort bike, and an assortment of gift cards can be purchased on the foundations website. “Thank you to the Canadian Tire Chilliwack, Luna Float, Unika, Bow & Stern and Minter Country Gardens that donated to make this Raffle possible”.
For more information regarding the raffle and to purchase tickets, please visit www.fvhcf.ca/runformom/
The Fraser Valley Health Care Foundation raises funds for vital equipment and programs funded or endorsed by Fraser Health. The Foundation serves the communities of Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Hope, Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs.