Wesgroup Properties, developer of the Brewery District in New Westminster, has donated $80,000 to Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH) Foundation in support of the Foundation’s $2.8 million Multipurpose Interventional Suite campaign.
The suite will provide an expansion of specialized services for the diagnoses and treatment of heart disease and stroke — two of the three leading causes of death in Canada – and brain aneurysms.
Since 2006, Wesgroup Properties has donated more than $190,000 in support of RCH. Wesgroup donated $60,000 towards the Foundation’s Heart to Heart Campaign in 2007 that helped fund a state-of-the-art Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit and additional equipment for diagnostics and treatment, which enabled RCH to care for more cardiac patients.
“Wesgroup Properties is one of the best neighbours anyone could ever have,” says Adrienne Bakker, President and CEO ofRCH Foundation. “Not only have they generously donated in support of cardiac services at Royal Columbian Hospital during the past five years, they are developing a community of care in the new Brewery District by raising awareness about RCH as a centre of health care excellence and helping RCH build relationships with other philanthropic leaders in the community.”