Real Life Stories

Here are the stories of just a few of the people who have included a gift in their Will to help make more advances in healthcare for the babies, women and families of B.C.

Vernon's story 

For those who survived the Great Depression – it is hard to take for granted simple needs like food, shelter and clothing. In many cases the hardship left an indelible mark on those who lived through it. Vernon Hargreaves was one survivor of this tough era. Read more...

Leila's story

Giving is inherent in some people’s personality. It could be as small as helping your neighbour mind their children, or a child donating pocket money to charity. For Leila Oldfield, giving generously was part of her everyday life. Read more...

We need your support

We've made a lot of progress but still have a long way to go. Your long term support will help to fund our vital work, including:

  • high risk fetal maternal care
  • HIV/AIDS treatments for pregnant women
  • world-class services in breast health
  • substance dependency
  • osteoporosis,
  • reproductive health
  • and outreach programs in over 100 communities across B.C.

Click here to view examples of wording to use in your Will.