RBC Foundation

May 11 2017 11:08am
To care for a critically ill newborn, it takes leading-edge specialists, equipment and research. But that’s not all. Researchers at BC Women’s have shown that family care, involving parents every step of the way, is also vital.

Recognizing that caring for a critically ill newborn can have a long-term impact on the whole family, the Newborn ICU team focuses on the parents’ needs, as well as providing the best of care for the baby. Inspired by this approach, RBC Foundation made a leadership contribution to the Newborn ICU Campaign. The donation is making a difference for families and providing funds for equipment. RBC’s contributions to the new Family Support Fund boosts a much-needed resource to help provide practical aid for families struggling during the most trying times, while their babies fight to get better. The RBC donation is part of their commitment to improving infant’s health and wellbeing.

The largest contribution from the financial sector, RBC’s generous donation is commemorated by the RBC Family Meeting Room, and marks more than 20 years of RBC support for BC Women’s Hospital. 

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Brian Bowen, RBC Regional Vice President, Tri Cities & Maple Ridge is pictured with Tamara Taggart and her daughter Zoe

The newly renovated RBC Family Meeting Room provides a quiet respite for parents and families of critically ill newborns.


Marina Matei and Vanessa Noga with Tamara Taggart pictured at the ribbon cutting for the RBC Family Meeting Room in BC Women's Newborn ICU