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Lights of Hope stories

Lights of Hope is about giving. It’s about people working together to help others. Thanks to donors, volunteers and members of the St. Paul’s Hospital family, Lights of Hope provides vital support to our hospital’s greatest needs.

There are a lot of people in our community and Lights of Hope has touched many of them. Here are a few stories of people who’ve been helped by the caregivers at St. Paul’s and use Lights of Hope to express their thanks and gratitude.

  • Meeting our greatest needs: New equipment for St. Paul’s GI Clinic

    Patina Sibbald and patient monitor 2014

    Patient care at the Gastro-Intestinal (GI) Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital was potentially put on hold after two monitors that provide essential information about a patient’s condition broke down simultaneously. Staff at the GI Clinic had been having trouble with the 15- to 20-year-old monitors for a while, but the breakdown of the two monitors Read More...

  • Meeting our greatest needs: Why Kent DesRochers gives to Lights of Hope

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    Kent DesRochers, a clinical nurse leader with the Mental Health Wellness Clinic at St. Paul’s Hospital, has witnessed first-hand the pressures that departments like the Mental Health Program at St. Paul’s face to continue to provide exceptional patient care. That need is one of the reasons why DesRochers became a monthly donor to Lights of Read More...

  • Christmas comes early to new mother and father at St. Paul’s Maternity Centre

    Sacks Family-Maternity

    The Sacks family celebrated an early Christmas present this year with the successful birth of little Aili at St. Paul’s Maternity Centre. “I couldn’t have imagined it going any better,” said proud father, Rafe, who was relieved to know that his wife, Vici, and new baby daughter were safe and healthy at St. Paul’s after Read More...

  • Electrical workers from the US help with Lights of Hope set-up

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    At this year’s Lights of Hope set-up on November 20, seven individuals drove from Oregon and Washington to lend a hand. Each year, the Lights of Hope attracts around 100 volunteers to St. Paul’s Hospital, including some people from out of town. “Community service is one of the core objectives of the EWMC,” says Electrical Read More...

  • A Lights of Hope star for Dad

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    The Lights of Hope campaign is a way for the Kronier family to remain connected to the spirit of giving inspired by their husband and father. Since 2008, Betty Kronier and her daughters – Lorraine Palmer, Linda Chrystal, Carolyn Convey and Kim Streit – have donated to the Lights of Hope every year so that Read More...

  • BC Place steps up to ensure the Lights of Hope glow bright in 2013

    VANCOUVER, BC, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 – BC Place is coming to the aid of the ‘Lights of Hope’ at St. Paul’s Hospital by providing a site for volunteers to test hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights that have been donated to the annual holiday fundraising campaign. BC Place is Vancouver’s home for light – whether the BC Read More...

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