Sunday, Jul 14th 2019
Time: 11:00 AM
Registration Start: 10:00 AM
Surrey, BC V3W 5K9
29 people are raising funds
BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 in Vancouver, BC is an event to raise funds to support the life-saving work of the William Osler Health System, Surrey Hospital Foundation and various charitable activities organized by BAPS Charities.
William Osler Health System (Osler), one of the largest community health care systems in the country, serves a diverse and growing population of 1.3 million people, and is comprised of three integrated hospitals; Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the newly opened Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness.
In the USA, the walk will support The Nature Conservancy’s efforts to plant one billion trees by 2025 through their Plant a Billion Trees initiative. Walk Green 2019 will help The Nature Conservancy plant 61,000 additional trees in 2019. During the last four years, from 2016 to 2019, BAPS Charities Walkathons will have helped plant a total of 361,000 trees.
Join over 23,000 walkers in over 76 cities in North America and help us create better communities, nations and ultimately a more peaceful and just world.
Surrey Hospital Foundation
Surrey Hospital Foundation is the largest non-government funder of healthcare for families in Surrey and surrounding Fraser Valley communities. We support the major health facilities in the region, Surrey Memorial Hospital (SMH) and Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre (JPOCSC), as well as numerous specialized programs for newborns, children, adults and seniors. The Surrey Campus cares for the whole family, from birth to end-of-life and everything in between.
As a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of British Columbia, Surrey Memorial houses one of the busiest children’s care centres in the province. As a LEED-certified facility, JPOCS is a groundbreaking medical centre for over 50 clinics and programs. In total, the Foundation supports a campus that includes 12 buildings with over 5,000 employees–a healthcare campus that touches the lives of thousands of patients every day. Since 1992, the Foundation has raised over $135 million by inspiring and enabling our community to support innovative medicine and life-changing care.
Learn more: https://surreyhospitalfoundation.com/
William Osler Health System
William Osler Health System (Osler), one of the largest community health care systems in the country, serves a diverse and growing population of 1.3 million people, and is comprised of three integrated hospitals; Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the newly opened Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness. Together the three hospitals deliver high-quality, forward-thinking health care that respects the traditions, religion, and culture of all patients and families they serve.
Osler is leading the way when it comes to innovative patient care with a deliberate shift in focus from illness to wellness. There are new patient-centered services for people with chronic disease, mental illness and enhanced programs for seniors, adolescents, and women and children. Osler’s surgical program is one of the biggest and most advanced among community hospitals in the province, with growing expertise in cardiovascular, vascular and breast cancer surgery. Osler is also beyond its borders through its Global Health Program, the only one of its kind in the country, to learn and contribute on a global scale.
Over 2,000 patients are cared for every day at Osler, that means, over 743,000 patients are seen each year. The Emergency Departments at Etobicoke General and Brampton Civic, are the busiest in the country serving over 215,000 patients each year. Osler’s labour and delivery program is also the largest in the province, welcoming over 7,500 babies into the world each year.
William Osler Health System Foundation (Osler Foundation) is the fundraising arm for Osler. Its mission is building and fostering relationships in order to support Osler’s capital, education and research priorities. Osler Foundation is in year six of a 10-year $100 million “You Have the Power campaign” driving to build and bring innovation in the best care for the Community.
Learn more: http://www.williamoslerhs.ca/