Walk Green 2019 in Winnipeg, MB

Saturday, Jul 20th 2019

Time: 11:00 AM
Registration Start: 10:00 AM

Location:

Pembina Trail Library
2724 Pembina Highway,
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2H7

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BAPS Charities Walk Green 2019 in Winnipeg, MB is an event to raise funds to support the life-saving work of the William Osler Health System, Victoria General 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.

 


Supporting:

Victoria General Hospital Foundation

Victoria General Hospital Foundation

Victoria General Hospital Foundation is dedicated to advancing healthcare at Victoria Hospital and in our community to create healthier futures for us all. Since 2009, we have invested more than $14 million in innovations that enhance patient care, prevent disease and injury, and improve the overall health and well-being of our community.
The Vic Foundation creates the margin of excellence between average and exceptional healthcare by ensuring Victoria Hospital stays on the leading edge of today’s technology and patient care.

For more than 100 years, Victoria Hospital has been improving the lives of patients, families and our community when it matters most. As a Centre of Excellence for Mental Health and a leader in the care of older adults, Victoria Hospital provides help and hope for patients who are on a journey toward wellness and recovery.

Each year, thousands of patients, families, staff and members of our community visit The Vic Miracle Garden, a peaceful environment of comfort and healing. This award-winning community space is specifically designed to nurture physical, mental and spiritual health. The sights and sounds of nature engage the senses, stimulating self-renewal. Patients receiving treatment in the Buhler Cancer Centre at Victoria Hospital benefit from a peaceful and private view of this serene environment to support their healing and recovery.


Learn more: https://www.thevicfoundation.ca/

William Osler Health System

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/

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