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Angels like you make the world a better place

Honour your angel, a loved one, or a member of our health care team by making a donation to support our hospitals.

Thank you for the incredible care I received. Such understanding and personal compassion from my doctor and nurses was so important during my recovery.

Be an Angel... Give an Angel

Honour your angel, a loved one, or a member of our health care team by making a donation to support our hospitals.

Each year at VGH, our winter wonderland trees are filled with thousands of Angels carrying messages of love and appreciation for friends and family, medical teams and hospital staff, and all the special people in our lives.

Honour the angels in your life with a donation to VGH & UBC Hospital and write a personal message to a loved one or a member of our health care team.

The angel ornaments will be hung on the winter wonderland trees in the lobby of VGH from November to January, lifting the spirits of patients and families, staff and visitors.

Thanks to generous donors, our Angel campaign has raised more than $2 Million since 2001. We invite you to visit our Winter Wonderland, and to honour an angel in your life with a donation in their name.

Your donation will support our hospitals’ most urgent needs, helping to purchase critical equipment, funding the latest research, and advancing patient care. Every donation helps ensure that our hospitals and health care teams continue to deliver BC’s best, most specialized care for adults.

Liz's Story

I had a whole team of angels supporting me when I was a patient at Vancouver General Hospital. Dr. McConnell and her team were essential in saving my life. But they couldn’t have done it without the donations that helped purchase the equipment essential to my surgery and recovery. Liz Eisner, Grateful Patient

Foundation President and CEO thanks her health care Angels

This year’s Angel Campaign has a deeper, more personal meaning for Barbara Grantham. As President and CEO of VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, Barbara has been a passionate advocate for our hospitals and health care teams, and this year, she has even more reason to give thanks.

Barbara's Story
Barbara Grantham honours her angel Dr. Steven Wong in this year’s Angel campaign

Thanks to our generous donors

  • Platinum
    • Dean Toye and Family
  • Silver
    • To Audrey, my angel in heaven, God bless you!
      - Walter Kooiman
  • Bronze
    • Ampco Grafix logo
    • In memory of Edward Yu Wei Shao
  • Angel
    • Kathy and Steve Bellringer
    • Silent Lights
    • Greenscape Design & Decor
    • Keith Solinsky and Family
    • Beverley Anne Briscoe – Wishing the team in ovarian cancer research continued success on behalf of all women!
    • Olive Emmott


  • For saving my life from epilepsy
    Dr. Gary Redekop
  • Epilepsy Nurse Janice Henrikson IS THE BEST
    Janice Henrikson
  • To All the Staff at the hospital. Kindness appreciated.
    All Staff
  • With your many years of care of my hips and knees. Thank you
    Dr. N Greidanus
  • What super people!
    Dr Wood and the wonderful angiogram team
  • Thanks for saving my life
    Dr. Stephen W. Chung
  • My heartfelt thanks for your care and compassion
    Dr. Patrick E. Ma
  • Thank you for always seeing the person before the patient. Your smile made my day. Liz E.
    Nurse Robyn on JP9
  • Appreciate for your hard work and patience Nurses
  • To Dr Copland & Dr Shapiro: I am very grateful to you for giving me a new life.
    Jia Yu Chen
  • To Dr Paul Clarkson: Thank you so much for saving my right arm. I have nearly full use of it, as you know. I am so grateful for your intelligence, your organizing power, your creativity.
    Always my love, Maggie A
  • To the staff on the BMT Unit: Best of the New Year!
    The Gilmore Family
  • To Margaret Williamson: Your gift of life, a kidney, saved my life. You are my angel.
  • To everyone in the ER and in the ICU.
    The Collison Family
  • With gratitude to Dr Durham, the anaesthetist and all the nurses who saved my life in 2011.

Dedicate your Angel

Not only does your gift have the power to transform and save lives, it also provides you or your organization with name recognition at our hospital.

Make a donation and dedicate your angel!

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