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Have a Healthy Heart Fundraiser

February 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


VGH Centre for Cardiovascular Health


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We are delighted to invite you to celebrate our 20th annual “Have a Healthy Heart” fundraiser for the VGH Centre for Cardiovascular Health. Over the years, we have raised $1.3 million so that everyone can have equal access to our cardiac rehabilitation programs. Last year, our program subsidized nearly $60,000 of program fees allowing 100 participants with financial barriers to participate. It is thanks to your incredible support and generosity, that we can continue to deliver our excellent programs at VGH and in the community, as well as specialty classes like yoga, meditation, cooking classes and patient and staff education.

This year, for our 20th fundraiser, we have set an ambitious goal to raise a total of $1.5 million. We hope you can join us at our specially planned fundraiser event on February 16, 2017.


Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Location: Paetzold Health Education Centre (HEC)-Main Floor, Jim Pattison Pavilion

1:00PM: Doors open
Light refreshments/Submit donations/Purchase Raffle and 50-50 tickets

2:50PM: Opening Remarks
Dr. Saul Isserow, Medical Director VGH Centre for Cardiovascular Health

3:00 PM: Cardiologist Panel Q&A
Moderator: Dr. Saul Isserow
Program Cardiologists:
Dr. Sammy Chan, Dr. Andrew Ignaszewski, Dr. Carolyn Taylor

3:45PM: 50-50 draw and door prizes awarded – END OF EVENT

There are many ways you can show your support:

1) Collect donations from friends, family, colleagues and neighbours. See below for great incentive prizes to thank you for your efforts and generosity.
2) Make an on-line donation at
3) Donations to our program are welcome year-round.
4) Come and have a visit with the staff and program participants at the event.

If you’d like to collect offline donations please use the form here.


February 16, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Paetzold Health Education Centre (HEC)-Main Floor, Jim Pattison Pavilion
899 West 12
Vancouver, BC
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Taira Birnie
604-875-4111 ext 61258