The Battle River Community Foundation awarded a $2,000 grant to the Daysland Hospital Foundation. Battle River Community Foundation Treasurer, Neil Lunty presents the cheque to Daysland Hospital Foundation Vice-Chair, Jerry Saik.
This grant is to assist with the purchase of barrier free height adjustable exam tables/chairs for the Daysland Health Centre that allow patients with limited mobility the independence to get on and off the exam tables/chairs with reduced risk of injury.
The grant is from the Leo and Jean Vos Family Fund and the Bob Hanrahan Fund, both established as Field of Interest Funds benefiting projects and programs serving residents of communities including Daysland.
The Battle River Community Foundation exists to support organizations East Central Alberta which benefit the local communities and have a positive impact on the future.
Grants from the Battle River Community Foundation are primarily made possible through the generosity of individual donors and organizations that have created endowment funds. The principal of these endowment funds are kept intact and the income is made available annually to support local projects and organizations.
Since it was founded in 1995, the Battle River Community Foundation has granted over $8,679,700 to support charitable activities in the Battle River Region.