A Day of Giving

Nursing and Population Health Building

Giving Day Fund: Nursing and Population Health Building

The Chappell Family Building for Nursing and Population Health

Your donation is an investment in future health care workers in our hospitals, homes, retirement homes, doctor offices and long-term care facilities in our community and beyond.

COVID-19 has underscored the urgent need for frontline health-care workers. The demand was so urgent last spring that nursing, and heath care assistant students graduated early to fill the many vacant positions. This need continues to increase, not just because of the pandemic but also due to the aging population.

The province has a shortage of qualified health care providers. Over 20,000 registered nurses and health care workers are needed to staff hospitals, long-term-care facilities, and in-home care in BC in the coming years.

By supporting our state-of-the-art learning labs, you are ensuring students will become critical thinkers who are able to accurately diagnose and treat patients.

It is critical that TRU continue to educate and graduate competent well-trained healthcare professionals. Your support will help us prepare future nurses to meet the ever-increasing need in our local community, region, and province.

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Help us raise $36,000 in 36 hours!

Be part of our fourth annual Day of Giving. In the space of 36 hours, we want to raise $36,000 to go toward student scholarships and bursaries. No gift is ever too small and every donation is gratefully appreciated.

The Day of Giving begins at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, and it ends at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6. During that time, you can make your donation online or call us during business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) at 778-471-8469.

Your money will go further than it would normally because we have generous individual and corporate sponsors who are matching your Day of Giving donation. It’s like giving twice as much!

Give to the Day of Giving in general or choose from a selection of programs and projects.

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