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Elks Lodge donates $6,140 to Hospital Auxilliary

Vanderhoof Elks have donated over $53,000 to the community in the past 5 yrs

On Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, the Vanderhoof Elks Lodge #473 presented a cheque of $6,140.00 to the St. John Hospital Auxilliary Society. These funds are for the purchase of new patient chairs for the oncology department.

In the past five years alone, through countless volunteer hours in running bingos and other fundraisers, the Vanderhoof Elks have generated donations amounting to over $53,000.00 to the community and that amount doesn’t include free rentals to the youth groups or family in need fundraisers.

This $6,140 donation from Elks Lodge to the St. John Hospital Auxilliary is in addition to past donations from the Elks namely; $12,050 in 2013, $16,000 in 2016, $11,300 in 2015 and $7,900 in 2016.