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Above the Clouds

Margaret Bowen made a donation and wish that all Sunshine Club members give what they can.


Fred and Pam Mann made a donation in memory of Fred’s parents. Since their belief is that a well- equipped health care facility benefits everyone in our community, they would encourage others who agree, to contribute as they are able. 

Earl Kay donated $10,000 toward the ED expansion and encourage everyone to give what they can.

We received $155,000.00 donation from Alberni Toyota, Alberni Chrysler and Beaver Creek Home Center. “Following in our parents footsteps, we support WCGH. We are passionate about our community and want to invest in it. We encourage others to follow suit and support the expansion of our hospital with us,” said Dennis and Albert Jr. See.


Dave Koszegi made a $40,000 donation for the ED expansion. “My father served our community for over 40 years. The hospital and its staff were very important to him and now to me. Now more than ever our hospital needs this upgrade. I hope other businesses will follow and support this amazing initiative.”

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LCol Don Chipman (Ret’d) challenges all Veterans and friends of Veterans to donate what they can to the Emergency Department expansion.

Don will match all donations to a total of $5,000.

The RCMP Veterans Association Central Vancouver Island Division made a $500 donation.

Linda & John Bowers responded to Don’s challenge with a $200 donation and encourage others to donate.

Bob & Jan Cole responded to Don’s challenge with a $250 donation and encourage others to donate.


Port Alberni Port Authority made a $2,500 donation and encourage others to do what they can.

Alberni Lifeline would like to thank their 2020/21 subscribers! Because of you, this year we are able to donate $35,000.00 to the WCGH Emergency Department expansion.

Alberni Lifeline is extremely grateful for each of you. We now ask our community to please consider a donation no matter how big or small for the expansion that will benefit every one of us!

Small Strokes

CUPE 3403 made a $500 donation and challenge; “All other Unions in the Valley to meet or beat us!”


 McDonald’s raised $5,000 on McHappy Day: “We are really honoured to support the Emergency expansion project and our team is honoured to provide this support for healthcare in our community,” said Stuart Aldred.

The Estate of George W Geddes made a donation and challenge other Estates to do the same.

The Stars

The Arrowsmith Station Star Trek Fan Club donated $250 and challenge other small clubs to donate.


Marion & Fred Bradley made a donation and challenge their neighbours from Burde Hill Estates to do the same.

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Gary & Donna Brett made a $100 donation and challenge people who enjoy a good cup of coffee to donate.

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Alberni Valley Drag Racing Association raised $7,750 and challenge other Associations to do the same.

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Trina Cote gave $100 on her birthday and challenge others to make a donation on their birthday.

Happy Couple

100+ Women Who Care-Alberni gave $15,100 and challenge 100+ Men (Who give a damn) to do the same.

Recycling Bottles

Donations at Return-It are up to $194.00, thanks for your donations and keep on giving…

Hair Styling

Mossy Maple Hair Studio challenges other salons to match or beat their pledge of raising $760 to go towards the new Emergency Department expansion! “We wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone who participated in our streaking for the hospital challenge. We ended up doing every colour of the rainbow. This was such a fun way to help out our local hospital. We couldn't have done this without the support of our amazing clients!”

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John Campbell Family made a TOTAL donation of $500,000 and encourage everyone to do what they can.

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The Pohl’s Estate donated another $100,000 for a total of $200,000 for the ED expansion.


A big THANK YOU to all donors who contributed to Brighter Communities powered by Shaw, a successful fundraising initiative organized by the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, the BCHL and Shaw Communications. Because of YOUR support and generosity, together we raised $5,000 for the West Coast General Hospital Foundation in support of their Emergency Department expansion campaign. Thank you to everyone who donated. We couldn’t have done it without you.

Dartboard Bullseye

Saturday June 12th, the Port Alberni Men’s Dart League raised $125 having a small dart tournament.


“ADHS Class of ’62 Grad reunion” gave their remaining funds of $277.25.

Church Cross

Port Alberni First Baptist Church donated $1,500 in memory of the members and friends who are gone with the Lord during the nearly 80 years of being in the Valley.


Gary & Heather Murton made a donation and challenge all other Garden Club members to do the same.

Dollar Notes

Coastal Community Credit Union Fundraising Fridays gave $200 and challenge other Financial Institution to do the same. Staff donate $2 every Friday & money is donated to a charity.

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Shauna Laughlin, Mary Kay Independent Sales Director, donated $138 from the Merg Kare Fundraiser event.

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Nancy Bell – CUPE member challenges other CUPE locals to match or beat her $50 donation!

Manfred & Edith Pohl’s Estate donated $100,000 for the Emergency Department expansion.

Catherine Ann Gagnon challenge anyone who has lost a loved one with a $300 donation.

Leslie Wright challenge anyone who has lost a loved one to make a donation.


Bill & Katy Lekich challenge the retired teachers to donate $100 in Winston Joseph name.

David Hooper made a donation in honor of Winston Joseph.

School Bus & Children

Grade 7 students from St. John Paul II Catholic School gave $77.25 from their Junior Achievement project.

Above the Clouds

Crystal Knudsen responded to the Rotarian challenge with a $100 donation.

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Rhianna Holden from REMAX responded to Karen Maika challenge with a $100 donation.


Shaw, the Bulldogs, and the BCHL invite you to support us by texting AVKIDS to 41010 before May 31 to donate $10. To make your generous contribution go further, Shaw will match your donation, doubling the amount raised for the West Coast General Hospital Foundation. For more information on this initiative, visit

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Dawn and Larry McGifford challenge all Rotarians to meet or beat $100 or give what they can.


Anonymous challenge to seniors to give the one-time $300 payment for seniors from the Federal Government toward the Emergency Department expansion.


Real & Janine Langford challenge all Snowbirds who didn’t head south to match their $200 donation.

Golf Iron

Alberni Valley Charity Golf Classic donated $7,250 and challenge all the active players to donate…

Proud Big Sister

The Foehse sisters challenge other sisters for $100 or more.


AC/DC Contracting Ltd. challenges all other All Forestry Contractors & Suppliers to meet or beat their $250 donation.

Happy Friends

Ellen Brown challenge all the other laughing grannies in the Alberni Valley to match her $100 donation.

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John Campbell made a $250,000 donation toward a Naming Recognition.

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Kurt Meyer Notary, challenge Lawyers and Notaries with a $250 donation.

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Rough Bay Enterprises Ltd. challenges all Forest Industry Contractors & Suppliers to match or beat their $1,000 donation!

Family Viewing House

Alease and Chris Arcus from Remax challenge other Realtors with a $1,500 donation.

Karen Maika from Remax challenge all other Realtors to give $100 or more and Wendy Classels answered with $100 donation. Who else will respond….

Gary Gray from Remax challenges all other Realtors to give $1,000 or whatever they can.

John Stilinovic from Remax answered Alease & Chris, Karen, Gary and Rhianna with a $250 donation.


Rolston Plumbing is challenging all the other plumbing companies to give $100 or more.

Security Guard

Keith Simister is challenging all other security personnel to give $100 or more.