(October 1, 2021 – Langley, B.C.) The BC Children’s Hospital Foundation has recently announced the appointment of Save-On-Foods president, Darrell Jones to the position of Chair of its board of directors.
For the past five years Darrell has been a board member and past vice-chair of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and has shown his dedication and commitment to bettering the lives of B.C.’s children and families through these roles.
“Save-On-Foods has long supported the work of the BC Children’ Hospital Foundation. Our stores fundraise proudly all year long with the goal of making a difference in the lives of children and their families across the province,” said Darrell Jones, President of Save-On-Foods and board chair for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. “I am honoured to have been given this responsibility and am inspired by the work of the foundation, and the that of our team members to make a difference in children’s healthcare through this new role.”
Save-On-Foods has always felt it was important to be involved in the communities where they do business, and to give back in any way they can. With its supplier partners, team members and generous customers, Save-On-Foods has donated more than $40 million over the years to children’s hospitals across western Canada.
Save-On-Foods is a Pattison Food Group business, committed to Going the Extra Mile for customers in every community served, every day. Known for its unique approach in customizing each store to best suit the needs of the neighbourhood by carrying more than 2,500 locally-made products from more than 2,000 local growers and producers, the company has been innovating and putting customers first for over 100 years. Save-On-Foods, its supplier partners, team members and generous customers have donated more than $40 million to children’s hospitals and contribute $3 million in donations to food banks across Western Canada each year.
About BC Children’s Hospital Foundation
BC Children’s Hospital is the only hospital in British Columbia devoted exclusively to the care of children, and is one of the few pediatric medical centres in North America with a world-class acute care centre, research institute, mental health facility and rehabilitation centre all on a single campus. Leading experts at BC Children’s provide a specialized level of expertise, innovative therapies and kid-focused care that can’t be found anywhere else in the province, including for the sickest and most seriously injured. At BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, we have a vision that every child is healthy and able to fulfill their hopes and dreams. The generosity of donors fuels our ability to help conquer childhood illnesses and address the biggest health challenges that face kids today. Please follow us at @bcchf or visit bcchf.ca for more information.
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