Proudly celebrating our community service on the Sunshine Coast

What We Do

What we do for the Sunshine Coast

  • Enhance dollars spent on healthcare by purchasing much needed equipment and services for the care and comfort of patients.
  • Support the British Columbia Association for Health Care Auxiliaries (BCAHA) through membership.
  • Participate in BCAHA conferences and meetings where we learn from others and share our successes.
  • Host Lower Mainland Area conferences on the Sunshine Coast every few years.
  • We also knit caps for every new born baby at Sechelt Hospital
  • Hold birthday parties for residents of Totem/Shorncliffe
  • Provide hair care services for Totem/Shorncliffe residents
  • Fund training for extended care staff and volunteers
  • Provide hanging baskets and bedding plants for Shorncliffe/Totem gardens
  • Make “worry dolls” for children in the hospital
  • Distribute magazines at the hospital
  • Create and distribute chemo comfort bags to chemo patients
  • Make and distribute mastectomy pillows
  • Operate the loan cupboard at the hospital
  • 500 Auxiliary members contributed 64,727 hours of service to our community during the past year and raised $603,000 from September 2012 to September 2013.