Thanks to generous donations from our community and the hard work of our volunteers, the Ladysmith Healthcare Auxiliary is able to donate each year to health care related causes, medical equipment and health related non-profit societies that benefit members of our community.

2021 Donation Totals: $201,012

2020 Donation Totals: $139,564

2019 Donation Totals: $270,000

Organizations who wish to apply for funding from the Ladysmith Healthcare Auxiliary are asked to do so on a once per year basis. If your organization has various departments, please ensure they collaborate in making one funding request per year.

Note: We do not contribute to funds used toward wages, GST, PST or shipping.

Donation Request Forms

If you wish to submit your request by mail then click on the link below to (download) a form.

If you are able to email your request and have MS Word, then click on the Word (fillable) link and submit it us via email.

All requests will be submitted for consideration to our membership.

2021 Donations

November 2021 Donations

  • Ladysmith Community Health Centre: $20,000 for Sysmex Point of Care Testing Unit
  • Town of Ladysmith: $11,077.50 for Six AED’s in Ladysmith Community
  • Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation: $25,000 towards the new ICU at NRGH
  • Victoria Hospitals Foundation: $20,000 for Echocardiography Ultrasound Machine
  • BC Children’s Hospital Foundation: $22,000 for ENT Video Rhinolaryngoscope
  • Sundrops Centre for Child Development: $6,700 for professional training and mobile therapy clinic
  • Ladysmith Legion: $1,000 for 2021 Poppy Fund
  • LRCA: $2,700 for 2021 Christmas Cheer Fund
  • Nanaimo Child Development Centre: $10,034.80 for therapeutic equipment
  • Cowichan Hospice Society: $10,000 for Grief and Palliative Support Programs
  • Variety, the Children’s Charity: $5,000 for equipment and programs
  • Canadian Red Cross Society Central Island HELP Service: $5,000 for wheelchairs, commodes and two-wheeled walkers
  • Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association: $2,500 for sponsorship of Therapy Horse Josefa
  • LaFF: $20,000 for support for families in crisis in Ladysmith, BC
  • Ladysmith Resources Centre Association: $30,000 for Early Years Program and Senior Advocacy Programs

2020 Donations

  • Ladysmith Secondary School: $17,000 to fund the 2021 Hunger Bites Program
  • Ladysmith Secondary School: $6,045 to upgrade the Emergency Response Earthquake Kiosk for 2021
  • Canadian Cancer Society – Camp Goodtime BC: $5,000 to fund the Goodtimes at Home Virtual Program
  • Nanaimo Child Development Centre: $9,500 for a variety of therapy equipment
  • Ladysmith Search and Rescue: $2,500 for Swiftwater Rescue Team
  • Ladysmith Secondary School: $2,218 Emergency Response Earthquake Kiosk
  • BC Cancer Foundation: $10,000 for Patient Comfort Fund
  • BC Cancer Foundation: $10,000 towards the purchase of a Robotic Couch
  • Ladysmith Legion Poppy Fund 2020: $1,000
  • Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association: $2,500 for sponsorship of Therapy Horse Josefa
  • Ladysmith Air Cadets: $1,696 for First Aid training
  • Ladysmith Resource Centre Association: $14,985 for IV Pumps, Treatment Chairs and Batteries; $14,711 for Local COVID-19 pandemic related support; $110 for headsets and $4,494 for physio equipment
  • Ladysmith Softball Association: $300 for First Aid Kit and supplies
  • Victoria Hospitals Foundation: $38,833 for NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) Bedside Monitor
  • Ladysmith Resources Centre Association: $30,000 for Early Years Program and Senior Advocacy Programs
  • Ladysmith Intermediate School: $7,894 for School Meal Program, swim lessons and classroom equipment for special needs students
  • Ladysmith Secondary School: $9,500 for 2020 Hunger Bites Program and the Outreach Program
  • Variety the Children’s Charity: $10,000 for equipment and programs
  • Cedar Hall Community Association: $2,473 for AED Lifepack Defibrillator
  • Oyster Harbour Seniors: $150 for iPad
  • Ecole North Oyster: $3,058 for Emergency Kiosk

2019 Donations

  • BC Kidney Foundation: $10,800 kids camp & kidney suites upgrade
  • BC Cancer Foundation: $30,000 for PET scanner
  • Cowichan Family Caregivers: $2,000 for programs in Ladysmith
  • Cowichan Valley Hospice: $28,000 for Hospice care & Hospice House
  • Ecole North Oyster PAC: $3,250 for sex ed
  • Ladysmith Community Health Care Centre: $79,900 for equipment
  • Ladysmith Family & Friends: $7,000 for food program
  • Ladysmith Fire & Rescue: $500 for Fire Safety books for children
  • Ladysmith Intermediate School: $6,559 for swim lessons, sex ed and lunch program
  • Ladysmith Primary School: $1,000 for swim lessons
  • Ladysmith Resources Centre Association: $30,000 programs
  • Ladysmith Search & Rescue: $2,100 for equipment
  • Ladysmith Secondary School: $5,000 for breakfast & lunch program
  • Nanaimo Child Development Centre: $10,000 for equipment
  • Nanaimo/Ladysmith School Foundation: $16,000 for student bursaries
  • Open Table: $1,000 for Ladysmith Community Dinners
  • Royal Canadian Legion: $1,000 for poppy fund
  • Variety the Children’s Charity: $5,000 for equipment and programs