World Duty Free Raises Over $8,000 For Richmond Hospital’s New Acute Care Tower


For the fifth consecutive year, World Duty Free Vancouver is supporting Richmond Hospital Foundation and their community of care by raising over $8,000 towards the new acute care tower for Richmond Hospital. World Duty Free operates at Vancouver International Airport. 

“Giving back to our local communities is one of our company’s core values and something we are passionate about,” says Tracy Wong, Regional VP of Operations at Dufry North America. “The team at World Duty Free greatly appreciates the vital role Richmond Hospital plays in keeping our community members healthy. Together, we can make a difference.”

In addition to organizing fundraising events, World Duty Free supports and encourages their teams to actively volunteer their time to charitable organizations.

“I want to thank World Duty Free and their staff for continuing to partner with the foundation and committing to improving health care in Richmond for generations to come,” says Natalie Meixner, President and CEO, Richmond Hospital Foundation. “The new acute care tower is going to enable our health care teams to provide the best in care close to home.”

From left to right: Elaine Xu: VP, Travel Trade & Promotion, Dufry North America and Tracy Wong: Regional VP, Operations, Dufry North America.

Social distancing protocols were followed during the cheque presentation.

Richmond Hospital Foundation

Over the past 34 years, Richmond Hospital Foundation has raised over $110 million to help fund vital medical equipment, improvements in patient care services and upgraded facilities. Our goal is to inspire joyful giving within our community to build a better and healthier future for Richmond. 


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