​Celebrating our donors

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Richmond Hospital Foundation honours donors, community leaders 

Richmond Hospital Foundation honoured donors and community leaders while highlighting a new Community of Care in Richmond at its Community Cares Celebration on Monday, September 17, 2018, marking the official launch of Richmond Hospital Foundation’s annual Community Cares Month.

We are grateful for the impact donors make. The contributions, leadership, and commitment of donors to Richmond Hospital Foundation are what sets our community apart and makes our local health care exemplary.


Maureen Ilich Philanthropic Award of Distinction - Sandhu Family 2018

2018 CC Award Recipient Balwant Sanghera

We are honoured to recognize our donors who have made significant contributions to help ensure our local health care teams can continue to provide compassionate, lifesaving care in our community.


The Sandhu Family 

Richmond Hospital Foundation extends our gratitude to the Sandhu Family for their philanthropic leadership at Richmond Hospital to improve local health care. This prestigious award is presented to philanthropic leaders who encourage and inspire others to give. The Sandhu family were honoured for leading by example, guided by deeply held values to dream, grow and inspire, always wanting to give back generously with an open heart to help others.

Maureen Ilich Philanthropic Award of Distinction - Sandhu Family 2018
Pictured above: Natalie Meixner, President & CEO, Richmond Hospital Foundation, with Maureen Ilich, Rick Ilich and Laurie Cavanaugh, presented the 2018 Milan & Maureen Ilich Philanthropic Award of Distinction to the Sandhu family.

Community Cares Award

Balwant Sanghera ​

2018 CC Award Recipient Balwant Sanghera

The award is presented annually to recognize outstanding leadership that has helped Richmond Hospital Foundation reach out to our diverse and growing community. Kyle Shury, Richmond Hospital Foundation’s Board Chair, presented the 2018 Community Cares Award to Balwant Sanghera, OBC, in recognition of his continuing outstanding leadership, positivity and vision to improve local health care for generations to come.


2018 PhD of Inspiration
2018 PhD of Inspiration Award Recipients:
Aspac Developments Ltd.
Maurice & Stacy White
Vancouver Diamond Lions Club

Not pictured:
Donald B. & M. Sandra Clark Family
John & Lorraine Palmer
Keith E. Steeves


2018 CCC - Dr of Philanthropy Award
2018 Doctor of Philanthropy Awards

Coromandel Properties Ltd.
Kin’s Management Ltd. 
Colin McMillan
Manmohan & Kusum Vij
World Duty Free Vancouver

Not Pictured:
William & Karen Cotterill
Dave & Dauna Gibb
Donald & Julia Leung
Barry & Henrica Tyrer

2018 Community Cares Month Sponsors

Community Cares ​Month
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Community Cares Celebration
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Printing & Mailing Sponsor

Tech Web

Media Sponsors

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Ming Pao Daily News

Ming Sheng Bao


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Candian City Post

Wall of Honour

Wall of Honour

Philanthropists: $1,000,000+
Visionaries: $500,000 - $999,999
Pioneers:  $250,000 - $499,999
Champions:  $100,000 - $249,999
Leaders:  $50,000 - $99,999
Builders:  $25,000 -$49,999
Ambassadors:  $10,000 - $24,999
Friends: $5,000 - $9,999

Future Legacy Gifts
 These supporters have included Richmond Hospital Foundation in their estate plans

 Estate & Legacy Gifts
 These individuals have chosen to leave a legacy to help future generations

Tributes - In Honour & In Memory
These individuals have been honoured by a fellow patient, friend, family, individual or colleague for their outstanding service or to commemorate a special occasion.

We gratefully acknowledge all donors who wish to remain anonymous.