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New St. Paul’s Hospital to get $12 million for hearing loss centre (Dr. Brian Westerberg, New SPH)

The new St. Paul's Hospital will feature a state of the art hearing loss centre, funded through $12 million in equal $6 million commitments from a Rotary Club foundation and the hospital's own fundraising arm. (Photo courtesy of the Vancouver Sun)
The new St. Paul's Hospital will feature a state of the art hearing loss centre, funded through $12 million in equal $6 million commitments from a Rotary Club foundation and the hospital's own fundraising arm. (Photo courtesy of the Vancouver Sun)

The $6-million pledge from the Rotary Club foundation is the most ambitious fundraising challenge for the charity

The new St. Paul’s Hospital will feature a state of the art hearing loss centre, funded through $12 million in equal $6 million commitments from a Rotary Club foundation and the hospital’s own fundraising arm.

The Rotary Club of Vancouver has been supporting hearing loss or deafness for three decades. In 1985, it formed the Rotary Club of Vancouver Hearing Foundation to address an unmet need in the philanthropy community. Through bike-a-thons and other events, it has raised over $3.5 million.

Read the full story on the Vancouver Sun and the Province.

Story also found on the Vancouver Courier, Sudbury Star,  Crag & Canyon and the Daily Hive.

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