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Tulips for Tomorrow

Thursday, October 4th, 2007 — 11:34am PDT
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Earlier this week I wrote about the growing need for better healthcare facilities in the Fraser Valley and the Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation‘s plans for the region. Details of the “Tulips for Tomorrow” campaign have now been released and the purpose is to fund raise with the public’s help and also “beautify” the City of Surrey in the process.

Called Tulips for Tomorrow, the appeal offers donors an opportunity to help beautify Surrey, as well as ensure Surrey Memorial Hospital receives a state-of-the-art replacement to its current, overcrowded E.R. “We have close to 100,000 tulip bulbs to spread throughout the city,” says Foundation President/CEO Jane Adams. “From now until the end of November, donors of $100 or more to the Emergency Centre Campaign can pick up a number of bulbs for themselves. [SMHFoundation]

This morning I was thinking of putting up a button and linking to their online donations page but wanted to assure that anyone who donates can collect their tulips. I contacted Jason Howe, the Public Relations Director who gave the following details:

“Anyone who donates a minimum of $100 online will receive by mail a voucher for tulip bulbs, which they can cash in at either David Hunter Garden Centres or 99 Nursery & Florist. Anyone who donates a minimum of $1,000 will receive a planter/pot of tulips.

There are other sponsorship levels which are $5,000, $10,000, $20,000, and $50,000. Those would get you either a planter or a tulip garden in one of more than two dozen sites around Surrey.”

With that being said, please note the new button at the top of my sidebar which links to the “Donate Now” section of the Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation’s website. The 2nd option noted above would seem like a good group project for a company or business as well.

Thanks in advance for your continued support of causes, I seriously have the best readers around. Now I just have to find a place to plant tulips in my Oma’s yard… if she’ll let me.

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