Generous Heart Brings Lots of Activities to Psych Unit

Cranbrook, BC…    It was a contest like no other; purchase a car at Cranbrook Mitsubishi 

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Photo Details: L-R: A smiling Danielle Evans (front left) and Rebecca Burrell challenge Cindy Golbeck & Liz Dimambro to a game of air hockey with the new equipment’s recent arrival on the unit.

and the dealership would award the purchaser $10,000.  The other amazing catch to the story is that the purchaser would then receive an additional $10,000 for a charity of their choice. 

For Danielle Evans that choice was a simple one; she chose the East Kootenay Foundation for Health.   EKFH worked with Danielle to steward the funds to purchase a variety of activity equipment and items for the East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s psychiatry unit.
“There is a long list of items that Danielle’s gift has purchased from cooking and baking supplies, arts and crafts items, a recumbent bike and air hockey table.  Her personal goal of keeping people active while on the unit has certainly been achieved,” says EKFH’s Donna Grainger.
A donation to EKFH can make a difference in not just the physical health of a patient but mental health too.  No matter the size of the gift it is in the giving that truly makes a difference in the work the foundation undertakes. 
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