IHCA Amazing Starlite Gift of $50,000 for MRI

Cranbrook, BC… EKFH is thrilled to announce an astounding Starlite gift of $50,000 from the Inveremere Health Care Auxiliary to the MRI: An Image of Health Campaign!

The exceptional gift comes from the amazing dedication of the volunteers operating the Invermere Health Care Auxiliary Thrift Shop located at 1231 7th Ave, Invermere open Thursday 10 am – 4 pm, Friday & Saturday 1 pm – 4 pm (winter hours), Thursday, Friday & Saturday 10 am – 4 pm (summer hours).

“We are thrilled to be able to provide this donation for the MRI. It is because of the dedication of our outstanding group of volunteers and awesome customers that we are able to make this gift to bring the much needed permanent MRI to the East Kootenay.” explains IHCA President Wendi Ede.

The Invermere Health Care Auxiliary has made such an amazing impact on improving healthcare in Columbia Valley and the entire East Kootenay.

“We are thrilled to have the support of the Invermere Health Care Auxiliary for the MRI. It is always amazing to see the difference an incredible group of volunteers can have to improve healthcare. The Invermere Health Care Auxiliary has been an amazing partner in improving health care for all residents of the East Kootenay and this gift is just another example to their amazing legacy of improving healthcare for all.” Cassandra Schwarz, Executive Director EKFH.

Photo details: (L) Wendi Ede, IHCA President and Cassandra Schwarz, EKFH Executive Director


To learn more about the Invermere Health Care Auxiliary please visit to view their promotional video.


To light a large star is $5000 and a small star is $2,500. All donations of every size make a huge difference and will accumulate to light a “community star” to help us reach our goal.

To make your holiday starlite gift to the MRI please contact the EKFH office at 1-877-489-6481 or donate online at ekfh.ca.