The RNFBC was established in 1979 to advance excellence in
nursing education. At that time, an endowment fund was set
up and a bursary program created for BC nursing students
that has grown to over $5 million from donor contributions.
When you make a gift, your donation helps grow our portfolio and a portion of the interest is awarded in bursaries. Gifts made today towards bursaries, will continue to give in perpetuity. Every gift made increases the funds we can award.
The Light-A-Lamp for Knowledge Donor Listing works the same: As you continue to give more, your recognition level increases with associated benefits.
Important Notes & Recognition Categories:
- This recognition program will run until December 31, 2019 and may be continued.
- As you make additional gifts, your recognition category can increase.
- Gifts made In Memory and In Honour of people are recognized, include the names of their contributors if
the total of contributions total more than $300 made in that year.
- Gift-in-kind contributions are not recognized on this list.
- If you wish to contribute anonymously, please contact Josh Coward at the RNFBC office firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of RNFBC ($25+)
Thank you letter, official tax receipt, 2 newsletters, listed in our annual report, names listed on public donor list.
RNFBC Believers ($100+)
Friends of RNFBC gifts PLUS – Thank you call from RNFBC staff.
RNFBC Sustainers ($300+)
RNFBC Believer gifts PLUS – Receive a Certificate of Appreciation from RNFBC awarded at the spring Appreciation Brunch.
Nurses’ Circle ($500+)
RNFBC Sustainers gifts PLUS – 1 complimentary ticket to the spring Appreciation Brunch ($35 value), Nurses’ Circle Appreciation Plaque at the spring Appreciation Brunch, differentiated nametags at RNFBC events, and thank you call from RNFBC Board Member.
Patrons’ Circle ($1,000+)
Nurses’ Circle gifts PLUS – Receive Patron Wall Plaque at the fall Thanks 4 Giving event, 2 complimentary tickets to the spring Appreciation Brunch ($70 value), 1 comp ticket to the fall Thanks 4 Giving event ($50 value), publicly recognized at RNFBC events.
Lifetime Patron ($2,500+)
Patrons’ Circle gifts PLUS – Permanent recognition for reaching this level.
RNFBC Guardian ($5,000+)
Lifetime Patron gifts PLUS – Secondary Naming Recognition on a Shared Named Bursary, receive Guardian Wall Plaque presented at the fall Thanks 4 Giving event.
Good Samaritan ($10,000+)
RNFBC Guardian gifts PLUS – Receive Primary Naming Recognition on a Shared Named Bursary, receive Good Samaritan Wall Plaque presented at the fall Thanks 4 Giving event.
Nightingale Circle ($25,000+)
Good Samaritan gifts PLUS – Creation of and Naming Recognition on a new RNFBC. Bursary, or Update to a current Named Bursary, 4 complimentary tickets to the spring Appreciation Brunch ($140 value), 2 complimentary tickets to the fall Thanks 4 Giving event ($100 value), receive Nightingale Wall Plaque presented at the Thanks 4 Giving event.
Honorary Director ($50,000+)
Legacy Circle ($100,000+)
*Click the + beside each category to view the benefits.
The Registered Nurses Foundation of BC (RNFBC) would like to thank our supporters for their donations to the RNFBC as part of the Light-A-Lamp For Knowledge initiative that will run from 2017 to 2019 with a goal to raise $250,000. This listing reflects gifts received between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017.
Light-A-Lamp For Knowledge Donors
|Friends of RNFBC ($25 – $99)|
|Lorraine Brooker – Ginger Brown – Suzanne Hetzel Campbell – Jean Carne – Mary Christopher – Mara Coward – Douglas Dutkewich – Frankie Elder – Emma Garrod – Bill Gruenthall – Gillian Harwood – Brenda Horwood – Jim Hunter – Judith Lynn Huska – Christopher Hyland – Claire Kermacks – Elizabeth Kirkwood – Susan Le Page – Casseda Parsons – Jack & Marilyn Pomfret – Janene Preston – Josie Robertson – Crystal Roche – Marilyn Rodford – Elizabeth Saewyc – Bill Shields – Margaret Shugg – Heather Straight – Reagan Szeto – Lauren Tindall – Veryl Tipliski – Margaret Walwyn – Erika Werner – Margaret Wilson – Shirley Zemrau|
|RNFBC Believers ($100 – $299)|
|Kathleen Addison – Myrla Amper – Lynette Best – Gary Bickell – Agnes Black – Geertje Boschma – Sheila Brew – Scott Brooker – Sandi Bruce – Jane Bryans – John D. Coward – Pat Cutshall – Cheryl Davies – Shirley Farrell – John & Darlene Forrester – Johanne Fort – Mary-Lyn Fyfe – Sonya Grympa – Kris Gustavson – Sherry Hamilton – Patricia Hudson – Cheryl Isaak – Jacques & Diana Thiriar – Fiona Karmali – Betty Kerray – Andy Kwok – Kyle LaRocque – Jean & Fay Magne – Debra Mayer – John Meissner – Grace Mickelson – Anita Mountjoy – Verlon Otto – Donald Ransom – Linda Jean Reid – Joanne Ricci – Richard & Carol Brown – Etta Richmond – Ronald & Lucille White – Barbara Laurel Smyth – St. Joseph’s Alumnae – Alison Swalwell-Franks – Barbara Tabata – Beverley Tecklenborg – Nora Whyte – Anne Williams – Richard Woo – Mary-Ann Wythe – Fred Yada – Ken Yada – Joan Young|
|RNFBC Sustainer ($300 – $499)|
|Josh Coward – Alida Fernhout – Karim Karmali – Kathy Murphy – Karen Ryall – In Memory of Barbara Boyle*|
|Nurses’ Circle ($500 – $999)|
|Tilly Bara – Grace Boudreau – Bernice Budz – Culinary Capers – Esther Christopher – Jennifer Davis – Anne Earthy – Heather Mass – McLaren Trefanenko Inc. – Mani Mohtadi – Pacific Honda – Pamela Ratner – Sally Thorne – Tompkins, Wozny, Miller & Co. – Linda Von Tettenborn|
|Patrons’ Circle ($1,000-$2,499)|
|Estate of Margaret Beck – Sharon Toohey – Richard Alexander Wadsworth – Robert Wadsworth|
|RNFBC Guardian ($5,000 – $9,999)|
|In Memory of Patricia Wadsworth*|
|Nightingale Circle ($25,000 plus)|
|Legacy Circle ($100,000 plus)|
|Ruth McIlrath Memorial Bursary (Estate of Clara Fern Irwin)|
In Memory Of Contributions:
*In Memory of Barbara Boyle:
*In Memory of Patricia Wadsworth:
Kathleen Addison – Estate of Margaret Beck – Lynette Best – Gary Bickell – Jane Bryans – Mary Christopher – Joshu Coward – Pat Cutshall – Douglas Dutkewich – Shirley Farrell – John & Darlene Forrester – Patricia Hudson – Christopher Hyland – Claire Kermacks – Elizabeth Kirkwood – Susan Le Page – Jean & Fay Magne – Heather Mass – John Meissner – Anita Mountjoy – Kathy Murphy – Verlon Otto – Jack & Marilyn Pomfret – Janene Preston – Donald Ransom – Richard & Carol Brown – Etta Richmond – Barbara Laurel Smyth – Richard Alexander Wadsworth – Robert Wadsworth – Margaret Walwyn – Nora Whyte – Anne Williams – Richard Woo – Joan Young
* We sincerely apologize in advance if your name has been omitted. This is considered a draft list and will be updated twice a year in February and October to include any omissions and further donations.