CHA Raffle Baskets-Draw Soon

The Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary is extremely thankful to extremely generous donors who have made this raffle possible. Check out the final four baskets below. See our previous post for the other six baskets. Tickets are $5 each and are available at the Thrift Shoppe, at the Chilliwack General Hospital Volunteer Resources Office, and through Auxiliary …

Thrift Shoppe Hours

The Thrift Shoppe has new hours. We are open for business Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Closed Sunday We accept donations in pre-bagged or in closed boxes at the back entrance from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. We are following the guidelines set out by …

Why You Will Want to Join Us

Did you know the Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary was organized and received our charter in 1911 and that the Chilliwack Hospital officially opened in 1912? In 1944 the Auxiliary introduced the baby case at the hospital from which knitted baby clothes are still sold today. In 1999 our Thrift Shoppe opened at 9236 Main St. To …

Nurses’ Home

In 1923 “the Auxiliary added cheerfully to their responsibilities by offering to furnish the new nurses’ home” built by the Hospital Board.[1] The selected and purchased the furnishings for the home, as well, as six private wards. The cost to the Auxiliary was $1,030 (about $15, 301 in 2018 dollars). The sewing and purchasing committee, …

Author Reading: Andrea Lister, Commitment To Caring: Chilliwack Hospital Auxilary’s 100 Years, 1911-2011

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Chilliwack Library Join writer and historian Andrea Lister as she follows the generations of determined women who fundraised, sewed, canned, and knitted to establish Chilliwack’s first hospital. These women supported the hospital and their community for 100 years, through wars, depression, recession and social change. Andrea …