Each year in Kelowna, hundreds of youth reach the Emergency Department at Kelowna General Hospital suffering from issues relating to their mental health. Thanks to the generosity of Scotiabank, the most vulnerable of them are receiving better care during their stay in hospital. Scotiabank presented a gift of $10,000 to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation to directly support the Adolescent Psychiatric Unit (APU) at KGH. The donation is part of Scotiabank's overall commitment of $50,000 to the APU.
"We believe in supporting organizations that help young people reach their infinite potential, which is why we are proud to support Kelowna General Hospital's important work with those with mental health challenges," says Rob Edwardsen, Branch Manager, Kelowna Main Branch at Scotiabank. "We hope that through our donation, we are helping support the future health of young people in our community."
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