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Care for Seniors Day

Care for Seniors Day on November 28, 2020

Imagine a senior with complex health conditions who can no longer live safely at home. After all other options are exhausted, a long-term care home is inevitably what he or she requires. There are different types of long-term care facilities, but a care home that can address the cultural needs of an individual will be the vital factor for whether the senior can continue to thrive and live with dignity.

Villa Cathay Rejuvenation Project will build a reimagined complex care home where all seniors will have individual rooms with private washrooms and showers, maximizing residents’ comfort, privacy and dignity. The small household design of the new care home will also enhance residents’ sense of home, self-efficacy and autonomy.

Villa Cathay Care Home is organizing an online fundraising campaign, Care for Seniors Day 2020, on Saturday, November, 28, 2020 where all proceeds will go towards Villa Cathay Rejuvenation Project. Care for Seniors Day will be a day packed with an online auction, a radio-a-thon at 2 local Chinese radio stations, various charity sales in our community, and an online talent show.

Villa Cathay Rejuvenation Project is scheduled to complete by the end of 2021. Please join us and build a reimagined care home for seniors today and for generations to come!

Ways you can support Care for Seniors Day 2020:

  • Make an online donation today!
  • Be a Sponsor of this fundraising event or Be a Matching Fund Donor of this fundraising event.
  • Organize a Charity Sale Day and donate your sale proceeds to Villa Cathay Care Home.
  • Form a fundraising team with your friends and families to raise fund to support Villa Cathay Care Home.
  • Place a bid on your favourite items and win splendid gifts just in time for the holiday season at the online charity auction!
  • Tune into the radiothon at AM1320 and AM1470 on November 28, 2020.
  • Showcase your talent by organizing a performance for our Care for Seniors Day Charity Talent Show and collect pledges to fundraise for Villa Cathay Care Home.

I can donate NOW!  

Please make cheque payable to:

Villa Cathay Care Home Society

Memo: Please write Rejuvenation Project

Donation cheque can be mailed to:

  • Villa Cathay Care Home
  • 970 Union Street
  • Vancouver, BC  V6A 3V1

Donations of $20 or above will be eligible for tax receipt.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 604-215-3152.

Ways Businesses can Support Care for Seniors Day

  1. Interested in becoming a sponsor? We invite you to partner with us and have an immediate impact on the seniors at this important event. This is an ideal opportunity to give back to the seniors who have done so much for us.
  2. If you are a local business and want to support the vulnerable seniors of our community, help us raise funds by organizing a Charity Sale and donating proceeds collected to our Rejuvenation Project.

Download Sponsorship Form

Please send completed forms and any questions that you have about Care for Seniors Day to [email protected].

Villa Cathay Rejuvenation Project

Villa Cathay Rejuvenation Project was launched in 2008 to rebuild and expand the aged Villa Cathay Care Home that was built in the 1970s. The original long-term care home was no longer at its best state to support the complex care needs of today’s aging population. To meet the growing demand for culturally focused long-term care, Villa Cathay embarked on a $72.9 million Rejuvenation Project to build a 224-bed complex senior nursing care home in two phases on its same site. Phase 1 was completed in 2019, and construction of Phase 2 has started this year with a completion date by the end of 2021.

Since Villa Cathay Care Home Rejuvenation Project is a capital development project, it does not quality for public funding.  As a non-profit organization, Villa Cathay Care Home needs to raise $5 million from the community to complete this project. We are raising the final $2.2 million to reach our fundraising goal.

Villa Cathay Rejuvenation Project will build a reimagined long-term care home, especially for Chinese seniors in the Lower Mainland. Now is the time to address the needs of the elderly, and potentially, for our loved ones in the future. The success of Care for Seniors Day will deeply depend on your support!

Support Care for Seniors Day Now! 

Thank you to our Matching Gift Donors 慈善配對捐款人

Jack Gin甄碩明先生

Johnny Fong 方君學

Anonymous Donors 無名氏善長 (3位)

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor 愛心贊助

 

Telus

 

Caring Contributor 溫情贊助

VanMar

Vitality Sponsor 活力贊助

 

 

Evergreen Sponsor長青贊助

Media Sponsor 傳媒贊助

 

 

 

 

 

Visit our Charity Sale Partners舉辦慈善義賣商戶

Chinatown Pretty: From now till November 22nd, Chinatown Pretty is donating affiliate sales from their newest book “Chinatown Pretty: Fashion and Wisdom from Chinatown’s Most Stylish Seniors” to support Villa Cathay. Check out their link here.

Janice Cake Shop will be donating a portion of their proceeds to Villa Cathay.

Online Auction Donors網上慈善拍賣物品捐贈者
AltumView
Anonymous (10)
Asia Pacific Wine and Spirit Institute
Blue Lotus Art Gallery
Everything Wine
Farmeric Ginseng Trading Ltd.
Green Field Spa 花仙子美容美體集團
Jane Young
Jennifer Lee
Dr. Jonathan KS Choi Cultural Centre 蔡冠深文化中心
Kee Siu
Kentworth Jewellery & Manufacturing Co. (1993) Ltd.
Kim Wong

 

Dr. Lei Wang
Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Lisa Kung
Martina Fashion
Master Wai Yin Loo劉渭賢老師
Master Water Poon 水禾田先生
No-String Qin House 無弦居
Penny Chan
Peter Lee
PYK Consultants Ltd.
Ringo Fung
Dr. Robert Loh
Sun Wah Foods 新華食品
Dr. Vivian Lo
YP Health Food Centre 強生健康食品公司

 

 

October 9, 2020: Two residents of Villa Cathay Care Home participated in the Foundation Completion Ceremony of Phase 2 Villa Cathay Rejuvenation Project.

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