London Drugs presents $10,000 donation to the British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association


VANCOUVER, BC (May 14, 2010) - On Friday, May 14th London Drugs presented a donation of $10,000 to the British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association (BCHPCA). The $10,000 was donated by the London Drugs Foundation to support the enhancement of Quality End-of-Life Care for BC patients and their families.In attendance at the presentation were (left to right) Della Roberts, Clinical Nurse Specialist Hospice Palliative Care, Fraser Health; Nancy Kilpatrick, President, BC Hospice Palliative Care Association and Cynnamon Schreinert, Media Relations, London Drugs. The cheque presentation was part of the Annual BC Hospice Palliative Care Annual Conference and Awards Dinner May 14-15, 2010 held at the Sheraton Guildford



The vision of BCHPCA is that all people in BC and the Yukon have access to Quality End of Life Care. The Mission is to build capacity in our communities to support this vision. BCHPCA organizational members include hospice societies and health care programs. Individual members include physicians, nurses, counsellors, social workers, therapists, pharmacists, advocates, administrators, artists, and volunteers, in short, people who provide a broad range of services to patients, families, caregivers and communities.


Founded in 1945, B.C.-based London Drugs currently has 73 stores in more than 35 major markets throughout British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Renowned for its creative approach to retailing, the company employs more than 7,500 people and carries a diverse range of health and consumer electronic products. With its strong commitment to innovation and customer appreciation, London Drugs has established itself as a reputable and caring company and continues to position itself for future growth and development.

For more information, please contact:

London Drugs
Cynnamon Schreinert, Media Relations
Tel: 604-802-2733,


Posted May 26, 2010