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The South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation raises funds to support the delivery of quality health services in our region.

You can help by making your donation for Penticton Regional Hospital, which serves the entire region. We also encourage donors to designate their financial gifts to one or more of the Health Care Facilities we serve in Penticton, Summerland, Oliver, Princeton and Keremeos.

The SOS Medical Foundation has entered the most ambitious campaign in our history. Coinciding with construction of the new $312.5-million David E. Kampe Tower at PRH, the Foundation is committed to raising $20 million for new medical equipment for the hospital expansion. We can do this with the community’s help.

Special events

  • Light Up The Peach – The owners of the Peach concession stand on Lakeshore Drive invite residents to donate $25 to PRH and sign an ornament to be added onto the Peach. Official light-up takes place Monday, Dec. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Hot chocolate, caroling, kids dances and more. Donate through this website or in person at Castanet, Total Restoration or SOS Medical Foundation.

David E. Kampe Tower

The physicians at Penticton Regional Hospital played an integral role in getting provincial government approval of the PRH expansion in 2014.

The Penticton Medical Staff Association produced this special video to thank local businessman David Kampe for his generous donations to the hospital. The new tower is being named after Mr. Kampe to honour his tremendous support for PRH.

News From The Foundation

PRH nurse remembered by family

Summerland couple help boost PRH campaign

Old bricks pave way for City to boost PRH fund

Profiles – Stories of Inspiration

To read full stories click here

“The first diagnosis is very important. Our son Chris is here today because of the first action of a doctor.”

Chris and Cida TennertPenticton

“Being in your hometown and having your care here is so vital.”

Bob TraskPenticton

“When I first told them I had cancer, they said: ‘Mom, we’re going to help you get through this.”

Brenda CoffinPenticton