The B.C. chapter of IODE recently donated $3,500 Dave Lede House (Canuck Place Children’s Hospice) in Abbotsford.
The funds are available for arts and crafts supplies used in therapy for sick children and their families.
Chantelle Bowles accepted the donation for Dave Lede House, and Elizabeth Worster, Liz Hancock and Bev Montague presented the cheque from IODE.
IODE was formed in 1900 as Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire and was incorporated as a Canadian women’s organization in 1917.
The organization focuses on children, education and community services, and today has approximately 3,000 members in 200 chapters across Canada.
IODE’s endeavours include presenting up to three $15,000 War Memorial Scholarships each year to students who hold a degree from a Canadian university and who are enrolled in at least the second year of a doctoral program.
Canuck Place Children’s Hospice supports children with life-threatening illnesses and their families.