Healthcare and philanthropy... a partnership that reaches back to the beginnings of organized medicine. It is little wonder that we are the KBRH Health Foundation. And we are a strong foundation. We listen to and work with our communities and our partners in healthcare to establish, pursue and support opportunities for excellence in healthcare in the Kootenay Boundary.
Please Be Advised:
The KBRH Health Foundation has received information about a probable phone scam involving callers falsely identifying themselves as fundraisers for the Trail Hospital. Details from the calls include a request to support the Trail Hospital by purchasing activity books for children. The caller then requests contact details to send an invoice for payment.
The Foundation does not have any campaigns that include fundraising through children’s book sales. All of the Foundation’s current fundraising campaigns are available on our website. The KBRH Health Foundation does not use external phone solicitation methods to fundraise for our campaigns and programs. All of the Foundation’s public appeals are provided by direct mail and any follow up phone calls are made by staff or board members who clearly identify themselves as representatives of the Foundation.
The RCMP and KBRH Administration have been notified of this phone scam and will be taking action to further inform the public as required.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this information please contact:
Jennifer Kirk, Development Support Coordinator for the KBRH Health Foundation
If you have experienced a call of this nature please contact the RCMP directly:
Sergeant Mike Wicentowich
Trail RCMP Detachment: 250-364-2566