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Tulips for Tomorrow celebrates SMH Foundation donors

Fourth annual bloom recognizes supporters.
Jeremy Deacon and other Surrey firefighters help load Princess Irene tulips as part of Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation’s annual Tulips for Tomorrow spring bloom.

Thousands of Princess Irene tulips are once again on display as Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation celebrates its donors.

Close to 600 planter pots full of tulips make up the fourth annual Tulips for Tomorrow spring bloom, including public displays of tulips at Surrey Memorial Hospital, Guildford Town Centre, Holland Park and Bear Creek Park.

The tulips will bloom during the coming weeks as part of the Foundation’s campaign to support the hospital and beautify the community.

In addition, Princess Irene tulips can be found in front of dozens of businesses that have contributed a minimum of $5,000 to the Foundation during the last year. Donors who have given between $1,000 and $4,999 in the past year are receiving invitations by mail to pick up their tulips during business hours on Friday, March 25 and Saturday, March 26 at 99 Nursery and Florist near Surrey Memorial Hospital.

Several businesses have once again partnered with the Foundation to provide the tulip bulbs, soil, planter pots, storage, landscaping, delivery, signage, and creative services for Tulips for Tomorrow. Visit for a complete list of Tulips for Tomorrow partners.

This year, the spring bloom takes place while the Foundation is in the midst of its 100 Days to Give campaign, which is looking to match a $5 million donation from BC entrepreneur Jim Pattison. The combined $10 million in donations will help purchase medical equipment to attract new doctors to the region. Visit for more information.

Established in 1992, Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation has raised more than $55 million to purchase medical equipment, fund innovative programs, and support training and research.


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