Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Advancing Philanthropy

Gunwant Bains

Name: Gunwant Bains

Year: 2014
Presented By: Dr. Aly Kanani, Orthodontist, BC Orthodontics Group
Gunwant ‘Gunny’ Bains truly leads a life dedicated to the service of others. Bains has been a dedicated volunteer throughout her life, supporting various charities and community centre initiatives.
She founded the Golden Girls Foundation in 1999, an all-women charitable group which raises money for BC’s Children Hospital and other world emergency funds, such as 9/11 and the South Asian Tsunami of 2004. Under the leadership of Bains, the Golden Girls have been able to successfully raise over $1.027 million to establish a Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji operating room at the BC’s Children’s Hospital in Vancouver.