North shore mountains
Mary Pack as an older adult standing in front of a photo of herself when she was younger.

Who was Mary Pack?

Mary Pack was a home-school instructor who travelled from home-to-home teaching children who were too disabled to go to school, including those with juvenile arthritis.

Learn more

Arthritis resources for health professionals

In an effort to support exemplary care for people with arthritis in British Columbia, the Mary Pack Arthritis Program (MPAP) develops and makes available resources for physicians, nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and people with arthritis.

Giving opportunities

Donations to the Mary Pack Arthritis Program through the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. Funds can be designated for patient care activities, or to purchase much needed equipment for those living with arthritis. Official tax receipts will be provided for any donation amount.