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  • Miracle Weekend brings in $18 million

    01/06/2014 6:00pm

    June 1, 2014 - Vancouver, BC – BC Children’s Hospital Foundation raised $18,036,788 for BC Children’s Hospital during the 27th annual Miracle Weekend, hosted by Global BC TV on May 31-June 1. Miracle Weekend events have raised over $224 million for the hospital since the first Miracle Weekend was held in 1988. Save-On-Foods was recognized as the largest Miracle Weekend contributor, bringing in $2.5 million. The 29th annual ChildRun, also on June 1, set records for attendance and fundraising, with 6,200 participants and $1.1 million raised, with the support of the Wilson Family, ChildRun’s presenting sponsor.

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  • Batter up! Donors needed as teams aim to raise $400,000 for BC Children’s Hospital

    15/05/2014 8:30am

    *May 15, 2014 – Vancouver, BC – *Dozens of pitchers are warming up their throwing arms, and hundreds of batters are practicing their swings as BC Children’s Hospital Foundation prepares to host 59 teams during the 24th annual Slo-Pitch event on May 23–25 at Softball City in South Surrey. All the foundation needs now is to have donors step up to the plate to raise money for the most urgent health needs of children treated at BC Children’s Hospital.

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  • Djavad Mowafaghian Child Care Centre opens

    24/04/2014 1:30pm

    *Djavad Mowafaghian Child Care Centre opens at BC Children’s Hospital Child Care Centre construction funded with $4-million gift *

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  • BC Urged to Wear Jeans on April 24

    08/04/2014 7:30am

    BRITISH COLUMBIANS URGED TO WEAR JEANS ON APRIL 24 IN SUPPORT OF BC CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

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  • For Children We Care gala raises $416,720

    24/02/2014 8:30am

    *19th annual For Children We Care gala raises $416,720 for Diabetes Research Program at BC Children’s Hospital*

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  • BC Children’s & BC Women’s hospitals redevelopment project move ahead

    13/01/2014 12:00am

    Provincial Health Services Authority

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  • Constructing a new acute care centre

    06/11/2013 8:30am

    If you were building a new hospital, how would it look? Beyond the physical structure, are there more efficient or patient-friendly ways to move patients, families, staff, physicians, supplies and services through the hospital? What changes would be made at the department level to deliver even better patient care?

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  • BC Children’s Hospital to Launch New Pediatric Cardiac Transplant Program

    21/10/2013 9:00am

    *Vancouver*– BC children who need a  life-saving heart transplant will soon be able to receive the procedure at BC Children’s Hospital. 

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  • Maple Ridge girl named BC Children’s Hospital ambassador

    10/09/2013 10:00am

     

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  • FCL provides $5 Million gift to children and families across Western Canada

    06/06/2013 10:30am

    (May 30, 2013) – Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL), on behalf of local Co-ops that make up the Co-operative Retailing System, knows it is important to do what’s possible to make children and families feel at home while in hospital.  That’s why FCL is making an historic gift of $5 million over five years to the five children’s hospital foundations in Western Canada. The gift is also the first time that the five children’s hospital foundations have received a single donation to be shared between them.

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  • 26th annual Miracle Weekend brings in $18.4 million for BC's kids

    02/06/2013 5:30pm

    June 2, 2013 - Vancouver, BC – BC Children’s Hospital Foundation raised $18,353,580 for BC Children’s Hospital during the 26th annual Miracle Weekend, hosted by Global BC TV on June 1-2, setting a new record. Miracle Weekend events have raised over $206 million for the hospital since the first Miracle Weekend was held in 1988. Overwaitea Food Group was recognized as the largest Miracle Weekend contributor, bringing in $2.03 million. The 28th annual ChildRun, also on June 2, brought in $1.05 million with the support of the Wilson Family, ChildRun’s presenting sponsor.

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  • For Children We Care raises $1.1 million for BC Children's

    03/02/2013 12:00am

    *Chinese-Canadian community shows its support for the Campaign for BC Children*

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  • Milan & Maureen Ilich Foundation Donates $5 Million to Cardiac Care

    28/01/2013 9:00am

    * January 25, 2013* *– Vancouver, BC –* The Milan & Maureen Ilich Foundation has donated $5 million to support the creation of a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in the new BC Children’s Hospital. The gift will also support the hiring of a nurse practitioner and fund the immediate purchase of medical equipment to be used in the current hospital. The donation brings the total raised in BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s $200-million capital campaign, the Campaign for BC Children, to $159 million.

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  • BC Children's receives $5 million gift from TELUS

    12/12/2012 9:00am

    Donation marks three decades of dedicated support for British Columbia's most vulnerable pediatric patients and their families

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  • 26th Annual Crystal Ball raises $1.1 million

    29/11/2012 11:00pm

    *Proceeds to support the construction of the new BC Children’s Hospital*

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