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  • 28th annual Miracle Weekend brings in $18.8 million for BC Children's Hospital

    31/05/2015 6:00pm

    May 31, 2015 - Vancouver, BC – BC Children’s Hospital Foundation raised a record $18,804,361 for BC Children’s Hospital during the 28th annual Miracle Weekend, hosted by Global BC TV on May 30-31. Miracle Weekend events have raised $261 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 over $2.8 million. The 30th annual ChildRun, also on May 31, set a record for attendance, with 6,910 participants, and raised $1 million. Chip and Shannon Wilson contributed $100,000 to ChildRun by providing a $1,000 donation for each of the first 100 participants to raise $1,000 or more.

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  • Nordstrom Announces Beneficiaries for Pacific Centre Store Opening Gala

    29/04/2015 9:00am

    *April 29, 2015 – Seattle, WA –* Nordstrom, Inc., a leading fashion retailer based in the U.S., announced today that it will celebrate the opening of its Pacific Centre flagship store in Vancouver with a gala on Wednesday, September 16, 2015. The event will benefit BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre Foundation, Covenant House Vancouver and Vancouver Art Gallery. Nordstrom Pacific Centre officially opens on Friday, September 18, 2015 at 10 a.m.

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  • BC Urged to Wear Jeans on April 30 in support of BC Children's Hospital

    16/04/2015 10:00am

    * April 16, 2015 – Vancouver, BC –* On Thursday, April 30, thousands of people across British Columbia and the Yukon will proudly wear their favourite pair of jeans on Jeans Day™ in support of BC Children’s Hospital.

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  • BC Children's Hospital named official charity partner for 2015 Canadian Pacific Women's Open

    01/04/2015 4:30pm

    - CP sets a target of $1M to be raised over the summer for pediatric cardiac research and care -

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  • Whitecaps FC 50/50 Partner

    16/02/2015 11:00am

     

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  • Program to benefit adult survivors of childhood cancer

    05/02/2015 8:00am

     

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  • Chinese-Canadian Community completes $5 million campaign

    25/01/2015 8:00am

    *Chinese-Canadian Community Celebrates 20 Years of Support for BC Children’s Hospital

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  • Mining for Miracles takes on rare diseases with $3-million pledge to BC Children’s Hospital

    22/01/2015 8:30am

    January 21, 2015 – Prince George, BC – Mining for Miracles will help families solve challenges related to diagnosing rare medical conditions in pediatric patients with a new funding initiative for BC Children’s Hospital, announced today during the 2015 Natural Resources Forum in Prince George, BC. In 2015 and 2016, Mining for Miracles will raise $3 million through BC Children’s Hospital Foundation to support the development of the CAUSES Clinic. Premier Christy Clark joined the BC mining industry representatives to launch the initiative.

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  • Teck Acute Care Centre reaches major milestone as workers begin pouring concrete foundation

    16/12/2014 2:30pm

    Vancouver – The Hon. Andrew Wilkinson, Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services and Vancouver-Quilchena MLA, was joined by hospital staff and project partners to watch as work crews poured the first of 32,600 cubic meters of concrete for the foundation of the new Teck Acute Care Centre at BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre.

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  • 28th annual Crystal Ball raises record $2.7 million

    28/11/2014 12:00pm

    *BC Children’s Hospital raises record $2.7 million at 28th annual Crystal Ball*

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  • South Asian community raises $3 million

    09/11/2014 8:00am

    *Sixth annual A Night of Miracles gala raises $800,000 to complete $3-million pledge *

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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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