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  • David Ousted of Vancouver Whitecaps FC creates video supporting Jeans Day™

    19/04/2017 8:00am

    *VANCOUVER, BC (April 19, 2017)* – Jeans Day, a fundraiser for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (BCCHF) taking place on Thursday, May 4, 2017, today released this video[http://bit.ly/2pylzNa] ­featuring Jeans Day ambassador David Ousted of Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and champion child Faris Abdulwahab,[http://www.bcchf.ca/stories/miracle-stories/faris-abdulwahab/] which encourages British Columbians to purchase their Jeans Day buttons and lapel pins, and #JeanUp for Jeans Day.

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  • Jeans Day™ Announces Sedins, David Ousted & Jason Arakgi as 2017 Ambassadors

    09/03/2017 8:30am

    VANCOUVER, BC (March 9, 2017) – Jeans Day, a fundraiser for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (BCCHF) taking place on Thursday, May 4, 2017, today announced that professional athletes Henrik and Daniel Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks, David Ousted of Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and Jason Arakgi of the BC Lions are official Jeans Day 2017 ambassadors. They will support and promote Jeans Day[[sitetree_link id=130]] through a variety of marketing initiatives, as well as wear their denim-on-denim apparel on May 4.

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  • For Children We Care Gala Has Record-Breaking Success

    23/01/2017 8:30am

    *Leaders of the Chinese-Canadian community raise record-breaking funds to **purchase life-saving equipment*

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  • Save-On-Foods commits another $15 million to BC Children’s Hospital

    05/12/2016 8:00am

    *Funds committed to Canada’s first pediatric walk-in immunization clinic and urgent equipment needs *

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  • 30th annual Crystal Ball raises record $4.4 million

    18/11/2016 9:30am

    Donors support creation of a healing experience in the new BC Children’s Hospital

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  • South Asian community raises over $483,000 for BC Children’s Hospital

    08/11/2016 11:00am

    * 8th annual A Night of Miracles gala helps purchase highly specialized equipment for ENT patients*

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  • Tsawwassen teen named BC Children’s Hospital ambassador

    19/10/2016 10:30am

    *Taylin McGill takes on role as Children’s Miracle Network Champion, presented by Walmart Canada*

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  • CLICK brings BC Children’s patients the power of play

    19/09/2016 12:00am

    *CLICK brings Children’s Hospital patients the power of play with help from Microsoft Canada and Children’s Miracle Network* Interactive computer technology keeps kids connected during hospital stays

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  • Back-to-school anxiety: BC Children’s shares tips to help

    26/08/2016 8:00am

    Provincial Health Services Authority Ministry of Health

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  • Cyclists to climb Seymour, Grouse and Cypress

    11/07/2016 11:30am

    * July 11, 2016 - Vancouver, BC* – On July 16, over 150 cyclists will literally and figuratively be climbing mountains for children born with congenital heart disease.  The seventh annual Triple Crown for Heart ride will have participants cycle to raise funds for children being treated for heart conditions at BC Children’s Hospital.  The “triple crown” is achieved by pedaling up each of Seymour, Grouse and Cypress mountains – a distance of over 91 kilometres, with 2,000 metres of climbing.

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  • First-Ever Hudson Family Hospital Chair in Pediatric Medicine

    27/06/2016 3:00pm

    *JUNE 27, 2016 – VANCOUVER BC* *–* Dr. Allison Eddy, Chief of Pediatrics at BC Children’s Hospital, has been named the hospital’s inaugural Hudson Family Hospital Chair in Pediatric Medicine.

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  • 29th annual Miracle Weekend brings in record setting $20 million for BC Children's Hospital

    05/06/2016 5:00pm

    June 5, 2016 - Vancouver, BC – BC Children’s Hospital Foundation raised a record $20,018,608 for BC Children’s Hospital during the 29th annual Miracle Weekend, hosted by Global BC on June 4-5. Miracle Weekend events have raised $280 million for the hospital since the first Miracle Weekend was held in 1988.

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  • Expo Ernie and Save-On-Foods celebrate $30 million raised

    26/05/2016 4:30pm

    * May 26, 2016 – Vancouver, BC* *– *Official Expo ‘86 mascot Expo Ernie kicked off his 30th birthday celebrations with Darrell Jones, President of Save-On-Foods, at BC Children’s Hospital today. Joined by patients, their families and the hospital’s caregivers, Expo Ernie and Darrell celebrated a spectacular milestone: as a result of this year’s fundraising efforts, Save-On-Foods has now raised $30 million in 30 years for BC Children’s Hospital.

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  • Ocean 98.5’s annual fundraiser is taking it to the streets

    09/05/2016 1:00pm

    * May 9, 2016 – Victoria,** BC –* Ocean 98.5’s 14th annual Radiothon for Kids[[sitetree_link id=419]], benefiting BC Children’s Hospital, will take place at a new location this year broadcasting live from 6 am to 6pm on Friday, May 13 in Centennial Square. Ocean 98.5’s Radiothon for Kids is going to be bigger and better this year with a full family event that includes food trucks and family activities.

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  • Teck Acute Care Centre major milestone

    12/04/2016 10:10am

    VANCOUVER - Thirty-two thousand, six hundred cubic metres of concrete have been poured and 4,600 tonnes of rebar installed at the Teck Acute Care Centre. Health Minister Terry Lake today commemorated the occasion with staff, donors and project partners by unveiling a banner signed by young patients from throughout the province.

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