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Helping to shed mental health stigma for BC kids

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 6 July 2016 | 0 Comments

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Despite the heroic efforts in recent years to normalize the topic of mental health, the stigma remains; many believe that young people and children don’t, or can’t, suffer from mental illness. In fact, mental illness and emotional disorders, such as anxiety,...

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Photo: With help from their parents, BC Children’s Hospital patients and siblings reviewed artist applicants in a focus group held in May.  This past spring, artists from across Canada were asked to submit their interest to provide original art for...

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Vancouver Golf Club members fund a special ENT camera for BC Children’s Hospital

Posted by on 16 June 2016 | 0 Comments

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BC Children’s Hospital is fortunate to benefit from the generosity and kindness of many people from across the province. Jack Gin is one of them. When Jack, a Vancouver Golf Club member, learned that the hospital needed a new camera for treating...

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BC Children's Hospital Research Teams

Posted by Terra Scheer on 3 June 2016 | 0 Comments

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BC Children's Hospital houses incredible research teams hard at work conducting discovery, translational, and clinical research on childhood illnesses such as diabetes, cancer, and genetic and immunity diseases. Working in close partnership with BC Children’s Hospital physicians many teams practice...

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Get to know our LIVE Miracle Weekend phone panel

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 30 May 2016 | 0 Comments

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Just as our incredible fundraisers are starting to tally up all the incredible donations they will present at our 29th annual Miracle Weekend telethon, taking place June 4 and 5 on Global BC, our spectacular phone volunteers are also prepping...

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Miracle Weekend across BC

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 30 May 2016 | 0 Comments

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Did you know that 67 per cent of the nearly 87,000 patients who visit BC Children’s Hospital each year come from outside the City of Vancouver?  That’s more than 58,000 children who must travel long distances. Some of them make...

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Meet the hosts of Miracle Weekend

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 25 May 2016 | 0 Comments

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Miracle Weekend is just around the corner and we're so grateful to have Global BC on board again this year, broadcasting live from BC Children's Hospital 7 pm Saturday, June 4 through to 5:30 pm Sunday, June 5! This special event...

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Meet our Miracle Weekend Youth Hosts

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 24 May 2016 | 1 Comments

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What would our Miracle Weekend telethon be without our incredible Youth Hosts who will speak about their own hospital experience and the impact your donations make on their lives and the lives of children like them? This year our broadcast,...

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What's On - May 2016

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 3 May 2016 | 0 Comments

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Whether you’re looking to be an advocate in your community, or support someone who already is, there are so many ways to give back to BC’s kids during the month of May. Here are some Foundation, community, and corporate events...

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Balding for Dollars, May 14

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 3 May 2016 | 0 Comments

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Any child who deals with cancer is forced to cope with sudden emotional challenges, such as isolation from friends, and the effects of abrupt changes to their normal routine. But it’s the physical changes like hair loss that come with...

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