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January Fundraisers

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 14 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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Year-round, dedicated supporters create great opportunities for British Columbians to support BC Children’s within their own communities throughout the province. Here are a few ways you can get involved in January, and beyond, to help BC’s kids grow healthy and...

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50 Years of Cystic Fibrosis Care

Posted by Dana Kelly on 13 January 2016 | 0 Comments

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The BC Children’s Hospital is celebrating a major milestone: 50 years of clinical care for young patients living with cystic fibrosis (CF). Great strides have taken place since the clinic first opened its doors in 1965. At that time, most children...

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12 days of giving

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 27 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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'Tis the season to take a moment and recognize all the wonderful people and experiences that have helped make your past year special. It’s also a good time of year to take part in fun family activities and to give...

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Caregiver Series: Analyn Perez

Posted by Dana Kelly on 25 November 2015 | 1 Comments

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Analyn Perez navigates the tight, overcrowded hallways of the Oncology Department at BC Children’s Hospital with ease. She’s been here countless times over the past 17 years. Perez, a procedure nurse, has one of the most challenging jobs in the department....

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Over the past few weeks, we have been inundated by headlines proclaiming processed meat is just as carcinogenic as smoking, and red meat is probably harmful, too. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), part of the World Health...

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New Hospital Information Pop Ups

Posted by Dana Kelly on 10 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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There’s a flurry of activity surrounding BC Children’s Hospital these days. Piece by piece, layer by layer, the new Teck Acute Care Centre (TACC), the key component of the second phase of the hospital’s redevelopment, is starting to take shape....

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Festival of Trees: Celebrate the season

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 9 November 2015 | 0 Comments

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'Tis the season for beautifully decorated trees and sparkling ornaments! Set in the hallways of the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver and Pacific Centre, the 29th annual Festival of Trees Vancouver is a must-see holiday tradition. Last year alone, this seasonal event raised over...

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Extra Life 24-hour Gaming Marathon

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 26 October 2015 | 0 Comments

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Extra Life 24-hour Gaming Marathon To the outsider, gamers often appear to play in small groups or in isolation. In reality they form a huge community, often collaborating with individuals across town and around the world. On Saturday, November 7, over...

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC Commit to BC children

Posted by Terra Scheer on 30 September 2015 | 2 Comments

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Smiles all around the hospital yesterday as the Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced a partnership with BC Children’s Hospital Foundation that will see $1 million raised through the club’s 50/50 program and other charitable events and initiatives in...

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Meet Aidan Chin

Posted by Joanna Newman on 22 September 2015 | 0 Comments

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It’s a special day here at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation as we get to share the great news that 16-year-old Aidan Chin is our new ambassador, from now until Miracle Weekend on June 1 & 2, 2016.  We couldn’t be...

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