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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 | 0 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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Preview of OCEAN 98.5 Radiothon for Kids

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 13 April 2016 | 0 Comments

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With support from a caring Vancouver Island community the Ocean 98.5 has made a significant impact the lives of children and their families who visit BC Children’s Hospital over the past 13 years, raising a cumulative $1.8 million through their...

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Volunteers make us great

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 11 April 2016 | 0 Comments

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With over 12 million volunteers in Canada, it’s only fitting to dedicate an entire week to inspire and activate volunteers in the community and across the country. National Volunteer Week spans the week of April 10 to 16 and celebrates the...

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We are proud to highlight the work of the RICHER Initiative, a little-known but important program of BC Children’s Hospital. Established in 2006 the RICHER, or Responsive Intersectoral Child/Community Health Education and Research, Initiative serves vulnerable children and families in Vancouver’s...

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Epilepsy Awareness Day

Posted by Bojana Nikolic on 23 March 2016 | 0 Comments

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March 26 is Global Epilepsy Awareness Day, or “ Purple Day.” Though there is no cure for epilepsy, you can play a part in raising awareness – just wear purple on Purple Day, March 26. Did you know that an...

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IHOP National Pancake Day

Posted by Colleen Aird on 3 March 2016 | 0 Comments

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BC Children’s patient, Maya Ahuja, and her family visited the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) in Abbotsford to enjoy a few short stacks of buttermilk pancakes in preparation of National Pancake Day on Tuesday, March 8. We had a lot of...

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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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