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HPN Awareness Week

Posted by BC Children's Hospital on 4 August 2017 | 0 Comments

August 7 to 13 is Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN) Awareness Week. With the goal of demystifying HPN and helping people better understand what these patients go through every day, we’ll be sharing inspiring stories throughout the week, plus we’ll introduce...

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2017 Miracle Treat Day

Posted by Melissa Swindells on 30 June 2017 | 0 Comments

The sweetest day of the summer is coming and we want you to be a part of it!  Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day is happening once again on Thursday, August 10. On this day the proceeds from all Blizzards sold...

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Meet our Miracle Weekend Youth Hosts

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 2 June 2017 | 1 Comments

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What would Miracle Weekend 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, which takes...

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Research Team

Posted by Terra Scheer on 1 June 2017 | 0 Comments

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As our Miracle Weekend fundraisers are announcing their year's fundraising total on our 30th annual Miracle Weekend telethon, taking place June 3 and 4 on Global BC, our spectacular phone volunteers are also working hard on the live phone bank...

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What Jeans Day means to our family

Posted by Charles Carr on 1 May 2017 | 0 Comments

Just over two years ago, my oldest daughter Charlie's life was turned upside down. Charlie had been feeling ill and was taken to a walk-in clinic, but they misdiagnosed her symptoms. My mom was concerned that Charlie’s condition was more...

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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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