How Your Gift Helps


Taylin McGillTaylin McGill's parents estimate that there are hundreds of people at BC Children’s Hospital–from pediatric specialists to housekeeping–that have been part of her BC Children's Hospital journey and most of the services that have assisted Taylin through her health challenges over the past 15 years were made possible thanks to Miracle Weekend.

Take a moment to read Taylin’s story and learn why she is this year's Champion. Champions presented by Walmart Canada, is a Children’s Miracle Network program that honours remarkable children who have triumphed despite severe medical challenges.

What is the Excellence in Child Health Fund and why is it important?

Since 1988, British Columbians have raised more than $281 million through Miracle Weekend fundraising campaigns for the Excellence in Child Health Fund. This fund is vital to our ability to meet the most critical health-care needs of BC’s children and youth today. Your donations are put straight to work through BC Children’s Hospital, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children and the Research Institute:

  • Funding research;
  • Purchasing and upgrading vital, lifesaving equipment;
  • Fostering staff and family education programs.