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  • Vancouver Canucks bring smiles to BC Children's Hospital

    24/01/2018 6:00pm

    Vancouver Canucks players brought some joy and laughter to children at BC Children's Hospital on Wednesday.

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  • Announcing Colton Hasebe as 2018 Champion Child

    16/01/2018 12:30pm

    January 16, 2018 - VANCOUVER, BC: BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce Colton Hasebe as their 2018 Champion Child presented by Walmart Canada. Hasebe takes over the role of Champion Child from 16-year-old Taylin McGill, who presented her superhero cape to the new ambassador at an event with Walmart Canada today.

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  • More than $2.8 million raised at 31st annual Crystal Ball

    27/11/2017 8:00am

    *Vancouver, BC* – Over 400 guests helped raise an incredible $2,815,129 at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Crystal Ball last Friday, November 24th.  Presented by Beedie Development Group, this year’s Crystal Ball raised funds in support of pediatric mental health. Support from generous donors will launch a revolutionary hospital-wide program to address the impact of pain on mental health of children and youth, expand current mental health programs and bring expertise to underserved communities in BC.

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  • South Asian community raises $479,765

    30/10/2017 3:15pm

    *October 30, 2017 – Vancouver, BC* – Members of BC’s South Asian community and guests raised $479,765 at the ninth annual A Night of Miracles (ANOM) gala on Saturday, October 28th at the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel. This brings the total raised by ANOM for BC Children’s Hospital to close to $4.7 million over its nine-year history.

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  • Young Ambassadors Program raises $1 million

    24/10/2017 7:00am

    *Vancouver, BC - October 22, 2017*:  When Arthur Chan, now 21, was being treated at BC Children’s Hospital, he never dreamed he would one day be back at the hospital as a philanthropist, not a patient.  Last night, Chan and fellow members of the Young Ambassador Program were recognized for inspiring the next generation of volunteers and donors to give back. 

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  • Johnny Depp as "Captain Jack Sparrow"

    14/08/2017 10:30am

    *Monday, August 14, 2017, Vancouver, BC: *Patients at BC Children’s Hospital were delighted by a visit today with one of the world’s most famous pirates, Captain Jack Sparrow. Hollywood actor Johnny Depp arrived at the hospital dressed dread to toe as his character from “The Pirates of the Caribbean” movie franchise. The charismatic character charmed patients and their families alike, leaving smiles and laughter in his wake during his 5 1/2 hour visit.

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  • Miracle Weekend brings in $20,300,680

    04/06/2017 7:30am

    *FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2017 - Vancouver, BC *– BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is thrilled to announce that a record-breaking $20,300,680 was raised for BC Children’s Hospital during the 30th annual Miracle Weekend, hosted by Global BC on June 3 & 4. With this year’s total, Miracle Weekend events have raised $300 million for the hospital over the past 30 years.

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  • Thousands to run in support of cancer and mental health

    31/05/2017 9:00am

    May 31, 2017 – Vancouver, BC – Thousands of children will be joined by their parents, teachers and other supporters as they take to the streets around Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Park on Sunday, June 4 at 9 am, for the annual RBC Race for the Kids. As the largest family fun-run in Vancouver, RBC Race for the Kids raises funds for pediatric oncology programs and mental health initiatives at BC Children’s Hospital.

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  • More support to beat childhood cancers

    01/05/2017 8:30am

    VANCOUVER - The Province today announced $2 million to the Michael Cuccione Foundation to support new advances in research at Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research program at BC Children's Hospital.

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  • Six-Figure Donation from PetSmart Charities of Canada

    29/04/2017 9:00am

    *Six-Figure Donation from PetSmart Charities of Canada to Bring the Healing Power of Pet Therapy to More Patients at BC Children’s Hospital*

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