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  • Cyclists to climb Seymour, Grouse and Cypress

    11/07/2016 11:30am

    * July 11, 2016 - Vancouver, BC* – On July 16, over 150 cyclists will literally and figuratively be climbing mountains for children born with congenital heart disease.  The seventh annual Triple Crown for Heart ride will have participants cycle to raise funds for children being treated for heart conditions at BC Children’s Hospital.  The “triple crown” is achieved by pedaling up each of Seymour, Grouse and Cypress mountains – a distance of over 91 kilometres, with 2,000 metres of climbing.

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  • First-Ever Hudson Family Hospital Chair in Pediatric Medicine

    27/06/2016 3:00pm

    *JUNE 27, 2016 – VANCOUVER BC* *–* Dr. Allison Eddy, Chief of Pediatrics at BC Children’s Hospital, has been named the hospital’s inaugural Hudson Family Hospital Chair in Pediatric Medicine.

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  • 29th annual Miracle Weekend brings in record setting $20 million for BC Children's Hospital

    05/06/2016 5:00pm

    June 5, 2016 - Vancouver, BC – BC Children’s Hospital Foundation raised a record $20,018,608 for BC Children’s Hospital during the 29th annual Miracle Weekend, hosted by Global BC on June 4-5. Miracle Weekend events have raised $280 million for the hospital since the first Miracle Weekend was held in 1988.

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  • Expo Ernie and Save-On-Foods celebrate $30 million raised

    26/05/2016 4:30pm

    * May 26, 2016 – Vancouver, BC* *– *Official Expo ‘86 mascot Expo Ernie kicked off his 30th birthday celebrations with Darrell Jones, President of Save-On-Foods, at BC Children’s Hospital today. Joined by patients, their families and the hospital’s caregivers, Expo Ernie and Darrell celebrated a spectacular milestone: as a result of this year’s fundraising efforts, Save-On-Foods has now raised $30 million in 30 years for BC Children’s Hospital.

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  • Ocean 98.5’s annual fundraiser is taking it to the streets

    09/05/2016 1:00pm

    * May 9, 2016 – Victoria,** BC –* Ocean 98.5’s 14th annual Radiothon for Kids[[sitetree_link id=419]], benefiting BC Children’s Hospital, will take place at a new location this year broadcasting live from 6 am to 6pm on Friday, May 13 in Centennial Square. Ocean 98.5’s Radiothon for Kids is going to be bigger and better this year with a full family event that includes food trucks and family activities.

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  • Teck Acute Care Centre major milestone

    12/04/2016 10:10am

    VANCOUVER - Thirty-two thousand, six hundred cubic metres of concrete have been poured and 4,600 tonnes of rebar installed at the Teck Acute Care Centre. Health Minister Terry Lake today commemorated the occasion with staff, donors and project partners by unveiling a banner signed by young patients from throughout the province.

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  • BCCHF Undertakes Ambitious Art Call for New Hospital

    25/03/2016 12:00pm

    *The Art of Healing*

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  • Canucks for Kids Fund announces $1-million donation

    10/03/2016 8:30am

    * March 9, 2016 – VANCOUVER, BC* *– *The Canucks for Kids Fund has made a significant donation of $1 million to BC Children’s Hospital Foundation to support the creation of a Canucks-themed playroom in the new Teck Acute Care Centre (Teck ACC) opening in 2017. 

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  • IHOP Restaurants offer free pancakes March 8 for Annual National Pancake Day

    08/03/2016 1:00pm

    * IHOP Restaurant Tradition Returns for Third Year to Raise Funds for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation *

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  • RBC announces a five-year partnership with BCCHF

    20/01/2016 10:30am

     

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