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Crohn's and Colitis Awareness Month

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 19 November 2014 | 0 Comments

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Throughout the month of November, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada celebrates the courage of the one in 150 Canadians living with Crohn’s and Colitis. Approximately 20 to 30 per cent of those patients present symptoms before the age of...

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2015 Champion Child

Posted by Angela Fox on 15 October 2014 | 0 Comments

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Today (Wednesday, October 15) our team at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and Walmart Canada had the great pleasure of announcing Hans Gabriel Rana as our 2014/15 Champion Child. We hosted a celebration in Hans‘ honour, announcing his role as ambassador...

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Florence's Story, part 2:

Posted by Michaela Evanow on 12 September 2014 | 6 Comments

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A week ago we introduced to you Michaela Evanow, mother of two-year-old Florence who has type 1 spinal muscular atrophy. Her first post walked us through how their family found out about her diagnosis, and today’s story is about finding...

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Walking on Water: Florence's story

Posted by Michaela Evanow on 5 September 2014 | 2 Comments

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Michaela Evanow is the proud mother of the sparkling-eyed, two-year-old Florence. When Florence was three-and-a-half months old, Michaela began to notice that her little girl was having trouble lifting her head. After some genetics tests, doctors diagnosed Florence with type 1...

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Jensen's story

Posted by Brittany Beaupre on 17 July 2014 | 1 Comments

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We put out the call last June, during our Miracle Weekend telethon broadcast, to our amazing online community, asking them to contribute their BC Children's Hospital stories. Here is just one of the many amazing stories we received, and will...

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