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Balding for Dollars, May 14

Posted by Tavia McQuay on 3 May 2016 | 0 Comments

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Any child who deals with cancer is forced to cope with sudden emotional challenges, such as isolation from friends, and the effects of abrupt changes to their normal routine. But it’s the physical changes like hair loss that come with...

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Vancouver Whitecaps FC Commit to BC children

Posted by Terra Scheer on 30 September 2015 | 2 Comments

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Smiles all around the hospital yesterday as the Vancouver Whitecaps FC announced a partnership with BC Children’s Hospital Foundation that will see $1 million raised through the club’s 50/50 program and other charitable events and initiatives in...

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From Lauren's Heart

Posted by Amanda Arneill on 1 July 2015 | 0 Comments

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Three years after Lauren's life was saved at BC Children's Hospital her family wants to give back to the amazing people who helped them through the roughest time of their lives. Amanda is running From Lauren's Heart Online Charity Auction throughout...

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MW Phone Panel

Posted by Terra Scheer on 28 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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In addition to incredible patient families and donors who will be attending Miracle Weekend, we have a spectacular line-up of volunteers on our phone panel. The back row consists of Miracle Maker Panelists, who are committed to raising a minimum of...

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Miracle Weekend across BC

Posted by Bojana Nikolic on 26 May 2015 | 0 Comments

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Miracle Weekend gives us a chance to show how far BC Children’s Hospital goes to help kids in this province. Each year, more than 84,000 children visit the hospital, 66 per cent of whom come from outside the city of...

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Calling all gamers! Extra Life is an innovative event open to anyone keen to make a difference for sick and injured children. By playing video games or board games for 24 hours and asking friends and family to donate to their...

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Tune in to Ocean Radiothon

Posted by Bojana Nikolic on 16 April 2015 | 0 Comments

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  Over the last 13 years, Victoria radio station Ocean 98.5 has built awareness and raised funds for BC Children’s Hospital. Its efforts have been successful to say the least: to date, the Ocean Radiothon for Kids has raised more than...

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Sunjai raises the bar

Posted by Bojana Nikolic on 30 March 2015 | 0 Comments

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How can you say no to a cute child with a chocolate bar? Dougie Luv of DougieDog Hot Dogs, famous for his $100 hot dogs, sure couldn’t. He purchased a chocolate bar from Sunjai Sharma for $100 last month. Five-year-old Sunjai...

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Khol - a superhero

Posted by Melissa Martz on 12 February 2015 | 6 Comments

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First published in Children's Heart Network's Heart Matters Newsletter. Written by Khol's mom, Melissa Martz When my husband and I decided to have a baby we never dreamed that our first born would have a congenital heart defect. When I went...

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Roses for Rachael

Posted by Terra Scheer on 4 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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Rachael Turner’s 15th birthday is one she will never forget. Just six days prior, the Kamloops teen was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF), a chronic and life-limiting illness that mainly affects the digestive system and lungs. Rachael spent two weeks at...

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