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Historic Construction Milestone at BC Children’s Hospital
Thanks to the support of 80,000 donors across British Columbia, the official start of demolition to make way for the Teck Acute Care Centre, the heart of the new BC Children’s Hospital, took place on May 9, 2014. This story aired on Global BC Friday, May 9.
We did it!
Thanks to all our amazing supporters, we have reached our goal and finished our campaign to build a new BC Children's Hospital. This message from the kids says it all.
On November 25, 2013 The News Hour on Global BC kicked off a week-long series on the growth and development of a new BC Children's Hospital. Below are these amazing stories.
A beautiful healing garden, thanks to Purdys' gift supporting a new hospital.
Thanks to Karen Flavelle, CEO of Purdys' Chocolatier, the new BC Children's Hospital will have a healing garden designed to help children and families access beautiful outdoor space while undergoing treatment.
Aired on Monday, November 25
Meet the Skidmores. A family who know exactly what a new dialysis unit would mean for BC kids.
The Skidmore family has gone through two kidney transplants with their son, Alex, and are now giving back through a generous donation to the future Renal Dialysis Unit in the new BC Children's Hospital.
Aired on Tuesday, November 26
Cardiac Care Gets A Boost from Generous Donors
Aired on Wednesday, November 27
The Ilich Family has donated $5 million to help fund the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in the new BC Children's Hospital, along with the newly announced heart transplant program.