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Here—in one single place—you can keep a pulse on the latest that’s happening to advance children’s health care. You’ll see how fundraising dollars are being spent and learn about some of our most recent strides.

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How Eating Local Helped Change Lives

Determined as ever to continue supporting the hospital’s world-leading orthopedic team, the deeply committed 2020 For Children We Care gala committee helped launch a new initiative called the Mid Autumn Festival for Children.

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A Lifetime of Compassion

Inspired by her son’s health journey and her experience as a volunteer at BC Children’s Hospital, Betty Stevens has made an extraordinary contribution to support leading-edge care today, and for the future.

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Remembering Avery

The Avery Linton Legacy Foundation supports children’s charities across the country, including an assortment of specialized assistive technology for the new Sunny Hill Health Center at BC Children’s.

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Auxiliaries Support BC Children’s Hospital

A new Sibling Centre, designed to engage and comfort the siblings of patients in the hospital, is set to open at BC Children’s Hospital this winter (2020).

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Four Things to Know About your Will

Your Will is an essential document, but how can it help you prepare for your loved ones’ futures and make an impact in the lives of others? Joyce Lee, Q.C. shares her top tips.

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Youth Helping Youth

The Young Ambassador Program celebrates 10 years of fundraising for BC Children’s Hospital and teams up with the D2D Destiny Foundation to host the Youth in Motion Virtual Charity Concert which raised over $116,000, bringing the Young Ambassador’s cumulative giving total to $2 million since they began fundraising in 2010.

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2021 Spirit of Children

From October 1 until October 31, 2020, receive 10% off of your entire purchase at Spirit Halloween, and a 10% matching donation will be donated to support the Child & Youth Therapeutic Services Program at BC Children’s Hospital.

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Powering Through Uncertain Times

As the Power Pioneers—a volunteer group comprised of BC Hydro retirees and their spouses—entered their 30th year of supporting BC Children’s Hospital, the province was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Determined to help, the Power Pioneers quickly rallied together to launch a fully virtual campaign in support of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s Rapid Response Fund.

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Amalgamation Announcement

We are pleased to announce that as of June 30, 2020, British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital Foundation and Sunny Hill Foundation for Children officially amalgamated into a combined entity—British Columbia’s Children’s Hospital Foundation.

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Peterson Fund for Global Hip Health

With the generous support of Peterson, a BC-based real estate company, the journey has begun towards the vision of a world free from the burdens of life-limiting hip conditions. The Peterson Fund for Global Hip Health will build on the orthopaedic team’s track record of leading advances—including the world’s largest DDH database that has led to tangible improvements in clinical care.

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