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  |   Island kids and families / Stories

How Jeneece Place was a lighthouse in a storm for this Okanagan family

When Summerland residents Mark and Erin were expecting their first child in 2012, they never would have predicted that their so...
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  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet Ephraim: How Jeneece Place helped this Island family welcome their micro-preemie son

Before becoming a father, Island parent Scott described himself as being ruled by logic over emotion. Now that he is a parent, ...
Jeneece place 9th anniversary
  |   COVID-19 / Island kids and families

Celebrating Jeneece Place: Nine years of providing a home away from home for Island families

Since its opening in 2012, Jeneece Place has provided a home away from home for thousands of Island families to stay while rece...
Island family - Sim Family
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Why these Tim Hortons store owners support the health of Island kids

For Victoria residents, Kelly and Shaun, giving back to their local community at their four Tim Hortons store locations is a pe...
Meet harper - Jeneece Place Victoria's home away from home
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet Harper: How Jeneece Place provided hope to this Island family

When Island mom Miranda was 27 weeks pregnant with her second child, she knew in her gut that something was not right. Her susp...
Thompson Family Children's Health Foundation
  |   Island kids and families

Meet the Thompsons: The importance of a home away from home in Campbell River

Already parents of two boys, Courtenay-based couple John and Melissa felt well prepared as their daughter’s due date approached...
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  |   Island kids and families / Stories / The Queen Alexandra archives

Meet Kelsey: Looking back on a childhood at the Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health

For born and raised Islander Kelsey, her innate passion for giving back is rooted in her early childhood experiences. As a prof...
Children's Health Foundation Denman Island family- Jeneece Place
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How Jeneece Place brings joy to Island kid June while undergoing medical treatment

Everything was going smoothly for expectant parents Browynne and Yogev as they prepared for the birth of their first little one...
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Tim Hortons® Smile Cookie Campaign is Back, Supporting Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island

Last year, Tim Hortons® restaurant owners and guests across the country raised a record $9.8 million to support local charities...
Island Family - Tayler family
  |   COVID-19 / Island kids and families

Meet the Taylers: How Jeneece Place helped these Campbell River parents welcome their preemie twins

As first-time expectant parents, Campbell River couple David and Tara were eagerly preparing in the last weeks before their twi...
Bear Essentials program Karena and Owen Crumpler
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Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island and Cerebral Palsy Association of BC announce partnership to raise awareness about CP

Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island and the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC (CPABC) today announced a new long-te...
Bear Essentials - Fast family
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet Malakai: How Bear Essentials has given this Sooke family peace of mind

On a typical day, you might find Island kid Malakai swimming, listening to music, or laughing with his parents. Described by hi...