Children's Health Foundation Denman Island family- Jeneece Place
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

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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  |   Island kids and families / News

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
  |   Island kids and families / News

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...
Bear Essentials - Island Kids First - Bruhwiler Family
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet Liv and Asta Mai: How Jeneece Place became a home away from home for this Tofino family

When Tofino couple Francis and Hanne made the journey to Nanaimo for a routine midwife appointment, the last thing they were ex...
Bear Essentials program - Island kid Emma
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

How Bear Essentials supports the comfort and independence of Island kid Emma

Like many five-year-olds, Emma is a kind and outgoing girl with endless energy. She loves playing in the park with her big sist...
Nick Chowdhury and son, Home away from home Campbell River - Qwalayu House
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Away from home with a preemie: Why Nick Chowdhury supports a home away from home in Campbell River

Seven-year-old Nathan can light up a room. Just ask his dad, Nick, and you’ll hear about Nathan’s big smile, how he’s always da...
Vancouver Island family - Gabrielle family
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet the Gabrielles: How Jeneece Place kept this Port McNeill family together

Jaime’s morning began like any other. It was a regular weekday and she dropped her two boys, nine-year-old Kallen and four-year...
Vancouver Island family - Lucy and Clara
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet Misty, Lucy, and Clara: How Victoria’s home away from home welcomed Campbell River mom with preemie twins

By the time Campbell River mom Misty was pregnant with her twins, she knew what was normal in a pregnancy and what wasn’t. Mist...
Island kid Caide
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet Shyla and Caide: How a home away from home helped this Campbell River family

In spring of 2018, Campbell River soon-to-be mom Shyla went into preterm labour at just 24 weeks. After being flown to Vancouve...
Island Family - Miller Family
  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Then and now: How your donor dollars helped Campbell River kid Emma access essential health care

When Brian and Ricci Miller drove from their hometown of Campbell River to Victoria for a routine ultrasound, they weren’t expe...