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  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Cecily’s story of resilience and the importance of a place like Foundry

[Please note: This story contains content that may not be suitable for all audiences, including people who have experienced tra...
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  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Preemie twins and Cerebral Palsy: How the Children’s Health Foundation helped support this West Shore family

They were born 14 weeks too early – identical twin boys, facing a lifetime of challenges. At first, Tracey and her husband, ...
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Supporting a Campbell River family far from home

A 60-minute ultrasound appointment is still the single-worst hour of Brian’s life. Brian and his wife, Ricci, looked at each...
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Funding possibilities: An interview with Luka Garvin

Starting post-secondary education is no doubt a challenging time for many young people. There are the pressures of cramming in ...
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  |   Island kids and families / Stories

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island has been investing in the health and wellness of Island kids like Cohen, Graci...
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Meet Noah! Check out Nanaimo Family Magazine’s article about one of our very special Bear Essentials recipients

Check out the latest issue of Nanaimo Family Magazine! We are so pleased to have Noah Thompson, one of our Bear Essential recip...
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Meet Ryker…

Ryker is a three-year-old boy whose story we shared with you in our most recent direct mail. Ryker's story is an excellent exam...