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  |   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...
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  |   Stories / The Queen Alexandra archives

Marguerite Weber’s story: A Queen Alexandra Solarium reunion 40 years in the making

When she was just nine years old, Marguerite Weber spent a year living at the Queen Alexandra Solarium for Crippled Children (Q...
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  |   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...
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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...
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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...
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  |   News / Stories / Why I give: Donor spotlight

Children’s Health Foundation honours the late Margaret Smith for $2.5 million legacy gift for Island kids

Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island is honoured to receive an astounding $2.5 million legacy gift, left by the lat...
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  |   CEO blog / Stories

CEO blog: Faye Missar & Sarah Hagar on youth and health in Clayoquot Sound

This article is part of a monthly blog series where Children’s Health Foundation’s CEO Veronica sits down with stakeholders and...
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  |   Stories

Remembering Allen Olson: A community leader in child and youth health care

Julie Forster worked as a child and youth counsellor at the Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health in the Ledger Building...
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  |   Island kids and families / Stories

How Bear Essentials supports the comfort, inclusion, and independence of Island kid Owen

In many ways, 11-year-old Owen is like a lot of kids his age: he loves going to school, playing with his brother Max, and going...
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  |   Stories / The Queen Alexandra archives

Camp Queen Alexandra: How this patient’s stay at the Queen Alexandra Solarium became the summer camp experience he never had

This story is part of a series that celebrates the legacy of the Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health, paying tribute t...
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  |   CEO blog / Stories

CEO blog: Lynnette Lucas at Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council

This article is part of a monthly blog series where Children’s Health Foundation’s CEO Veronica sits down with stakeholders and...
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  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet Foundry Victoria peer support worker Maude

Please note: This story contains content that may not be suitable for all audiences, including people who have experienced trau...