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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...
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  |   CEO blog / Stories

CEO blog: Improving access to health care in Nanaimo

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

Supporting innovation in mental health

Thanks to donors like you who support the Innovation in Mental Health Fund at Children's Health Foundation, Island youth are ac...
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  |   Stories / Why I give: Donor spotlight

How Foundry Victoria is a game changer for coaches like Dave Saunders

Having worked as a hockey and fastball coach for 16 years, Dave Saunders has seen Island youth at their absolute strongest. He’...
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  |   Stories / The Queen Alexandra archives

40 years of QA memories: How the longest standing employee at the Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health saved hundreds of archives from being destroyed

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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  |   Island kids and families / Stories

Meet Holly and Emily: How Bear Essentials helps one Nanaimo family in their day-to-day life

Ask Holly to describe Emily, her teenage daughter, and Holly is quick to reply. Emily likes dancing and loves singing, especial...
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  |   Stories / The Queen Alexandra archives

The Queen Alexandra archives: Happy memories from a patient who stayed at the Queen Alexandra Solarium in 1931

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: Meet Veronica Carroll

This is the first of a monthly series where each month, our CEO Veronica will sit down with stakeholders and community leaders ...
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  |   Stories / Why I give: Donor spotlight

Why I give: Ian Wheatley shares why he donates time and money to Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island

Before Ian Wheatley took his young daughter, Gemma, to the 2016 Kaleidoscope Ball, he hadn’t heard of the Children’s Health Fou...