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A conversation with Manda Roddick: Using complex health challenges as a catalyst for social change

In speaking with PhD candidate Manda Roddick, her resilience and passion for making an impact become immediately clear. In addi...
British Columbia family accessing health care
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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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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, ...
Island family - Sim Family
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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...
Jeneece Place light-up 2020
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Jeneece Place lights up to brighten spirits during the holiday season

Victoria’s beloved home away from home, Jeneece Place, is lifting spirits with an 8,000-bulb holiday light display. This marks ...
Meet harper - Jeneece Place Victoria's home away from home
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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...
Legacy giving - Selwyn Wong-Island kids first - Children's health foundation of vancouver island
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Why Selwyn Wong is leaving a legacy of health for Island kids

There comes a point in our lives when we think about the type of world that we want to leave behind for future generations. Per...
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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...
KANS FOR KIDS - Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island
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How this Campbell River couple is helping to build Q̓ʷalayu House one can at a time

For retired Campbell River couple Al and Gay Ruff, giving back has always been an essential part of who they are. After their s...
Bear Essentials - Fast family
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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
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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...