This year our popular in-person events have been cancelled, so we're moving the celebrations online

Holiday 2020 Colouring Contest
Contest deadline: January 3, 2021

We know this year may look a little different for our Holiday Colouring Contest. Click on one of the pictures below to download and print. Then get creative! Take a look at details for the Holiday 2020 Colouring Contest here and submit your artwork.

How to enter:

  • Scan or take a photo of the completed artwork
  • Email with your artwork and the following information
    1. Child’s First & Last name
    2. Parent/Guardian First & Last Name
    3. Phone number

By submitting your child’s artwork you are giving Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island permission to publish the artwork on our website and social media with the child’s first name and age.

 A prize of $50 gift certificate to Opus Art Supplies will be awarded to three winners; one in each category:

    • 5 years old & under
    • 6-9 years old
    • 10-13 years old

Winners will be contacted on January 4, 2021. Have fun! Click to download your Holiday colouring page from two options below. Thank you to Vancouver Island artist Amanda for creating these wonderful colouring sheets for Island kids!

Buy a ticket and join us as champions for the health of every Island family! You could win half of the jackpot, and Island kids and families will benefit from access to the health care they need. With an Island-wide mandate and a focus on rural and remote communities, Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island seeks out opportunities to support areas of greatest need. Our work is vital – but it can’t be done without you.  Buy your ticket now and check back often to watch the jackpot grow. Island kids need you raffle tickets Island kids first

Holiday recipes
Made by you in your kitchen!

Take a break from online shopping and computer screens and hop into your kitchen to cook up some of our holiday favourites!

Download our favourite holiday 2020 recipes here.

Holiday arts, crafts, and other activities


Holiday traditions

We would love to share some of our team’s holiday traditions to help your Island families prepare for the holidays. Read all of our Holiday 2020 Foundation team traditions here.

Our Foundation team shares a few of their favourite holiday activities. From top left; Maggie and her partner, Aidan’s collection of board games, Michele’s family celebrating the holidays, and Anita’s daughter, Maya cutting down their Christmas tree.


Help us to better reflect the diversity of our community. Please share a recipe or tradition from your family so that we can include it on next year’s holiday page. Please send your recipes, crafts, and traditions to

Join West Shore Town Centre for their Virtual Visits with Santa from November 22 to December 24. Visit with Santa Fred who was at last year’s Pancakes & Pajamas. Find out how to visit with Santa here.

With your support, Island kids will receive the health care they need this holiday season

We all need a little more joy in our lives and for many, isolation makes it difficult to find. With your help, we can spread seasonal cheer to Island kids and families by ensuring that they get the health care they need and can stay together over the holidays.

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Meet Island kid Harper

“With the support of staff at Jeneece Place, I felt as if I had the whole house cheering Harper on in her recovery”

– Miranda, Harper’s mom 

Find out how you can help Island families like Miranda’s