Island kid Caide
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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...
Home away from home Campbell River Qwalayu House
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Children’s Health Foundation launches $7 million campaign to build new home away from home in Campbell River

Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island officially launched a $7 million fundraising campaign to build a home away fro...
2019-2020 Children's Health Foundation Board of Directors
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Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island welcomes new board director for 2019-20

Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board director Leah Mack, who ...
Island Family - Miller Family
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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...
Smile Cookie Week - Kelsi
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2019 Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Week to benefit Children’s Health Foundation

Tim Hortons Smile Cookie Week is from September 16 to 22 this year and will benefit Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver I...
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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...
Faye Missar Sarah Hagar
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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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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...
McHappy Day 2019 cheque presentation
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2019 McHappy Day raises $6500 for home away from home Jeneece Place

Thank you to local McDonald's owner Ken Taylor and his wonderful team for raising $6500 for Victoria's home away from home, Jen...
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Peninsula Co-op’s 2019 Fuel Good Day to benefit Children’s Health Foundation

Peninsula Co-op has generously chosen Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island as the receiving charity for its annual ...
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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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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...