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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...
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  |   Stories / The Queen Alexandra archives

The Queen Alexandra archives: The dedicated women behind the Queen Alexandra Solarium’s creation

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 Aubrey: How Sundrops Centre’s early intervention helped this Island kid from Duncan

Candice first noticed that her daughter, Aubrey, might have some unique challenges when she was about two years old. Aubrey’s y...
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  |   Stories / The Queen Alexandra archives

The Queen Alexandra archives: Treating Island kids with artificial sunlight in the 20th century

This story is part of a new content series that celebrates the legacy of the Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health, payi...
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  |   Stories

Your donor dollars in action: Three pieces of equipment that help get Island kids moving

On any given day of the work week, dedicated service providers in the Early Intervention Program, at both the Queen Alexandra C...
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  |   Stories / Why I give: Donor spotlight

Why I give: How Jessica Milliken uses her creativity to fundraise

Above photograph: The first time Jessica held her niece Josie after she was born in 2015.   When Jessica launched her 10-po...
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  |   News

Cookies, carollers, and visits with Santa: A look back at our 2018 holiday events

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2018 holiday events! By taking part, you’re helping us help Island kids access th...
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  |   Stories / Why I give: Donor spotlight

By the numbers: What’s involved in lighting up Jeneece Place for Christmas

Every year since Jeneece Place first opened its doors in 2012, Adrian and Tracey D’Silva show up at the front doors of the home...
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Away from home with a preemie: How Jeneece Place saved the holidays for one Nanaimo family

In 2015, Robyn Hewer and her husband, Jackson, were prepared to cancel their holidays entirely. It was just one week before ...