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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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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 ...
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Seasonal events to attend that support Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island this holiday season

The holiday season is just around the corner, and you can make plans to enjoy the festivities and give back at the same time! W...
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Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island welcomes new board chair and two directors for 2018-19

Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Board Chair Sandra Hudson, a...
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‘I love Lucy’: A Victoria family’s journey through cleft lip and palate diagnosis and treatment

Danielle Green learned her family’s life was going to change during her ultrasound at 18 weeks pregnant. Physicians detected he...
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Home away from home Jeneece Place provides sanctuary for Pender Island family

In August of 2017, Leah and Austin Davies were living a happy life on Pender Island with their seven, and soon to be eight, chi...
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Cecily’s story of resilience and the importance of a place like Foundry

[Please note: This story contains content that may not be suitable for all audiences, including people who have experienced tra...
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Support our home away from home Jeneece Place during Tim Hortons’ Smile Cookie Week

This year, Tim Hortons' Smile Cookie Week runs September 17 to 23. During these seven days, Tim Hortons sells special Smile Coo...
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Let’s Talk CP: Collaborative focus groups to identify gaps in care

We want to better understand how Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island helps support Island kids and youth living wi...
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Preemie twins and Cerebral Palsy: How the Children’s Health Foundation helped support this West Shore family

They were born 14 weeks too early – identical twin boys, facing a lifetime of challenges. At first, Tracey and her husband, ...
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Supporting a Campbell River family far from home

A 60-minute ultrasound appointment is still the single-worst hour of Brian’s life. Brian and his wife, Ricci, looked at each...