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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...
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We’re looking for volunteers to help with Fuel Good Day!

Peninsula Co-op's annual Fuel Good Day is Tuesday, September 18. On this day, 5 cents from every litre of gas or diesel sold wi...
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Feel good about fuelling up: Fuel Good Day is September 18

Peninsula Co-op has generously chosen the Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island as the receiving charity for its ann...
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A letter from the CEO: Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island is moving its head office to Colwood

For more than 90 years, Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island has worked to support Island kids and their families. ...
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HerWay Home celebrates 5th year anniversary

“I don’t have family or friends in my life. I’m pretty isolated, so having the program and support makes a difference. When I w...
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Funding possibilities: An interview with Luka Garvin

Starting post-secondary education is no doubt a challenging time for many young people. There are the pressures of cramming in ...