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Meet Foundry Victoria peer support worker Maude

Please note: This story contains content that may not be suitable for all audiences, including people who have experienced traumatic events from mental health or substance use challenges or for…

CEO blog: Improving access to health care in Nanaimo

This article is part of a monthly blog series where Children’s Health Foundation’s CEO Veronica sits down with stakeholders and community leaders to gain insight into the challenges Island families…

How Foundry Victoria is a game changer for coaches like Dave Saunders

Having worked as a hockey and fastball coach for 16 years, Dave Saunders has seen Island youth at their absolute strongest. He’s seen them grow as athletes, overcome physical challenges,…

40 years of QA memories: How the longest standing employee at the Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health saved hundreds of archives from being destroyed

This story is part of a series that celebrates the legacy of the Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health, paying tribute to the origins of Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver…

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, especially anything by One Direction. She likes performing and being…

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 to the origins of Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver…

Leaving a legacy

Margaret Delphine Smith of Victoria, BC made the decision to leave an extraordinary $2.5 million legacy gift to support future generations of Island kids. One of her closest friends Annie…

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 to gain insight into the challenges Island families…

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 Foundation of Vancouver Island. He knew he would have a…

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