News

  • Miracle Weekend brings in $20,300,680

    04/06/2017 7:30am

    *FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2017 - Vancouver, BC *– BC Children’s Hospital Foundation is thrilled to announce that a record-breaking $20,300,680 was raised for BC Children’s Hospital during the 30th annual Miracle Weekend, hosted by Global BC on June 3 & 4. With this year’s total, Miracle Weekend events have raised $300 million for the hospital over the past 30 years.

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  • Thousands to run in support of cancer and mental health

    31/05/2017 9:00am

    May 31, 2017 – Vancouver, BC – Thousands of children will be joined by their parents, teachers and other supporters as they take to the streets around Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Park on Sunday, June 4 at 9 am, for the annual RBC Race for the Kids. As the largest family fun-run in Vancouver, RBC Race for the Kids raises funds for pediatric oncology programs and mental health initiatives at BC Children’s Hospital.

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  • More support to beat childhood cancers

    01/05/2017 8:30am

    VANCOUVER - The Province today announced $2 million to the Michael Cuccione Foundation to support new advances in research at Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research program at BC Children's Hospital.

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  • Six-Figure Donation from PetSmart Charities of Canada

    29/04/2017 9:00am

    *Six-Figure Donation from PetSmart Charities of Canada to Bring the Healing Power of Pet Therapy to More Patients at BC Children’s Hospital*

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  • Final Week to Purchase Jeans Day Buttons in Support of BC Children's Hospital Foundation

    27/04/2017 7:00am

    *VANCOUVER, BC (April 27, 2017)* – Jeans Day, a fundraiser for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (BCCHF) taking place on Thursday, May 4, 2017, is reminding individuals, families, and corporations, across BC and the Yukon to purchase their Jeans Day buttons and lapel pins, and start preparing their head-to-toe denim attire or “Canadian Tuxedo” to wear on May 4.

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  • David Ousted of Vancouver Whitecaps FC creates video supporting Jeans Day™

    19/04/2017 8:00am

    *VANCOUVER, BC (April 19, 2017)* – Jeans Day, a fundraiser for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (BCCHF) taking place on Thursday, May 4, 2017, today released this video[http://bit.ly/2pylzNa] ­featuring Jeans Day ambassador David Ousted of Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and champion child Faris Abdulwahab,[http://www.bcchf.ca/stories/miracle-stories/faris-abdulwahab/] which encourages British Columbians to purchase their Jeans Day buttons and lapel pins, and #JeanUp for Jeans Day.

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  • Jeans Day™ Announces Sedins, David Ousted & Jason Arakgi as 2017 Ambassadors

    09/03/2017 8:30am

    VANCOUVER, BC (March 9, 2017) – Jeans Day, a fundraiser for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation (BCCHF) taking place on Thursday, May 4, 2017, today announced that professional athletes Henrik and Daniel Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks, David Ousted of Vancouver Whitecaps FC, and Jason Arakgi of the BC Lions are official Jeans Day 2017 ambassadors. They will support and promote Jeans Day[[sitetree_link id=130]] through a variety of marketing initiatives, as well as wear their denim-on-denim apparel on May 4.

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  • For Children We Care Gala Has Record-Breaking Success

    23/01/2017 8:30am

    *Leaders of the Chinese-Canadian community raise record-breaking funds to **purchase life-saving equipment*

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  • Save-On-Foods commits another $15 million to BC Children’s Hospital

    05/12/2016 8:00am

    *Funds committed to Canada’s first pediatric walk-in immunization clinic and urgent equipment needs *

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  • 30th annual Crystal Ball raises record $4.4 million

    18/11/2016 9:30am

    Donors support creation of a healing experience in the new BC Children’s Hospital

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