Tomorrow CHUM Radio stations, which include The Beat 94.5, QMFM, and Team Radio will be taking part in the Canuck Place Day of Giving Radiothon. From 6:00am until 10:00pm, tune in to hear many compelling stories from Canuck Place families and volunteers.
Through all stages of a childâ€™s illness, an individual program is designed to meet the needs of each family. Services include 24/7 physician and nursing support, end-of-life care, pain and symptom management, respite care, school, music and play therapy, recreation opportunities and counseling. The counseling services are available to parents, siblings, loved ones and the child, to assist them in finding the courage and resources to cope with their challenges both during the childâ€™s illness and after the child dies.
Whether a life is measured in days, weeks, or months, children deserve the opportunity to learn, develop and grow. Canuck Place encourages each child to â€˜embrace lifeâ€™ and believes in enhancing the quality of whatever time a child may have left by empowering them to live fully and joyfully.
Donations can be made online or by calling 1-866-480-KIDS (5437) toll free or locally (604) 777-CARE (2273).
Canuck Place offers specialized pediatric palliative care to over 370 children with life threatening illnesses and their families across BC. The demand continues to rise. Internal estimates suggest that only approximately 20% of the children and families that need the program currently have access. Your help is needed to reach those children.