BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 23rd annual BC Children’s Hospital Miracle Weekend starts tomorrow with a broadcast on Global TV that will run straight through to Sunday night. This is one of the largest fundraising events of the year for the BC Children’s Hospital and even I was personally invited to take part.

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Having a niece and four nephews, and having worked with the Children’s Hospital in the past on several campaigns, this is a cause close to my heart.

Facts about the Hospital:
… it received more than 196,0000 patient visits last year
… an average of 690 sick and injured children receive care every day
… there are more than 100 newly diagnosed cases of childhood cancer in BC each year
… more than 750 youngsters receive active treatment for cancer at the Hospital every year
… it is the only pediatric health centre and teaching hospital in BC
… it is the largest full-service child health centre in Canada
… more than 42,800 children come through the Emergency Room each year
… 67 per cent of patients seen every year at BC Children’s Hospital come from areas outside the City of Vancouver

If you would like to support the BC Children’s Hospital this weekend you can add a Twibbon to your Twitter profile, add a add a Facebook badge to your profile, or share this donation page link any other way online. For a donation phone number, tune into Global BC anytime this weekend after 7:00pm tomorrow.

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  1. MarkFriday, June 4th, 2010 — 10:21am PDT

    I agree a very worthy cause!

  2. TheodoraSaturday, June 5th, 2010 — 6:47pm PDT

    What wonderful words! Thank you for sharing this amazing event!

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