What’s Going On…?

What’s Going On…?

BC Childhood Cancer Parents’ Association received a significant donation from John Sisler and family, Vancouver, in memory of their dear wife and mother, Deanna Lum Sisler, who sadly passed away in 2015 after a very long battle with cancer…

Deanna was a wonderful wife and mother as well as a vibrant presence in the Vancouver community, loved by all her friends and acquaintances. She was an avid knitter and was responsible for setting up a knitting club which was enjoyed by all those who were as passionate about knitting as Deanna was.

John Sisler and family very generously gave BCCCPA the proceeds on the sale of all the high-quality wool that Deanna had accumulated over the years, along with the many beautiful hand-knitted items that she produced. She had an extraordinary eye for texture, colour and design, which was evident in what she left behind.

The sale, was organized by her good friends from her knitting club, was a big success and a lot of money was raised. There was a huge turnout of people from knitting clubs all over Vancouver and everything sold within hours. Deanna would have been happy to know that people immediately saw the beauty of what she had accumulated and most importantly that it will be used by people who love knitting as much she did.

BCCCPA is extremely grateful to John Sisler and family for this donation. These funds will be used to help families who are struggling financially while taking care of their child with cancer. BCCCPA works closely with the social workers at BC Children’s Hospital who identify the families who are struggling the most.


 

Vancouver Canucks Cheque for BCCCPA

Vancouver Canucks cheque BCCCPA

Directors Dave & Suzanne Dunbar are accepting a cheque for $ 5000.00 from the Vancouver Canucks through their Community Partnerships Program Manager – Tara Clarke.

Though BCCCPA has been well supported by the Canucks in the past as a recipient of tickets for fundraisers and family outings, Tara explained that they wanted to reach out to the smaller, local charities with financial aid as well. Thank You CANUCKS!

 

Letter from Canucks fan, Keegan Woods

An example of past Canuck generosity – here’s a note from a young man (Keegan Woods) who was a recipient of tickets to a Vancouver Canucks hockey game to enjoy with his family. Though he enjoyed the game – without mentioning if the Canucks won that night or not – you can tell that the hot dogs made as much of an impact to him, as the tickets!

Did You Know…

Posted by on Sep 9, 2015 in Did You Know, News | Comments Off on Did You Know…

When a child’s diagnosed with cancer, a parent quits their job to care for them fulltime — could you afford a loss of income?

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BBQ Fundraiser with the Porsche Centre Vancouver

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Fundraising, News | Comments Off on BBQ Fundraiser with the Porsche Centre Vancouver

The Porsche Centre Vancouver and Porsche Club of America (PCA) Canada West Region (CWR) are teaming up for a special BBQ fundraiser in support of BCCCPA! Come on out for some fun, food and cars!

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Did You Know…

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Did You Know, News | Comments Off on Did You Know…

A family has to fill out a “*DISABILITY TAX CREDIT CERTIFICATE” to see if they’re eligible to be compensated for extra costs when a child has Cancer? (*can be downloaded from our website)

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Pancake Breakfast & BBQ Fundraiser!

Posted by on May 25, 2015 in Fundraising, News | Comments Off on Pancake Breakfast & BBQ Fundraiser!

Kerrisdale Lumber is having another pancake breakfast & BBQ lunch with all proceeds going to BCCCPA! Come on out for some great food and friends!

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Fundraiser from Porsche Club of America – Canada West

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Fundraising | Comments Off on Fundraiser from Porsche Club of America – Canada West

Come out and join the Porsche Club of America - Canada West Chapter for a fun day of coffee and car parts swap meet!

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Run For Life

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Fundraising, News | Comments Off on Run For Life

In honour of Megan McNeil, on Sunday April 12th, 2015, join the run for life and your entry fee can be a BCCCPA donation!

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BCCCPA Annual General Meeting 2015

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 in Essential Reading, News | Comments Off on BCCCPA Annual General Meeting 2015

Everyone is welcome to our AGM! When: Monday, March 16th, 2015 Time: 7:00 PM Where: 4647 Hastings Street, Burnaby, BC (Urban Communications Offices)    

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Ilka’s Wish Contest Fundraiser!

Posted by on Sep 19, 2014 in Fundraising, News | Comments Off on Ilka’s Wish Contest Fundraiser!

SkyeBerryPie in partnership with Cabana is having a fundraiser contest, “Ilka’s Wish – It’s Fashionable to Care”, with all donations going to the British Columbia Childhood Cancer Parents Association (BCCCPA). Beginning Friday, September 19th, 2014 and now running through to Tuesday Sept. 30th, 2014 anyone who donates to BCCCPA via their website & CandaHelps will be automatically entered to win a fantastic prizes, including the Grand Prize donated by CüR Laser and Skin! Deadline for entering has been...

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The Inside Ride is Back!

Posted by on Sep 3, 2014 in Fundraising, News | Comments Off on The Inside Ride is Back!

The Inside Ride is Back!

We're back with The Inside Ride and in partnership with Coast to Coast Against Cancer foundation on October 24, 2014 at the Cloverdale Recreation Centre (Surrey, BC).

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Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser from Kerrisdale Lumber!

Posted by on Jul 27, 2014 in Fundraising, News | Comments Off on Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser from Kerrisdale Lumber!

A special thank you to Kerrisdale Lumber for hosting a Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser this weekend! There was sun, pancakes and professional BBQ demos as well as all proceeds going to BCCCPA!

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