Island Kids Cancer Association is so thankful of the Pediatric Oncology Nurses who work tirelessly supporting many kids with cancer in their clinic at Victoria General Hospital. While this is a difficult job, the care, compassion and dedication they show is truly remarkable and we are so pleased to show our appreciation to this amazing team. Charity and Sarah are two of our nurse clinicians accepting the gift basket on behalf of their clinic.
This was an amazing high energy event with several pediatric oncology kids and their families participating. The end result was just over $25,000 raised for pediatric oncology causes locally, here in Victoria. One of the causes being Island Kids Cancer Association ! Congratulations to Mena Westhaver and her Sole Sisters Group!
This is an amazing annual charity golf tournament put on by Saunders Family Foundation at the Cowichan Golf and Country Club. Island Kids Cancer Association was awarded $1,000.00 from the Chan Family Foundation through this awesome, collaborative event. Thank you to Saunders Family Foundation and the Chan Family Foundation!
It was a great day for pizza and pins this past Sunday March 11 at Langford Lanes.
Over 40 participants enjoyed a pizza lunch, then headed over to the lanes to bowl. It was an afternoon filled with smiles and laughs as everyone had an awesome time !
The Star Cinema in Sidney was filled with families and the smell of popcorn on a wet, stormy Sunday. Paddington 2 was the movie of the day and was enjoyed by everyone! Island Kids Cancer Association was pleased to support this fun outing. Thank you to the Star Cinema!
On December 10th at Oaklands Community Center, Truffles Catering delivered an amazing Christmas lunch. It was a fun, festive afternoon enjoyed by all!! Nicholas entertained us with his wonderful violin performance, filling the hall with seasonal Christmas melodies. Island Kids Cancer Association is so grateful to have been able to provide families with this special opportunity.
We have made calendars filled with fabulous art created by pediatric oncology patients at the Victoria General Hospital. All of the funds raised from calendar sales will go directly to support IKCA. Calendars make great Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers! Buy them now before they sell out!
Calendars are $10 each and can be purchased in clinic or reserve your copy now by contacting Susan Kerr at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Island Kids Cancer Association sponsored a 4 Cats outing that took place November 18, 2017 where participants created Penguin Mugs! Close to 30 artists molded and sculpted their special projects with the help of our amazing 4 Cats Leader Jonathan.
Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation and their Inside Ride team rolled into town October 15th for Island Kids Cancer's first annual Inside Ride!
The Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence gymnasium on Interurban was filled with over 70 enthusiastic riders, all pedalling for the kids! Awards were given for :
Highest mileage per team: Odd Fellows Columbia #2
Highest team fundraiser: Kerr Crusaders
Individual fundraisers: Morgan and Kathy
Best spirit award: Arts Calibre Academy
Best team costumes: Sue's Yoga Divas
It was an amazing day and we are pleased to report that $15,700.00 was raised for kids with cancer and their families. Thank you to Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation, Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence, Red Barn Market and the many volunteers and riders who made this event possible!
Island Kids Cancer Association was the recipient of a beautiful red wagon full of $500.00 worth of items for the Victoria General Hospital Pediatric Oncology Clinic. This extremely generous and heartfelt donation from Coast Capital Savings Admirals branch will directly impact pediatric oncology patients visiting the clinic through gift vouchers, child life resources, and clinic snacks. The red wagon was graciously received by the clinic. Thank you to Coast Capital Savings!!