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Lose Your Best Friend at the Teddy Bears’ Picnic?

Lose Your Best Friend at the Teddy Bears’ Picnic?

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Some of the lost stuffed animals from Sunday’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Some teddy bears who attended the Teddy Bears’ Picnic on Sunday received an unexpected overnight stay in the hospital.

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba took in the stray stuffed animals after they somehow lost their owners.

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Police Association Donates $40K to Children’s Hospital Foundation

Police Association Donates $40K to Children’s Hospital Foundation

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The Winnipeg Police Association presents a cheque for $40,000 to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. (WPA / HANDOUT)

The Winnipeg Police Association has donated $40,000 to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba.

The donation comes out of proceeds from the 2016 WPA Charity Ball, which has raised more than $546,000 towards children’s health to date.

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FMG Manitoba Dragon Boat Festival — 26 Years of Giving to the Community

FMG Manitoba Dragon Boat Festival — 26 Years of Giving to the Community

FMG Manitoba Dragon Boat FestivalThe 26th annual FMG Manitoba Dragon Boat Festival returns later this year at The Forks, when paddlers will hit the water for a common goal.

While cancer can touch anyone, often some of the most tragic instances involve children. That is why the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation and the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba have joined forces with FMG Dragon Boat to help raise funds to provide research, care and support for the youngest cancer patients — kids with cancer.

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Police Association Donates $40K to Children’s Hospital

Police Association Donates $40K to Children’s Hospital

By Tyler Sutherland

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Winnipeg Police Association president Maurice Sabourin presents a cheque for $40,000 to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba on Friday, March 11, 2016. (WPA / HANDOUT)

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba has received a cheque worth $40,000 from the Winnipeg Police Association.

The WPA made the presentation on Friday, with funds being raised from the association’s annual charity ball last year.

“The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba is an organization that continues to deliver outstanding care for young Manitobans,” said Maurice Sabourin, president of the WPA.

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Children’s Hospital Book Market Sets New Record

Children’s Hospital Book Market Sets New Record

Children's Hospital FoundationA popular book sale to benefit the Children’s Hospital Foundation has set a new record.

The Children’s Hospital Book Market raised $170,000 over the weekend — shattering the $56,000 it raised last year.

“Thank you to the community for their tremendous support, St. Vital Centre for being incredible hosts and to our unbelievable volunteers who manned the stations, worked the cash registers all for the amazing cause of caring for our kids,” said Carol Irving, book market coordinator.

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Kids’ Ice Fishing Derby Hooking Donations Near Selkirk

Kids’ Ice Fishing Derby Hooking Donations Near Selkirk

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A day of fishing and some friendly competition will reel in donations for CancerCare Manitoba and the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

The annual KidFish Ice Fishing Derby has a new date of Sunday, January 24, just north of Selkirk.

The fun family event will include more than $20,000 in prizes and giveaways, supporting local kids and families in need.

Every child on the ice is guaranteed to get a gift, with additional prizes being given away all day. The grand prize is valued at over $2,000 to the best angler and cash prizes for the top five kids under 16.

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Children’s Hospital Foundation Receives $790K Donation

Children’s Hospital Foundation Receives $790K Donation

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Heather Lamb, director, Transcona Shop, CN and Lawrence Prout, president and CEO, Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba hold a cheque at Polo Park after the Christmas For Kids Radiothon on Saturday, December 13, 2015. (HANDOUT)

A large donation made to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba over the weekend nearly hit the $1 million park.

CN presented a cheque at Polo Park Shopping Centre for $790,000 on Saturday as part of its CN Miracle Match program.

CN pledged earlier this year to match donations up to $300,000 to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba’s public giving campaigns, including the Ice Crystal Gala, Third Party Events, and this past weekend’s Christmas for Kids at CF Polo Park.

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Miracle Treat Day Helping to Fund New Machinery at Winnipeg Hospital

Miracle Treat Day Helping to Fund New Machinery at Winnipeg Hospital

Dairy Queen BlizzardThere’s very few reasons to not indulge in having ice cream during the summer, but when it comes to charity, it’s pretty much a no-brainer.

Today is the 13th annual Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen, where proceeds from all Blizzards will be donated to the Children’s Miracle Network hospitals, including the Children’s Hospital here in Winnipeg.

The goal this year is to more than $100,000 locally for a sophisticated ultra sound machine for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Children’s Hospital.

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Hospital Foundation Seeking Owners of Lost Teddy Bears

Hospital Foundation Seeking Owners of Lost Teddy Bears

Lost Teddy Bears
Stuffed animals lost during last weekend’s Teddy Bears’ Picnic. (HANDOUT)

Some stuffed animals were left abandoned last Sunday at the Teddy Bears’ Picnic at Assiniboine Park.

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba rounded up the bears and is holding them in their care to be reunited with their owners.

If you recognize any of the animals above, call the CHF office at (204) 787-4000.

— Staff

Students Rally Behind St. Vital Charity Book Drive

Students Rally Behind St. Vital Charity Book Drive

By Brian Schultz

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Winnipeg Blue Bomber Steve Morley answers questions from Ecole Henri Bergeron students at St. Vital Centre on Monday, February 23, 2015. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

BooksMore than 1,000 donated books were dropped off to St. Vital Centre on Monday in support of Children’s Hospital.

Grade 5 and 6 students from Ecole Henri-Bergeron sorted and delivered the reading material for the St. Vital Centre Book Drive. The students wrote articles for their school paper, designed posters around the school and requested donations from teachers, family and friends to add to their haul.

“It’s heroic of these kids to be helping other kids in this way,” said Winnipeg Blue Bomber Steve Morley, who read to the students on Monday morning. “As a new father I now have new worries — one being the future health and health care of my boys, so I understand the importance of Children’s Hospital for all children and families in our communities.”

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