WINNIPEG — Book lovers can flip through new reading material at the annual Children’s Hospital Book Market.
Thousands of books in more than 65 categories are available September 28-30 at St. Vital Centre, with all funds going to support the ongoing operations of the Children’s Hospital libraries and the Children’s Hospital Television (CHTV) station.
The 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.
A 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.
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.
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.
There’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.