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Latest Children's Wish Foundation of Canada Stories

2014-08-07 12:27:33

VANCOUVER, Aug. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Children's Wish Foundation of BC & Yukon is excited to welcome a new innovative and dynamic supporter, Sam Sung who chose the foundation as the recipient of funds raised through auctioning off his Apple business card on eBay. Sung is including his old uniform and official Apple store lanyard with the business card. Everything has been framed, and as an added bonus, Sam Sung autographed the glass. The package went live at 7:00pm on Tuesday,...

2014-07-08 16:25:26

EDMONTON, July 8, 2014 /CNW/ - On May 1, 2014, departing from Port Hardy, British Columbia, Art Brochu began his 9,285 kilometer cycling journey in support of the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. Art, a retired veteran now living in Edmonton, AB set the ambitious goal for himself to coincide with his 70(th) birthday after hearing about Children's Wish at a golf tournament benefiting the Foundation. Art, who served with the Canadian Armed Forces for over 25 years, was based...

2014-07-04 12:21:27

AMHERST, NS, July 4, 2014 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, July 8(th) at 11:30 a.m., The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada will be celebrating with wish child Natasha, who has just received her wish and has been able to kick off the summer with fun. The Children's Wish Foundation is currently working on six wishes in the Amherst area and Natasha is the first of these to receive her wish. Fourteen-year-old Natasha is diagnosed with severe Cerebral Palsy and is unable to move easily in her...

2014-06-27 12:26:06

EDMONTON, June 27, 2014 /CNW/ - On May 1, 2014, departing from Port Hardy, British Columbia, Art Brochu began his 9,285 kilometer cycling journey in support of the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. Art, a retired veteran now living in Edmonton, AB set the ambitious goal for himself to coincide with his 70(th) birthday after hearing about Children's Wish at a golf tournament benefiting the Foundation. Art, who served with the Canadian Armed Forces for over 25 years, was based...

2014-05-16 12:27:21

EDMONTON, May 16, 2014 /CNW/ - On May 1, 2014, departing from Port Hardy, British Columbia, Art Brochu began his 9,285 kilometer cycling journey in support of the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada. Art, a retired veteran now living in Edmonton, AB set the ambitious goal for himself to coincide with his 70(th) birthday after hearing about Children's Wish at a golf tournament benefiting the Foundation. Art, who served with the Canadian Armed Forces for over 25 years, was based...

2014-05-15 16:28:03

DARTMOUTH, NS, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - A van accompanying The Children's Wish Foundation was broken into on May 14th and $500.00 of emergency money has been stolen. The team members of the 11(th) Annual HMCS Run for the Wish were taking a break and enjoying a movie after their long day of running when the robbery took place. Management of the Cineplex Theatre interrupted the movie to alert the members that the van's window had been smashed. When the team arrived at the scene,...

2014-04-11 16:21:33

PICKERING, ON, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ - In concurrence with National Volunteer Week, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce that Jocelyne and Claude Giguère will be the recipients of the 2014 Laura Cole Volunteer of the Year Award. More than two decades have passed since Jocelyne and Claude Giguère's daughter, Marjorie, got her Children's Wish to meet Mitsou, the Quebec singer and actress. For the Montreal couple, that unforgettable experience marked the...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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