We've signed the Ethical Storytelling pledge! We're committed to sharing stories in an ethical, empowering, and respectful way. Learn more about our storytelling guidelines and check out our blogs below.

A mom with her three children, all sitting on the couch. Four-year-old twins boys climbing over each other in the middle and smiling, and their nine-year-old brother (who's wearing a purple WCK t shirt) kissing one of them on the head. Mom is holding one of the twins on her lap, looking at them, and smiling.

Life doesn’t happen in a straight line

September 13, 2023

Walking alongside families at each step of the  journey, and supporting them as they navigate their way. For families, the childhood cancer or blood disorder journey is far from linear.…

From left to right: Sheila, Mina, and Angela (WCK volunteers) holding up Port Shirts they have sewn and smiling at the camera

All about Port Shirts!

August 30, 2023

Here’s how and why we give Port Shirts to families, and whose incredible idea it was.  L-R: Amazing Port Shirt sewers Sheila, Mina, and Angela Many families come to WCK…

A child at City Camp wearing a WCK "Stay Wild" cap, lying on a blanket cuddling a stuffed toy giraffe and smiling.

City Camp: A day in the life

August 16, 2023

Let us show you what a day at WCK City Camp is like, through a child’s eyes. The kid in this blog is imagined, but the experiences are very real.…

Right to left: Denise, James, and Luci in the WCK office standing next to a sign that says "Food programs generously supported by Air Canada Foundation"

Air Canada Foundation helps WCK Food Programs Soar

August 2, 2023

Air Canada Foundation helps fill WCK freezers, nourish families, and make a special connection When WCK was first established, no one thought we would find ourselves surrounded by the hum…

Four Surrey Schools students smiling and pointing to the camera

The magic that students bring

July 26, 2023

Paul Bruce and Linda Stewart coordinate the Surrey Schools work experience program. They recruit and train student volunteers for WCK City Camp. They share what the program involves and what…

A headshot of Celina smiling

An introduction to blood disorders

July 12, 2023

Nurse Practitioner Celina Woo shares about her job and provides some interesting information about blood disorders. Hi! I’m Celina. I’m a Hematology/Oncology/BMT Nurse Practitioner at BC Children’s Hospital. I work…

Ezra and his mum Amanda hugging, smiling at the camera. They are standing in front of green trees and there are lavender plants in front of them. It's a sunny day.

Life with a blood disorder

June 28, 2023

Ten-year-old Ezra and his mum Amanda share what life can be like with a blood disorder. They also have great advice about staying curious rather than making comments. What would…

Bob and his wife Carmen standing together smiling at the camera. In the background is a view of mountains and the blue sky on a clear day

Why WCK is an easy sell

June 14, 2023

Why I came on board with WCK’s mission, and how we’re laying the groundwork for sustainable funding from compassionate investors. Bob Lawrence How Colin sold me on WCK   It…

Jill (centre) with Kelsey and Hannah from the WCK team, sitting in the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish. There are mountains and trees in the background and it's a sunny day.

Life at WCK: Jill’s first three months

May 30, 2023

Jill shares her reflections on what it’s been like to join the WCK team and bring a brand new role to life. Welcome to my diary!    When Hannah first…

From left to right" Dominique, Kelsey, and Taylor smiling at the camera.

Learning from the experts

May 9, 2023

Taylor and Dominique have wrapped up their recreation therapy placements with WCK, and we miss them already. In this blog, they share what they will take forward from the experience…

From left to right: WCK team members Karin, Colleen, Rachele, and Janet standing outside the WCK office on a sunny day. They have their arms round each others' backs and are smiling at the camera.

It Takes a Village to Support a Family

April 26, 2023

“It takes a village” – it truly does. WCK cannot make our vision a reality without a whole network of people who care about families navigating childhood cancer and blood…

Why Monthly Giving Works for Me

April 25, 2023

Paul and Laurel are incredible members of the WCK community. As well as volunteering their time and talents, they are longtime monthly donors. Their regular giving helps us to build…

How we tell stories at WCK

We share stories from:

  • families who engage with our programs
  • our volunteers
  • donors and sponsors
  • staff members
  • other people who support our programming

Families’ stories are most important to us.

Hannah Lind

Interested in sharing your story with WCK?

If you are ready to share your story, or just want to know more about the process, please reach out to Hannah Lind at hannah.lind[at] or give her a call at 604-394-2029.