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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.

West Coast Kids Cancer Foundation Blog

Kyla Mort, a west coast kids cancer foundation volunteer in a virtual hangout with a child

All the highlights of Hangouts: A WCK Volunteer’s Story

August 29, 2022

Written by Kyla Mort NOTE: As of summer 2024, WCK’s Hangouts programs are coming to a natural end. What served as the right thing at the right time is something…

WCK Volunteer Denise Morris

Volunteer Spotlight:
Denise Morris

August 2, 2022

An active volunteer for our Food Support Programs, Denise Morris says she’s never forgotten what it felt like to be a parent in the hospital with her child. When Denise…

Self-care Blog Post

Self-care:
How to make the impossible possible!

July 24, 2022

How can we build self-care into our everyday lives in a way that is actually helpful? July 24 was International Self-Care Day. Reading that might make some people smile and…

My favourite part is all of it!

“My favourite part is all of it!”

July 21, 2022

This year’s WCK City Camp was filled with adventures, fun, & memories for kids affected by cancer and blood disorders. July 22 marks the end of WCK’s 2022 summer City…

Side by Side Peer Support Program

Side by Side:
A mental health program shaped by WCK families

July 6, 2022

Written by Jacqueline Fraser All of WCK’s programs have a key thing in common: they are carefully created from direct input and guidance from the families in our community. Side…

WCK Family for Life

“WCK families are WCK families for life.”

June 28, 2022

One family’s childhood cancer story of love, loss, and making lemonade from lemons. By Sharon Bulger Our childhood cancer journey began on January 18, 2018, when our then six-year-old son,…

WCK Virtual Hangouts

Why virtual programming matters

June 21, 2022

As the world returned to in-person life, here’s how virtual programming continued to be offered at WCK NOTE: As of summer 2024, WCK’s Hangouts programs are coming to a natural…

Gaming for Josh

Changing the game for kids with cancer

June 16, 2022

An innovative new fundraiser, WCK’s Gaming for Josh harnesses the power of Esports to raise funds for kids with cancer and blood disorders.

WCK City Camp

“We just knew there was more that could be done”

June 13, 2022

When dedicated people show up, great things happen.

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]wckfoundation.ca or give her a call at 604-394-2029.