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Canuck Place Lights Up for the Season

The Lighting of the House – an annual tradition to welcome the holiday season and bring the supporters of Canuck Place Hospice together to celebrate their contributions, took place on December 4th in Vancouver.

Photo Credit: Canucksplace.org

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice has light up the sky with a dazzling display of over 60,000 festive lights decorating the hospice and surrounding gardens. The evening featured a performance by the Vancouver EnChor Choir, festive activities, as well as a special ceremony where Canuck Place family, the Harmans, illuminated the house and grounds.

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is British Columbia’s pediatric palliative care provider. Over 728 children living with life-threatening illnesses and families receive care from CPCH through outreach programs and two provincial hospice locations: Vancouver and Abbotsford. Services include medical respite and family support, pain and symptom management, 24-hour phone consultation support and in-house clinical care, music, art, and recreation therapy, education, grief and loss counselling, and end-of-life care.

If you’d like to donate to this worthy cause, Canuck Place has also launched their online Light a Life holiday campaign at www.canuckplace.orgThis campaign complements the Lighting of the House event and will run until December 31st, 2018.

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