Variety funds music therapy at Royal Columbian Hospital
Funding from Variety – The Children’s Charity is helping elevate the mood, encourage communication and reduce anxiety for children admitted to Royal Columbian Hospital’s Pediatric Unit.
Those are among the benefits of a music therapist, whose work is being funded by a $20,000 contribution from Variety to Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation.
A further $15,000 grant will help support families from outside the Lower Mainland who face financial hardships because a child or pregnant mother is hospitalized at Royal Columbian.
Group of Five cut cheque for pediatric cast saw at Royal Columbian
A group of dedicated volunteers that have been raising money to support Royal Columbian Hospital for more than a decade have directed their latest efforts in support of children.
The Group of Five and Friends Benevolent Society have purchased a pediatric cast saw to help orthopedic surgeon Dr. Shafique Pirani, whose clinic sees hundreds of children annually.