pediatric

Variety funds music therapy at Royal Columbian Hospital

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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.

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Group of Five cut cheque for pediatric cast saw at Royal Columbian

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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.

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