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CANUCK PLACE TO HOST BREAKFAST EVENT TO CELEBRATE THE EXPANSION OF SERVICES AT CANUCK PLACE

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CANUCK PLACE TO HOST BREAKFAST EVENT TO CELEBRATE THE EXPANSION OF SERVICES AT CANUCK PLACE – DAVE LEDE HOUSE IN ABBOTSFORD

 On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will host donors, sponsors and supporters at A Breakfast with Friends at their second provincial location, Canuck Place – Dave Lede House in Abbotsford to celebrate the expansion of clinical services which now includes the opening of medical beds.

This event honours the cherished community of Canuck Place donors in the Fraser Valley who have made this expansion possible with a delicious home-cooked meal in the Canuck Place kitchen, an interactive panel discussion with the Canuck Place clinical team, as well as remarks from Mayor Henry Braun and a local Canuck Place family who recently received inpatient care at the hospice.

For the past few years, Canuck Place – Dave Lede House has operated much-needed outpatient and community services. This expansion includes inpatient care at the Abbotsford hospice with medical beds, as well as an increase in clinical consultations in the home to support families where they need it the most.

EVENT:  A Breakfast with Friends

DATE: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

LOCATION:   Canuck Place Children’s Hospice – Dave Lede House – 32722 Marshall Road

TIME: Doors open at 8:00 am
Media availability 8:00 am to 9:30 am at Dave Lede House

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Canuck Place Children’s Hospice is British Columbia’s pediatric palliative care provider. Over 715 newborns, children and teens with life-threatening illnesses and their families receive care from CPCH through outreach programs and two provincial hospice locations; Vancouver and Abbotsford. Services include clinical respite and family support, pain and symptom management, 24-hour phone consultation support and in-house clinical care, art and education, recreation therapy, grief and loss counselling and end-of-life care. Through the investment of the community and our talented team and over 300 energetic volunteers, we make a lasting difference in the lives of children and the families who love them. For more information, please visit www.canuckplace.org

Samantha is a freelance journalist and lifestyle blogger based out of Abbotsford, BC. She is a strong mental health advocate who believes it is extremely important to educate others on the stigmas behind depression and anxiety. When she's not working and being consumed by her never-ending chain of emails, you'll find this busy mom chasing after her toddler and tripping on toy trucks.

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