Monthly Archives: April 2016

  •   It is a beautiful spring in Victoria, B.C. and we know the residents are starting to Spring Clean!  The David Foster Foundation has partnered up with National Partner, Schnitzer Steel, and Used.ca to encourage residents on Vancouver Island to keep, sell, or scrap their household items through the free scrap metal donation bins at Schnitzer […]

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  • Logan Vandermeulen (2 yrs) – Heart Transplant Recipient Prince George, BC Logan was diagnosed at 3 months of age with cardiomyopathy.  He had a pacemaker implanted at 1 day old, and then upgraded to a larger pace maker at 3 ½ months.  Logan was the youngest child in BC to be placed on the Berlin […]

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  • Lily was born in January of 2013 and was admitted to BC Children’s Hospital where she was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia; however, she was condition was so fragile parents Mark Hague and Hailey Wautier were not sure she would even make it to Edmonton to bee assessed for a liver transplant.  Determined to save their […]

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  • Zoey Haas 3 yrs. – Liver Transplant recipient from Living Donor Odessa, SK Zoey was diagnosed shortly after her birth in 2013 with Biliary Atresia is a rare liver disease one in 18-20,000 babies are born with. This disease affects the bile ducts inside the liver or outside the liver causing a buildup that leads […]

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  • Macy Clark – 5 yrs. Liver Transplant Recipient from Living Donor Penniac, NB Macy Isabelle Clark was born November 16th, 2011 in Fredericton, NB. At age one it was discovered that Macy had a damaged liver and it was determined after genetic testing that this was as a result of a genetic disorder called alpha-1 […]

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  • Élissa Grondin (5 Years) Heart Transplant Recipient St-Denis de Brompton, QC Élissa was born with three heart malformations. She was diagnosed with a congenital heart disease and cardiomyopathy, a chronic disease of the heart muscle that usually leads to heart failure. Although she has undergone three different surgeries since she was born she was admitted […]

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  • Felix Dickson (10 yrs.) Liver transplant Recipient from Living Donor Cora Dickson (3 yrs.) Kidney Transplant Recipient from Living Donor Puslinch, ON Chad & Sharlene Dickson welcomed their 3rd child and first son Felix into the world where he was diagnosed shortly after birth with a condition known as Biliary Atresia a rare liver disease […]

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  • Ella-Marie Moores – Liver Transplant Recipient Kingston, ON The Moores family welcomed 3rd child, a beautiful baby girl Ella-Marie into the world on June 8th, 2015. She came home from the hospital June 9th from Kingston General Hospital with a clean bill of health, but at 6 weeks the slight yellow tinge in her eyes […]

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  • Naomi Carlow was born last October with Biliary atresia a relatively rare disease that begins in early infancy and affects about one in every 10,000 to 20,000 infants. First child for Curtis and Meredith Carlow of Lake Cowichan, BC. Naomi underwent a Kasai procedure in early December which if done early is often the preferred […]

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