Help-Portrait Vancouver EVENT DATE: December 2, 2023

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BC Children’s Hospital
BC Children’s Hospital 2015 behind the scenes
BC Children's Hospital 2015 behind the scenes

This was Help Portrait Vancouver’s sixth year returning to the Child Life Department at BC Children’s Hospital. It was probably the busiest we’ve ever seen it. The makeup and hair team were working non-stop in transforming patients, mothers and even grandmas with marvelous makeovers for their family portraits. The photo and editing team were kept […]

Behind the scenes at BC Children’s Hospital Event
Behind the scenes at BC Children's Hospital Event

On November 6th, 2014 the team from Help Portrait Vancouver was thrilled and honoured to be back at BC Children’s Hospital for our annual visit to the Child Life Department. This is always a very special and emotionally uplifting event for those of us involved. We had some extra help this year to persuade our […]

RECAP: BC Children’s Hospital Event
RECAP: BC Children's Hospital Event

We were so thrilled to once again host a Help-Portrait event at BC Children’s Hospital! There were so many smiles and laughs that brightened everyone’s day, and it was clear that a great time was had by all! One particular patient stood out for Roger Hur, lead photographer for the event. The patient was a very […]

BC Children’s Hospital 2011

Early Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011, a small group of 12 volunteers from Help-Portrait Vancouver arrived at BC Children’s Hospital. With the enthusiastic support of Child Life Department Director Diane Hart and here team, the volunteers set up a small studio space and invited the patients and families of the terminally-ill ward in for closed studio […]

BC Children’s Hospital

On Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010, we had the privilege of holding an event at BC Children’s Hospital for terminally ill patients and their families. It was an amazing experience! Our first little boy wanted to come meet us all as we were having a meeting with Diane Hart, Director of Child Life Deptarment. Kade walked […]

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