VANCOUVER DAZE VOL. 72: Miracle Weekend at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation

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Volume 72: Miracle Weekend telethon at BC Children’s Hospital Foundation broadcast live on Global BC on June 3, 2012. Hashtag: #MiracleWeekend. More photos available on Flickr.

Miracle Weekend on Global BC | BC Children's Hospital Foundation

After the A World of Smiles live telethon for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation last week, I was pumped.

Miracle Weekend on Global BC | BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Then I hit up their HQ for their year-long fundraising culmination in the two-day long weekend live telethon on Global TV.

Miracle Weekend on Global BC | BC Children's Hospital Foundation

BC Lions mascot Leon the Lion was in tow of the BCCHF bear, among many guests and local celebrities including an earlier visit from the Sedins.

Miracle Weekend on Global BC | BC Children's Hospital Foundation

News Hour anchor Chris Gailus hosted the broadcast affair along with many other Global personalities.

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Sports anchor Jay Durant (left) and Morning News host Sophie Lui (right) reported on the donation hauls, checking in with call takers.

Miracle Weekend on Global BC | BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Senior reporter Jill Krop on a live hit from one of the many broadcast stations set up in the multimedia campaign drive.

Miracle Weekend on Global BC | BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Thousands tuned in to watch live last weekend and pledged, raising $17,939,688 for children’s health, care, and service.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=9qAUYpETquc