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David Foster Foundation  Supporting families whose children are going through the life-saving organ transplant process 💚 READ the fall newsletter ⬇️

#ThrowbackThursday | A humanitarian build with Live Different that was close to the hearts of our two extraordinary partners WestJet & Boston Pizza Foundation. Thank you for allowing us to be part of something so special. Together, we are making a difference. .
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Have you seen our latest OUTFRONT Media billboards partnered with GAIN Group & Villa Eyrie Resort? Read more in our fall newsletter on pg. 11 - link is in our bio!

#ThrowbackThursday | 2014 in Calgary, Alberta David Foster visiting the Children's Hospital and speaking to transplant recipients with Sheldon Kennedy, Rona Ambrose, & Laureen Harper. .
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Wishing all of our friends & supporters a very Happy Thanksgiving! .
We are thankful for YOU and so grateful for the support we receive that allows us to continue assisting families whose children are going through the life-saving process. .
We are also extremely thankful to everyone who has registered to be an organ donor or is a donor family and decided to give the gift of life. .
There is nothing more beautiful in this world than the gift of life. When you are surrounded by your loved ones today, consider talking about the gift of life and how you can one day make a difference. .
What are you thankful for?

A touching tribute to a man who agreed to donate his organs. The St. Luke's Hospital in Meridian, Idaho had medical staff, family, and friends line the walls of the hospital out of respect for the gift this man was about to give. Via Daily Mail.
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What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving weekend?
We are extremely thankful for our partners who continue to support our cause and allow us to assist families with children going through the life-saving transplant process.
Together, we are making a difference and we are very grateful.
- LIFE LEGACY MEMBERS -
GAIN Group, Vancouver Island
Slaight Family Foundation
TELUS
Newton Glassman Charitable Foundation in partnership with Catalyst Capital Group
Jim Pattison
Jim & Sandi Treliving
Parq Vancouver
- NATIONAL PARTNERS -
WestJet
Aird & Berlis LLP
Honda Canada
Schnitzer Steel
Outfront Media Canada
- COMMUNITY PARTNERS -
Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Boston Pizza
Tom Lee Music Canada

A great day and turnout at The Simon Keith Foundation's golf tournament! Wonderful work was done by Simon Keith and the Nevada Donor Networkon raising awareness about the importance of organ donation and recognizing strong transplant recipients who were able to participate in the transplant games thanks to the support of the foundation!
Congratulations @simonkeithfoundation!
#SKF18

Coming back for a second season! RE/MAX suits up with Don Cherry to promote organ donation and bringing awareness to the Kidney Foundation of Canada. With over 4,500 Canadians waiting for a life-saving organ transplant, many on the wait list require a kidney transplant. To find out more about scheduled 2019 games visit: http://ow.ly/Pve530m5nHq
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Read about this year's Vancouver Island @MotorGathering in the DFF fall newsletter on page 7! The $100,000 donated to DFF will make a positive difference in the lives of families and children going through the organ transplant process. Link in bio!

A grief-stricken couple whose daughter lived for just nine days say they are proud that her tiny organs were able to help save the life of another baby. Jessica and Sampson Shnurman, from Iowa, were heartbroken when an ultrasound at 13 weeks showed their unborn child had a large fluid filled cyst at the top of her spine. Doctors told the couple their daughter, Lilah, was incompatible with life as the birth defect was preventing her brain stem from developing as it should. Jessica, 30, a surgical nurse, and Sampson, 31, a contractor, continued the pregnancy to term but asked doctors if Lilah might be a suitable candidate for organ donation. 6lb 5oz Lilah was born on 29 August, and her parents say seeing her open her eyes and cry was a precious moment. They hadn’t expected their baby to be born alive. They felt blessed that they were able to take her home, where she lived for nine days. Lilah passed away in her mother’s arms on September 7, but the valves of her tiny heart were donated through the Iowa Donors Network to help another baby. The infant's lungs were also donated to medical research at the University of Iowa and her parents say they feel privileged that their special daughter’s legacy will live on.

Matteo, kidney transplant recipient waits at BC Children's Hospital. Read Matteo's inspiring transplant journey in our latest fall newsletter! Link in bio.

Our fall 2018 newsletter is out! Read about Matteo's life-saving kidney transplant, the successful Simply Spectacular Experience on Vancouver Island in partnership with GAIN Group, Vancouver Island and the Villa Eyrie Resort, the 6th Annual Vancouver Island Motor Gathering, a fun family fundraiser, and more. Read full newsletter - link in our bio!

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