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The BC Children’s Hospital Foundation Festival of Trees at the Bay Centre has officially kicked off for the 2021 holiday season!

Until January 4th, the Bay Centre’s halls will be decorated with a lush forest of beautifully decorated, one of a kind trees by local sponsors, businesses, organizations and individuals. 

Grab some hot chocolate and take a walk through and enjoy over 70 trees and vote for your favourite!

All funds raised through the Festival of Trees go toward the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation as they raise money to support mental health programs through BC Children’s Hospital and the Centre for Mindfulness.

See more: The 30th annual Festival of Trees has officially kicked off at the Bay Centre

If you’re looking for another way to support mental health programs offered through BC Children’s Hospital you can also bid in the Festival of Trees’ online auction

Some of the prizes include a Vancouver Canucks Experience Package, Nails for a Year by KH Beauty Bar, a downtown weekend getaway donated by Magnolia Hotel and Spa and Sea Cider Farm and Ciderhouse and many more!

And if you own a local business, there is even a Victoria Buzz advertising package up for bidding!

Bidding closes at 11:59 p.m. December 15th. All items will be delivered to the winners by December 25th for those who live in the Victoria area. 

In the meantime, don’t forget to head to the Bay Centre to see the lush forest of beautifully decorated, one of a kind trees by local sponsors, businesses, organizations and individuals.  

Donating to your favourite tree is easy, safe and virtual. Simply text a particular tree number to 45678.  For example, our Victoria Buzz tree is #026, so if you’d like to vote for ours, you would text “TREE026” to the number 45678 to make a $5 donation to BCCHF and vote for our tree.

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