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Because You Care Gift Catalogue dedicated to Molly Wadden
David Jala | Posted: a day ago | Updated: a day ago | 6 Min Read Jeff Wadden takes a moment to look at the picture of his late daughter Molly that graces the front cover of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation’s Because You Care Catalogue." Family says schools not protecting student , Cape Breton Post, Nov.Cape Breton fish plant worker's facility expected to open by end of year SaltWire Network | Posted: 7 minutes ago | Updated: 7 minutes ago | 2 Min Read Damien Barry, CAO and general counsel for Louisbourg Seafoods Ltd.Cape Breton man's annual Santa visit continues SaltWire Network | Posted: 1 hour ago | Updated: 1 hour ago | 2 Min Read Eddie Brookman, aka Santa Claus, is shown here with his usual Christmas posse who have helped him over the years with his annual ride through Whitney Pier.
Molly was 12-years-old when she passed away in July after a brave fight with bone cancer.DAVID JALA/CAPE BRETON POST - David Jala STORY CONTINUES BELOW THESE SALTWIRE VIDEOS SYDNEY, N.My son went to both of these schools, and fortunately was able to avoid bullying situations.S.S.— A Cape Breton couple who recently lost their 12-year-old daughter to cancer wants to share her story of inspiration with others.It would take a very lengthy dissertation to recount all the incidents of bullying I heard articulated by many of these parents.Their wish came true this week when the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation unveiled its annual Because You Care Gift Catalogue which features a beautiful front cover photograph of Molly Wadden.— The tradition will continue.
The edition is dedicated to the memory of the middle child of Jeff and Nadine Wadden of Victoria Mines.My main point is to touch on why this is still happening and will likely continue.Damien Barry, CAO and general counsel for Louisbourg Seafoods Ltd.She succumbed to Ewing sarcoma on July 7, three years after she was diagnosed with the bone cancer.On Thursday, her father attended the kick-off of the foundation’s latest catalogue campaign.This cult of denial and lack of action was happening from the top involving school superintendents, administration staff responsible for student services and support and the school principals.He said his daughter would be pleased that her story will help others, patients and their families, who are going through similar tough times.“These workers are in no way meant to replace local workers but rather to supplement and secure local jobs.“Molly was just a fun, magnetic, witty, empathetic and very generous kid,” said Wadden, who wore a gold-coloured T-shirt emblazoned with Molly’s Mission on the front." Meanwhile, many kids were coming to school and being bullied on a regular basis.He was correct about people missing his event because he has been coached out of retirement and will again take to the streets as Santa Claus greeting one and all and handing out treats.
“She really would be incredibly proud if she was here today.She would have loved being here and talking about this catalogue and the differences that the gifts in it can make for people.Even though the bullying was happening in the school that student was never disciplined.He said the company will continue to hold onto the other units in the short term.All she really wanted to do was to make a difference.Her life was short but she wanted to make it mean something.I had hoped that when many of these school officials retired or were fired that there may be some changes.And she’s doing that now.The company also supplies accommodations for international workers (mainly from Mexico) at its Louisbourg plant.It was decided that horse and buggy would be the best mode of transportation for such an event.
” Colbourne Auto general manager Brad Jacobs, left, and dealer principal John Gillis present a giant truck-shaped $20,000 cheque to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation.Charles MacKinnon Sydney Op-ed Disclaimer SaltWire Network welcomes letters on matters of public interest for publication.DAVID JALA/CAPE BRETON POST - David Jala A brave fight Wadden said his daughter faced her battle with remarkable courage, strength and positivity.He said her incredibly strong fortitude has inspired the heartbroken family that also includes Molly’s older sister Larissa, younger brother Chase and Roxy the dog.Letters may be subject to editing.At the height of lobster and crab fishing season, as many as 600 people could be working across all its operations.“Molly left me with the tools, she left me with everything I need and this is now my job and my family’s job,” stated Wadden.“During Molly’s fight, we were personally impacted and helped with everything from travel to hotels to toys and books and crafts.com are those of the authors, and do not reflect the opinions or views of SaltWire Network or its Publisher.Brookman said his event would not be possible without the long-standing support he’s received from sponsors like Jim Sampson Motors, Cape Breton Beverages, Colbourne Ford, Cape Breton Horsemen’s Association and Whitney Pier Funeral Home.
It made all the difference.Selling under the name Mira Bay, the company has won international awards for its crab and shrimp products and operates its own fleet of fishing vessels along with maintaining control over each stage of production.We were even given a superhero quilt by Caleb’s Courage which we will always cherish.Anonymous, pen-named, third-party or open letters will not be published.Molly may be gone, but she will always live on symbolically through the quilt.” The Wonder Woman-themed comforter given to Molly was the first one donated through the Caleb’s Courage program to children with critical illnesses.Our SaltWire team is always watching out for the place we call home.Our 100 journalists strive to inform and improve our East Coast communities by delivering impartial, high-impact, local journalism that provokes thought and action.Caleb MacArthur, who loved superhero costumes, was just shy of his fourth birthday when he passed away after a battle with cancer in 2015.Please consider joining us in this mission by becoming a member of the SaltWire Network and helping to make our communities better.
Wadden said his daughter was saddened by the suffering of others.Please consider joining us in this mission by becoming a member of the SaltWire Network and helping to make our communities better.“She was so brave, she even raised money for charity while she was sick,” he said, adding that she raised more than $35,000 for causes close to her heart.“She once said, and these are her actual words: ‘I know what it's like to be in this position.This is here and it’s happening.There are kids going through it.
You never really know until it happens.'” The Wadden family is shown at Disney World earlier this year.Molly pretends to lift the animated mule animal while the others look on in mock surprise.From left are mom Nadine, Molly’s younger brother Chase, her older sister Larissa and dad Jeff.CONTRIBUTED - Contributed Love and compassion Wadden went on share some of his late daughter’s feelings.
“She told us that she didn’t want other children to have to go through what she went through and, of course we know we can’t do that.But what we can do is to help make their fight and battle stronger, make it better, give them tools, give them what they need.“There is more to health care than the medicine, the needles, the chemotherapies – health care is also mental health care and that is where these gifts of care are going.“This catalogue is the very definition of what Molly would have wanted.There is not a doubt in my mind that this catalogue, from front to back, is filled with nothing but caring and love from start to finish.
It’s filled with love and compassion.” Jeff Wadden, father of the late Molly Wadden: “Molly was just a fun, magnetic, witty, empathetic and very generous kid.” DAVID JALA/CAPE BRETON POST - David Jala Helping hand Thursday’s catalogue unveiling was presented by Colbourne Auto and was held at Colbourne Ford on Grand Lake Road, where company general manager Brad Jacobs was on hand to present the Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation with a cheque for $20,000.Last year, the Cape Breton-based auto group committed $100,000 to the Because You Care Catalogue over a five-year period.Colbourne Auto has also committed to matching the first $10,000 in gifts made to the 2022-2023 catalogue.
The eight-page edition, which includes a plethora of gift suggestions and a story chronicling Molly’s fight, will be distributed within the Cape Breton Post on Saturday and will also be available at local businesses and at the CBRHF office.Gifts can also be made online by visiting the foundation’s website.Since its launch in 2018, the foundation’s catalogue has helped raise almost $200,000.David Jala is a multimedia journalist with the Cape Breton Post.Follow him on Twitter @CBPost_David.
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