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Canuck Place is: What Keeps Families Together.

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Canuck Place is: what keeps families together.

坎纳克临终关怀儿童疗养院是:一个让家庭可以团聚在一起的地方。

对于多明戈的一家来说,家庭就是一切。特蕾莎(Teresa)和伊曼纽儿 ·多明戈(Emmanuel Domingo) 及其三个儿子乔什(Josh), 卢卡斯(Lucas)和克里斯蒂安(Kristian)在一起度过的愉快的时光,旅行和庆祝人生的每一个里程碑。

For the Domingo’s, family is everything. Teresa and Emmanuel Domingo and their three sons, Josh, Lucas and Kristian enjoyed spending time together, travelling the world and celebrating life’s milestones.

男孩们之间的关系非常好,就像大多数男孩一样,他们喜欢互相竞争,喜欢运动,他们总是相互支持。

The boys were very close. Like many boys, they enjoyed competing against each other and loved sports. They always had each other’s backs.

在克里斯蒂安高中毕业典礼的第二天,他被诊断出患有癌症。这个消息对每个人来说都是震惊和毁灭性的。当他们各自度过在医院诊疗室所带来的悲伤和愤怒时,克里斯蒂安仍然充满希望和积极。在他的整个旅程中,家人将跟随克里斯蒂安的带领,无论带他们到哪里。

The day after Kristian’s high school graduation ceremony, he was diagnosed with cancer. The news was shocking and devastating for everyone. While they each navigated the sadness and anger that came with the diagnosis, Kristian remained hopeful and positive. Throughout his whole journey, the family would follow Kristian’s lead, wherever it would take them.

“毕业后的第二天,他的世界崩溃了,克里斯蒂安感到迷茫,就像我们全家经历过的一样。” 伊曼纽儿说,“但是在那一天,在接下来的几周和几个月内,他将只是我们的小男孩,一个需要爸爸妈妈给予安心的孩子,安心,一起都会好起来的。”

“When his world collapsed the day after graduation, Kristian felt lost, as our whole family did” says Emmanuel. “But on that day, and many times in the weeks and months to come, he would just be our baby boy. A child that needed reassurances from mom and dad, reassurances that everything would be okay.”

在经历了一年的治疗后,多明戈一家在2015年下半年决定预定前往夏威夷休息和疗养之旅。他们每天在一起度过的阳光,沙滩和彼此的陪伴。回到家后,这个家庭第一次被介绍到了坎纳克疗养院。

In late 2015 after enduring a year’s worth of treatments the Domingo’s decided to book a trip to Hawaii to rest and recuperate. They spent every day together enjoying the sun, sand and each other’s company. Upon their return home, the family was first introduced to Canuck Place.

伊曼纽尔说:“卡纳克临终关怀儿童疗养院坚持不懈地,却尽可能以最亲切的,最温柔的方式来对待我们。” “他们花了很多时间给我们。他们倾听我们。他们了解我们的恐惧,也了解我们的希望。他们理解并尊重克里斯蒂安对生存的意愿。当我们不想去找他们时,他们来找我们。”

“Canuck Place was persistent, but in the kindest, most gentle way possible,” says Emmanuel. “They took their time with us. They listened to us. They understood our fears, and understood our hope. They understood and respected Kristian’s will to live. When we wouldn’t’ go to them, they came to us.”

坎纳克临终关怀儿童疗养院对于多明戈一家的照顾,不仅仅是对于克里斯蒂安,更是对于他们全家。在坎纳克疗养院里,家庭可以使用提供全套服务的厨房,该厨房可以准备家常饭菜,一系列令人难以置信的娱乐治疗师和咨询服务。这是一个充满爱的家,周围都是真正了解他们当下需要什么的人。

The care Canuck Place provided the Domingo’s went beyond Kristian- they took care of the whole family. At Canuck Place, families have access to a full-service kitchen that prepares home-cooked meals, incredible recreation therapists and counselling services. It is a home filled with love and surrounded by people who truly understand what is needed in the moment.

“他们照顾我们一家,” 伊曼纽尔说。“当特蕾莎和我需要睡觉时,他们照顾克里斯蒂安,他们照顾我们的饮食,甚至帮克里斯蒂安洗衣服。 他们给我们的礼物是时间,是能够让我们家庭在一起的时间。”

“They took care of us, as a family,” says Emmanuel. “They looked after Kristian when Teresa and I needed some sleep, they looked after our meals and even did Kristian’s laundry. They gave us the gift of time… time to allow us to be a family.”

当克里斯蒂安在医疗楼层接受护理时,家庭里的其他人可以待在三楼的一个私人空间里, 这样他们可以保持亲密和珍惜在一起的时光。

While Kristian was receiving care on the medical floor the rest of the family had a private space on the third floor so they could be close and cherish every moment they had together.

失去克里斯蒂安的悲伤使整个家庭不堪重负。坎纳克临终关怀儿童疗养院在他们的悲伤中一直陪伴着他们。四年后,卡纳克疗养院任然在照顾着整个家庭。

The grief of losing Kristian was overwhelming for the entire family. Canuck Place was by their side to support them as they navigated their grief. Canuck Place continues to care for the whole family 4 years later.

“我们不确定如果不与坎纳克疗养院相遇,我们一家人会怎样,” 特蕾莎说。”这是一个令人难以置信的地方,这里的员工和志愿者都是了不起的人,他们真正的照顾着走进这里的每一个孩子和他们的家庭。”

“We’re not sure where we would be as a family if we did not cross paths with Canuck Place,” says Teresa. “This is an incredible place filled with such amazing people, staff and volunteers, who truly care for all the children and families that walk through the door.”

没有社区的慷慨捐助,坎纳克临终关怀儿童疗养院就不可能向家庭们提供这些重要的服务。这个农历新年,您可以支持像多明戈这样的家庭,您的支持可以帮助这些家庭和他们的家人分享快乐,平安,和安宁的时刻,并创造持久的回忆。

The vital services Canuck Place offers to families would not be possible without the generous donors in the community. This Chinese New Year, you can support care for families like the Domingo’s. Your support can help families share joyful, peaceful and mindful moments together and create lasting memories.

给这些家庭们每一个美好的瞬间作为礼物。不要再等待了,请即刻参与捐赠。Canuckplace.org/cny

Give families the gift of a million moments. Don’t wait. Donate. canuckplace.org/cny

 

 

 

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