KRISTIAN DOMINGO FOUNDATION

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Strength in Hope

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The Kristian Domingo Foundation is a nonprofit organization aimed to provide meaningful opportunities to young individuals through financial support to help them pursue their dreams, and to provide assistance to institutions that were an important part of Kristian’s life. 

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KRISTIAN'S STORY
Get to know Kristian
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Kristian Domingo was born on May 17, 1996 to Teresa and Emmanuel Domingo. He attended Vancouver College with his brothers, Josh and Lukas, where he learned and enjoyed playing team sports, particularly basketball and football.

Kristian Domingo was born on May 17, 1996 to Teresa and Emmanuel Domingo. He attended Vancouver College with his brothers, Josh and Lukas, where he learned and enjoyed playing team sports, particularly basketball and football.

Kristian Domingo was born on May 17, 1996 to Teresa and Emmanuel Domingo. He attended Vancouver College with his brothers, Josh and Lukas, where he learned and enjoyed playing team sports, particularly basketball and football.

Throughout high school, he would lead his team to countless victories and earn several awards, including a few ‘Most Inspirational’ Awards, which were the ones he was most proud of.

Throughout high school, he would lead his team to countless victories and earn several awards, including a few ‘Most Inspirational’ Awards, which were the ones he was most proud of.

Throughout high school, he would lead his team to countless victories and earn several awards, including a few ‘Most Inspirational’ Awards, which were the ones he was most proud of.

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In his Grade 10 year, Kristian suffered a knee injury and had to undergo reconstructive knee surgery. Despite what doctors said, Kristian would not let this injury define him.

In his Grade 10 year, Kristian suffered a knee injury and had to undergo reconstructive knee surgery. Despite what doctors said, Kristian would not let this injury define him.

In his Grade 10 year, Kristian suffered a knee injury and had to undergo reconstructive knee surgery. Despite what doctors said, Kristian would not let this injury define him.

He worked hard and eventually regained a starting position on his Grade 11 and 12 Varsity football team. He even impressed recruiters from the University of Saskatchewan who offered him a football scholarship, where he could also pursue his dreams of becoming a veterinarian.

He worked hard and eventually regained a starting position on his Grade 11 and 12 Varsity football team. He even impressed recruiters from the University of Saskatchewan who offered him a football scholarship, where he could also pursue his dreams of becoming a veterinarian.

He worked hard and eventually regained a starting position on his Grade 11 and 12 Varsity football team. He even impressed recruiters from the University of Saskatchewan who offered him a football scholarship, where he could also pursue his dreams of becoming a veterinarian.

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By graduation day in June 2014, Kristian had grown into an extraordinary young man. He had spent 13 years at Vancouver College and, as his final VC accomplishment, was awarded the Mitchell Ho Memorial Award.

By graduation day in June 2014, Kristian had grown into an extraordinary young man. He had spent 13 years at Vancouver College and, as his final VC accomplishment, was awarded the Mitchell Ho Memorial Award.

By graduation day in June 2014, Kristian had grown into an extraordinary young man. He had spent 13 years at Vancouver College and, as his final VC accomplishment, was awarded the Mitchell Ho Memorial Award.

It was a proud and happy day for Kristian, his family and his friends, including his girlfriend, Bailey Dagg. He was leaving VC as “a better man.” Sadly, the day after graduation, Kristian faced another challenge, as he was diagnosed with cancer.

It was a proud and happy day for Kristian, his family and his friends, including his girlfriend, Bailey Dagg. He was leaving VC as “a better man.” Sadly, the day after graduation, Kristian faced another challenge, as he was diagnosed with cancer.

It was a proud and happy day for Kristian, his family and his friends, including his girlfriend, Bailey Dagg. He was leaving VC as “a better man.” Sadly, the day after graduation, Kristian faced another challenge, as he was diagnosed with cancer.

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In the months that followed, Kristian would go through several treatments. With the support of his family, friends and the VC community, he endured the pain and continued with school at UBC. He wasn’t about to quit. By Easter 2015, Kristian completed his chemo and radiation treatments with good news.

In the months that followed, Kristian would go through several treatments. With the support of his family, friends and the VC community, he endured the pain and continued with school at UBC. He wasn’t about to quit. By Easter 2015, Kristian completed his chemo and radiation treatments with good news.

In the months that followed, Kristian would go through several treatments. With the support of his family, friends and the VC community, he endured the pain and continued with school at UBC. He wasn’t about to quit. By Easter 2015, Kristian completed his chemo and radiation treatments with good news.

The tests showed no signs of cancer! With that, Kristian’s life would slowly return back to normal. We celebrated his 19th birthday with renewed hope, and he would dream again of his bright future.

The tests showed no signs of cancer! With that, Kristian’s life would slowly return back to normal. We celebrated his 19th birthday with renewed hope, and he would dream again of his bright future.

The tests showed no signs of cancer! With that, Kristian’s life would slowly return back to normal. We celebrated his 19th birthday with renewed hope, and he would dream again of his bright future.

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Unfortunately, his cancer returned. Tests showed that the disease had spread throughout his lungs and near his heart. He would begin treatments again, and though it took a toll on him, he remained strong, stayed in school and found his stride by Christmas.

Unfortunately, his cancer returned. Tests showed that the disease had spread throughout his lungs and near his heart. He would begin treatments again, and though it took a toll on him, he remained strong, stayed in school and found his stride by Christmas.

Unfortunately, his cancer returned. Tests showed that the disease had spread throughout his lungs and near his heart. He would begin treatments again, and though it took a toll on him, he remained strong, stayed in school and found his stride by Christmas.

It would, however, be his last Christmas and it was filled with joy, laughter and love. In April 2016, doctors informed us that the treatments were not as effective as they had hoped.

It would, however, be his last Christmas and it was filled with joy, laughter and love. In April 2016, doctors informed us that the treatments were not as effective as they had hoped.

It would, however, be his last Christmas and it was filled with joy, laughter and love. In April 2016, doctors informed us that the treatments were not as effective as they had hoped.

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Kristian and his family made the decision to put everything on hold and, with Kizzie and Bailey, went on a vacation to Maui. We would celebrate his 20th birthday on the golden shores of Big Beach.

Kristian and his family made the decision to put everything on hold and, with Kizzie and Bailey, went on a vacation to Maui. We would celebrate his 20th birthday on the golden shores of Big Beach.

Kristian and his family made the decision to put everything on hold and, with Kizzie and Bailey, went on a vacation to Maui. We would celebrate his 20th birthday on the golden shores of Big Beach.

There, it seemed as though Kristian was unaffected by any sickness. From running into waves alongside his brothers to jumping off a waterfall, it truly was the best family trip of our lives.

There, it seemed as though Kristian was unaffected by any sickness. From running into waves alongside his brothers to jumping off a waterfall, it truly was the best family trip of our lives.

There, it seemed as though Kristian was unaffected by any sickness. From running into waves alongside his brothers to jumping off a waterfall, it truly was the best family trip of our lives.

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When we returned home, doctors had a new plan for Kristian. Yet, as time went on, Kristian’s health continued to worsen and he was eventually admitted to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. During his stay, Kristian could only think about going home.

When we returned home, doctors had a new plan for Kristian. Yet, as time went on, Kristian’s health continued to worsen and he was eventually admitted to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. During his stay, Kristian could only think about going home.

When we returned home, doctors had a new plan for Kristian. Yet, as time went on, Kristian’s health continued to worsen and he was eventually admitted to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice. During his stay, Kristian could only think about going home.

On August 12, 2016 he would get his wish. But, the following day, when doctors came to check on him, they struggled to wake him. When he finally woke, an ambulance would return him to Canuck Place. It would be the last time he was at home.

On August 12, 2016 he would get his wish. But, the following day, when doctors came to check on him, they struggled to wake him. When he finally woke, an ambulance would return him to Canuck Place. It would be the last time he was at home.

On August 12, 2016 he would get his wish. But, the following day, when doctors came to check on him, they struggled to wake him. When he finally woke, an ambulance would return him to Canuck Place. It would be the last time he was at home.

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Kristian Domingo was born on May 17, 1996 to Teresa and Emmanuel Domingo. He attended Vancouver College with his brothers, Josh and Lukas, where he learned and enjoyed playing team sports, particularly basketball and football.

Kristian Domingo was born on May 17, 1996 to Teresa and Emmanuel Domingo. He attended Vancouver College with his brothers, Josh and Lukas, where he learned and enjoyed playing team sports, particularly basketball and football.

On August 14, Kristian would show his sarcastic, witty self again in the company of numerous visitors. He even agreed to hang out with everyone in the gardens of Canuck Place. However, the next day, his pain and discomfort was overwhelming and, that night, he struggled to sleep.

Throughout high school, he would lead his team to countless victories and earn several awards, including a few ‘Most Inspirational’ Awards, which were the ones he was most proud of.

The following morning, on his parents’ 30th wedding anniversary, Kristian passed away in his sleep. He was an inspirational and charismatic young man who will always be remembered. What he did in his life will truly echo through eternity.

The following morning, on his parents’ 30th wedding anniversary, Kristian passed away in his sleep. He was an inspirational and charismatic young man who will always be remembered. What he did in his life will truly echo through eternity.

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