To date, children's hospital foundations from London, Edmonton, Ottawa, Calgary, Winnipeg, Montreal and Vancouver have all benefitted from this special initiative and over $8.2 million has been donated to these foundations over the past seven years.
2012 – BC Children’s Hospital Foundation – Vancouver, BC
Total Funds Donated: $1.8 Million
BC Children’s Hospital is the provinces only full-service pediatric acute-care hospital and serves the one million children living in BC and the territory of Yukon.
Since 1982, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation has worked with children, families, caregivers and hundreds of thousands of British Columbians to give Children’s Hospital, and the Child & Family research institute the resources they need to excel.
Last year, more than 78,000 children were treated at Children’s Hospital.
For more information on BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, visit www.bcchf.ca
2011 – Sanite-Justine UHC Foundation & The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation – Montreal, Quebec
Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation / Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre
Total Funds Donated: $2.1 Million
Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation was created in 1987 out of a merger between Fondation Justine Lacoste-Beaubien and Fondation Sainte-Justine. Since its inception, it has raised more than $275 million for the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre.
The mission of the Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation is to mobilize the community and support Sainte-Justine UHC, providing the children of today and tomorrow with one of the highest levels of healthcare in the world.
For more details on Sainte-Justine UHC Foundation, visit www.fondation-sainte-justine.org
The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation / The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre
The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, established in 1973, administers funds from many generous companies and individuals. These funds enable the purchase of specialized medical and surgical equipment which the Children’s needs, to support research, and to create programs such as the pain treatment clinic and the autism spectrum program.
The mission of the Foundation is to support excellence in care at The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre. This objective is attained by contributing to the advancement of teaching and research, and by purchasing cutting-edge medical equipment.
For more details on The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, visit www.fondationduchildren.com
2010 – The Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba / Winnipeg Children’s Hospital and the Manitoba Institute of Child Health – Winnipeg, Manitoba
Total Funds Donated $800,000
The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba works to support the special health care needs of children through reliable and consistent funding of equipment and programs. Funds are directed to both the Winnipeg Children’s Hospital and to the Manitoba Institute of Child Health for pediatric medical research.
The Foundation, which was founded in 1971, raises and distributes funds ensuring that the over 130,000 children treated annually from Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, and the Keewatin District in Nunavut enjoy the highest possible standard of health care.
For more details on the Children's Hospital Foundation of Manitoba, visit www.goodbear.mb.ca
2009 – Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation / Alberta Children’s Hospital – Calgary, Alberta
Total Funds Donated: $1,600,000
The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation raises funds for the Alberta Children's Hospital, the largest pediatric hospital in the Prairie Provinces. This new hospital opened in 2006 and is one of the most unique buildings in Calgary.
The hospital offers a complete range of medical, surgical and diagnostic programs to nearly 76,000 children and families from across Alberta, southwestern Saskatchewan and southeastern British Columbia each year. The hospital also focuses on excellence in research.
To find out more about the Alberta Children’s Hospital, please visit: calgaryhealthregion.ca/ACH or childrenshospital.ab.ca
2008 – Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Foundation / CHEO [Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario] – Ottawa, Ontario
Total Funds Donated: $1,000,000
The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario Foundation is dedicated to providing comprehensive care to children and young people in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec through the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario health care centre. The centre was founded in 1974 and offers a range of medical services for patients from birth through 18 years of age.
The hospital receives 6,000 inpatient admissions each year, and its outpatient programs handle more than 240,000 patient visits annually. The Emergency Department handles on average 150 visits per day. Approximately 775 medical staff, approximately 600 nursing staff, more than 1,200 full/part time employees and 487 volunteers work at CHEO.
CHEO is the primary paediatric teaching hospital of the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine. Through the work of its Research Institute, CHEO maintains a growing reputation for major research into diseases and health problems afflicting children.
To find out more about the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, please visit: cheo.on.ca or cheofoundation.com
2007 – Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation / Stollery Children’s Hospital - Edmonton, Alberta
Total Funds Donated: $546,682
The Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, is a full-service paediatric hospital and leading centre for complex cardiac care and research in North America. The Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation raises much needed funds for the hospital which is a referral centre for all specialized paediatric health services, including open-heart surgery, organ transplantation, cancer care, critical care and emergency services.
Every year, the Stollery receives over 137,000 patient visits—children and adolescents from throughout Western Canada, the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut.
To find out more about the Stollery Children’s Hospital, please visit: capitalhealth.ca or stollerykids.com
2006 – The Children's Health Foundation / Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre - London, Ontario
Total Funds Donated: $413,000
The Children's Health Foundation supports the Children's Hospital and Children's Health Research Institute. The Children’s Hospital is the premier paediatric division of London Health Sciences Centre, the designated referral centre for specialized consultative medical care for children in the region, and the paediatric teaching hospital of the University of Western Ontario. The Children's Health Research Institute is the third largest research institute in Canada and is striving to determine the causes and cures of childhood diseases.
One of 5 centers in the province for specialized paediatric care, Children’s is the largest single site for acute hospital-based child health care in southwestern Ontario, serving a population of 1.5 million, with over 400,000 children.
To find out more about the Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario, please visit: chwo.org or childhealth.ca