Cadillac Fairview is Empowering Youth of All Abilities

Cadillac Fairview’s focus is on empowering and inspiring youth so they can make a positive impact in their community and in the lives of others. Regardless of a child’s physical or mental abilities, Cadillac Fairview believes all kids deserve to thrive and be included! On September 19, 2016...

Gord Bamford Helps Keep the Music Alive at Children’s Hospital

Canadian country music star gives $10,000 to the Music Therapy Program, supporting paediatric patients at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre In the middle of an exciting Canadian Country Music Week in London, Canadian country music star Gord Bamford took some time to slow things...

Exciting Volunteer Opportunities Available!

See below for some exciting volunteer opportunities at the Freedom 55 Financial Championship and Airshow London! If you are able to join us for one or more of these assignments, simply contact the staff lead or reply to this email with all of the following information (you will receive a...

Baked with Love: Tim Hortons’ Recipe for Sweet Smiles

The first thing you notice about four year old Emerson Bourque is her beaming smile and infectious laughter. This resilient little girl’s personality and demeanour is not at all what you would expect for a child her age who has gone through multiple, incredibly difficult health care challenges,...

Celebrating A Life Without Cancer

In 2010, Olivia Romkes was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, commonly known as ALL. At only six years old, young Olivia asked some tough questions, “Am I going to die? Am I going to lose my hair?” Thankfully for her family, her health care team at Children’s Hospital, London Health...

Overcoming OCD, Brick by Brick

In the fall of 2014, Charlotte Kelly began to see troublesome changes in her behaviour. Her hands looked like “red mittens,” chapped and raw from constant washing. Worried that her clothes might be contaminated, she changed them repeatedly. She couldn’t bring herself to touch money. “There were...

Parent Mentors: A Strong Voice and a Helping Hand for our Kids and Families

Emma Rutherford is a vibrant young woman who has a great sense of humour and an incredible zest for life. However, at times, the significant challenges presented by Dravet syndrome and epilepsy have threatened to dull her sparkle. Dravet syndrome is a rare genetic disorder defined by frequent...

Supporting Youth with Diabetes to Live Vibrantly

Nathan Finch is an 18 year old from Exeter, Ontario who knows how to survive in the wilderness, save lives in the water and maintain good grades, while also working an after school job. Since 2009, Nathan and his family have known he has Type 1 diabetes. So far, Nathan has done an exceptional job...

Insurance for a Healthier Future

Ed and Ruth Stevens want to be remembered for their lifelong interest in helping children. This passion is exemplified by their dedicated volunteerism with the Optimist Club of East Williams and their personal philanthropy with Children’s Health Foundation. They have made several gifts to benefit...

Olympic Champion’s Legacy Funds ‘Gold Medal’ Nourishment for Fragile Infants

The Sandra Schmirler Foundation donates $11,875 to Children’s Health Foundation to purchase essential breast pumps To help every baby have the chance to grow up like a champion, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation donated $11,875 to Children’s Health Foundation on August 12, 2016. This generous...

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