Supporting an Inspired Vision to Solve Neuromuscular Disease

On October 31, 2002, William Singeris was born with a rare degenerative disease called Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy (DM1) at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre. William was unable to breathe on his own, so he was immediately placed on a ventilator. His dad, Phil, explains that...

Children’s Health Foundation Hosts a Grand Opening Full of Heart!

Every year, more children die from congenital heart disease (CHD) than from all forms of childhood cancer combined. However, funding and awareness surrounding CHD remains limited. On February 12, 2015 a transformational donation of more than $1.3 million from Canadian Pacific (CP) pumped new life...

Join us for Sports Celebrity Dinner to Support TVCC Superstars

On February 2, 2015, superstar athletes will join community members from across London for a fantastic dinner and auction to support Thames Valley Children’s Centre (TVCC). TVCC is the regional rehabilitation centre for children with special needs, serving over 7,900 children each year. The Centre...

Two NICU superstars celebrate a very Happy New Year at home

“This is what you have to look forward to. You just can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel yet,” said a mother in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as she introduced Tamara Buwalda to her beautiful, chubby baby boy at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre. Little did...

Putting the Brakes on the Uncertainty Surrounding Motor Vehicle Safety

Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death and severe injury of children and teens. The costs – physical, emotional and economic – are enormous and so are the gaps in knowledge surrounding how to keep our kids safe. The back seats of vehicles have long been considered the safest area...

A Thank You from our 2013 Champion Family

If I had to choose one word to describe our experience this past year, it would be ... OVERWHELMING ... but overwhelming in a good way! I remember Eli’s launch like it was yesterday. We were excited. We have told Eli’s story a thousand times and have purposely not been strangers to the public eye...

Eli Passes on the Champion torch!

Thank you, Walmart, for supporting Children's Miracle Network and for helping incredible kids and their families to enjoy a wonderful journey as Champion Children. Our 2013 Champion Child, Eli Khan, wrote this amazing speech and shared it with our Children's health care family at the celebration...

25th Holiday Home Tour

Thank you! On behalf of the Holiday Home Tour Work Team, Thames Valley Children's Centre (TVCC), and Children's Health Foundation, thank you for your support! We would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to the London and area residents and businesses who once again embraced this long-time holiday...

Patients and their Families Know Children's

When their eight-year-old son Dawson grew pale, tired and nauseous, Shannon and Stephen Malolepszy took him to their local hospital in Kitchener, Ontario. After receiving startling blood work results, the Malolepszy family then had one hour to pack their bags and drive straight to Children’s...

Children's Miracle Network Updates

Children's Miracle Network (CMN) creates real miracles by raising funds for the highest priority needs at local hospitals. For 30 years, CMN has been contributing to exceptional programs and services at Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre. CMN unites community members in the fight...

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