Giving Kids a Beary Goode Birthday

Daniel has one wish for his fifth birthday: “I want good health for me and my friends at Children’s Hospital.” Despite his young age, Daniel experiences pain every day. He has an undiagnosed autoinflammatory disease. He calls it his “fireball.” “My fireball makes me sick,” explains Daniel. “But I...

Send Big Hugs and Warm Wishes

The holidays can be a difficult time for families at Children's Hospital. Submit your thoughtful messages and Dr. Beary Goode will deliver them to families during his rounds!

Two Babies, Two Very Different Outcomes

Half of Charlotte and Corey’s hearts stayed at Children’s Hospital the day their baby girl was discharged from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Born nearly three months early, Katharina had a difficult start to life. She needed months of specialized care to breathe on her own, beat serious...

5 Ways to Support Preemie Parents

The odds weren’t in Natalie’s favour. Born more than four months early, she was extremely fragile and vulnerable, weighing a mere 1lb, 6 oz. Medical professionals gave her a 10 per cent chance of survival and cautioned her family that if she did make it she would likely experience physical and...

Celebrating YOU on National Philanthropy Day!

You are making amazing things happen to improve children’s care. Whether you have given your time, your money or both, you have helped Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre come so far. Children are living longer and healthier lives because you have helped ensure they have the care,...

Beating the Odds

When Gabe's life hung in the balance, you made sure he had the best possible care. Gabe and his family faced the biggest test of their lives when he suddenly became ill. His mom, Krista, shares how it took a community, including you, to rally around her son and save his life. Normal. That’s how I...

Children's Golf Classic Chips In $297,000

On July 8 - 10, our community from all over Southwestern Ontario came together for fun and philanthropy at the 29th Annual RBC Children's Golf Classic. This three-day signature event featured the Children's Family Fun Day, our Cocktail Reception and Auction, and the Golf Classic Invitational...

When Tragedy Strikes

At only four years old, Caleigh was struck by a car while walking with her grandmother in downtown London. Paramedics arrived on the scene and rushed her to Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre. Upon arrival, Caleigh was admitted to the Paediatric Critical Care Unit. For nine days,...

A Smarter Way To Monitor Tiny BrainZ

Last year, Children’s Health Foundation asked the community to support the purchase of an important piece of equipment for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre – a BrainZ monitor. In April 2018, a brand new, upgraded BrainZ monitor arrived...

Tiny Equipment for Tiny Infants

Coming into the world three months early by emergency C-section, baby Zoe weighed only 1 lb 4 oz. Her mom, Paula, puts into perspective just how small this really is: “Zoe’s whole hand, including her fingers, was smaller than the tip of my thumb. It was just incredible how little she was.” Being...

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