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...

Bringing Mason to Life-saving Care

Cindy and her husband Josh knew something was wrong when their little boy became lethargic and continuously sick to his stomach just eight days after he was born. But they never expected what would come next.  Seeking answers, Cindy and Josh had turned to their local hospital. Mason underwent...

Acting Fast to Save A Life

In February of 2009, everything changed. As these things do, it started off as a typical day. Julie dropped her toddler Eli off at daycare and headed to work. She didn’t expect to get an emergency call that afternoon that something was horribly wrong. In the arms of his day care provider, Eli lost...

CAISA'S INNOVA Smashes Fundraising Record

 On Friday, March 16, students from Western University put on a grand production replete with high-end fashion and dazzling choreography for the annual CAISA (Canadian Asian International Student Association) Fashion Show at Centennial Hall. The student body and the London community came together...

An Unbreakable Bond

A father shares his thanks for the Child Life Program that supported him and his sons when they were dealing with cancer treatment and the passing of a special family member. Four years ago, my family’s life was turned upside down. After a sleepless night of testing on our 4-year-old, my wife...

A Trip for a Champion

Our Children's Miracle Network Champion Child Hunter had an incredible time at Children’s Hospitals Week! It gave him and his family the chance to meet other kids who have been affected by illness and conquered tremendous obstacles in their health care journeys. First stop on their Ottawa tour: a...

Cold Weather Brought Warm Hearts in the LCBO Campaign

The beautiful snowy weather brought warmth and the spirit of giving to our community. At LCBO stores across the region, generosity and selflessness were shown and the LCBO’s Giving Back in our Community campaign was an incredible success. A record high, the campaign raised $407,007 in the month of...

Women’s Institute Donates Comfort Kits for Kids

For the third year in a row, Children’s Health Foundation was honoured to receive a wonderful donation of comfort kits from members of the Women’s Institute. These kindly wrapped packages of bears, handmade blankets and books were given to bring warmth and joy to paediatric patients at Children’s...

Radiothon a Big Success Because of You!

    We are pleased to share that the fouth annual Corus Radiothon for Children’s was a big success! Before the sun was up at 5:30 a.m., our brave Foundation Ambassadors and health care partners were buzzing with excitement to tell their stories and share their health care experiences. Throughout...

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