Creating Comfort with Books, Blankets and Bears

When a child is in the hospital, it can be a difficult and lengthy experience; sometimes they just need a bit of comfort to keep their spirits up. On February 24, to mark the 120th Anniversary of the Women’s Institute of Ontario, the Southern Area Women’s Institute donated care packages to kids at...

The Mark of a Survivor

Cordelia has a four-inch scar that runs along the middle of her chest. Some might see it as an unwelcome blemish but what it really is, is a mark of a fighter and a survivor. Before she was even born, Cordelia was diagnosed with transposition of the great arteries, a congenital heart defect (CHD)...

Close your eyes and go to your secret world!

When 11-year-old Mckenna gets an MRI at Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre she closes her eyes and imagines she is in a magical place. Sometimes she is swimming with mermaids or in a pool of JELL-O balls. One time she met a talking needle. Using her imagination, Mckenna’s secret...

Broadcasting Stories to Inspire Our Community

On Thursday, February 9, Children's Health Foundation and our friends at Corus Radio hosted the third annual Corus Radiothon for Children's. Our brave Foundation Ambassadors and health care partners shared their inspirational stories live from the Atrium of Children's Hospital at London Health...

Scotiabank Supports Families at London Health Sciences Centre

Scotiabank has donated $1 million to Children’s Health Foundation and London Health Sciences Foundation, fundraising partners of London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), to fund The Scotiabank Family Assistance Program, which supports women, children and their families experiencing financial hardship...

Remembering the Magic

On Friday December 9th, Cinderella’s fairy godmother transformed the London Convention Centre into a royal palace. Princes and princesses came from far and wide to attend the 2016 Children’s Magical Winter Ball, London’s only black tie affair for kids. Generously presented by the Courtney...

Turning Smile Cookies into Works of Art

More masterpieces from our young patient artists will decorate the walls of Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre thanks to Tim Hortons and its generous customers. One delicious Smile Cookie at a time, our community supported Smile Cookie Week to raise $226,676 for the Art Therapy...

Volunteers Needed!

On February 9, 2017, Children’s Health Foundation will once again host its Children's Radiothon. We need volunteers to help us make this event a success! How can you help? Volunteers will be asked to survey members of the community about their general awareness of Children’s Health Foundation and...

TVCC Gives Kids Tools to Reach Santa

As a child, it’s thrilling to write a letter to Santa sharing your gift list and asking him important questions like, how old are you? It’s a holiday pastime every child who believes in Old St. Nick should get to enjoy. That’s why Thames Valley Children’s Centre (TVCC) is providing clients and...

Giving Families Another Reason to Celebrate this Holiday Season

24 weeks gestation, 1 lb 8 oz, 12 inches long; these were not the numbers new parents Dave and Dominique expected for their newborn infant. The day their son Liam was born, three and a half months early, was the scariest day of their lives. It was an overwhelming experience, seeing their tiny...

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