Go the Extra Mile for Kids Across the Region

Aeroplan miles helping families fly to London for exceptional paediatric care When first-time mom Tanya was pregnant, all she wished for was to have a healthy baby. Shortly after giving birth at 34 weeks, her premature son Beckem was diagnosed with a rare congenital malformation syndrome called...

What it’s Like to be the Mom of Premature Twins

By Mandy Norton World Prematurity Day is observed on November 17 each year. It aims to raise awareness for the 15 million babies born prematurely each year and the 1 million babies who sadly lose their fight for life. Premature birth is a very serious health problem but I admit that before...

Power up Our Region’s Kids

Zoe and her dad Trevor are champions for Extra Life, a 24-hour gaming marathon for Children’s Miracle Network and Children’s Health Foundation in support of Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre. Find out why! Accept this quest to save and improve kids’ lives.Register today at www....

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...

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...

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