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...

Baked with Love: Tim Hortons’ Recipe for Sweet Smiles

The first thing you notice about four year old Emerson Bourque is her beaming smile and infectious laughter. This resilient little girl’s personality and demeanour is not at all what you would expect for a child her age who has gone through multiple, incredibly difficult health care challenges,...

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...

Insurance for a Healthier Future

Ed and Ruth Stevens want to be remembered for their lifelong interest in helping children. This passion is exemplified by their dedicated volunteerism with the Optimist Club of East Williams and their personal philanthropy with Children’s Health Foundation. They have made several gifts to benefit...

Olympic Champion’s Legacy Funds ‘Gold Medal’ Nourishment for Fragile Infants

The Sandra Schmirler Foundation donates $11,875 to Children’s Health Foundation to purchase essential breast pumps To help every baby have the chance to grow up like a champion, the Sandra Schmirler Foundation donated $11,875 to Children’s Health Foundation on August 12, 2016. This generous...

RE/MAX Helps Kids Return Home

Jacinda Reitsma will never forget seeing her daughter in the recovery room at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre after she had undergone hours of surgery to remove a tumour in her chest. “Most of her hair was gone, she had a million tubes and machines, but it was the most beautiful...

As Small as a Blizzard Treat

Coming into the world three months early by emergency C-section, baby Zoe weighed only 1 lb 4 oz – the same size as a large Dairy Queen Blizzard! 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...

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