Westminster College Foundation Breaks Down Legal Barriers for Kids and Their Families

For families with a child in the hospital, the last thing they need to worry about is fighting a legal battle, and how they are going to pay for it. Whether it is the family of an asthmatic patient whose landlord refuses to address mould concerns or a parent who is missing work and being...

Get to Know Stella Vlad

On August 3, 2014, Carla Vlad travelled via ambulance from Windsor to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Children’s Hospital to deliver her baby girl, Stella. This was 16 weeks before Carla’s November due date. Carla and Jason Vlad’s micro preemie came into the world weighing just 680...

Play Games. Heal Kids.

Nothing motivates Extra Life Guild President Trevor Brimson to raise money for Children’s Health Foundation more than seeing the incredible work being done at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre every time his two-year-old daughter Zoe visits. At just seven weeks old, Zoe was...

A Space Filled with Hopes and Dreams

Outdoor play is part of being a kid. Thames Valley Children’s Centre (TVCC) now has a safe, innovative place for children of all ages and abilities to play, laugh and grow. Children’s Health Foundation, TVCC and Tim Hortons celebrated the grand opening of the Tim Hortons Playgarden on September 25...

Domino’s Customers Deliver Hope to Our Region’s Kids

Empowered by the generous support of Domino’s Pizza, Dr. Craig Campbell and his team are positioning London as an international leader in neuromuscular research and care. For more than a decade, Dr. Campbell has focused on treating kids with diseases that affect the nervous and muscular systems,...

Awarded for their Commitment to Safety

Children’s Health Research Institute researcher Dr. Douglas Fraser and his team were awarded a 2015 Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Safety Leadership Award for their research in preventing rear occupant motor vehicle crash-related injuries. A lot of research has been done on how to protect...

Giving Kids an Extra Life

Twelve-year-old William Goddard was born a fighter. At 24 weeks gestation, he made his debut into the world at just 1 pound 6 ounces. Despite his early arrival and all of the complications that came with it, he found the strength to pull through. Being born so early, he required immediate care in...

Supporting Young Patients to Discover Joy in Unlikely Places

First time mom Becky Champion never anticipated that her newborn son would be faced with a rare condition that put his life in danger. However, when Logan was unable to pass any stool for more than 48 hours, the critical care team at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre had to act...

Something to Smile About

Purchase a Tim Hortons Smile Cookie from Monday, September 14 through Sunday, September 20, 2015 to help kids across our region. For only $1.00 plus taxes, you can help enhance paediatric health care at Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre. Thanks to the generosity of Tim Hortons’...

The Rexall Foundation Breathes New Life Into Paediatric Health Care

For critically ill babies or those who have come into the world too soon, breathing can be very difficult. The best possible respiratory support is essential for babies’ optimal short- and long-term care outcomes as the inability to breathe properly can result in brain damage, disability or even...

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