McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation

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McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation, as part of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation, is focused on raising funds in support of McMaster Children’s Hospital, including Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre, McMaster University Medical Centre and their programs. The Foundation provides funding for leading-edge equipment and patient amenities, innovative research initiatives, redevelopment of patient care spaces, and the education and training of health care providers.

McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation supports specialized pediatric and women’s reproductive health programs. As a foundation, we are focused on enabling outstanding patient care through our goal of Health Care, Transformed.

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A Breath of Fresh Air for Mental Health

Opening this autumn, a new space at McMaster Children’s Hospital will benefit pediatric mental health patients.
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A Baseball-Sized Brain Tumour

Olive was vomiting with alarming regularity. The five-year-old from St. David’s began complaining about pain in her eyes and she was uncharacteristically lethargic.
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A Gaming Guild

Warren Morrison is on a mission. As a member of Hamilton’s Extra Life Guild, his goal is to increase awareness and recruit gamers to fundraise for McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation.
MacKid Mila and McMaster Children's Hospital

Caring for Children with Cancer

More than 800 children and youth receive cancer care at McMaster Children’s Hospital each year. Child Life Specialists help parents and children adapt as they cope with this devastating disease.

Fast Facts – McMaster Children’s Hospital

• More than 175,000 patient visits a year
• The 4th largest inpatient pediatric hospital in Canada, and the second largest provider of inpatient pediatric services in Ontario
• The largest single-site inpatient pediatric mental health program in Canada
• The largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Ontario, including supportive maternal care
• The largest pediatric outpatient eating disorder program based on patient visits in Ontario
• The only Pediatric Cancer Program in the region
• The only pediatric trauma centre in the region
• Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre is the only centre of its kind in Canada offering such a breadth and combination of services for the children and youth of the region with physical, mental and developmental challenges.

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Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations

McMaster Children’s Hospital is a proud partner of Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations, which represents 13 children’s hospitals from coast to coast. Through collaboration, Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations helps ensure that the teams caring for children and youth across the region receive the highest level of care.

Thanks to donors from across the country, children’s hospital foundations are the largest single non-government funder of children’s health in Canada.

For more information, please visit childrenshospitals.ca.

Thank you to our Children’s Miracle Network Sponsors