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Natalie wearing a yellow Walmart vest standing next to a board with her picture and story.

Teenager with Rare Spinal Tumours is Announced as the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Champion

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation and Walmart associates from across the region gathered in Brantford to celebrate 16-year-old Natalie Hammond of Burford being named the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Champion. Read more

The new Wellness Courtyard with benches, exercise equipment and artificial turf

A Specialized Courtyard for Pediatric Mental Health

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation celebrated the opening of the Wellness Courtyard at McMaster Children’s Hospital on October 16, which will benefit pediatric mental health patients by enhancing the clinical care they receive. Read more

Mila laughing with her doctor at the hospital

Bouncing Back from Brain Cancer

Mila began to complain about severe headaches. In January 2016, the five-year-old from Welland also started to vomit frequently. Read more

Group shot in front of the newly named Scotiabank Child and Youth Clinic

Hospital Clinic Renamed in Recognition of Scotiabank

HAMILTON, ON: In recognition of Scotiabank’s 25 years of supporting McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation, the 2G Child and Youth Clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital was renamed the “Scotiabank Child and Youth Clinic” on November 6. Read more

Samantha smiling while sitting in a shaded garden

Never Alone – A Mental Health Journey

Self-harming became a regular part of Samantha’s life. Read more

Dr. Brian van Adel in front of two computer screens at his desk

Partnering to Save Children’s Lives

Just like adults, newborns can experience strokes, aneurysms or any other neurological complications. Read more

The NICO Myriad in use by the surgical team

Zeroing in on Brain Surgery

Cutting-edge technology is allowing neurosurgeons at McMaster Children’s Hospital and Hamilton General Hospital to perform brain surgery on both children and adults with greater precision than ever before. Read more

Canadian Olympians visiting a young girl in the hospital and showing her their medals

A Visit of Olympic Proportions

McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation hosted a true heroes’ welcome on December 7. Read more

Grayson hooked up to medical equipment while in the NICU

271 Days of Neonatal Intensive Care

For Lana and Mark of Welland, the birth of their son Grayson was fraught with difficulties from the outset. Read more

Head shot of Drew Jacobsons

Profile of a Champion: Drew Jakobsons

“You’re the best.” That’s what 10-year-old Drew of Niagara Falls is fond of saying to others. Read more