Starting December 1, the public can support McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation by making a donation at any of the LCBO stores throughout south-central Ontario.
At the age of three weeks, Maddie began more than a year of testing and monitoring with genetic specialists. This led to an official diagnosis of cystic fibrosis. Blood work led to another shocking diagnosis – leukemia.
Stephanie Hickey suddenly lost strength on the left side of her body. The 34-year-old from Hamilton was six-months pregnant, and the safety of her unborn child was foremost on her mind as her limp body began to collapse.
The Dr. Stephen Buttrum Memorial Bursary for Excellence in Clinical Psychology is awarded to a PhD candidate in clinical psychology, who has been accepted into the Clinical Psychology Internship Program at McMaster Children’s Hospital.
The Technology Access Clinic at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre provides augmentative and alternative communication devices for patients who are unable to speak or write.
Sarah from Stoney Creek suffered from frequent ear and chest infections. Despite taking antibiotics regularly, her infections kept returning.
Chase from Cambridge was an active nine-year-old who was passionate about hitting home runs and scoring goals. Then he found himself unable to participate in sports because of a life-altering diagnosis.
Tracy was 29 weeks into her pregnancy when she encountered her first complication.
Tara and Amanda from Hamilton are well acquainted with the services at McMaster Children’s Hospital, as they have adopted multiple children with complex physical or developmental needs.
The Foundation will be funding an expansion of the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Clinic, where patients with cancer receive treatment.