Child Life Specialist Heather McKean

Supporting Families of Cancer Patients

To ensure that the needs of the entire family are met, a donor-funded pilot study is aiming to improve the quality of life for cancer patients by addressing the needs of their children.

Kim, David and Cayden pose for a photo in a hospital room.

Complex Care for a Complicated Pregnancy

Kimberly’s pregnancy quickly turned from a joyous occasion to an expectant mother’s worst nightmare.

Katheine takes a selfie of herself and Phoenix

Six-Week-Old Baby Battles COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the media, Katherine had every reason to be scared. She was experiencing body aches, fatigue and weakness. Then her six-week-old son also showed signs of illness.

A Thank You message with photos of hospital donations in the background.

COVID-19 | Community Recognition

We are so grateful for your financial donations and vital contributions of food and personal protective equipment for the teams at Hamilton Health Sciences.

A Message of Gratitude From CEO Pearl Veenema – June 10, 2020

My colleagues and I are extremely grateful for your generous support during the COVID-19 pandemic. Your gifts, which have included financial contributions and donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) and food, have meant so much to the frontline workers who are working tirelessly to support patients. Thank you for your kindness, which has touched many hearts during these stressful times.

Caleb is in his red and white go-kart on the race track.

Dehydration to Diabetes Diagnosis

Caleb was suffering from diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially life-threatening condition in which the body produces too many acidic ketones due to a lack of insulin. If untreated, it can cause fatal organ failure.

Clinical Secretary Denise Allen and Dr. Helene Flageole are reviewing papers at a desk.

Standardizing Appendicitis Care

A quality-improvement project was aimed at standardizing the care provided to patients who were suspected of suffering from appendicitis.

Stepahnie holds a copy of Beau and his new AFO

Legacy Gift Enables Special Book

A new, donor-funded book is helping to educate ankle-foot orthoses (AFO) users at Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre.

Cover of the 2019 Annual Report

2019 Annual Report Now Available Online

Our Annual Report provides an overview and highlights some of the ways that donor dollars make a vital impact.

Raynham smiles for a photo

Diabetes Leads to Life-Threatening Coma

Raynham’s brain was swelling and her body systems were shutting down. She was at high risk of suffering a stroke and having permanent brain damage if she survived at all.