By Fondation du Children,

Holiday Cards 2013

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Would you like to send Holiday cards and help sick kids at the same time? You can with cards from the Auxiliary of the Montreal Children’s Hospital. For only $ 1.30, you or your company can give beautiful hand-made cards by artist Nicole Laporte to your friends and family while helping young patients at The Children’s. To view the cards or to place an order, please click here.  The deadline to order the cards is December 6th.  For other information, please call 514-422-4400 ext 22384 or write to

By Fondation du Children,

Running for the Children’s

Michelle Hamilton Brome Marathon finish

Many years ago my younger brother was diagnosed with extra-osseous Ewing’s Sarcoma and required treatment at the Montreal Children’s Hospital Oncology Department, beginning a period of challenges and struggles that no person should ever have to face.  To say that I did not deal well with the situation would be an understatement. I know it’s an obvious reaction to be upset when one’s sibling is ill but I really struggled to come to terms with it and spend time with him while he was in hospital. Thankfully he had a successful outcome and has gone on to lead a very …

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By Fondation du Children,

Become an ambassador

Stuart Korne photo final

I always thought of myself as a donor and fundraiser for The Montreal Children’s Hospital.  In honor of my daughter Dara and The Dara Meaghan Korne Fund for the benefit of the Hematology/Oncology Department, we organize an annual fundraising drive.  In just 8 years, we have raised in excess of $265,000, our sole conduit being an annual inspiring and moving fundraising letter mailed to 125 of our closest friends, family and business associates.   We have been a strong supporter of Dr. Blair Whittemore, the interim Director of the Department and these fundraising drives have allowed for the purchase of …

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By Fondation du Children,

Dr. Terry Sigman Interim Director of Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Dr. Terry Sigman

Dr. Terry Sigman has been working at the Montreal's Children's Hospital for 20 years, and has done a good deal of fundraising around Crohn's Disease. We asked her about her dedication to treating children and how her drive to become a doctor started at home. Q: When did you first know you wanted to be a doctor? A: I think it really struck me while I was in high school. I grew up in a family of doctors, so I was always surrounded by people caring for patients. It became ingrained in me early on. I did an undergraduate degree in psychology …

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By David Barbiero,

Why we chose to share our wedding


As teachers, my wife and I loved the idea of sharing our wedding day with The Children’s. After giving it long thought, we decided that a traditional wedding favour was not for us. We found out that it was possible to make a donation instead of buying wedding favours after my (now) wife Candice went to a wedding show and met with someone from The Children’s, who explained to her that many couples were choosing to make a gift to a cause they care about, rather than giving wedding favours to their guests. The kids sealed it We saw The Children’s represented at yet …

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