The Institut de la Statistique du Québec’s data is clear: nearly one in four Quebec children between the ages of 6 and 16 are overweight, and 7% are obese. This worrisome situation is being taken seriously by the Montreal Children's Hospital.
Fortunately, we can count on our outstanding partners to give a helping hand to combat this worrisome trend. The Canadian Tire’s Jumpstart Foundation teams up with the Children’s to donate $100 000 over three years so that kids and parents from underprivileged families are equipped with the tools to adopt healthy attitudes toward nutrition and physical fitness.
The MIAM program is …
Lorena and Norman Cook couldn’t imagine the success Splash and Dash would become when their daughter Sarah was diagnosed with cancer. Last Saturday was 15th anniversary of this event, created by the Cooks, to benefit cancer patients and Sarah’s Floor at the Children’s. The event’s organizing committee, with chair Frances Szeto, presented a check of $275 265, shattering all records for the event. As a special treat, Montrealer and international singing star, Nikki Yanofsky was there to celebrate the day with the attendees.
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Yesterday, the Montreal Children’s Hospital received a very special visit to the P.K Subban Atrium; Ottawa physician Dr. Charles Kowalski made official his $250 000 donation to the Children’s Foundation. Dr. Kowalski, better known as Dr. CK, began a campaign to support P.K.’s Helping Hand by publishing a full-page letter in the Gazette thanking the award-winning defenseman for his work on behalf of Quebec’s sick children.
Dr. CK had initially announced a donation of $50,000 but changed his mind after receiving a call from P.K. to thank him for his generosity. The doctor and his family then decided to increase their …
The 20th edition of the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation Golf tournament, held once again at the Royal Montreal Golf Club, raised $837,150 to support a new Chair in Pediatric Surgery. Some 52 foursomes of Montreal's business leaders took the green with pleasure and helped make this event a true success.
Marie-Josée Gariépy, President of the Foundation, acknowledges that this event comes to life through the tireless effort of the golf committee’s chairman, Mark Pathy and the organizing committee, a team of staff and volunteers, as well as the unrelenting support of the local business community for the past 20 years. “So much has …
In the first year of his 7-year, $10 million commitment to the Montreal Children’s Hospital, star defenceman P.K. Subban and his foundation, the P.K. Subban Foundation, contributed $1.4 million to P.K.’s Helping Hand, his fund at the Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation dedicated to assisting vulnerable families financially devastated by a child’s illness.
“This past year, I have seen first-hand how tough a child’s illness can be on a family, both emotionally and financially,” says P.K. Subban. “Their courage at one of the worst times in their lives is inspiring and I feel privileged to be able to help …