Just days before the Montreal Children’s Hospital moves to a new state-of-the-art facility on the Glen site, Montreal’s business and philanthropic leaders came together at the Ball for the Children’s, held on May 21 at the historic Windsor Station. The sold-out event’s theme Evolution paid tribute to the legacy of the Montreal Children’s Hospital while celebrating a future full of promises for child health.
Under the leadership of Patron of honor, Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer of Air Canada, the Ball raised a record $ 1,307,000.00.
“This is a momentous time in the history of the Montreal Children’s Hospital and …
On April 1st, Opération Enfant Soleil visited the new Montreal Children's Hospital. Accompanied by Josée Lavigueur and Annie Broccoli, they gave $ 3,212,401 to our hospital.
This money will help develop new technologies to transform the hospital experience for our patients and their families:
A new system to make it easier and more efficient to pre-register patients, speeding the opening of files;
A virtual waiting room so families can move freely during their waiting time, reducing the time spent in waiting rooms with the attendant risk of infection;
Safer and easier transmission of patient information to medical teams;
"My Account," a new application allowing …
Zoe Saskin`s incredible fight for life just moments after her birth inspired Ski for the Children’s, now in its seventh year. Since its beginnings, almost $ 1 million has been raised for the Hospital!
Zoe’s story: the source of the event
A commitment that makes a big difference
In 2010, the Saskins and their organizing committee committed to completing a family room on the medical-surgical in-patient ward of the new Montreal Children’s Hospital on the Glen site. Parents and family members will have a place where they can fix meals, catch up on work and household affairs or take a few moments …
The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation, McGill University, the Université de Montréal and the Fondation du Dr Julien will establish two chairs in social pediatrics in the community, to be based in the Montreal neighbourhood of Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. In a Canadian first, researchers will conduct a long-term study on social pediatrics in the community. This clinical practice has a proven track record, thanks to its founder, Dr. Gilles Julien, who has been practicing social pediatrics in disadvantaged neighbourhoods for nearly 30 years.
Studies clearly show that from an early age, social determinants such as income, social status, support networks and social environment have …
Every year, about 250 events go on in communities across Montreal and Quebec to help fund equipment, research and training in support of the Children’s.
The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation is very fortunate to be able to count on these hard-working community event organizers, many of whom organize events year after year.
To thank them for their continuing efforts, the Foundation held a recognition cocktail. Let’s hope the testimonials, and sharing of experiences will bring more new ideas and events, so as to help sick children.