20 years of Kurling, 20 years of amazing support

(from left to right) Organizers Carl Mainguy, John Stone and Robert Sears

It was a memorable evening at the P.K. Subban Atrium where we celebrated the organizers of Kurling for Kids, Robert Sears, John Stone, and Carl Mainguy, as they reached a major milestone: their 20th anniversary. Robert and his wife Sylvie are passionate about curling. After learning their daughter, then 2-year-old Jessica, had an arteriovenous malformation (AVM), a rare condition involving an abnormal contact between the arteries and veins of the brain, they decided to transform the friendly tournament they organized once a year into a fundraising machine. In recognition for the great care that saved their daughter’s life, they founded …

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A room named at the Children’s in honour of a longtime volunteer


Thanks to the generosity of Abe’s stepson Mitch Garber and his wife Anne-Marie as well as friends and family, a room has been named at the Children’s in honour of our longtime volunteer Abe for his 90th anniversary. Thank you for everything you do Abe, and thanks to those generous donors.

The Foundation is proud to be part of an unprecedented Canada-wide movement to help more kids diagnosed with cancer

Dr. Jabado

In Canada, cancer remains the leading cause of illness-related death in children. In an effort to accelerate research breakthroughs and ensure a faster path to a cure for children living with resistant, recurrent or metastatic cancer, more than 30 pediatric research centres and non-profit organizations are joining forces to support the PRecision Oncology For Young peopLE (PROFYLE) program, an initiative of the Terry Fox Research Institute – a project of over $16M! The idea is to create real-time molecular profiling to personalize treatment for patients with tumours that are difficult to treat with conventional therapy, no matter where they live in …

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Déjeun’aide – Breakfast with Leaders : $100,000 for our young patients


Breakfast with the president of a big firm doesn’t happen every day, especially for a student or young professional. Thanks to the organizing committee of Déjeun’aide, this networking breakfast brought together youth with leaders from different industries. In an interactive and intimate setting, the event was held on Friday, November 17th at Centre Mont-Royal. The Déjeun’aide organizers, all members of the Young Leaders Circle of the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation, hosted 180 guests who had the chance to interact directly with inspiring mentors. Sitting at tables of 10, the guests were able to discuss for one hour with one of the …

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Incognito : they shined all night!


In the breathtaking setting of Les Entrepôts Dominion, with an electric atmosphere masterfully animated by the talented DJ Abeille, the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation's Young Leaders Circle hosted 400 guests at their annual masked ball. On October 27th, there was every reason to celebrate Halloween early! Music, dance, raffle, cocktails, food, silent auction, gifts, decor: all the sponsors and partners made sure to treat the guests to an amazing experience and everyone left with a gift bag full of surprises and a huge smile on their faces. We would like to sincerely thank the Young Leaders Circle, the sponsors, collaborators and DJ …

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