Your donations directly support priority equipment and fund programs, research and new facilities at the IWK. Donate

About Us

IWK Health Centre nurse and patient
As the fundraising partner of the IWK Health Centre, the IWK Foundation is the champion of excellence in health care for women and children across the Maritimes.

You make outstanding care possible

Every donation makes a difference to the health and well-being of our region's women, children, youth and families. It’s because of your generosity that the IWK Health Centre can continue to provide world-class care close to home.

Annual Report

Meet some of the IWK patients you have helped with your donations, and get inspired by the difference you are making in their lives.

4,584 infants born at the IWK last year
Your support changes lives. Donate

Our 2018 Champion

"Logan has spent a tremendous amount of time at the IWK over the years. The care teams and the staff there are very near and dear to our hearts." - Jean, Logan's mom

Proud partner of the Children's Miracle Network

The IWK Health Centre is one of the 170 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in North America. As a partner hospital, the IWK receives funds through a number of Children's Miracle Network programs, such as the Miracle Month of May

Celebrating donor impact

Last year, donors contributed over $18.4 million to the IWK Health Centre.


*This line represents revenue received for Telethon within the 15/16 fiscal year including Pre-Telethon direct mail contributions and in-kind contributions.

**This line represents gifts received through direct mail, memorial, and tribute programs.



Your generosity has a tremendous impact on the thousands of patients cared for at the IWK each year. 

2016/17 IWK Foundation audited finanical statements

2015/16 IWK Foundation audited finanical statements
2014/15 IWK Foundation audited financial statements 


The IWK Foundation is guided by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethics. We are committed to transparency and accountability to the public, our donors, and those who benefit from our fundraising activity.

Giving back

Every member of our Board of Trustees volunteers their time to champion the needs of IWK patients and their families. Find out what drew our Trustees to this great cause.

The oncology team at the IWK gave my daughter the chance at a healthy life; to pursue her dreams and be happy. - Barry Mason, IWK Foundation Board of Trustees member

Because we care

Donors, patients and families are at the heart of everything we do. Every day, we strive to ensure Maritimers have access to specialized care at the IWK. Meet the IWK Foundation team.

When we visit the IWK for Evelyn’s ongoing care, it’s heartwarming to know that the generosity of donors is what makes the IWK possible. - Shannon Publicover, Donor Services Specialist, IWK Foundation

Excellence is in your hands.

IWK Health Centre Charitable Foundation Charitable Number: 867558090RR0001