IWK Telethon

Maritimers pledge record-breaking $6.7 million during 35th IWK Telethon for Children on CTV

The Maritime community has shown just how deeply it cares about the IWK, pledging a record-breaking $6,719,186.35 in support of the 35th IWK Telethon for Children on CTV. The live broadcast from the IWK Health Centre in Halifax and remote locations in Sydney, Saint John and Charlottetown wrapped up on Sunday, June 2nd.

Donations can still be made to the IWK Foundation.




Meet some of the patients you are helping...

What you funded in 2018

Patient Comfort

3 Pediatric Inpatient Beds

Patients experiencing health emergencies need beds that allow for rapid access.

Leading-Edge Technology

9 Chest Retractors

Three different sized chest retractors reflective of the size of IWK heart patients.

Life Saving Equipment

1 Perfusion Cart

A closed storage system in the operating room that allows for easy identification of supplies.

Stronger Families

6 Dental Clinic Hand Pieces (Drills)

Dental drills are used during procedures to remove cavities and prepare the teeth for fillings.

IWK Health Centre Charitable Foundation Charitable Number: 867558090RR0001