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Children’s Health

Kendra and Kinsey Fader, IWK Patients

Kendra & Kinsey Fader

Nine-year old identical twin sisters Kendra and Kinsey had to overcome incredible odds to survive. Since their premature birth nine years ago, the IWK has been their home away from home.

Emma and Riley Doyle, IWK Patients

Emma & Riley Doyle

Like most siblings Riley and Emma Doyle share a special bond, but they also share a rare genetic kidney disorder. Throughout their journey the IWK has been their home away from home.

Emma and Gracie Van Donkersgoed

The Van Donkersgoed family

In 2011, Ed and Anne Van Donkersgoed adopted three little girls – Gracie, Emma and Sarah. The IWK immediately became an important part of their life.

Max Martin, IWK Patient

Max Martin

“It’s just a typical fever, nothing to worry about.”

Andie Grant, IWK Patient

Andie Grant

Andie’s family became very concerned when she developed foot pain that would not go away. It was so severe that for months she was not able to do what she loves most – dance.