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Children’s Health

Martin Twins, IWK Patients

The Martin Family

When the Martin family received devastating news about one of their unborn twin girls, the IWK was there to support them as they discovered the positive in a very sad situation.

Hannah Mackenzie, IWK Patient

Hannah Mackenzie

In 2009, Hannah’s simple leg pains ended up being a devastating diagnosis of leukemia. During the months that she spent at the IWK receiving radiation and chemotherapy treatments, Hannah developed a special bond with her oncologist, Dr. Bruce Crooks.

NSLC Employee


Since 1987, NSLC employees, partners and customers have raised over $2.5 million in support of Maritime women, children, youth and families. NSLC employees pull out all the stops during the month of May to raise money for their favourite charitable organization.

Mackenzie Joy, IWK patient

Mackenzie Joy

Ten year old Mackenzie Joy of Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia, has a unique view of the world and has discovered a way to share it – through the lens of her camera. After receiving a Nikon camera for Christmas, Mackenzie quickly mastered its settings and started capturing images.

Sacred Temple Tattoo

Sacred Temple Tattoo

Jamie MacKay and his wife, Cara, have been giving to the IWK for more than a decade, but about six years ago the Havre Boucher, NS, couple decided they would do a bit more for the special place that cared for their children in incredible ways.