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IWK Patients

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.

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.

Connor Poplar, IWK Patient

Connor Poplar

In July of 2015, Connor's parents knew that something was wrong with their son. He wasn't interested in his usual activities, and his face was swollen near his eyes.