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Nova Scotia

Liam Willman, IWK Patient

Liam Willman

Liam Willman of Chester, NS was born with half a heart—a condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. He had five open heart surgeries and countless stays at the IWK by the time he was a three-year-old.

 

NSLC Employee

NSLC

One of the IWK’s most longstanding community supporters has been the NSLC. For more than three decades, the employees, partners and customers of the NSLC have made the IWK a priority, donating much needed funds to support the women, children, youth and families that rely on the IWK. 

Avery Mitton, IWK patient

Avery Mitton

To hear the giggles come from eight-year-old Avery Mitton today you’d never know that a year earlier she went from fighting cold symptoms to fighting for her life.

Andrea Crowe

Andrea Crowe

One’s life is not measured in number of years lived, but by the impact they have had while living. There is no truer statement to describe the life and legacy of Andrea Crowe.

Katie Hallett, IWK patient

Katie Hallett

It’s not uncommon to hear patients say that the IWK is like a home-away-from-home. For eight-year-old Katie Hallett from Shelburne, NS it was her very first home where she lived for the first 630 days of her life.