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Meet Our Heroes

IWK Heroes

Meet some of our IWK heroes— courageous patients, exceptional caregivers and generous supporters— who know the value of the IWK to the Maritime community. They inspire us to ensure the IWK can continue providing the specialized care it's known for every day.

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TD Insurance Team

TD Insurance Saint John

Since 2006, TD Insurance Saint John has shown their unwavering support of the IWK Foundation as a dedicated annual donor. Each year their staff pick their top three charities of choice and for the last 17 years, the IWK has remained one of the top selections.

William Fraser, IWK patient

William Fraser

Born with four related heart defects and a rare disease affecting the colon, William was admitted to the IWK's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for urgent care.

Canon Beazley, IWK Patient

Canon Beazley

During the early months of 2022, the Beazley family from Dartmouth, NS, were celebrating the completion of 12-year-old Canon’s cancer treatment.

Felicia Hunter, IWK patient

Felicia Hunter

Felicia was born weighing just five pounds and 10 ounces. Although some babies born small are healthy, this, unfortunately, wasn’t the case for Felicia.

Ellis Ferrish, IWK patient

Ellis Ferrish

Ellis Ferrish was only 15 days old when she was referred by the team at her local hospital in Prince Edward Island to the IWK’s Orthopaedic Clinic.