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Dr. Leslie Anne Campbell appointed new Sobey Family Chair in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Outcomes

Halifax, NS - Today the IWK Health Centre celebrated the announcement of Dr. Leslie Anne Campbell as the new Sobey Family Chair in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Outcomes. The first of its kind in Canada, the Chair is a cross appointment between the IWK Health Centre and Dalhousie University, and was made possible by a $3 million donation from members of the Sobey family.

IWK Foundation fundraising practices

Halifax, NS – As the holiday season approaches, the IWK Foundation wants to remind the community that it is not currently participating in door-to-door or telephone fundraising. The organization has recently received several reports of a person trying to collect money from residents in the community of Fairview in Halifax using an old IWK-branded coin box. To our knowledge, this person is not a registered fundraiser for the IWK.

Armdale-Fairview-Rockingham Lions Club Announces ‘Chase the Ace Halifax'

Halifax, NS On November 1, Armdale-Fairview-Rockingham Lions Club officially launched Chase the Ace Halifax, a fundraising initiative that will support the IWK Foundation. Each week, tickets will be available for purchase at all Needs Convenience store locations in the Halifax Regional Municipality, with participants vying for a chance to win the jackpot by selecting the Ace of Hearts.


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