children's health

Team Crossley

Team Crossley

Going the distance for the IWK

When Cole Harbour, NS father-daughter team Brad and Alexis Crossley decided to enter the Trans Am Bike Race, they saw the US cross-country race as a platform they could use to encourage others to live an active lifestyle by raising funds for the IWK Health Centre.

Skylar Côté

Skylar Côté

“Mom and Dad, what do people see when they look at me?” It sounds like a simple question but for parents Marcel and Jill Côté, it was life-changing. It was the day they celebrated the birth of their daughter Skylar. Let’s meet her now…

Eva Lee Girard-Gagne

Eva Lee Girard-Gagne

At eighteen months old, Eva Lee’s behavior changed virtually overnight. She stopped talking, stopped using utensils and started using her hands to eat. Her parents initially thought her behavior was out of jealousy toward her new sibling, but her symptoms continued to worsen.

Ella Elkins

Ella Elkins

In early July 2016, a fall off a bleacher landed five-year old Ella Elkins, then of Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, in her local hospital. She was rushed to the Janeway Hospital in St. John’s with what appeared to be a brain hemorrhage.

UPS Canada

UPS Canada

On September 14, 2016 the IWK Foundation celebrated the outstanding generosity of UPS Canada who presented a donation of $130,470 for the IWK’s redevelopment of its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Carter Theriault

Carter Theriault

Weighing only one pound 15 ounces at birth, baby Carter from Mineville, Nova Scotia made his debut into the world 14 weeks early, at just 26 weeks gestation.

Liam Willman

Liam Willman

At only three-years-old, Liam Willman from Chester, NS has endured five open heart surgeries as a result of a condition that affected the development of the left side of his heart.

Alyssa Sippley

Alyssa Sippley

The story of strep bacterial patient, Alyssa Sippley, has touched people around the world.

The Van Donkersgoed  family

The Van Donkersgoed family

The IWK immediately became an important part of their life. Recently, the IWK was there to help the Van Donkersgoed family through the most challenging time of their lives and continues to support them as they honour the memory of their daughter Sarah.

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