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Stories

Emma & Riley Doyle

Emma & Riley Doyle

Like most siblings Riley and Emma Doyle share a special bond, but they also share a rare genetic kidney disorder. Throughout their journey the IWK has been their home away from home

NSLC

NSLC

The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) is helping make lives a little better at the IWK Health Centre.

Mackenzie Joy

Mackenzie Joy

Ten year old Mackenzie Joy of Middle Sackville, Nova Scotia, has a unique view of the world and has discovered a way to share it – through the lens of her camera.

Simone Collins

Simone Collins

At four-years old, Simone Collins from Montague, Prince Edward Island has defied all odds. Not expected to live beyond her birth, Simone faced a number of health challenges.

Sacred Temple Tattoo

Sacred Temple Tattoo

Jamie MacKay and his wife, Cara, have been giving to the IWK for more than a decade, but about six years ago the Havre Boucher, NS, couple decided they would do a bit more for the special place that cared for their children in incredible ways.

Isaac Fraser

Isaac Fraser

Isaac was born with a rare form of congenital muscular dystrophy (MD). Thanks to donors, he now has access to leading-edge equipment and the expertise of IWK care teams – all working together to help him live a fulfilling life.

Ella Powell

Ella Powell

Ella may be tiny, but she has proven she is mighty. Born prematurely, the care she received from the IWK Health Centre began before she was even born.

Aurora Hutt

Aurora Hutt

For four years, the IWK Health Centre has been Aurora’s home away from home. She relies on the IWK to help keep her seizure free.

Chloe Davis

Chloe Davis

In 2013, Chloe Davis wasn't feeling well. Tests at the IWK Health Centre confirmed her parents' worst fears - Chloe had cancer.

Connor Poplar

Connor Poplar

In July 2015, Connor was diagnosed with Burkitt's Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, an extremely aggressive form of cancer that doubles in size every 24 hours.

Hallie McQuinn

Hallie McQuinn

For most people, eating a meal does not begin with math. However this is the reality for 11-year-old Hallie from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Hannah Harrington

Hannah Harrington

After her little brother's experience at the IWK, Hannah Harrington had a deep appreciation for how they "healed" her brother and decided she wanted to give back.

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