This year, children’s hospitals across Canada continued to deliver vital treatment and care to sick and injured children while navigating the added demands of the ongoing pandemic, including urgent vaccination campaigns.
Children’s hospital foundations in Canada collectively focus on three key areas of impact. In 2021, donors helped to drive numerous hospital initiatives in each area.
Mom of Aubrey, a four-year-old Stollery Children’s Hospital patient.
Our partners and donors contributed more than $53.8 million to children’s hospital foundations across Canada in 2021.
A new partner, the Thistledown Foundation, contributed $26 million this year — over and above the remarkable fundraising total achieved through our planned partnership efforts.
one community at a time.
Every dollar our partners raise in their communities stays right where it belongs: supporting sick and injured kids through their local children’s hospital.
These community efforts combine to make an enormous difference across the country, strengthening Canada’s entire network of pediatric hospitals.
Chair of the Indigenous Advisory Circle to CHF of Manitoba. Several children’s hospitals and CCHF member foundations partner or otherwise engage with nearby Indigenous communities and organizations.
The funds our partners raise locally always stay local, addressing needs and priorities close to home. We asked the 13 hospitals in the Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations network what their most urgent priorities are as they look to the future.
Here’s where they’re aiming to invest in 2022:
We’re here for kids because they need all of us.