Mental illness affects an estimated 1.2 million children and youth in Canada, and only 20% of that number receive appropriate treatment . Children's hospitals in Canada are dedicated to changing these stats and helping kids get access to the care they need.
What are some of the biggest expenses that hospitals take on? Technology and equipment. Equipment is not cheap, and because children's hospitals treat patients from super tiny premature babies to full grown teenagers, each piece of equipment needs to be adaptable to treat all sizes. So, how heavy are these costs? Heavy.…
At CCHF, we're big on science. Science pushes innovation, and innovation creates new discoveries and treatments for sick kids. Science and research save lives. Our children hospitals take great pride in their research programs,..
July 2019 The age-old question: where does the dollar go? When you donate to an organization, you probably think, "where does my money go?" We're proud to say that CCHF gives 100% of donations from our programs to our local hospitals. But you want to know what we spend the…
We've all seen the rainbow flags across the country to celebrate Pride Month. Pride goes beyond celebrating equality. It helps break barriers across all forums and paths of life, including children's heath. Pride Month helps shed a light on the health issues that children and teenagers in the LGBTQ+ community…
No, we're not a government agency. We're not a hospital, or even a political organization. We get that a lot. But we get it. We might seem familiar, as we also manage signature programs, such as Children’s Miracle Network Canada, Extra Life, Dance Marathon, and more. We’re doing all kinds of epic, bold and…