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Kids Cancer Care Gift Celbration!

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month starts with a gift of hope!
$1.25-million gift from Kids Cancer Care in support of the Childhood Cancer Research Program.

First Lady Michelle Obama Highlights Advances in Children's

First Lady Michelle Obama Highlights Advances in Children’s Health;
Celebrates 25 Years of Private Investment in Children’s Hospitals

Calgary Family Donates $10 Million to support Brain Health f

Owerko Family Donates $10 Million to support Brain Health for Kids


$1 Million gift from Canadian Oil Sands bolsters support for students with mental health needs

Teddy for a Toonie 2014

ATB Financial's Teddy for a Toonie campaign raised $330,000 to support the hospital’s pediatric brain imaging research initiatives.

Dr. Brent Scott

Director of Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute re-appointed

MacNeill Family Gift!

$5 Million Donation to Enhance Surgical Research Care and Imaging for Kids

Imagine Canada

Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation Achieves Accreditation from Imagine Canada


New Pilot Study Aimed at Helping Teens with Depression

FCL News Release

FCL Provides $5 Million gift to children and families across western Canada

Ward Gift

Ronald & Irene Ward Foundation $1.6M Donation Creates New Labs for Pediatric Brain Injury Research
 New research to help children suffering from brain injuries such as severe head trauma, concussion and stroke is now underway at the University of Calgary-Alberta Health Services’ Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health (ACHRI)

Riddell Family Celebration

$15 Million Gift from Riddell Family
The gift, made in memory of Vi Riddell who was a nurse at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, will help to create the Vi Riddell Children’s Pain & Rehabilitation Centre.

Owerko Celebration

Stan and Marge Owerko Donate $5 Million to help kids
 Calgary Family Champions Brain Health

Researchers Discover Gene for Rare Disorder

Researchers Discover Gene for Rare Disorder!
Alberta Children’s Hospital researchers have discovered a gene that has eluded scientists for more than 60 years.

Encana gift!

Encana Donates $500,000 for New Pediatric Simulation Lab!
Like flight simulation for pilots, patient simulation is crucial in helping health professionals and students build the skills required to excel under pressure during life-and-death medical emergencies involving children.

Thank You Trican!

Trican Donates $5 Million to Fight Childhood Cancer!
$5-million gift will be directed specifically to two areas in which our childhood cancer team is nationally recognized: Blood and Marrow Transplantation (BMT) and Novel Therapies.

Thank you Edwards Family!

Edwards Family NICU to be built at the Alberta Children’s Hospital
$5-million gift from local philanthropists, Heather and N. Murray Edwards to help southern Alberta's most critically-ill newborn babies.

Cenovus Thank You!
Teaming up to fight childhood cancer!
$1.3 million gift from Cenovus Energy to help experts at the
Alberta Children’s Hospital in the fight against childhood cancer.
(pdf 30.5KB)

Doctor Frank MacMaster
New Hope for Children with Mental Health Disorders
Cuthbertson & Fischer Chair in Pediatric Mental Health – First in Alberta!
(pdf 64.7KB)


Dr. Rho, Tessa and Dr. Haslam
World-renowned Neurologist Recruited to Calgary!
Dr. Jong Rho to help children with injury and illness of the brain at
the Alberta Children's Hospital
(PDF, 46.2 MB)

Kids Cancer Care of Alberta Gift
Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta
gives the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation a $2.5 million dollar gift
to fight Childhood Cancer
 (PDF, 30.4 MB)

CN Canadian Women's Open
CN Canadian Women's Open raises a record $1.6 million
forthe Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation
(PDF, 63KB)

Kinsmen Children’s Hospital Home Lotto to Support State-of-the-art
Technology at the Alberta Children's Hospital
(PDF, 129KB)

A Canadian First:
State-of-the-Art Technology Makes Surgery Safer for Kids
(PDF, 93KB)

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