Our Stories

You Can Help Us Help Children

Make a Difference Today

  • Meet Madalyn

    June 17, 2015

    “Failure to thrive” is not a diagnosis anyone wants for their baby, especially when nobody can figure out why. Following a fairly routine pregnancy, Madalyn was born 2 weeks early, weighing 6 pounds 2 ounces. A small baby, but Mom Kayla and Dad David were advised not to be overly concerned. “Doctors told us not to worry too much,” remembers…

    Read More

  • Meet a Researcher – Dr. Jon McGavock

    We have always been told that fitness is important for a healthy lifestyle, but your donation is taking it to the next level to help combat Type 2 diabetes.  In honour of National Fitness Day, we would like you to meet one of the researchers making a difference with our Manitoban youth. Type 2 diabetes is the fastest growing chronic…

    Read More

  • Meet Hartley

    May 19, 2015

    Imagine your perfectly healthy 9 month old sitting on a mat playing with her toys one minute, and the next minute going limp and turning blue. It’s a memory that will remain forever vivid for Shannon Jones. “My daughter Hartley was just playing on her mat when she made an unnatural cry”, remembers Shannon. “It was a sound I hadn’t…

    Read More