Imagine as a parent, you find yourself in the intensive care unit with your child fighting for their life. It's not something anyone expects to happen, but when it does you would want an internationally-leading, state-of-the-art facility for your child.
Two years ago, a cancer diagnosis resonated through our office. After 10 years of working with patients, families, donors and the IWK Health Centre, one of our own needed the very services she worked so hard to ensure were there for Maritime patients.
For the last nine years, Twin Shores Camping Area in Darnley, PEI, has been a fundraising partner of the IWK Foundation. Last summer, they reached an amazing fundraising milestone—$100,000.
For an incredible 25 years, CAA Atlantic has been a fundraising partner of the IWK Foundation. Every year, CAA staff across the Maritimes sell tickets for their annual luxury cruise raffle.
IWK 5K - In Memory of Jessica
The IWK 5K - In Memory of Jessica is an event that was founded by Jennifer Manuel after her youngest daughter, Jessica, passed away at the IWK with complications from twin-twin transfusion syndrome and severe prematurity.
Across Nova Scotia, NSLC locations are passionate supporters of the IWK Foundation. This year, they surpassed a cumulative fundraising milestone of $3 million!
"The relationship between the IWK Foundation and the community expands for generations—it's a story about all of us joining together as Team IWK to ensure Maritime families have the best and nothing less, right here at home."