Calling All Volunteers! We have several positions to fill for CN Cycle for CHEO coming up on Sunday, May 7th. Not only will you feel part of something awesome - we'll feed you, dress you in a special edition T-shirt AND give you a shot at winning a cool Apple watch! Details: [ Bit.ly Link ]
When children are dealing with illness or a hospital stay - they still want to be kids. March is Child Life Awareness month and #CHEO is celebrating its Child Life Specialists whose area of expertise is to help children cope in the face of a medical condition. CTV Ottawa's Katie Griffin explains how play with a purpose works.
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals are asking for you to mark Children's Hospitals Week from March 20th to 27th. It's easy: post a photo wearing a band-aid and tagging it across social media platforms using #ChildrensHospitalsWeek. Patients at #CHEO are getting in on it with their own creative spin! Be sure to take your own photos and share!
Congratulations to our CN Cycle for CHEO #DreamTeam member, Katie and her family! Join Katie on Sunday, May 7th: [ Bit.ly Link ]
How sweet it is! On behalf of our kids and their families, thank you to our friends at Farm Boy for offering up their Cookies with Care once again with $1 from each cookie sold coming to #CHEO! Be sure to treat yourself or someone you love by picking some up on your next visit - it's for a great cause!
It's been a whirlwind couple of days for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Champions presented by Walmart Canada. #CHEO's Jacob Randell and each of his new friends started the day yesterday with a $500 Walmart shopping spree followed by a tour of Parliament Hill where they met PM Justin Trudeau! Then it was an afternoon of sightseeing and the 5000 #balloonsforchampions reveal at the...
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CHEO’s YouthNet/RéseauAdo will hold its 3rd Annual HeadStrong Summit on March 24, 2017. Over 150 students and teachers represented by 6 school boards and youth organizations in the Ottawa area will gather to discuss and share effective ideas to reduce stigma around mental health. [ Tinyurl.com Link ]
If you're a former CHEO patient who has transitioned to adult care or a current patient who will be transitioning soon, we'd love your advice on a project we're working on. Learn more: [ Tinyurl.com Link ]
Click and SHARE! Support #JacobsJourney as #CHEO’s 2017 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Champion presented by Walmart Canada by filling up your very own yellow balloon for Jacob in real time!
Each balloon will be blown up and revealed to our 13 Champions before they fly to Orlando Florida.
We stand behind you Jacob! Blow up your balloons:
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What is a cow’s favourite thing to do? Listen to mooooosic.

Staff at the Autism Program came up with the idea of telling jokes as a way to help children learn important communications skills. This interesting approach encourages a child who has trouble communicating with other kids to go up to them, make eye contact and speak in full sentences. The other child learns to listen and, perhaps...
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Congratulations and thanks to the LCBO stores throughout the region AND the customers who raised $567,000 over the incredibly successful Giving Back in Our Community campaign. The LCBO staff were Inspired by #CHEO patient ambassador Nick Francis, whose life was changed by CHEO after a traumatic brain injury 2 years ago. Nick visited more than 30 locations over the course of the campaign, while...
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Thank you LCBO - Nick

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Have you met Molly Penny? Do you know what a CHEO dietitian does? Tune in to a special CHEO live podcast on CA News Ottawa this Tuesday (March 21) at 4:30pm to get an inside peak into our hospital and meet some of our special team [ Tinyurl.com Link ]

You will also have an opportunity to donate.
Today is #DietitiansDay! We're so thankful for the many hardworking dietitians at CHEO who help our patients meet their nutrition needs in fun and creative ways #NutritionMonth
Meet Isla, the #CHEO Ambassador for Sporting Life 10K Ottawa! She is the reason why #WeRunForCHEO on Sunday, May 14th.
At age 4, Isla was diagnosed with leukemia. After a long road of treatment, Isla, her family and her care team at CHEO are thrilled that she is cancer free! Join Isla in the 10K on May 14th and help kids be kids ... not patients! REGISTER NOW and SAVE before prices go up...
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Believe it or not - NOW is the perfect time to register for CN Cycle for CHEO!
Jacob Randell was just 5 years old when he was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer. Today, he's 13 and thriving! Jacob beat the odds when they were stacked against him.

In August we surprised Jacob with his new title of #CHEO’s 2017 Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Champion presented by Walmart Canada.

He is joining 12 other Canadian Champions on the trip of a lifetime to Orlando,...
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2017 CHEO Champion Reveal

On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, 12 year-old Jacob Randell got the surprise of a lifetime! Champions presented by Walmart Canada is a program run through Childre...

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'It means hope': When Syrian refugees came to CHEO it changed everyone involved [ Tinyurl.com Link ]

'It means hope': When Syrian refugees came to CHEO it changed everyone involved

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