Your Impact

YOU'VE HELPED SICKKIDS:

  • Make every day brighter for kids in hospital by supporting Child Life Specialists
  • Do research that analyzes genes and tests drugs for kids with cystic fibrosis
  • Fund 19 early-career scientists across Canada to explore big research ideas
  • Upgrade our Research Pharmacy to develop drugs for our sickest patients

YOUR IMPACT — IN DETAIL

Breakthrough Research

  • 1/3 of research funding at SickKids comes from donors
  • 3,000+ active research projects aim to solve and treat childhood diseases
  • You've supported our research into more effective mental health treatment and new approaches using genomics and artificial intelligence to better understand rare diseases and common childhood illnesses

Compassionate Clinical Care

  • 300,000+ patient visits a year, with about 100,000 virtual visits in the last year
  • You've enabled our social workers to develop and deliver the Young Minds Matter workshop series twice a year, empowering patients to cope with stress and low self-esteem
  • In a year like no other, you helped SickKids respond swiftly to COVID-19, keeping patients, families, and staff safe and cared for

Training Child Health Leaders

  • 3,000+ students, trainees, and fellows benefit from our training every year
  • You've helped kick-start the careers of 19 talented health scientists with New Investigator Research Grants at 12 hospitals across Canada
  • You've also helped doctors bridge the worlds of child healthcare and research by supporting training for Health Clinician Scientists and Clinical Investigators

Building a New SickKids

  • 144 new beds, 8 more operating rooms, and 6 more MRI machines in the new hospital
  • You're helping us build a bigger, better SickKids where patients won't have to share rooms and clinical areas don't feel clinical
  • You've already helped us improve patient care and safety with upgrades to the hospital's pharmacy facilities, the Research Pharmacy, and the lab system for advanced genetic testing

LET'S RUN, WALK OR RIDE FOR SICKKIDS.

When we unite in the fight against limits at SickKids, we’re unstoppable. Declare yourself all-in for SickKids today.

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