The current context requires us all to come together and pitch in. In any way we can. That’s what the caregivers at Sainte-Justine are doing every day, working countless hours and leaving their own families behind. They are putting themselves at risk for the sake of others. Now it’s our turn to support them. To do our part to make their work easier.
Despite the upheaval brought about by COVID-19, the teams at the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation are here for you. Taking a page from the cool-headedness and perseverance of our colleagues at Sainte-Justine, we are working harder than ever to support the mission of those who are caring for children on the front line.
There’s No Pause Button When It Comes To Being Sick
The medical situation of the young patients at Sainte-Justine is a reality that won’t change. They and their families, and the professionals who care for them, still need our support – your support.
As activities across the province are being put on hold and people are intensifying their preventive efforts, philanthropy has more power than ever to play a crucial role in society. It is also presents us with a unique opportunity to put our best foot forward for our children.
Dr. Caroline Quach-Thanh, a pediatric microbiologist/infectologist and researcher at Sainte-Justine, is now a familiar face for anyone following the COVID-19 outbreak. She is widely respected for her ability to present facts in clear, logical and easy-to-understand terms. Today, let’s take a moment to have a closer look at the career path of our esteemed colleague, who was named to the Women’s Executive Network Top 100 in 2019.
*IMPORTANT NOTICE* Considering the current situation surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and on the wise advice of the CHU Sainte-Justine experts and public health authorities, the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation informs that it is postponing all of its spring events to a later date.
My Mother, This Women of Worth
They told my mother I might never walk or speak. There was a good chance I was intellectually impaired. And they couldn’t tell how good my hearing was. My mother didn’t take any of this sitting down. In my eyes, she saw a spark, something that nobody else picked up on.
“What’s Wrong with You?”
Run a 10K? Me? And, yet, that's exactly what I decided to do when I signed up for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. To honour the courage of my daughter, Maëlle, and on behalf of my son, Mathieu.