For Sarah, Sainte-Justine is love with a capital “L.” The kind of love you get from a great big family that is there for you when things are at their worst – and their best! Sainte-Justine is where her son got a second chance at life.
Life Through Hope-Coloured Glasses
Meeting Geneviève and her family on January 23 made me realize that good health is a key piece of the puzzle when it comes to leading a happy, fulfilling life. And it drove home to me that when you choose hope, anything is possible.
Going the Extra Mile
Faced with the growing needs of dozens of parents of the severely disabled children whose care they oversee, the Complex Care Program (CCP) team was looking for a way to provide even more help to families coping with their daily needs : participate in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.
Support the Marie Enfant Rehabilitation Centre by purchasing one of 30,000 exclusive Clarins “Rose Câlins” Lip Perfectors at Jean Coutu – and give a comforting hug to hundreds of families and children in Quebec!
January 22nd was not a day like the others: It was our first Thankathon! The CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation has dedicated its whole day saying “Thank You” thousands of times over.
One Day at a Time
When you have a child, you can’t help thinking about what their future holds. For Adam’s parents, however, it’s all about living for today, since they have no idea what tomorrow will bring.
Catman: Born a Superhero
Thomas is special. One of the reasons for this is his rare genetic condition: only one in 75,000 babies is born with partial tetrasomy of chromosome 22 (known colloquially as cat eye syndrome). But more than that, he is a special human being through and through.
18 Years Old, Dreamy and Tired
I don’t know if I’ll have the strength to get out of bed this morning. I don’t feel like calling in sick to work. Barely out from under my sheets, I prick my disfigured fingertips again.