I consider myself to be very fortunate. So I give back, and always have. But I often do it haphazardly. And sometimes, I just plain forget.
Become a monthly donor by March 6, 2021, and your gift will be doubled, dollar for dollar, for the next 12 months. Pierre Thabet, a generous donor, will match all new monthly donations for the next year, up to $50,000.
Three years ago, in January 2018, when I came home with two “healthy” newborns, there was no sign whatsoever that Marius’s days were numbered. Both boys appeared to be the picture of health, and life was good. Mind you, Marius was a bit slow to put on weight.
You Lift Us Up
Sick children needed Sainte-Justine as much as ever in 2020, and you were there for them, giving generously in so many ways. Thank you!
As everyone knows by now, the pandemic has been hard on teenagers’ mental health. And these uncertain circumstances have sometimes triggered an eating disorder. But what if they might also be the impetus for finding new solutions for helping out youth? That’s exactly what we are doing at Sainte-Justine, with funding from Bell Let’s Talk.
Angels Along Our Path
Despite everything we've been through, I know how lucky we are to have done it at Sainte-Justine, backed by teams who are as talented and hard-working as they are kind, and who give the best of themselves every day for kids. It's no wonder the reputation of these brilliant professionals is known and respected the world over.
The last few weeks of December are a time to take stock of the past year. While most of us were homebound for the better part of 2020, the opposite was true for new parents Zoey and Cody. Their first Christmas with their son, Jasper, will be spent at the Sainte-Justine ICU.
Juliette has a very rare type of epilepsy that causes her to have what are known as “gelastic” seizures. Laser neurosurgery at Sainte-Justine burned away the benign brain tumour that was the source of the problem and made daily life very difficult for her.