Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation
The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, dedicated to raising funds and supporting the Alberta Children’s Hospital. The hospital provides pediatric care, research, and specialized services for children and families across Alberta, southeastern British Columbia, and southwestern Saskatchewan.
The foundation plays a crucial role in enhancing the healthcare services available to children by:
- Fundraising: The foundation organizes various fundraising events, campaigns, and initiatives to generate financial support for the hospital. These efforts help fund programs, equipment, research, and other projects aimed at improving pediatric care and the overall well-being of children and their families.
- Community Engagement: The Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation actively engages with the community, collaborating with individuals, businesses, and other organizations to create awareness about the hospital’s needs and encourage support.
- Supporting Research: The foundation raises funds to support research initiatives aimed at advancing pediatric care, finding new treatments, and improving the lives of children with various health conditions. This includes support for the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, which focuses on pediatric research in areas like genetics, brain health, and child development.
- Enhancing Hospital Programs and Services: The funds raised by the foundation help support various programs and services at the hospital, including patient care, family-centered care initiatives, specialized equipment, and facility improvements.
Overall, the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation plays a vital role in supporting the Alberta Children’s Hospital in its mission to provide exceptional healthcare services, conduct groundbreaking research, and improve the lives of children and their families.