AboutKidsHealth is proud to partner with the following sponsors as they support our mission to improve the health and wellbeing of children in Canada and around the world by making accessible health care information available via the Internet.
The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is the main Government of Canada agency responsible for public health in Canada.
The translation of AboutKidsHealth into French and Chinese (simplified), with selected articles in Arabic, Chinese (traditional), Portuguese, Punjabi, Spanish, Tamil, and Urdu, was made possible by a significant contribution from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). The goal of this project is to help new immigrants find reliable child health information in their own language, enhancing their health and wellbeing and enabling them to settle and contribute to their new country.
Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life are pleased to support SickKids Foundation as they broaden access to the comprehensive resources available on AboutKidsHealth. By helping patients, families, practitioners and researchers better share their knowledge, our aim is to help all young Canadians and their families achieve and maintain good health. Together, we are building stronger communities.
Sun Life Financial is committed to making a difference in the fight against diabetes in Canada. We are incredibly proud to partner with SickKids on the Diabetes Resource Centre. This innovative initiative aims to educate patients and their families on diabetes to help them to manage their condition and lead healthier lives.
Our Transplant Resource Centre for parents and teens has been made possible through research grants from the Kidney Foundation of Canada and Astellas. The resource centre went through a formal evaluation before launch to ensure that it educates and supports teens as they prepare for surgery, manage their medications after surgery and develop the self-care skills they need to move successfully to the adult healthcare system.
Spin for Limbs is a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds to support SickKids limb reconstruction patients and their families. Our Limb Reconstruction Resource Centre has been made possible through generous donations from Spin for Limbs’ annual walk, bike and family festival. The resource centre is designed to help current and future SickKids patients prepare for their limb reconstruction journey.
As an extension of the Chelsea CARES program, the Chelsea Hotel, Toronto is a proud supporter of the AboutKidsHealth initiative. Chelsea CARES is a year round program that provides complimentary accommodation to out-of-town families visiting their loved ones at SickKids. It has always been a top priority to show appreciation and give back to the community. As a family-friendly hotel, it is the perfect venue to promote the AboutKidsHealth program to the thousands of families staying at the hotel throughout the year.
LCBO has a longstanding relationship with SickKids Foundation that is a source of pride for LCBO staff and an example of our corporate commitment to social responsibility. Each December, through LCBO’s province-wide network of more than 635 stores, the Giving Back In Our Community donation box fundraising campaign raises funds for SickKids. Three other Ontario children’s hospitals and MADD Canada also benefit from the generosity of our customers and employees. Each year, SickKids Foundation commits a portion of this donation to the AboutKidsHealth program to help the health of every child in our communities.
One of Shire Canada's core values is 'caring'. Shire Canada is strongly driven by a desire to provide better lives for patients and to contribute positively to the health of the community. With the generous support of Shire Canada, AboutKidsHealth is developing enhancements to the ADHD resource centre and adding material to help educators teach children with ADHD.
AboutKidsHealth came into being as a consequence of the generous support from our founding sponsor, TD Securities.
Published and last revised