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$3.9M Donation Funds Pediatric Emergency Care 'Pod'
A specialized emergency care space for children is expected to open this summer at the South Health Campus – a $3.9-million project fully funded by an anonymous donor to Calgary Health Trust through the Calgary Foundation.
Calbridge Homes commits $500,000 to Neonatal Health
Award-winning builder, Calbridge Homes announced their $500,000 commitment to the redevelopment and expansion of a new neonatal intensive care unit.
$60,000 Donation to Hemodialysis Unit Ensure Patient Comfort
For patients undergoing hemodialysis at the Sheldon Chumir Health Centre, things just got a lot more comfortable.
Expanded Peter Lougheed Centre NICU now opened
A new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Peter Lougheed Centre has opened, providing more space for the tiniest, most fragile newborns.
Michelle Renaud helps paint bright future for the NICU
Local artist Michelle Renaud marked her second event in benefit for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Foothills Medical Centre.
Sarah's Story - Complex Immune Disease
A healthy woman, Sarah fully expected to receive treatment and return home. But that wasn't the case.
What Newborns Need: A Vision for the Future of Neonatal Care
In Alberta, 1 in 8 newborns require specialized intensive care. Read a few stories of the many families impacted by the neonatal intensive care unit
Lissette's Postpartum Story
On Lissette’s first visit to Dr. Lisa Gagnon’s office, she felt extremely disheveled and told her, “I don’t think you can fix me, I’m broken.”
Aileen Wooldridge's Giving Story
Growing up in Trinidad, Aileen Wooldridge learned early on the importance of giving back to the community.
Canada's Top Chef All Star Nicole Gomes Raises $45K for Foothills NICU
During her run on the show, Top Chef Canada All-Star winner Nicole Gomes graciously hosted viewing parties in support of the Foothills Hospital NICU.
Carewest Close to Home
Hundreds of people call Carewest home or spend a significant amount of time there, as it is one of the largest public care providers in Canada for adults of all ages.
Snowflake - Jo's Story
Many Calgary families, like Jo De Palma’s go through loss during the holiday season. It’s heartbreaking but we can do something about it. Please give today to help these families. And when you donate include a message of hope and comfort for them.
Mary's Story - Kidney Health
Hemodialysis is a life-sustaining therapy for people, like Mary, whose kidneys have been extremely compromised. The average patient will spend 624 hours each year receiving dialysis treatments. That’s three days a week for four hours.
Celebrating the Zivot Limb Preservation Centre
Dr. Mark Zivot's $1M donation will enhance world-class care for patients managing diabetes and vascular disease and at risk of amputation of feet and lower limbs.
In your Neighbourhood
You may see Calgary Health Trust canvassers going house-to-house to inspire people to become Champions for Health monthly donors.
Three Times the Joy: The Coates Family NICU Story
Kendra and Mark Coates were ecstatic to learn that Kendra was pregnant. At their 9-week ultrasound on their 4th wedding anniversary, they received the shocking news that they were expecting not one, not two, but three babies! From that moment on, they knew it would be a high risk pregnancy not only because they were expecting triplets, but also because Kendra has Type 1 Diabetes. Due to the complexity of the pregnancy, Kendra and Mark knew their children would be born prematurely...
Five months after giving birth to her beautiful daughter, Courtney found herself taking her husband’s car and driving to BC without anyone knowing where she was. She didn’t know it at the time, but she was experiencing a depressive episode with postpartum psychosis, and had been suffering from the condition since the birth of her child. Courtney was at risk of harming herself, and it had become clear that she needed care from the Women’s Mental Health Clinic.
Imagine yourself in a severe accident in the middle of nowhere. Just days before starting Grade 12, Darius headed to the mountains for a day of hiking.