The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation

The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation

Contact Information

The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation

1 Place Alexis Nihon, 3400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, suite 1420

Montreal, Quebec H3Z 3B8

514-934-4846 ext. 29262

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Foundation is to support excellence in care at The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre. This objective is attained by contributing to the advancement of teaching and research, and by purchasing cutting-edge medical equipment.

How Your Contribution Helps

The Children's treats more than 250,000 sick children each year and the Hospital's need for state-of-the-art equipment, specialized projects and innovative research continues to increase. The Foundation's annual campaign helps to ensure that the Hospital's most urgent needs are met, allowing The Children's to continue to provide the superior care for which it is renowned. The funds we raise are used to purchase necessary medical equipment for complex surgeries, to ensure proper follow-up of patients’ conditions and to enhance the healing environment.

The construction of the future Montreal Children’s Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre is progressing rapidly at what is currently Canada’s largest construction site on the Glen Campus.

The future Montreal Children’s Hospital will have 154 beds to receive young patients from all over Quebec. Each room will be single-patient, with the goal of aiding the healing process by controlling the spread of infections, and enabling family members to be present. Our new facilities will better accommodate new technologies and equipment, allowing for faster diagnosis, less invasive treatments, and subsequently, shorter recuperation time for patients.

The Montreal Children’s Hospital Foundation is making a substantial contribution to the project by raising 100 million dollars through The Best Care for Children Campaign, chaired by Marc A. Courtois.


“Every day I meet children and families facing seemingly insurmountable challenges. And every day I am inspired by their fighting spirit, as they find the courage with themselves to face each obstacle head on.”
Dr. Sharon Abish, Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist


  • The Dara Meaghan Korne Fund
  • The Dara Meaghan Korne Fund was launched in April 2006 to exclusively support the Hematology/Oncology Department of the Montreal Children’s Hospital. With the help of committed and generous supporters, over $330,000 has been raised to date with a mission to support the acquisition of state of the art medical equipment and supplies as well as compassionate pediatric care programs.

  • Liam Armstrong Fund
  • The Liam Armstrong Fund raises funds for the Hematology Oncology department at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. Liam's beautiful memory is honoured and supported by children and their families who face pain and uncertainty every day because of cancer. The Liam Armstrong Fund aims to make their lives a little bit easier.

  • The Zoe Saskin Fund/Ski For The Children's
  • The Zoe Saskin Fund/Ski For The Children's raises crucial funds for The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation to ensure the continued availability of life-sustaining equipment, facilities, support and expertise available through this invaluable institution. Through an annual ski event held in Stowe, Vermont in addition to other fundraising initiatives this fund ensures that all children receive the best possible care and chance for survival as did it's tribute hero, Zoe.

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