Children's Wish Foundation
Since its inception, Children's Wish has granted more than 17,000 wishes for children with high risk, life threatening illnesses and their families. The Foundation fulfills approximately 1000 wishes annually -- granting nearly three wishes everyday. Whether it’s an individual adventure a cherished item, each wish is carefully structured to fulfill a child’s most heartfelt wish.
For more information on the Children's Wish Foundation, visit www.childrenswish.ca.
CAMERON MATTICE SHARES HIS STORY OF HOPE AT A SCHOOL FUNDRAISER FOR SICK KIDS
Cameron Mattice recently shared his story as a cancer survivor with the students at Our Lady of Mercy Elementary School to kick off their fundraiser for Sick Kids. With his body healed, his mind at peace and his heart now open to the possibilities of the future, sharing the journey of his illness and healing with the students was a chance to close the circle. Before meeting with the kids, Cameron Mattice took his time to think about his message. While it is an emotional story to tell, he wanted his talk to be more than what happened to him.... Read more
My Children's Wish
Since starting to snowboard at age 7, it had always been a dream of mine to one day travel out west and ride the fresh powder on Banff Springs. As my mother had travelled out west to ski the mountains earlier in her life, I heard stories of how beautiful the mountains and wildlife are in this particular part of Alberta. A trip to Banff didn’t seem possible at the time. My parents were paying for me to follow my dream as a baseball player, and it would have been too much to ask for, to travel out west. Read More