November 8, 2023

Children’s Hospital Radiothon Raises a Record-Breaking $1.15 Million for Saskatchewan Children and Families

Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Radiothon presented by CIBC Wood Gundy wrapped up its 21st year of broadcasting, on 32 radio stations across Saskatchewan, and this year raised a RECORD-BREAKING $1,158,113 for Saskatchewan children and families, providing critical care to the sickest children in the province.

  Donations made to Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Radiothon will enhance provincial pediatric intensive care by providing better access to pediatric transports, virtual robotics, cutting edge technology and state-of-the-art medical equipment at JPCH and across Saskatchewan.

“The past two days of Radiothon have been a series of miraculous moments. The remarkable contributions made will allow our Foundation to ensure that we have the most up to date pediatric and maternal equipment in Saskatchewan’s only dedicated maternal and children’s hospital. Thank you for tuning in, picking up the phone, and making a difference in the lives of our youngest patients. Your contribution will help us reach the over *80,000 babies and children that visit JPCH each year. The announcement today is a testament to the power of partnership and collective compassion revealing the hearts of Saskatchewan people, who once again demonstrate that ‘we take care of one another.’ From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for all of the incredible support from the families and kids who shared their stories, giving us hope and inspiration each day. Genuine appreciation to the sponsors, media partners, dedicated donors and volunteers. Together, we can ensure that children reach their highest potential,” said Brynn Boback-Lane, President and CEO of Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation.

“On behalf of the CIBC Wood Gundy team in Saskatchewan, I would like to express genuine thanks to the incredible people of this province for supporting Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Radiothon. Our children and families in Saskatchewan deserve access to world-class pediatrics and maternal care, and your contributions play a vital role in making this vision a reality. At CIBC Wood Gundy, we firmly believe in contributing to the health and well-being of Saskatchewan children—a commitment we consider incredibly important. Thank you again for your dedication to this critical cause,” said Todd Dixon, District Branch Manager – Saskatchewan of CIBC Wood Gundy.

Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation extends our appreciation to matching sponsors Gord and Barb Broda of Prince Albert, presenting sponsor CIBC Wood Gundy, and the incredible families, individuals and businesses across the province who supported this year’s event. The Foundation would also like to thank event sponsors, CPKC, Affinity Credit Union, Save-on-Foods, Crescent Point, Geransky Bros, Saskatchewan Blue Cross, Information Services Corporation, Viterra, CN Rail, SaskTel, Co-op Hail, Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan, Capital Automotive Group, Meridian Surveys, Schaan Healthcare Products, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation, GMR Electric, Enbridge, CommAlert, as well as our broadcasting media partners.

*Source: Saskatchewan Health Authority Reporting Period April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023.

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