2019 Champion Child passing the torch after a historic year

After an exciting year, 13-year-old Blake Wheeler is hanging up his hat as the 2019 Saskatchewan ambassador for the Children’s Miracle Network Champions Program. The Saskatoon boy had a jam-packed year full of events, media interviews and speaking engagements, as…

Donations in young girl’s memory help bring comfort to children’s emergency

Mienna Lamborn will always be remembered for her adorable little smile and the most beautiful blue eyes. The Lamborn family’s world changed forever last February, when Mienna very unexpectedly passed away at 11 months old. To honour the young girl’s…

First baby of 2020 is a boy

At 12:13 a.m. on January 1, 2020, Lincoln Joseph Guinan was born to Eliann and Shaun Guinan at Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital, officially making him Saskatoon’s first baby of 2020. Lincoln weighed 7 lbs. 12 oz. His parents are from…

Kids win the most with millionaire lottery

Purchasing a lottery ticket means more than you might think. For many, a lottery conjures up images of more cash in the bank, a vacation or a new vehicle, but for Saskatchewan youth, it means hope for a better future….

Santa makes a stop at Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital

Santa Claus made a special stop at Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital to help bring some holiday cheer to kids in hospital. Santa left his workshop in the North Pole on Thursday and gave his reindeer a rest before Christmas by…

$500,000 win still sinking in for early bird prize winner

Christine Newton’s life changed on December 5, after receiving a phone call letting her know she had just won $500,000. Christine and her husband Ken from Swift Current said they were totally shocked after first receiving the news they won…

Family honours memory of son with special legacy gift

The legacy of one young man will continue to live on at the new Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital, thanks to the generosity of his family. Dennis and Chris Drobot have named Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation as the beneficiary of…

New hospital ‘would have meant the world’ to former Champion Child

Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital has been a dream come true for many. Fifteen years ago, it was simply an idea that Matthew Epp was advocating for. Matthew was named the 2004 Champion Child for the Foundation, which was then named…

8 easy ways to help kids and families this holiday season

This holiday season, there’s never been an easier way to give thoughtful gifts to the ones you love, while at the same time giving back to Saskatchewan families in hospital. The 6th annual Making Spirits Bright Holiday Giving catalogue is…

Twelve Days of Gift Giving with Sprout Gift Co.

Sprout Gift Co. has launched its 12 Days of Gift Giving and now you can get the perfect present for those on your list with this great holiday gift guide. Located in the lobby area on the main floor of…

Virtual reality helping kids prepare for MRI scans

An MRI scan can be scary for a child, but now a new program at Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital is aiming to change that to help reduce anxiety in pediatric patients. The MRI Ready Program uses several tools, including virtual…

Meet Ethan: Former NICU patient home for the holidays

Ethan came into the world last November — 17 weeks earlier than his parents were expecting. Weighing only one pound six ounces, the brave little boy was in for the fight of his life. Ethan spent the next 20 weeks…

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