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    Carson Burr Updated October 2014

    October 9, 2014

    No matter your age, status, or situation we can all make a difference and Nine-year-old Carson Burr is a perfect example of how a young person can offer so much. Caron was born in 2005 in Brandon but needed to come to Children’s Hospital after doctors detected a problem with his heart. After an open heart surgery out of province,…

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  • Comfort Cart

    Thankful for Comfort

    Approximately 2,000 children require an assessment by the acute psychiatric team of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program each and every year. This group of children come to the Children’s Hospital Emergency Department in a state of crisis and may be agitated or unsettled. They frequently have extended length of stays in the emergency department. Now, thanks to your…

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  • JoanRettie

    Meet our October Volunteer of the Month – Joan Rettie

    October 1, 2014

    If you’ve visited the Children’s Hospital Gift Shop any time in the last 28 years, there’s a good chance you have crossed paths with the extraordinary Joan Rettie. With seemingly endless energy and enthusiasm, this mother of 5 and grandmother of 11, volunteers tirelessly throughout the community, and she wouldn’t want it any other way; “I feel, as I get…

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