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Bay St. George Sick Children's Foundation Inc. History

An all too common occurrence in rural areas of Newfoundland and Labrador is the emergency fund-raising activities that take place when a young child is seriously ill and must travel considerable distances to access health care facilities. Needless to say, as those of us who are parents are well aware, these illnesses are very traumatic experiences not to mention very expensive. Read more

They are Special

The organization's largest fundraiser is its annual telethon. Over the course of 20 years, the Foundation has spent more than $935,000.00 and has provided more than 560 families with necessary financial assistance. On average, the Foundation helps 22 sick kids every year. Some children require numerous trips and lengthy hospital stays. Without your support, we could not help these children get the care they need.

Foundation pay-outs

  • 2011-12 - Almost $85,000
  • 2012-13 - More than $45,000
  • 2013-14 - More than $84,000
  • 2014-15 - Almost $112,000
  • 2015-16 - More than $73,000
Your tax-free donations are most welcome and appreciated.