The Color me Rad 5K kinda explains it self, but for those who are unsure I will be running five kilometers and every kilometer I hit I will be obliterated with a color! I am super excited because I love art and I like to run! Its the perfect relationship! The reason why I am fundrasing is to help, I want to help some where but I was never sure where to start, so I thought this would be the perfect opportunity for me to give back. The Stollery Childrens Hopsital is always in need of more funds because more than 1.7 million children who come all over Canada including northern B.C, Northwest Territories, Saskatchewan, Nunavut, and the Yukon that count on the Stollery Hospital. In 2011 alone they had more than 210 000 kids come through and with you're donation you can help not only the Four Pillars to be enhanced, but also send kids home a lot sooner!
Technology and Equipment
As we know our techonology is always moving forward for something that is exceptionally better. With getting the top line technology this will minimize truma, invasive surgeries, reduce healing times, and get the children back playing as soon as possible.
Education and Research
Again science feilds are always changing and always going to get more complicated with more breakthroughs! These Doctors need to continue learning, even the most skilled professionals need to continue learning being able to provide the best service they can!
Alberta's population grows which means more hospitals are going to be needed. Our Alberta Health Services are incharge of making sure that the provinces facility needs are met. The Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation ensures that our facilities maintain their world renowned standard of innovation and excellence.
Prevention is key to the health of the children, and the Foundation provides funding for many leading-edge initiatives in this area. It has provided seed funding for projects such as KidsSafe and the Pediatric Centre for Weight and Health. The first dedicated pediatric mental health treatment space is in the new Pediatric Emergency Department, as a step towards building a larger childhood mental health program.
All of these main points will help us move towards a better, healthier, and stronger future! Even with the smallest donation will help me move closer towards my goal!