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Jacob's Healing Rooms

I need your help to make my Christmas wish come true. My name is Jacob, I'm 11 and I have lived with severe Crohn's Disease for 3 years. In this short time I have been through multiple colonoscopies & gastroscopies, had my colon removed and donated to research for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and been through so many combinations of treatments, it's a full time job to keep them straight. Many of my treatments at The Hospital for Sick Children have been done on Unit 4C, the medical short-stay treatment unit. Our goal is to raise funds to revitalize the space and make it more appealing for the patients who spend their time there. This is important because children receiving treatment on 4C may be here for up to 8 hours at a time. Children benefit from having a variety of methods that appeal to them as a way of distracting themselves from their illness and treatments. When the environment is uplifting and interactive, it strengthens coping skills and promotes healing. Child-friendly treatment rooms promote positive outcomes. Jacob's Healing Rooms Project proposes to raise funds to refresh this psace and provide more entertainment for the patients and families who visit 4C. We are currently looking to raise funds to install mounted tablets for each individual treatment chair. This initial start will provide a source of entertainment that each child can use at any time. We are also looking at the possibility of updating the physical space with fresh paint and sensory equipment. Please help me fulfill my wish to make child-friendly treatment rooms a reality!

Name: Jacob Ralston
Amount Raised: $20,150.69
Fundraising Goal: $60,000.00



Jacob's Healing Rooms



Jacob during one of his many hospital stays.


In support of SickKids Foundation



Goal: $60,000
Raised: $20,151
Sponsors: 89
34% of goal achieved

My Donors



Leaside Day Women’s Golf Day 
$5,002.00

 
Leaside Curling Club Ladies Division 
$3,620.00

 
Anonymous Donors 
$919.50

 
Oshawa Curling Club Members 
$711.00

 
Whitby Curling Club Members 
$627.50

 
Anonymous Donors 
$385.10

 
Sadie Inglis and Leigh Gibbens 
$250.00

 
Don and Darlene Jenkins 
$200.00

 
Adam Mindel 
$170.00

 
Gale Dunphy 
$100.00

 
Teresa Teutenberg 
$100.00

 
Assunta Ranieri 
$100.00

 
Jennifer Doolan 
$100.00

 
James and Nicholas Wong 
$100.00

 
Shelley Willdig 
$100.00

 
Katherine Nesci 
$100.00

 
Sean OBrien 
$100.00

 
Donna Kidd 
$100.00

 
Doug Izard 
$80.00

 
Valerie and Paul Beare 
$75.00

 
Catheryn Hornby 
$75.00

 
Janice Pingle-Kent 
$50.00

 
Scott Lee 
$50.00

 
David Onofrio 
$50.00

 
Ramzi Sarieddine 
$50.00

 
Michael Helland 
$50.00

 
Adam Saperia 
$50.00

 
Mary Kishi 
$50.00

 
Sherrill Lazar 
$50.00

 
Adam Mendes 
$50.00

 
Margaret Chute 
$50.00

 
Mandy Aston 
$50.00

 
Kathir Puvi 
$50.00

 
Jen Doolan 
$50.00

 
Tori Sharpe 
$50.00

 
BEVERLY COWLES 
$50.00

 
Adam Saperia 
$50.00

 
Clare Ford 
$50.00

 
Brent Collett 
$50.00

 
Trisha Lennox 
$50.00

 
Sue Nieuwenburg 
$50.00

 
Stephanie Jackson 
$45.00

 
Patricia Strickland 
$45.00

 
Jamie Mountford 
$40.00

 
Isabelle Jette 
$40.00

 
Evelyn Stewart 
$32.00

 
pam wason 
$30.00

 
Anonymous 
$30.00

 
Holly Cunningham 
$25.00

 
Kelly Robinson 
$25.00

 
Helen Pires 
$25.00

 
Anonymous 
$25.00

 
deboraH clarke 
$25.00

 
Joe Barbeito 
$25.00

 
Claudette & Jesse Bertrand 
$25.00

 
Anonymous 
$25.00

 
Launch by Design Inc.  
$25.00

 
Robert Cutting 
$20.00

 
Melanie Shores 
$20.00

 
Lorraine Saxby 
$20.00

 
Anonymous 
$20.00

 
Tracy Guerin 
$20.00

 
Cynthia Passarelli 
$20.00

 
Chris Doi 
$20.00

 
Lianne Nottingham 
$20.00

 
Laura Hicks 
$20.00

 
Suzanne Miller  
$20.00

 
Dave Aston 
$20.00

 
Anonymous 
$20.00

 
Laura Carter 
$10.00

 
Robyn Minnikin 
$7.00

 
Tim and Sonja Abbott 
$5.00

 
Christian Lowe 
$0.50

 
Lori Lock 

 
Eileen Brown 

 
Anonymous 

 
Olivia Wiggins-Reid 

 
Anonymous 

 
Mario da Silva 

 
Anonymous 

 
Jeff and Renee McGuire 

 
Anonymous 

 
sherry clarke 

 
Bev and Bradley Worrall 

 
Christina Vasiliou 

 
Natalie Smith 

 
Krista Hofius 

 
Marina Seferian 

 
Sunny Anderson 

 
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