If Shriners Hospitals for Children are not as well known in the general public as they
the medical community, it is simply because the Shriners fraternity has financed all
activities for nearly a century. But with a project like this, your help is needed to
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada is part of a world-class health care system
encompassing 22 establishments in the U.S., Canada and Mexico that have improved the
of more than 1 million children to date. And yet many of you may have never heard of us.
That’s about to change.
Since 1922 when the first Shriners Hospital was opened in Shreveport, Louisiana, all
have been borne by the Shriners, even patient transportation. When the Montreal hospital
opened in 1925, and even when the rest of the network’s 22 hospitals in Canada, the US
Mexico opened their doors, Shriners quietly paved the way for success. The result has
the creation of a research and treatment network that has transformed children’s lives
establishing new standards of care in the wider medical community.
In order to continue its leading edge research and care while being a home away from home
the children and families it serves, a new facility has become vital.
It’s an ambitious project: The new Shriners Hospital will be an outstanding healing
environment, enhancing the expert staff’s capacity to care for, treat and cure even more
children. But it comes with a cost.
With a commitment of an amazing $97 million from Shriners International, Shriners
for Children - Canada is reaching out to communities from coast to coast to help raise a
total of $130 million to make this new facility a reality and fund a new $ 3 million