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We've teamed up; now it's your turn.

At Make-A-Wish Northern Alberta and the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation, kids are our first priority. We share a community of children—many Stollery kids are wish kids too—and offer support at different points of their medical journeys. We have a common goal: to give sick kids a fighting chance and change their lives. 

By forming a team and joining Joy Ride, you will make a difference in the lives of our kids. It's an event that requires just a little of your time but makes such a big impact in return.

Together we’re riding for their lives. Register today!

Make-A-Wish Northern Alberta

Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

If you could make a wish, what would it be? At Make-A-Wish we believe wishes change the odds for kids fighting critical illnesses. Wishes help children look past their limitations, improve their quality of life and give them a better chance of recovery.  Wishes renew optimism and resilience, and offer families a break from one of the most difficult trials of their lives. A wish can change everything.

Along with the national office, eight regional chapters grant life-changing wishes to children in need from coast-to-coast. Make-A-Wish Canada is an affiliate of Make-A-Wish® International, the largest wish-granting organization in the world, making dreams and wishes come true for more than 415,000 children since 1980. Make-A-Wish Northern Alberta granted 110 wishes in 2017, and continues to pursue our vision of granting the wish of every eligible child. 

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Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation

The Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation will give the sickest kids the best chance, anywhere in the world, to live a long and healthy life.

Our Mission

The Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation advances children’s health care right in your own backyard by funding excellence at the Stollery Children’s Hospital: specialized equipment and facilities for pediatric care; sub-specialty education to train the brightest medical minds; research to discover new treatments and cures; and specialized pediatric programs that improve family-centred care and patient and family outcomes. Together, we can give the sickest kids the best chance, anywhere in the world, to live a long and healthy life.

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