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Toys“R”Us®Canada, in partnership with Starlight Children’s Foundation™ Canada, has launched their 19th annual Star campaign in Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores across the nation. The program, which runs until December 31st, allows customers to purchase stars in-store or online for a minimum donation of one dollar, with all proceeds going directly to Starlight Canada.

Funds raised at Toys“R”Us locations throughout Canada return to the communities where they were raised in the form of beneficial Starlight Programs for hospitals and seriously ill children!

Over the holiday season, Toys“R”Us Canada employees will act as Starlight Canada ambassadors, raising awareness in-store, online and through many ‘fun’-raising events. Customers are able to participate in the Star campaign by visiting their local store or by visiting http://toysrus.ca/star.

Here is a list of the 108 Canadian Hospitals and Health Care Facilities served by Toys“R”Us support over the past year:

Alberta

Alberta Children’s Hospital Calgary
Brooks Health Centre Brooks
Chinook Regional Hospital Lethbridge
Glenrose Rehab Edmonton
Medicine Hat Regional Hospital Medicine Hat
Northern Lights Regional Health Centre Fort McMurray
Peace River Community Health Centre Peace River
Peter Lougheed Centre Calgary
Queen Elizabeth II Hospital Grande Prairie
Red Deer Regional Hospital Red Deer
Rotary Flames House Calgary
Royal Alexandra Hospital Edmonton
Stollery Children’s Hospital Edmonton

British Columbia

Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre Abbotsford
BC Children’s Hospital Vancouver
East Kootenay Regional Hospital Cranbrook
Fort St. John Hospital Fort St. John
Kelowna General Hospital Kelowna
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Trail
Langley Memorial Hospital Langley
Lillooet Hospital And Health Centre Lillooet
Lions Gate Hospital North Vancouver
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital Nanaimo
Richmond Hospital Richmond
Ridge Meadows Hospital Maple Ridge
Royal Columbian Hospital New Westminster
Royal Inland Hospital Kamloops
Sunny Hill Health Centre Vancouver
Surrey Memorial Hospital Surrey
University Hospital of Northern BC Prince George
Vernon Jubilee Hospital Vernon
Victoria General Hospital Victoria

Manitoba

Winnipeg Health Sciences Centre – Winnipeg Children’s Hospital Winnipeg

New Brunswick

Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital Fredericton
Dr. Georges L. Dumont University Hospital Centre Moncton
Moncton Hospital – SE Regional Health Authority Moncton
Saint John Regional Hospital Saint John

Newfoundland

Janeway Children’s Health and Rehabilitation Centre St. John’s

Northwest Territories

Hay River Hospital Hay River
Stanton Territorial Hospital Yellowknife

Nova Scotia

Cape Breton Regional Hospital Sydney
IWK Health Centre Halifax

Ontario

Bluewater Health Mitton Site Sarnia
Brant Community Healthcare – Brantford General Brantford
Brockville General Hospital Brockville
Cambridge Memorial Hospital Cambridge
Chatham-Kent Health Alliance – St. Joseph’s Hospital Chatham
Children’s Hospital Of Eastern Ontario Ottawa
Grand River Hospital Kitchener
Grey Bruce Health Service – Owen Sound Hospital Owen Sound
Hamilton Health Sciences – McMaster Children’s Hospital Hamilton
Headwaters Health Care Centre Orangeville
Health Sciences North – Sudbury Regional Hospital Sudbury
Hospital For Sick Children Toronto
Humber River Regional Hospital – Church Site Weston
Humber River Regional Hospital – Finch Site Downsview
Joseph Brant Hospital Burlington
Kingston General Hospital Kingston
London Health Sciences Centre London
Mackenzie  Richmond Hill Hospital Richmond Hill
Markham Stouffville Hospital Markham
Michael Garron Hospital Toronto
Niagara Health System – St. Catharines Site St. Catharines
North Bay Regional Health Centre North Bay
North York General Hospital Toronto
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital Oakville
Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital Orillia
Peterborough Regional Health Centre Peterborough
Quinte Health Care – Belleville General Hospital Belleville
Roger Neilson House Ottawa
Ross Memorial Hospital Lindsay
Rouge Valley Health System – Ajax/Pickering Site Ajax
Rouge Valley Health System – Centenary Site Scarborough
Royal Victoria Hospital Barrie
Scarborough Hospital – General Site Scarborough
Scarborough Hospital – Grace Site Scarborough
South Lake Regional Health Centre Newmarket
St. Joseph’s Health Centre Toronto
Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre Thunder Bay
Trillium Health Centre – Mississauga Site Mississauga
Trillium Health Partners – Credit Valley Hospital Mississauga
William Osler – Brampton Civic Hospital Brampton
William Osler – Etobicoke Site Etobicoke
Windsor Regional Hospital Windsor

Prince Edward Island

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Charlottetown
Prince County Hospital Summerside

Quebec

Centre Hospitalier Régional de-Trois Rivières Trois-Rivières
Centre Mère Enfant Soleil-CHUL Quebec
Centre de Réadaptation Marie-Enfant Montreal
CHU Sainte-Justine Montreal
CHU Sherbrooke Sherbrooke
Hôpital Charles Lemoyne Greenfield Park
Hôpital de Gatineau Gatineau
Hôpital de la Cite-dé-la-Santé Laval
Hôpital de Saint-Eustache Saint-Eustache
Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont Montreal
Hôpital Sainte-Croix Drummondville
Hôpital Pierre Le Gardeur Lachenaie
Hôtel-Dieu D’Arthabaska Victoriaville
Lakeshore General Hospital Pointe-Claire
Montreal Children’s Hospital Montreal
Shriners Hospitals For Children Montreal

Saskatchewan

Regina General Hospital Regina
Royal University Hospital Saskatoon
Cypress Regional Hospital Swift Current
Moose Jaw Union Hospital Moose Jaw
Prince Albert Regional Health Centre (Victoria Hospital) Prince Albert
Lloydminster Hospital Lloydminster
Tisdale Hospital Tisdale

Each year, the funds raised for Starlight Canada by Toys“R”Us are filtered directly into the communities in which they are donated, supporting programs for seriously ill children and their families, including:

  • 3 Minute Dash Series A chance for a Starlight child to run through the aisles of Canada’s greatest toy store and fill their cart with as many toys as possible. Dashes were held in Ottawa, Montreal, St. John’s, Langley, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Winnipeg in 2017.
  • 85 Hospital Grants – Monetary funding to support distractive entertainment for hospitalized children.
  • 10,500 ER Admit Kits – A variety of care products for children and parents during unexpected hospital stays.
  • 7,000 Baby & Toddler Fun Kits – Cuddly toys and games to distract very young children during unpleasant hospital stays.
  • 100 Starlight Treasure Chests – A box filled with toys and surprises, used by children during appointments at the hospital or clinic.
  • 100+ Baby Resources for Hospitals Program – Supplying easy to sanitize crib mobiles and activity centers along with special infant seats to cover 100 Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Units (PICU) across Canada.
  • First Nations Resource Program – A pilot project distributing 900 books and literature promoting Native and Inuit culture to pediatric hospitals serving the First Nations Community.

Toys“R”Us sponsored programs have been used by seriously ill and hospitalized children more than 100,000 times in the last year!

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