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The James Fund has been an important part of the Birrells’ life for more than a dozen years. It wasn’t an easy decision to transition The Fund to SickKids but we believe the decision and the timing is the right one. So, if all goes as planned, that transition will be completed by December 31 [...]

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  • Fundraising and Events

    One of the main things we do is fundraise. Together with our supporters we host a variety of community, corporate, and family fundraising events across the country. This year, our Walk/Run for The James Fund went international. The James Fund is a collection of families trying to save their kids.  We are the largest neuroblastoma initiative in Canada and, together, we have funded some of the best... 

  • News and Media

    It isn’t always easy for neuroblastoma families to share their stories with the public through the media but they do, because they know that more people will be inspired to give money to help The James Fund fight neuroblastoma. The key to ending this terrible disease is research. And research takes money. The James Fund and its families have been featured in virtually every major media outlet... 

  • For Nb Families

    Neuroblastoma is not a diagnosis that any of us are prepared to deal with.  We have to learn a new language, become medical experts, and make gut-wrenching decisions which affect the entire family.  In an instant, everything we knew has changed and none of us are ever the same again. Although we can’t solve all your problems, we can invite you into our group of families who are travelling the same...