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Model Profile - Dianne Fierheller

Model Profile – Dianne Fierheller

  Meet Dianne Fierheller, MSW RSW, Doctoral student, McMaster University. She worked at the Hospital for Sick Children from 2004 – 2016 as a social worker in critical care, cardiology, neonatology and STOMP, SickKids Team Obesity Management Program. She is currently a doctoral student at McMaster University, with a research focus on health and wellness […]

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Veronica Parsons- Annisi

Model Profile – Meet Veronica Parsons – Annisi

Veronica has worked as a Registered Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit since 2004. She chooses to participate in Fashion Heals because she wanted to be part of an event which helps raise money for cancer research. She also thought it would be a fun thing to do with her daughter. Wow, yes, Fashion Heals […]

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Meet Kathryn Stewart, Our 2017 Hero

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” Nelson Mandela We come across strong people everyday, heroes, but there are times you meet or hear a story about one individual that really puts the phrase ‘being a fighter’ into perspective. Meet one of our 2017 heros, […]

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How $50,000 is Impacting the Lives of Kids with Cancer

How $50,000 is Impacting the Lives of Kids with Cancer

Just 40 years ago, childhood cancer was fatal. Today, we can be proud of an 80% survival rate in children with cancer in Canada.  In 2016, Fashion Heals for SickKids with the help of our partners, attendees and supporters raised $50,000 benefiting The Innovation Grant for Paediatric Cancer Research and Care. What’s most rewarding is that the impact the […]

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Andrew Blair Fashion Heals patient ambassador 2017

Meet Andrew Blair, Our 2017 Hero

We’re enthusiastic to introduce you to Andrew Blair, Fashion Heals 2017 SickKids Patient Ambassador. Andrew is joining us on April 20, 2017 to walk the unique fashion show as well as connect you with the realities of SickKids Hospital by sharing his personal story 💜 ! Join our 2017 hero, Andrew Blair, to support SickKids and purchase your tickets […]

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Nicole Liphardt fashion heals model

Model Profile – Meet Nicole Liphardt

Meet Nicole Liphardt, she was a SickKids patient in 1984 to 1985. Her involvement and support of Fashion Heals SickKids is strongly due to her gratitude for the care she received while at SickKids. When she was six she had started competitive gymnastics and while at practice she slipped off the bar and fell, breaking […]

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Colin Hennigar fashion heals model

Model Profile – Meet Colin Hennigar

Meet Colin Hennigar Colin has been filling the big shoes of Director of Major Gifts at SickKids Foundation since February 2010. Why Fashion Heals? As the fundraising lead for the Garron Family Cancer Centre, Fashion Heals has been a champion and force in providing much-needed funds for innovation.  These funds are used by physicians, nurses, researchers and […]

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Meet Brianne Fodey, one of our SickKids models!

Meet Brianne Fodey Meet Brianne, during the day you can find her planning many of the great Community Events at SickKids Foundation, where she has worked as an Community Events Coordinator since March 2015. Her Most Memorable Fashion Heals Moment “It is an incredibly unique event hosted by a passionate group that really see the value […]

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Lyndsey Vanstone, Fashion Heals 2017 model

Meet Lyndsey Vanstone   Lyndsey was a patient of SickKids when she was 5 years old in the summer of 1991. Her motivation for being a part of the Fashion Heals community is that she has always to give back. She goes on to say, “I have always wanted to find a way to give […]

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Fashion Heals Model Profile, Dr. Barbara Cifra

Model Profile – Meet Barbara Cifra

Meet Barbara Cifra She is an Associate Physician, Department of Cardiology, Hospital for Sick Children. She is not a newbie to the Fashion Heals cause having attended the event before being a true member of the family. Giving back is not new to her, she runs her own fundraising, Hope For Hearts initiative to support […]

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Fashion Heals Story Nat Korol Elke Rubach

Our Story: Why We’re Passionate about SickKids

Behind every great story there are many bright, hard working and aspirational individuals. Fashion Heals is no different. We’d like to share the stories of the people behind the Fashion Heals movement. The diversity among the team is incredible, this spans from professional backgrounds, from lawyers to entrepreneurs to students and recent graduates, as well as […]

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Fashion Heals 2016 Event

Fashion Heals 2016 Event Reveal

The two words summarizing Fashion Heals 2016 event are: electric energy.   It was an absolutely inspiring turn out, the support of our partners and general networks was humbling to say the least. The evening started off with networking and the opening of the event’s very first prize draw. We have to send a BIG […]

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TESSA Smith

OUR SICKKIDS HERO: TESSA SMITH

Everything we do in life is for a reason. After having read the story of Tessa Smith, a 17 year old beautiful young woman and her family, our reason is to create awareness for and support the SickKids Innovation Grant for Pediatric Cancer Care and Research. Sometimes, the most important stories in life involve sadness and suffering… […]

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Fashion Heals Pub night at Union Social

FASHION HEALS PUB NIGHT @ UNION SOCIAL

Fashion Heals is two weeks away and we can definitely feel the tempo picking up from our end! Partly because we have been busy working towards raising $50,000 for this amazing cause – The Innovation Grant for Paediatric Cancer Care and Research, read here! And partly because Union Social Eatery on Yonge and St. Claire […]

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fashion heals 2016 cause

THE CAUSE: SICKKIDS INNOVATION GRANT

Cancer is the single most common cause of disease-related death in children and adolescents in Canada. In 2016, Fashion Heals in support of SickKids is dedicated to making a difference by proudly supporting the Innovation Grant for Pediatric Cancer Care and Research. The statistics around the disease tell a sad story. SickKids is at the center of […]

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FASHION HEALS PRIZE DRAW equinox yorkville

PRIZE DRAW PROFILE: EQUINOX YORKVILLE

Get ready to commit to health & wellness! At Fashion Heals in support of SickKids, we don’t take healthy bodies for granted. With the help and support of Equinox Yorkville, the Fashion Heals team and the SickKids models who’ll be walking the fashion show organized by la closette, joined the fitness club for a rewarding and energizing […]

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la closette teams up with Fashion Heals in support of SickKids 2016

Fashion Heals partner profile: la closette

This year, Fashion Heals is teaming up with la closette, Toronto’s leading fashion consultancy firm, to bring our attendees, a beautifully curated fashion show featuring models from SickKids Hospital and Foundation as well as past patients. La closette’s fashion expertise and passion to make a difference, made them a perfect match for our team. The SickKids models walking in the […]

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Ari Randall

SICKKIDS MODEL PROFILE: ARI RANDALL

The goal of Fashion Heals in 2016 is to raise awareness and funds for the SickKids Innovation Grant for Paediatric Cancer Care and Research by creatively showcasing accomplishments and impacts of the hospital’s team. The highlight of the event is a vibrant fashion show styled by la closette, featuring 10 ‘models’, all of whom are either SickKids employees or past patients. We’re enthusiastic […]

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SickKids Model Profile: Colin Hennigar

The goal of Fashion Heals in 2016 is to raise awareness and funds for the SickKids Innovation Grant for Paediatric Cancer Care and Research by creatively showcasing accomplishments and impacts of the hospital’s team. The highlight of the event is a vibrant fashion show styled by la closette, featuring 10 ‘models’, all of whom are either SickKids employees or past patients. We’re enthusiastic […]

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SENTALER COAT Prize Draw Fashion Heals

Prize Draw Profile: Sentaler Coat

Sentaler is a luxurious outerwear brand based out of Toronto and created by talented, Bojana Sentaler. After leaving her corporate job to travel the world, Bojana discovered the beauty of alpaca fabric in South America and was inspired to take a leap to begin her own fashion line. Using her business sensibilities and passion for […]

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DR. Yvonne Yau Fashion Heals Model

SICKKIDS MODEL PROFILE: Dr. Yvonne Yau

The goal of Fashion Heals in 2016 is to raise awareness and funds for the SickKids Innovation Grant for Paediatric Cancer Care and Research by creatively showcasing accomplishments and impacts of the hospital’s team. The highlight of the event is a vibrant fashion show styled by la closette, featuring 10 ‘models’, all of whom are either SickKids employees or past patients. We’re enthusiastic […]

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SICKKIDS MODEL PROFILE: DR. BARBARA CIFRA

The goal of Fashion Heals in 2016 is to raise awareness and funds for the SickKids Innovation Grant for Paediatric Cancer Care and Research by creatively showcasing accomplishments and impacts of the hospital’s team. The highlight of the event is a vibrant fashion show styled by la closette, featuring 10 ‘models’, all of whom are either SickKids employees or past patients. We’re enthusiastic […]

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SickKids Model Profile Fashion Heals

SickKids Model Profile: Dr. Sumit Gupta

The goal of Fashion Heals in 2016 is to raise awareness and funds for the SickKids Innovation Grant for Paediatric Cancer Care and Research by creatively showcasing accomplishments and impacts of the hospital’s team. The highlight of the event is a vibrant fashion show styled by la closette, featuring 10 ‘models’, all of whom are either SickKids employees or past patients! We’re […]

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