About CHEO

The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario is a pediatric health and research center providing outstanding family-centered patient care, pioneering breakthrough research, and training the health care professionals of tomorrow.

Over the past 40 years, CHEO has established itself as a world-class centre providing leading-edge treatment and compassionate care for children and youth aged 0 to their 18th birthday. CHEO’s large service area includes not only Ottawa, but also Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec, Nunavut and parts of Northern Ontario.

With more than $230 million in annual revenues, CHEO is the second largest hospital in the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), and has more than 2,500 doctors, nurses and additional staff dedicated to providing the best possible care for the children and youth of our community.

In addition to its clinical mandate, CHEO is an academic health science center. Each year, it provides education to 2,300 future pediatricians and students in nursing and other health professions. And the 250 researchers at the CHEO Research Institute’s conduct $27 million in leading-edge pediatric research.

About the CHEO Foundation

The sole purpose of the CHEO Foundation is to raise funds to help support the work of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. Donations help the hospital provide a wide variety of pediatric programs, research, state-of the art equipment, medical and nursing education, and assistance for families in crisis.

The Foundation is managed by a Board of Directors comprised of community leaders, the President and CEO of the Foundation, the CEO of the Hospital, a Chair, and representatives of the hospital staff and volunteer association.

For more information on the hospital, please contact:

Ann Fuller
Director of Communications
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Phone: 613-737-7600 ext 2658

For more information on the Foundation, please contact:

Len Hanes
Director, Communications and Annual Giving
CHEO Foundation
Phone: 613-737-2784

Visit our News section for the latest media releases on Foundation’s activities.