Hatchimal – a special gift for a special child
The good folks over at Canadian Tire in Langford had a unique delivery to their store – two hard-to-come-by Hatchimals! Thinking carefully about how to best use these highly sought after gifts – the team decided to give one to a child at Ledger House, an island wide resource that provides acute, in-patient, hospital based psychiatric services for children and youth. “We here at the store just wanted to reach out to a child in need with a special little guy to hopefully make them feel a little more special,” said Suzanne Peach, Canadian Tire Office Manager. Children’s Health Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer, Veronica Carroll MBA CFRE collected the toy for the child at Ledger House this morning. “The child will be ecstatic to receive the Hatchimal – I am curious myself to see what hatches from the egg,” said Veronica. “This toy will bring a little light and joy into the life of a child currently experiencing complex psychiatric problems.”
Ledger House is located at Queen Alexandra Centre for Children’s Health and receives significant funding from Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island. Children typically stay at Ledger House for an average of 30 days.
Pictured: Veronica Carroll – Chief Executive Officer, Children’s Health Foundation, Suzanne Peach – Office Manager , Tim Curry – owner /operator of Canadian Tire store 366 / 855 Langford Parkway, and Kelsey Wyman –HR manager.