TORONTO, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - A Canadian National Registered Charity #
87276 0897 RR 0001, is dedicated to saving the lives of children and
adults born with a Primary Immunodeficiency (broken immune system).
Help Heal the Children Auction runs December 1 -10, 2013. Visit our
website to enter the auction at www.immunodeficiency.ca
100 % of the proceeds will be used for patient support, education and
research for a cure.
All items have been 100% donated and there are Maple Leaf Hockey
Tickets, Spa Packages, Housewares, Restaurants, Jewelry, Toys, Gift
Certificates, over 90 items to bid on!
Immunodeficiency Canada, founded in 1999, is the leading national
organization educating about Primary Immunodeficiency diagnostics and
treatments at health care centres across Canada and supporting
collaborative research internationally. Immunodeficiency Canada has
funded research at top children's hospitals including: Toronto Hospital
for Sick Children, CHU Saint-Justine in Montreal, BC Children's
Hospital and Alberta's Children's Hospital.
Immunodeficiency Canada continues to educate healthcare professionals
and parents on the 10 warning signs, the first step for diagnosis. This
year, in the Province of Ontario, Immunodeficiency Canada nominated and
secured newborn screening for SCID, (bubble boy disease) the most
severe form of Primary Immunodeficiency and is working to take newborn
screening for SCID nationwide.
For more information on the Help Heal the Children Auction and the 10
Warning Signs every parent should know, contact us at:
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SOURCE: Immunodeficiency Canada
For further information:
Community Relations - Auction
Richard Thompson, CFRE
Chief Executive Officer