CFN – The City of Cornwall is supporting the Rachel’s Kids’ Teddy Bear Fundraiser in support of the renovation of the Pediatrics Ward at the Cornwall Community Hospital. Cornwall SD & G Emergency Medical Services will have the teddy bears in its ambulances and EMS personnel will provide them to young patients in traumatic situations.
Pictured (from left) are EMS Chief Myles Cassidy, Rachel’s Kids founder and Chair Dr. Rachel Navaneelan, Rachel’s Kids Board Member and City Clerk Denise Labelle-Gélinas and EMS Acting Captain Brian Dufresne. Rachel’s Kids is a charitable organization which seeks to aid underprivileged children through a number of initiatives. Rachel’s Kids also integrates with other aid organizations to improve the lives of children in need both locally and globally. The white teddy bears are being sold for $20 each and they are available by calling Dr. Navaneelan’s office at (613) 933-7528.