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    Caregiving Heroes Make a Huge Difference in Other People’s Lives

    Emily Yeskoo and her mother Lindsey photographed in their North York home.  The teen was diagnosed with a terminal disease 5 years ago but is remarkably still alive.  Emily is the namesake of Toronto's first pediatric hospice, Emily's House, which will open its doors at the end of the month.
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    Emily Yeskoo's life changed when she was eight years old. Once an active, outgoing child, she began to lose control of her physical movements, and her behaviour became erratic. Living overseas at the time, the family was at a loss to understand. "It was tremendously difficult to watch this beautiful…

    Upcoming Event

    Jazz it Up for Emily’s House

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    The Volunteer Committee who brought you the Art of Caring and Magical Moments, invite you to Jazz it Up for Emily’s House children’s hospice.  Please join us for an evening of jazz, performances, auctions, cocktails, food stations, and magic, to raise funds for Emily’s House.   Jazz It Up for…

    Volunteer Info

    Volunteer Information Session

    Registration is now open to attend our next Hospice Volunteer Core Training Program!   Note: It is important to attend a volunteer information session and be accepted into our volunteer program in order to join training. Please email amandam@philipazizcentre.ca if you have any questions.  August 2015