WHO WE ARE
We assist seriously ill children and their families with special treatment needs, medical expenses and financial assistance in times of need.
WHAT WE DO
The mission of the Jennifer Ashleigh Children’s Charity is to improve the quality of life for seriously ill children and their families.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
We’d love to be able to help everyone who needs us; unfortunately the number of requests for assistance far exceeds the money we’re able to raise.
What’s in Your Closet?
Taking a deeper look into the lives of our JACC families, we have a new appreciation of how a child’s illness really can take over. For many of our families, their day to day routine was just like everyone else’s. Routines of work, paying bills, keeping the fridge filled with groceries, appointments, lessons, etc. Until…READ MORE
Altruism Alive and Well
Face it. We live in an era of bigger, better, and more. When’s the last time you noted true sacrifice? Altruism? Fortunately, in our world of charities, we have the opportunity to see unusual acts of kindness and generosity. Case in point. Every year our charity hosts an auction & dinner event. Think: Nice venue.…READ MORE
‘CAR!’ and other Signs of Spring
Forget the Vernal Equinox – you know it’s spring when: snow slowly recedes from the deck and you’re ready to dig the patio furniture out of storage, neighbours that you haven’t seen for months come out of ‘hibernation’, and a few brave robins make an appearance. But there’s another, very Canadian sign of season’s change…READ MORE