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What are Dr. Goodbear Gifts?

Dr. Goodbear Gifts are symbolic gifts you can share with your loved ones to support sick and injured kids in your community!

I made a purchase, but I never received my card or eTax receipt?

If you have not received your card or e-Tax receipt within the allotted time, please contact the Foundation office at 204-787-4000.

How many gifts can I purchase?

You can purchase as many gifts as you like.

When can I purchase a gift?

You can purchase a gift at any time.

Where does my money go?

When a gift is purchased, the donation supports patient care, medical equipment, life-saving research, and infrastructure projects.

Gift Categories Area of support
Playful Healing Patient care
Enhancing Equipment Medical equipment
Family Support Patient care
Connection and Comfort Patient care
Research and Innovation Research
Help where it's needed most Area of greatest need

All gifts are donations towards the area of greatest need at Children's Hospital. The items and services described in this catalogue are representative of many of our programs.

What happens if too many people purchase the same item?

The Children’s Hospital Foundation will redirect your donation to where it's most needed.

How can I notify the gift recipient that I have purchased a gift in their honour?

On your order form you will have the option to send an eCard to the gift recipient.

What kind of cards do I have to choose from?

Dr. Goodbear Gifts has eCards for all occasions including birthdays, tribute gifts and more.

Can I personalize the message?

You can write your own message in all of the eCard options.

Can I send multiple eCards?

You can send just one eCard per transaction.

Will I receive a tax receipt?

When you purchase a Dr. Goodbear Gift item you are donating to the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba which makes you eligible for a tax receipt. If you make a one-time donation you will receive an eTax receipt within 24 hours to the e-mail address that you provide at check out. Please keep it for your files.

Why is sharing my email address mandatory?

Providing your email address allows the Foundation to reduce costs, eliminates tax-receipt errors and ensures that you get your eTax receipt within 24 hours.

How secure is my information?

The Children’s Hospital Foundation has made sure that strong security guidelines are in place to protect your data, its use and release. Following government guidelines for privacy policy, the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba does not rent, trade or sell information with any outside organizations.

What does the Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba do?

The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba is dedicated to ensuring that every child treated at HSC Winnipeg Children’s Hospital has the best care and experience possible.