Changes at Sickkids Foundation
All those interested in Sickkids must have wondered over the last few months how the Foundation will be effected by the economic downturn. At a donors event last year, Sickkids Foundation director Michael O'Mahoney spoke to the difficulty of fundraising in the coming year and that we would need empathy and compassion for people's circumstances while striving to help the Foundation. A Toronto Star article from last week reports that Michael and a number of other top executives are leaving the Foundation and also provides some comparative background on other challenges like rising salaries, payroll and lowering return on the dollar. You can read the full article here.