When Maddison was born her father was dying of ALS. She helped care for him; feeding, fetching and most importantly making him laugh. When he was voiceless, she made his eyes smile. She also helped with her little brother while bravely managing her own childhood. At age 6 her Dad died.

At age 12 Maddison was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer, Ewing's Sarcoma. She underwent 11 months of chemotherapy, surgery and weeks of daily radiation.

A highlight in the midst of this extremely difficult time - Maddison was given a wish from the Children’s Wish Foundation - anything she wanted. Maddison said no thanks to a Disney cruise for herself, her brother Derek and her mom, Sharon. No thanks to the $5,000 shopping spree. No thanks to the giant plasma screen TV. Maddie wanted to make a wish with meaning, one that would last. Maddison became aware of the plight of children in Africa who lived in severe poverty when she watched TV during her frequent hospital stays. She then decided to use her wish to make a difference and build a school there. Read more

The Girl Who Gave Her Wish Away

Posted on Dec 15, 2012

The Girl Who Gave Her Wish Away - Book available NOW for purchase at http://www.amazon.ca/ and http://www.amazon.com/ or for multiple books contact Sharon Babineau at smbabineau@sympatico.ca

Annual Dinner Dance and Auction at the Hamilton
Convention Centre located at 1 Summers
Lane, Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y2

Saturday November 7, 2015
Tickets $40

Keeping Maddie's dream alive - Supporting a maternity ward in Kenya.
Help us make the world a better place, and have fun doing it!
Thank you for your support, we cant do this alone.

Please join us for an evening filled with amazing food (catered by Carmen's), dancing, silent and live auctions, and numerous draws. Thank you for your part in keeping Maddie Babineau's dream alive by supporting the Baraka Health Centre in Kenya. All monies raised will be donated to Free the Children.

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Maddie's Story

"Two years ago Maddie Babineau told the Children's Wish Foundation she'd rather build a school in Africa that have a big screen TV or a trip to Disneyland. But long before that, long before she was sick, friends in her Ottawa neighbourhood thought that Maddie just might be an angel." Read more



Sharon Babineau can be contacted at smbabineau@sympatico.ca or
Phone: 905-389-8046 ..... it would be great to hear from you! Contact us