CHEO's 26th annual Teddy Bears' Picnic filled the grounds at Rideau Hall on Saturday as the hospital said thanks to the community for another year of support.

There were clowns, rides, and the Bear Ambulatory Surgery Hospital (B.A.S.H.) for any teddies needing repairs.

"It's heart warming to know that we believe in our children and also it gives us a sense of hope that dreams can happen and this is kind of a dream land right here today," said Suzanne Pinel, chairwoman of the CHEO Foundation.

With a report from CTV Ottawa's Catherine Lathem