I don't normally get sad when it comes to anything Pokémon related. But this story just got me right in the feels.\nLast week someone in Toronto had a great idea to brighten up some sick children's day.\nThe idea was to encourage people to drop as many Pokémon go lures as possible near children's hospitals so that the kids would have plenty of Pokémon to catch. These are known as Lure Parties.\nWe thought that was just about the sweetest and most adorable thing ever, so we contacted the MUHC to ask if it was okay to encourage people to do the same thing in Montreal.\nOnly we were caught off guard.\nThe Hospital told us they did not want the sick children to play Pokémon.\nNow before you get all up in arms, understand that the MUHC is not an evil corporation hell bent of stopping sick children from playing Pokémon. They have their reasons.\n"Dropping lures around the hospital may result in great frustration amongst our patients since many of them are very ill and/or cannot leave their rooms"\n"The majority of our patients are infants, extremely ill and unable to leave their rooms, or require planning and medical assistance to leave their room. For those who are less ill they tend to have a short stay in the hospital and are more likely to play a game like Pokémon Go at home."\nBasically they just aren't equipped to help the bed ridden children get out to catch Pokémon which might cause more tears than smiles.\nInstead they recommended this:\n"Dropping "lures" might be more appropriate for a pediatric rehabilitation Centre or a primary/secondary care facility."\nREAD ALSO:\n12 Hidden Montreal Spots You Can Bring A Date To Catch Rare Pokémon \t7 Montreal STM Bus Lines Where You Can Catch The Most Rare Pokémon \tPokémon GO Is Uniting Montrealers Like Nothing Else Ever Has. Yes, EVER! \tHi! I’m 26, From Montreal, Canada And I’m Already Addicted To Pokémon GO \tI Patiently Waited To Download The Official Pokémon GO App In Canada And Now I Regret It\nI spoke to a Saint-Justine Employee who recommended the Marie Enfant Rehabilitation Centre as well as the Ronald McDonald House.\nMarie Enfant provides highly specialized services for newborns, children and teenagers who have motor or speech disabilities, and the Ronald McDonald House is a home away from home for families of children with critical illnesses.\nDropping you lures near these places will go a long way to put a smile on a sick child's face.\nWe contacted the organizers of the Montreal Pokémon GO World Record group, since they have the biggest audience, and they created:\n-The Pokémon GO Lure Party For Sick Kids In Montreal\nAnd remember there is plenty more you can do to help sick children at the MUHC.\nClick here to volunteer at the MUHC\nClick to donate to the MUHC\nMUST-HAVE Pokémon GO iPhone and Android battery packs!!!\nAdd mtlblog on Snapchat.