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Everlee, who is a cancer patient at McMaster Children's Hospital

LCBO Supports McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation this Holiday Season

Starting December 1, the public can help support McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation by making a donation at any of the LCBO stores throughout south-central Ontario.
#FightRileyFight celebration

Stroke Survivor Riley Dunda Celebrates Completion of #FightRileyFight Campaign

Hamilton General Hospital Foundation celebrated the hospital equipment acquisitions made possible by proceeds from the #FightRileyFight campaign.
Screw Cancer screwdriver makes a good stocking stuffer

Buy a Screw Cancer™ screwdriver

$5 from the sale of each screwdriver will support Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre Foundation, benefiting both patients and their families.
Scotiabank Clinic Group Photo

Hospital Clinic Renamed in Recognition of Scotiabank

The 2G Child and Youth Clinic at McMaster Children’s Hospital was renamed the “Scotiabank Child and Youth Clinic” on November 6

Join the MacKids Miracle Club

By joining the MacKids Miracle Club today, you can help patients like Andrea, Ian, Chloe, Karter and Everlee all year long for as little as $20 a month. It is an easy and convenient way to make a real difference in their lives.

Brenda Flaherty Community Fund Goes Live

A 38-year career with Hamilton Health Sciences comes to a well-earned…
2017 Strides for the General

More Than $200,000 Raised at Strides For The General

This year’s Strides, which took place at Hamilton’s Bayfront Park, raised more than $200,000 in gross revenue for Hamilton General Hospital and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre.

Dorothy Goes Glam - Gala 2018

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation is reinventing our gala experience at a new home in LIUNA Station on April 14, 2018.

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Holiday Greetings

Merry Christmas! Jesus loves you.
-Mr. Liping Zhang, Kitchener
Thank you for your dedication to those in need of care.
-Ms. Phyllis Lydan, Hamilton
To the wonderful people at McMaster Children’s Hospital – a grateful grandma xo
-Mrs. Gwen Farmer, Sarnia
May the sights and sounds of the season bring you peace.
-Mr. and Mrs. James Sheriff, Burlington
Wishing everyone a Very Happy Holiday. Merry Christmas.
-Mrs. Eva McRae, Dunnville
To all the fine staff and patients – wishing all the best.
-Mrs. Eva Kowalski, Hamilton
Merry Christmas to you all.
-Mrs. Pearl I. Wade, Ancaster
Our best of wishes to all the brave children and families for healthy days of strength and courage.
-Mrs. Jocelyn Guardari, Welland
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year and Peace on Earth.
-Mrs. Eleanor Salangsang, Hamilton
Wishes of health to staff, patients and families this holiday season.
-Mr. A. Ciccotti, Hamilton
Thank you God for this blessed child and for the staff of McMaster who work so hard.
-Mrs. Phyllis Lowe, Niagara Falls
Wishing you all a healthy and blessed Christmas season. Thank you to all staff.
-Mrs. Sandra Sanmartin, Ancaster
Greetings and all good wishes for health and happiness this Christmas Season and always.
-Mrs. Connie I. Price, Hamilton
Wishing all staff a Merry Christmas and thanking all of you for the dedication and passion you have doing a very difficult job. God bless.
-Mr. and Mrs. Frank Carpino, Hamilton
Wishes of health to staff, patients and families this holiday season.
-Mr. Narottambhai Lad and Mrs. Kantaben Lad, Etobicoke
All the best for people who do selfless volunteer work.
-Mr. Narottambhai Lad and Mrs. Kantaben Lad, Etobicoke
To a joyful present and a well remembered past. Merry Christmas.
-Ms. Ludmila Pinter, Stoney Creek
Best Wishes to all the wonderful staff who cared for our grand-daughter Megan 7 years ago. Thank you.
-Mr. and Mrs. Denis Berry, Miramichi
I want to wish eveyrbody a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. And also good health to all.
-Ms. Barbara Britt, St. Catharines
Best wishes to staff patients and families for the holidays. Keep smiling Jim Francey. Pleased to read you are improving.
-Ms. Jean Lee, Brantford
Thanks for the great job you do for patients and their families.
-Mr. Grant Richardson, Dunnville
Best of wishes to all nurses doctors and all other staff and families.
-Mrs. Dorothy Calbeck, Mount Pleasant
Merry Christmas Blessings to all.
-Mr. & Mrs. W. A. Campbell, Hamilton
Happy Holidays for Christmas and the New Year 2018.
-Ms. Nancy Buckley, Burlington
Christmas wishes to all of you.
-Mrs. Joan F. Horne, Hamilton
We wish you peace, comfort, good health and kind deeds received and passed on.
-Mr. Sandy Zita, Oakville
Wishes of health to staff, patients and families this holiday season.
-Mrs. Marguerite Marshall, Hagersville
May this Christmas bring health and joy to all at Hamilton General Hospital.
-Mr. & Mrs. W. Rawn, Cambridge
You are in good hands, trust in God.
-The Poiriers, Thunder Bay
A big thanks to the staff at McMaster Children’s Hospital. You are wonderful people! Keep up the great work!
-Ms. Joyce Weylie, Guelph
To all staff especially Neo baby unit. Our best wishes and gratitude.
-Mouter Family, Grand Bend
Merry Christmas.
-Bob and Nancy Savelli, Dundas
Wishing you all good health and happiness in the coming year.
-Mr. Johannes Reijerse, St. Williams
Merry Christmas.
-Mrs. Marija Luis, St. Catharines
Wishes of health to staff. patients and families this holiday season.
-Mr. Ignaz Hamer, Gravenhurst
Smile. It’s worth it.
-Mr. & Mrs. Tom White, Hamilton
Merry Christmas. Don’t forget God Loves you.
-Ms. Delores Moore, Hamilton
May the Blessing of Christmas bring you joy and peace. Good health in the New Year.
-Mr. & Mrs. Peter Brucculeri, Binbrook
Happy Holidays to patients and staff. Hope Santa is good to you all.
-Miss Theresa Mulvale, Hamilton
Wishes of health to staff, patients and families this holiday season.
-Mr. John Turner, Hamilton
Thank you to the staff Juravinski Cancer Clinic and Womens Oncology Floor. God Bless you!
-Ms. Bonnie Teal, Crystal Beach
With all my best wishes to everyone at the hospital for a wonderful Christmas and a healthy New Year.
-Mrs, Joan Gladysz, Mount Hope
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and happy healthy 2018.
-Mrs. Charlene Taylor, Paris
I appreciate all that the workers do for the patients at Juravinski Cancer Centre. Thanks to all.
-Ms. Judith Shingler, Brantford
Best wishes to all. Merry Christmas.
-Mrs. Ivadell Weber, Mount Forest
May the message and spirit of Christmas touch your lives with peace & comfort and your heart with joy.
-Ms. Deborah Bowerman, Guelph
Wishing all of you peace, love & especially very good health! God bless you all
-Mrs. Rejane Gagnon, Burlington
Merry Christmas to all.
-Mr. Robert Cranfield, Beamsville
Happy Holidays to all the staff.
-Mrs. Irene C. Brownlow, Ancaster
God Bless
-Mrs. Tracey Pecyna, Hamilton
Merry Christmas to All.
-Mrs. Irene Mewhiney, Vineland
Keep your hope up and fight to get better.
-Ms. Dianne Becker, Hamilton
My sincerest thanks to the outstanding staff and to those patients and families. May God Bless you with the gift of his peace this Christmas season.
-Mr. Adam Butcher, Jarvis
Keep positive you are in very good hands. Health and Happy New Year.
-Mr. Guy Simpson, Ridgeway
May your Christmas wishes come true. May it bring you, Health, Happiness, Joy and Hope.
-Mrs. Luisa Paquete, Cambridge
Wishes of good health to all staff, patients and their families along with many Blessings for a Prosperous and Happy New Year.
-Mrs. Luisa Paquete, Cambridge
To all a Merry Christmas.
-Mrs. Ruby Rippon, Acton
Wishing you peace, good health and happiness this Christmas!
-Mrs. Cheryl Davey-Stirling, Stoney Creek
May the peace and Hope of this Blessed Season stay with you every day.
-Mr. Sam Tabone, Tecumseh
Wishing you a season of Peace, Health and Happiness. God Bless.
-Mrs. Janet Lowther, Mount Hope

Best Wishes to all.
-Mr. George Bourolias, St. Catharines

May God Bless you all.
-Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor, Hamilton
Wishing you all a “Healthy, Happy Holiday Season”.
-Mrs. Victoria Poloniato, Stoney Creek
To everyone associated with Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre – All my good wishes for a happy, healthy 2018. God Bless you all.
-Ms. Sharon Allen, St. Catharines
May God Bless you all this Holiday Season.
-Ms. Mary Bachl, Simcoe
Hope Everyone has a happy holiday.
-Ms. Mary Bachl, Simcoe
Wishing you health. Merry Christmas and all the best for the New Year.
-Mr. John W. Hallman, Burlington
All the very best. Happy Holidays.
-Mrs. Shirley Pardiac, Ancaster
Happy Holiday season and a wonderful year ahead.
-Mrs. Maria Freeman, St. Catharines
Merry Christmas to all families who are able to enjoy the holidays due to the great work done here. Thank you to the great dedication of staff.
-Ms. Margaret Brown, Delhi
Wishes of health to staff, patients and families this holiday season.
-Mr. and Mrs. Steve Siljevinac and Family, Stoney Creek
Merry Christmas and Happy New year with Health, Peace Love and Joy in Christ Jesus.
-Ms. Maria Costa, Brantford
May God be with you in your hour of need. My prayers are with you all for excellent Health in the year to come.
-Mrs. and Mr. Kathryn Snow, Cambridge
Merry Christmas and Happy New year to all staff.
-Mr. John Crisci, Hamilton
Wishes of health to staff, patients and families this holiday season.
-Mr. Arthur Wilkinson, Hamilton
Special thanks Dr. Sabri, Teresa on 3V2
-Ms. Glenda Kerrigan, St. Catharines
Good health to all. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2018. God Bless.
-Ms. Sandra Bellefeuille, St. Catharines
Wishing all the staff and especially the patients a Happy and Healthy Holiday.
-Ms. Elizabeth Fodor, Hamilton
Merry Christmas to all! Wishing everyone the most pleasant Christmas possible. God Bless.
-Mrs. Joyce Boon, Waterdown
Thank you to the ICU and CCU staff. I was seriously ill. I got the best care and am now able to function. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.
-Mr. Florence Baert, Delhi
Blessings to all of you!
-Donna and Tim
God Bless You All With Peace and Love.
-Mr. and Mrs. Edward Sobkowich, Grimsby
Happy Holidays to all the families of the McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation.
-Mrs. Kathleen Boyd, Hamilton
May You Enjoy Good Health and Happiness with Friends & Family.
-Mrs. Catherine Stewart, London
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas.
-Mr. and Mrs. Mary Jane Price, Stoney Creek
Happy Holidays.
-Mr. John Silverthorn, Burlington
Have a wonderful holiday season and all the best for the New Year.
-Mr. Jim Ridgway, Burlington
Best wishes to you all. You work so hard to bring health and healing to all who come within your doors. Merry Christmas.
-Mrs. Christine Bernal-Twist, Hamilton
Blessings to all the patients and staff and to my grandson Daniel who is fighting a rare cancer.
– we all love and pray for him.
-Shirley Horsley, Niagara Falls
Your care made all the difference.
-Mrs. Sydel Dabner, St. Catharines
Good Health, Happy Holidays and God Bless you all.
-Ms. Sheila Crossman, Hamilton
Best Wishes for the Christmas Season.
-Mr. Cecil Smith, Thunder Bay
Happy Health & Holidays.
-Mr. Robert Pesowsky, Dundas
Enjoy the best of the season. Thanks for all your hard work and dedication.
-Ms. Marilyn Hills, Hamilton
For Kassie Brown of St. Catharines, granddaughter.
-Mr. and Mrs. Doug Brown, Wasaga Beach
Have a safe and Happy Holiday as we celebrate the birth of Jesus. Thanks to the staff for the work they do. God Bless.
-Mr. Ronald Rodgers, Wainfleet
May this star bring brightness and warmth to all staff, patients and families this Christmas Season.
-Mrs. Irene Welch, Port Burwell
Thank you to all doctors and staff for their dedicated work and care. May God give you all the strength to carry on.
-Mrs. Irene Welch, Port Burwell
Wishes of health to staff, patents and families this holiday season.
-Ms. Herna Verhaeghe, Delhi
To Dr. Muhn – A kind doctor with a sense of humour.
-Ms. Monica Evelegh, Dundas
Happy Holidays to all. Best wishes for 2018.
-Mrs. Margaret Lawrence, St. Catharines
Happy Holidays.
-Ms. Susan Dalley, Brantford
Enjoy the many moments of family times.
-Mr. & Mrs. Michael Rose, Lindsay
I will pray to the Dear Lord to lift you all up in Good Health and Happiness.
-Mrs. Beatrice Cooper, Brantford
To the wonderful staff for their dedication to their patients. For all those families touched in some way. Happy Christmas.
-Mrs. Paula Round, Burlington
Lillian Gould. Merry Christmas! Happy New Year.
-Mr. Emilio Vittorini, Hamilton
Thank you for all the wonderful work you do! Have a safe, happy, merry, merry Christmas!!
-Larry and Deb Murphy, Binbrook
Thank you!
-Mr. James Beauparlant, Niagara Falls
We wish you all the Best of Health and Happiness.
-Mr. James Christie, St. Catharines
Happy Holidays to all.
-Mrs. Dusanka Zarkovich, Stoney Creek
Dedicated to Yvonne Veltris – May God Bless you and keep you.
-Mrs. Frances Harrison, Dundas
G. Mastroianni, G. Pullia and everyone.
-Mrs. Olinda Mastrioanni, Niagara Falls
Wishes of health to staff, patients and families this holiday season.
-Robert Lehner, Lowbanks
In memory of my Husband, Don Wingfield, and for my son, James Wingfield – fantastic hospital & staff. Great care.
-Mrs. Elizabeth Wingfield, Dunnville
Happy Holidays to the Staff. God Bless all Staff at The General.
-Mr. Robert Fraser, Ancaster
Thank you all for saving my life.
-Mrs. Antje Schenkel, Vineland
A big thank you to the Hamilton General Cardiac Team for the care & attention I received.
-Mr. Joseph Molen, Ridgeway
Merry Christmas. Happy New Year and Happy Holidays to all.
-Mr. & Mrs. John Kotlar, Brantford
Thank you for all your care over past years. God Bless you this Christmas.
-Mr. & Mrs. Adrian Vander Wier, Smithville
May Good Health, Happiness and time with Family be with you.
-Ms. Karen Finch, Hamilton
Love and miss you Aunt Helen.
-Helen McFarlane
Happy Holidays to all of you for the excellent work and care.
-Mr. & Mrs. Stafford Matchett, Welland
Merry Christmas. Fijne Kerstdagen. Happy New Year. Gelukkig Nieuujaar.
-Mr. William Slijboom, Cambridge
I am cancer free as of April 2017. Thank you Dr. Laura Elit & Dr. Lua Eriksson.
-Mrs. Grace Bloomfield, Geraldton
Holiday wishes.
-Mrs. Mary & Mr. Mario Forte, Welland
All the very best in the New Year.
-Mr. Gerald Kaczur, Burlington
Wishing you all a very happy holiday. May all your prayers come true.
-Mrs. Ellen Boucock, St. Catharines
To the staff 4th floor/ER Juravinski, thank you for all you do.
-Mrs. Anna Filice, Hamilton
Hang in there. One day at a time.
-Hope Family, Niagara Falls
I wish all patients & families strength, hope and health this season. We are all stronger than we think.
-Mrs. Jennifer A. Jupp, Guelph
I am forever grateful and I wish all patients and staff good health always.
-Mr. and Mrs. William Punyi, Port Colborne
I pray for a speedy recovery.
-Ms. Sophie Paroschy, Welland
God Bless you all now and at Christmas.
-Ms. Marion Wright, St. Catharines
Wishes of health to staff, patients and families this holiday season.
-Mr. & Mrs. Lawson Bisbee, Dundas
Christmas Blessing to all.
-Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Shaw, Port Robinson
Wishing everyone a safe and healthy Merry Christmas.
-Ms. Joan Csizmazia, Niagara Falls
To all the doctors, nurses, volunteers and everyone working at Hamilton General Hospital.
-Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Keighley, Brantford
Merry Christmas!
-Mr. Jerome Sawchyn, Hamilton
Wishes of health to staff, patients and families this holiday season.
-Mr. Gerald Guitar, Port Colborne
Wishing a very Merry Christmas to all! God Bless.
-Mrs. Shirley Lawrence, Hamilton
I wish all the best to your staff, patients and families for this holiday season. May Almighty God have mercy and blessings on you all.
-Mr. Wasi Ullah, Dundas
Wishing you all Health and Happiness.
-Mrs. Ann Jukes, Stoney Creek
Best wishes for good health, peace, love and joy. Keep up the good work. God Bless.
-Mrs. Gloria Poulsen, Stevensville
Be strong, our prayers are with you.
-Mr. and Mrs. Frank Maddalena, Welland
Wishing everyone a miracle this Christmas!
-Ms. Rhonda McMillian, Hamilton
Having been a patient in Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre thirteen years ago when I was 70, thank you!
-Mrs. Dolores Langsford, Cambridge
Best Wishes for the coming year. Merry Christmas!
-Mrs. Valerie Ivankovich, Niagara Falls
The very best to everyone this Christmas season!
-Dr. Ethel Milkovits, Burlington
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2018 to 3 West Nurses and staff and Dr. Bev. In loving memory of my mom Janna MacLean.
-Ms. Sue MacLean, Hamilton
To all patients and families – Wishing you Good Luck and Good Health!
-Mrs. Joyce Inniss, Hamilton
We are celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ our Saviour. Blessed Christmas to you and a speedy recovery!
-Mr. & Mrs Frank Venema, Ancaster
Keep smiling. Keep looking up for some day HE is coming again. Have a Blessed Holiday. He is the reason for the season. God Bless!
-Mr. Gerald Groombridge, St. Catharines
Best Wishes to all the staff, patients and families. Good Health, Happiness and be safe. Keep up the good work and God Bless.
-Mrs. Fay Boem, Dundas
Best Wishes to all for 2018.
-Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cran, Hamilton
Merry Christmas to all!
-The Stewart Family, Burlington
You are not alone. The love of others is all around you during this difficult time!
-Mr. & Mrs. Harold Drouin, Dunnville
Merry Christmas from Pearl Molnar.
-Mrs. Peal Molnar, Hamilton
Warm wishes for the Christmas Season and a healthy happy 2018!
-Grant & Nelly Mitchener & Family, Elora
I am a “retired” RN. I wish all staff, a healthy and happy Holiday Season!
-Mrs. Mary De Rochie, St. Catharines
Merry Christmas to all of you at McMaster Hospital.
-Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Pettorossi, Stoney Creek
Merry Christmas to all & best in the New Year. God Bless you all.
-Ms. Marie Koroscil, Brampton
Wishing you peace and joy this holiday season.
-Ms. Carol Vormittag, Niagara Falls
May God Bless you for the hard work you do. Happy Holidays!
-Mrs. Letizia Caporicci, Welland
Thank you for all the special care in chemo ward for my husband.
-Mrs. Irene Dykstra, Welland
Merry Christmas to all and have a very good year.
-Mrs. Marguerite Saunders, St. Williams
My Best wishes to you all this holiday season and always! God Bless, Laurie.
-Laura Landoni, Fergus
Happy Holidays to all.
-Mrs. Fernanda Ryckaert, Niagara Falls
To all of you at Hamilton Health Sciences, thank you for caring!
-Mrs. Cynthia Whittaker, Mount Hope
I am 10 year cancer survivor. Thanks to Juravinski and staff.
-Betty J. Martin, Vittoria
Best wishes.
– Andy and Gail Fledderus, Simcoe
Merry Christmas and happy, health new year 2018! Thank you for hard work!
-Mrs. Barbara Jazvac, Stoney Creek
God Bless you one and all!
-Mr and Mrs. T. Roy Birnie, Hamilton
With our sincere holiday wishes of health.
-Howard and Iva Alderson, Burlington
May this season bring you peace, joy, and good health!
-Ms. Sandra Sagara, Toronto
Thank you all for all the wonderful care over the past two plus years.
-Mrs. Sandra Beyak, Burlington
May God Bless all this Christmas and all your tomorrows.
-Mrs. Margaret O’Donnell, Mount Hope
Thank you for all your good work!
-Mrs. Alice Truman, Hamilton
May God’s goodness reign upon the stricken child & family, bring them peace & joy.
-Dr. John Fabrizio, Ancaster
To all the terrific staff.
-Mr. Gerry Walshe, Burlington
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
-Ms. Mary MacDonald, Hamilton
Wishing you a blessed Christmas and a healthy New Year.
-Mr. and Mrs. Cameron Lefler, Scotland
To all the wonderful people at Juravinski, Happy Christmas.
-Mrs. Anne Tatton, Cary, North Carolina USA
All the best for a great Christmas and a Happy New Year.
-Mr. James Goodale, Hamilton
To all of the amazing staff at McMaster Children’s Hospital. Thank you for all that you do. Blessings.
-Ms. Renee Legault, Oakville
Wishes to all patients and staff.
-Mrs. Eleanor Thorne, Ancaster
Merry Christmas. God bless you all.
-Mrs. Lea Marrone, Stoney Creek
Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
-Mr. Jal Bulsara, Hamilton
May God bless you for every kindness you give to others. Praying the Lord to bless with health and strength to all.
-Mrs. J. Collins, Burlington
Wishes to every one of good working people and patients.
-Mrs. Reina Racicot, Hamilton
Keep up the wonderful care and healing you provide and support. Thank you.
-Tim and Susan Milligan, Dunnville
Merry Christmas & a healthy New Year.
-Ms. Mary Yacusiw, Hamilton
May everyone be healthy and well at Christmas.
-Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Fricano, Hamilton
Happy Holidays to all families and children.
-Mr. and Mrs. John Barends, Ridgeville
To the HHS Staff, keep up your wonderful work.
To the families, wishing you comfort, peace and recovery.
-Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Harper, Niagara Falls
May you all be Blessed and may the Lord make his face shine upon you. May good health be yours and the Christmas season bring you joy.
-Mrs. Jean R. Gowe, Burlington
Best Wishes to all for a Happy and Healthy Christmas.
-Mrs. Joan Stewart, Thorold
It is so nice to hear of the success McMaster has with children. I know all staff will always do their best.
-Mr. Steve Goodwin, Hamilton
Heal well. Enjoy Christmas.
-Mrs. Marian McDougall, Grassie
Once again, thanks to the doctors and nurses for the Samis triplets now 18 years old for the excellent care.
-Mrs. Rose Morrison, Georgetown
Wishing you all good health and wellness now and in the future. Blessings.
-John & Jill Mills, Dundas
Speedy Recovery to all patients and best wishes to staff, patients and families.
-Mrs. Nellia Picco, Hamilton
Merry Christmas and Good Health for 2018.
-Mrs. Helene Mann-Vollick, Caledonia
Thank you to the finest staff. You looked after Gene so well.
-Mrs Lorraine Karall, Oakville
Wishing you all peace and love this holiday season.
-Ms. Lynda M. Janaszek, Niagara Falls
Merry Christmas to all.
-Mr. Leo Dwyer, NiagaraFalls
Holiday wishes.
-Diana and Frank Micks